Texas Healthcare Trustees

Inspiring Excellence in Health Care Governance

 

There's still time!

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Online registration for the 2014 Healthcare Governance Conference is closed but you can still register by calling the THT office at 512-465-1013 or filling out a registration form. THT also has special, one-day price for our popular general and breakout sessions on Friday! On-site registration will also be available starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, July 24. But don't delay, get your conference plans set today!

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All 9 modules of Trustee Online are now available

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Trustee Online is THT's newest resource to provide quality education to trustees around the state in a convenient and affordable manner. We understand as a trustee and community leader, you have a variety of activities and responsibilities to balance, so to help we are bringing the education to you - Trustee Online is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week from the comfort of your own home or office.

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New speakers added to strong lineup for Trustee Patient Safety Summit

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THT recently announced the addition of Beverly Johnson and Dr. Steve Berkowitz to a robust lineup of quality and patient safety speakers for the Trustee Patient Safety Summit. This all day session is geared toward trustees, chief executive officers, board chairs, chief quality officers, quality committee chairs and chief nursing offices and is put on in conjunction with the Texas Center for Quality and Patient Safety.

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Congratulations to THT's newest Certified Healthcare Trustees!

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THT created the Certified Healthcare Trustee designation for all board members of hospitals and health systems to help. Trustees earn this designation through a voluntary program that provides a vehicle to demonstrate health care and governance competencies. Congratulations to our newest recipients of the Certified Healthcare Trustee designation.

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Featured News:

Perry Seeks Hospital Role in Solving VA Access Difficulties

Is your hospital an innovator that’s willing to showcase your leading-edge work? Are you breaking new ground with ideas that are improving the quality, efficiency and affordability of health care in your community? Now is your opportunity to share those successes and great ideas with other Texas hospital leadership teams. The Texas Hospital Association 2015 Annual Conference and Expo will feature a select number of hospital best practices to highlight in the Member Showcase January 22-23.

THA invites you to submit your best practices in:

  • Patient safety and quality;
    Health information technology;
  • Patient care delivery;
  • Social media and communications;
  • Workforce recruitment and retention;
  • Or choose your own topic.

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Building the Patient-Centered Hospital Home

Hospitals across the country are looking for innovative ways to improve the delivery of healthcare to lower costs, increase patient satisfaction and enhance patient outcomes. With mounting evidence that the patient-centered medical home model is effective on all of these fronts, hospitals should consider applying the principles of this primary care model to the inpatient hospital setting in a new model for care: the patient-centered hospital home.

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