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 us.

News from the Center

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    In 2012 the AHA Center for Healthcare Governance, with generous support from Hospira, Inc., talked with two hospitals and two health care systems and convened a national panel of governance experts to explore "governance in the gap." Learn More »

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    The Center for Healthcare Governance makes available to its members various research studies which focus on governance issues. Learn More »

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    Quality Curriculum for Trustees: This six-hour program includes interactive sessions, including video segments, case history discussions, and small group exercises facilitated by the Quality Curriculum Facilitators. Learn More »

  • Fall Governance and Leadership Symposium


    September 21-23, 2014
    Omni Parker House
    Boston, MA


    Details to come soon.

  • New Monograph:

    Boards and Philanthropy


    Developing the Next-Curve Revenue Source for Health Care

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