The Changing Face of Healthcare Boards

McDonagh, Kathryn J.
April 2005
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2005, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p31
Shares thoughts on transformations under the healthcare governing boards in response to the changing environment of the business of healthcare delivery. Ability of healthcare board to learn complex field and commit time and energy necessary to fulfill the fiduciary duties; Need for chief executive officers and board leaders to revitalize their boards for successful governance; Emphasis on the relationship of the chief executive officer with board.


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