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Healthcare Acronyms & Terms for Boards and Medical Leaders, 10th Edition →

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The 10th edition of Healthcare Acronyms & Terms provides new terms for a transforming healthcare industry. Advances in technology, new care delivery approaches, changing payment models, a focus on population health, new entrants into the market, and the need to provide consumer-centric care are creating an environment where innovation and disruption are currently top of mind for healthcare leaders.


Strategic Cost Transformation: Putting Theory into Practice →

This Webinar explores the roles that the independent hospital board should play in supporting fundamental transformation of its organization’s underlying cost structure; preparing for new payment models; ensuring a sustainable portfolio of services; and supporting clinical design—all while enhancing its strategic positioning.


Building a More Diverse Board →

Hospitals and health systems in the U.S. are dealing with a changing workforce and customer base, with rapid increases in racial and ethnic minority populations. This toolbook arms hospital and health system boards with the information they need to increase board diversity and, by extension, build a better board.


LATEST NEWSLETTER: Boardroom Press, Volume 29, No. 6, December 2018 →

  • Opioid Abuse: The Board May Help Solve the Problem
  • Current Standards for Board Diversity
  • Special Section: The Road to Transformation: Reflections of Healthcare Leaders
  • Building Cultures of Safety—Together
  • Supporting Transformation: Clarifying the Roles of Governance and Management