Board Work: Governing Health Care Organizations (Hardback)
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Board Work: Governing Health Care Organizations (Hardback)

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Hardback 320 Pages / Published: 07/05/1999
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American College of Healthcare Executives 2000 James A. Hamilton book of the year award Written by Dennis Pointer and James Orlikoff, two of the most experienced and highly regarded governance consultants in the country, Board Work presents a practical model focusing on those factors that most affect board performance. Rich with prescriptive information, practical ideas, assessment tools, and examples, Pointer and Orlikoff provide the expert coaching boards need to do their best work and add value to their organizations. Based on the authors' forty years of combined experience, this eye-opening book arms boards with tools and techniques to significantly enhance their performance and contributions. Pointer and Orlikoff forward concrete recommendations for implementing benchmark governance systems and practices, creating the essential guide for those who want to make a real difference on behalf of communities they serve. "This is the best book on health care organization governance I have ever read." -Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780787942991
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 231 x 161 x 28 mm


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"This is the best book on health care organization governance Ihave ever read." --Stephen M. Shortell, Blue Cross of CaliforniaDistinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, Universityof California, Berkeley

"The strategic edge, effective governance . . . Pointer andOrlikoff have written a book that is a 'must read' for thosemanaging and governing in today's complex health care environment."--David L. Bernd, CEO, Sentara Health System

"The partnership of Pointer and Orlikoff, with their vastexperience, skills, and leadership, makes this the guide for healthcare governance-now and into the foreseeable future." --RoySchwarz, Jr., chair, board of trustees; Carolyn C. Roberts, president and CEO, Copley Hospital, Inc.

"Written by two of the most experienced and highly regarded healthcare governance consultants in the country, Board Work isnoteworthy in its ability to challenge old assumptions aboutgovernance and serves as an excellent road map for enhancing yourboard's capabilities." --J. K. Pearlman, board chair; Mark R.Neaman, president and CEO, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare

"Hard-hitting and directly to the heart of the issue, Board Work isa must for those trustees who want their organizations to survivein the rapidly changing world of health care." --E. GeorgeMiddleton, Jr., board chair, Sentara Health System

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