Building A Bolder Board--and Learning To Like It

Thrall, Terese Hudson
January 2007
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jan2007, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p61
Trade Publication
The article discusses the role of trustees in improving the operations of a hospital. According to governance consultant Barry Bader, the stricter payment and competitive environment increased the risk of business decisions, which highlights the importance of board oversight. Trustees at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington led the development of a five-year strategic plan. INSET: Meeting Minus the CEO.


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