Long-term care and other healthcare organizations are looking to diversify the membership of their boards of directors, and rightly so. Increasingly, diversity is a cornerstone of board health and success. It is critically important that trustees offer diverse and distinct viewpoints, as well as represent the varied constituencies which they serve
Healthcare executives should have full understanding about the benefits of healthcare information technology as a means for improving outcomes and lowering costs, new guidelines recommend.
In the wake of healthcare reform, accountable care organizations continue to emerge as an increasingly likely care delivery option. The Healthcare Executive's Guide to ACO Strategy helps operators better prepare for this model. The book examines how ACOs have emerged. Several chapters also examine specific strategies operators can use to attract and retain new partners.