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Governance Oversight in Challenging Times: Sustaining Healthcare Board Education Remains Imperative

In recent years, the US health care system has experienced unprecedented challenges, an increasing pace of change, and ever-growing complexity.

Boards may be tempted to defer continuing education at this time, potentially out of a desire to avoid adding to the executive team’s burdens in the midst of a public health crisis, the belief that crisis management must take priority over longer-term strategic planning or educational activities, or that board expenditures for non-essential activities should be minimized in a time of ever-tightening margins. This article, co-authored by Arent Fox Partner Anne Murphy and published by The Governance Institute, explains why placing board education on the back burner is unwise.

Read the full article here. 


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