Another election year brings even greater scrutiny on the nation’s hospitals and health systems. Candidates invariably focus on healthcare – offering widely divergent opinions on an issue of deep personal interest to American families.
Outside the political arena – and regardless of the election outcome – hospitals and systems are transforming the ways in which this country delivers and pays for care. Behind the scenes, healthcare trustees work tirelessly to guide their organizations through major shifts in delivery and payment models. Today’s governing boards are well-versed in complex issues such as the development of accountable care organizations, acquisition of physician practices and integrating technology to improve patient care. Trustees help steer their organizations through industry consolidation, ongoing resource constraints, increased demand for services and a dearth of talented leaders ready to step in for a generation of retiring executives.
Read Chuck Wardell’s full introduction here.
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