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.

New from the Center

Top Resources

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    This publication builds on earlier reports from the AHA’s Center for Healthcare Governance to discuss the important role health systems and their boards can play in creating healthier communities. Learn More »

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    This publication can help orient board members new to board or board committee service. It also can be used to support education during board meetings, retreats and other board and leadership activities. Learn More »

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    This webinar will examine how health care boards and compensation committees can address specific challenges related to risk and executive compensation. 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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