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Unique challenges facing children’s hospital boards

This article was released in the June 2018 issue of the children’s hospital newsletter, Pediatric Focus, produced by The Governance Institute, a service of NRC Health.

In this article, Steven T. Valentine, Vice President for the Business Advisory Services, Premier Inc. and a Board Chair for the Orthopaedic Institute for Children, an Alliance with UCLA Health discusses the importance of understanding the unique challenges that are facing board members of children’s hospitals. He stresses the significant challenges that children’s hospitals are facing today, and that many aren’t different from adult hospitals.

Paul Viviano, President and CEO of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles also contributes to this article and he says “Children can’t advocate for themselves and a board member’s responsibility is to do this.”

This article is full of advice and tips for board members on how to prepare and adopt good governance practices that will provide a great and lasting benefit to the children of our country.  Click here to read the full article.