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Building Better Boards


For decades, healthcare has been a complex, highly regulated enterprise. However, senior leaders and the boards that supervise their work could at least count on an industry of relative stability and predictability. In 2013, that's no longer the case. With unprecedented upheaval in reimbursement and changes in quality and safety standards already under way, with more to come, organizations are under pressure to either remake their business and clinical processes themselves or find a willing partner that can help. As the industry consolidates around them and as dance partners for the future are chosen, proactive boards are starting to realize where they are falling short. And falling short they are. The HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2013 finds that while 66% of CEO respondents say their boards are strong or very strong, 11% say their boards are weak or very weak. While that latter figure may not seem like a high percentage, only 2% of CEOs have the same low opinion of their leadership team and only 5% give such weak ratings to their physician, nursing, and finance staffs.

 

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CHC in the Spotlight