TITLE

Getting a Grip on Governance

AUTHOR(S)
Tyler, J. Larry; Biggs, Errol L.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2005, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a commentary regarding the need for hospitals' chief executive officer to be concern about governance. Failure of the community-based model of governance; Thoughts on the recommendations as to what a CEO should do to help the board govern successfully; Difficulty of the role of board member in the context of today's healthcare and business environment.
ACCESSION #
16358444

 

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