Advocacy in Action

Umbdenstock, Rich
May 2012
Trustee;May2012, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on an advocacy role for a hospital or health system trustee. Advocating on behalf of hospitals is presented wherein trustees are seen as being in the best position to help legislators effect favorable changes on the patients, community and hospital. Ways of getting involved are discussed such as speaking with legislators, state and federal officials, testifying at public forums, and seeking opportunities through the American Hospital Association (AHA).


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