Priority Issues for Hospital Boards

Middleton Jr., E. George
April 2005
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2005, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p13
Governing a hospital or healthcare system is a difficult and demanding job. If done properly, the organization can operate well. If the board is inept or incompetent, the organization will suffer. In this article I discuss those functions of board governance that I think are among the most important, along with some recommendations for implementing them.


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