Welcome to the Center for Healthcare Governance

Backed by the knowledge and resources of the American Hospital Association, the Center for Healthcare Governance (Center) provides state-of-the-art education, research, publications, services, tools, and other governance resources to help you achieve and maintain consistency and excellence throughout your governance program. Our community is dynamic and diverse, representing board members, executives, and governance advisors who are nationally recognized as the foremost voices in the practice of hospital and health system governance. We all share a common goal: to advocate and support excellence, innovation and accountability in health care governance. Learn more about becoming a member.

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Top Resources

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    This webinar considers how missions are changing in an era of population health, and what role trustees play in concert with the CEO and others in revisiting and, if needed, reshaping the mission. Learn More »

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    This Blue Ribbon Panel report explores how selected Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service recipients and their partners are addressing community health needs and ensuring sustainable partnership governance. Learn More »

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    Assess the overall performance of your health care organization's board by completing our Governance Assessment Process survey today. Learn More »

  • New Blue Ribbon Panel Report


    Learnings on Governance from Partnerships that Improve Community Health

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  • New Advances in Healthcare Governance Whitepaper

    Effective Governance in Systems

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