How Health Systems are Right-Sizing Their Boards

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Prudent healthcare executives and boards are busily rethinking the size, composition, and focus of their governing bodies.

“An increasing number of boards are asking the question: ‘Are we structured in competency, number, and culture to lead a nine- or 10-figure business going forward?’ The time it takes to recalibrate can be fairly significant.”

“You’ve got to get beyond shared governance after a while and move toward unified governance. The right time is when you have a sense the board is struggling to keep up with the agenda and provide oversight.”