The Trustee Handbook for Health Care Governance, Second Edition, is a completely revised and updated second edition of the classic resource that was created for health care executives and board members who must lead their organizations through the maze of complex and ongoing change. Written by James E. Orlikoff and Mary K. Totten--two experts in the field of health care leadership this hands--on guide shows health care leaders how to strengthen their foundations of governance. Step by step they reveal how boards can focus on the most important issues, gain access to vital information and practical tools, and create effective alliances with other leadership programs.
Foreword by Connie R. Curran.
About the Authors.
PART ONE: BOARDROOM BASICS.
1 Board Composition and Trustee Selection.
2 Board Job Descriptions.
3 Orientation: Basic Building Blocks of an Effective Board.
PART TWO: BOARD ACCOUNTABILITY.
4 Assessing and Improving Your Community's Health.
5 Board Oversight of Quality.
6 Self-Evaluation: The Mark of Good Governance.
PART THREE: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND INFORMATION.
7 Developing a Community-Focused Mission.
8 Strategic Planning by the Board.
9 Information and the Effective Board.
PART FOUR: BOARD RELATIONS.
10 CEO Evaluation and Compensation.
11 New Relationships with Physicians: An Overview for Trustees.
12 The Board-Physician Relationship: Enhancing Leadership Potential.
PART FIVE: GOVERNANCE IN THE INTERNET AGE.
13 Stewardship in the New Age.
14 The Role of the Board in the New Health Economy.
15 Information, E-health, and the Board.
PART SIX: THE TRUSTEE AS LEADER.
16 Principle-Based Governance: An Approach to Integrated Leadership.
17 The Role of the Board Chair.
18 The Board Leader's Role in Building and Maintaining Trust.
PART SEVEN: GOVERNANCE IN TRANSFORMATION.
19 Systems Thinking in Governance.
20 Redesigning Governance for Success.
21 Governing a Conversion Foundation: A Practical Guide for Trustees.
Part Eight: Growing the Best Board.
22 Developing the Individual Trustee.
23 Building Effective Board Committees.
24 Community Representation and the Effective Board.
Series: J-B AHA Press
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 20th September 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.85 x 16.05
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised