Fri, Apr 18, 2014 HELP
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Board Retreat
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:07:33 Z
I understand the average Board Term is 3 years, is there ever an option to be re-appointed?

Governance vs. Management
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:20:54 Z
Excellent tutorial.  My question is in regards to what exactly is governance vs. management by a Board?  What exactly does that look like and who's responsibility in the end is it to ensure the Board is doing the governance, and not digging too deep into the management?  I understand the CEO's role, but if the Board is unwilling to let a management issue drop, what happens?

Trust in the CEO likely keeps the Board strategically focused
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:46:04 Z
Over time, I've seen some CEO's and Boards struggle with strategic vs. management of the organization.  I wonder if this is related to the level of trust the Board members have in their CEO? 

The Big Picture of Quality
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:59:23 Z
One of the challenges for this committee is assuring the member’sunderstanding of the scope of quality measures. This includes their national benchmarks, and the relationship of many of them to regulatory requirements and public reporting. The CMS core measures have been around for just over a decade and in this time have undergone significant changes- including some deletions as well a...

Governance, Vision and Avoidance of Management
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:04:54 Z
During times of transition in the C-suite and with changes that occur with an elected board, the ebb and flow of how much or little the Board of Directors becomes involved in management decisions appears to be critical to maintaining a competitive advantage. Have other members experienced a board that engages at the management level vs the vision and strategic direction level? What successes has...

The Vision of Governance
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:41:41 Z
The idea of the Board Chair and the CEO being risk takers and strategic visionaries are most important attributes. Risk adverse organizations ussually are poor at decision making and hence fail to be competitive. I likes the vision of the board Chair from Hawaii who saidhe wanted to create, "a vision buitl on the premise that our healthcare system should concentrate on controlling the de...