The board-medical staff relationship should be a trusting partnership, where both the medical staff and board work closely together to provide quality care for patients.
Boards of trustees and medical staffs often have differing perspectives and unique cultures, which can lead to a disconnect between the two. governWell™ resources and consults help hospital and health system boards to fill their oversight responsibilities and ensure high functioning, positive relationships with medical staff.
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To help health system leaders and boards use their governance time most effectively, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has created a white paper that includes three components: 1) Framework for Governance of Health System Quality; 2) Governance of Quality Assessment; and 3) Three support guides.
Boards should set expectations, understand the metrics and ask key questions. Goals aimed at ensuring quality and safety are high priorities for boards. In this age of value-based purchasing (VBP), hospitals are evaluated and rewarded on clinical processes of care, efficiencies, outcomes and the patient experience of care.
GovernWell™ is the leading source for valuable educational programs, BoardBRIEFs, articles, and customizable resources that will enable your board to advance its knowledge, skills, structure, practices and capacity for success in today’s increasingly challenging environment. governWell™ includes everything your hospital or health system needs to custom-tailor and implement governance-building initiatives.