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Great Governance: A Practical Guide

Great Governance: A Practical Guide

Great governance creates the conditions in which those who deliver and manage health care services can be successful.

This guide offers seven essential benchmark strategies to encourage superior board work.

1. CEO Commitment to Great Governance

2. Effective Board Chair Leadership

3. Highly Capable and Dedicated Board Members

4. Healthy, Productive Board Culture

5. Effective Oversight of Organizational and CEO Performance

6. Continuous Governance Evaluation and Improvement

7. Board Leadership and Succession Planning

There are a total of 23 actions organized within these seven strategies. For the full guide, please download the PDF below.

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James A. Rice

James A. Rice, PhD, FACHE is the Managing Director & Practice Leader of the Governance &  Leadership practice of Integrated Healthcare Strategies, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc.  He focuses his consulting work on strategic governance structures and systems for high performing, tax-exempt health sector organizations and integrated care systems; visioning for health sector and not-for-profit organizations; and leadership development for physicians and medical groups.

Dr. Rice holds master’s and doctoral degrees in management and ...

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