TITLE

Engaging the Board

AUTHOR(S)
Knecht, Pamela R.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Executive;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on hospital board involvement as a key factor towards excellent health care services in the U.S. It claims that the efficiency and quality of patient care are highly reliable with the board. It also presents survey-based quality oversight practices for the board that are necessary for the good performance of hospitals. Moreover, it indicates that cooperation between the board and medical staff is effective in meeting goals and in monitoring organizational performance.
ACCESSION #
24343344

 

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