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The Governance Institute, a service of NRC Health, is a membership organization serving not-for-profit hospital and health system boards of directors, executives, and physician leadership.



The Governance Institute helps members identify their stage in a certain journey to gain resources and tools that will provide education and guidance.


Check out the latest Governance Institute publications:


LATEST ISSUE! E-Briefings Vol. 17, No. 3, May 2020

  • The Governing Board’s Role in Assessing Possible Hospital Closure or Downsizing
  • Opportunities for Innovation in Addressing Patient Affordability: Reducing Patient Out-of-Pocket Costs
  • What Boards Need to Know About Evolving Provider Needs Assessments

BoardRoom Press, Volume 31, No. 2, April 2020

  • The Board and CEO Relationship: The First 120 Days
  • Measuring Differently to Create Well-Being in the Nation
  • Special Section: The New Healthcare Value Chain: Five Things Boards Need to Know
  • Rising Demands of the Modern Healthcare Consumer
  • Building an Outpatient Strategy for 2020 and Beyond