This book draws on the experiences of healthcare CEOs and board members to identify the basics of structuring an effective governing body and helping that body function in the best way possible. The book is composed of short chapters that range from conceptual issues to practical matters such as board structure.
The book also has especially helpful appendices including sample job descriptions, contracts, assesment tools, and a list of resources.
What Readers Are Saying
"In governance as in medical care, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
--Leland R. Kaiser, Ph.D. From the Foreword
"Practical Governance by Larry Tyler and Errol Biggs is an extremely useful handbook for hospital Board members, certainly the best discussion of hospital governance issues that I have encountered."
--Deryl E. Gulliford, CEO Stevens County Hospital Hugoton, KS