Texas Healthcare Trustees

Inspiring Excellence in Health Care Governance

 

Congratulations to our 2014 Founders' Award Recipient

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Texas Healthcare Trustees presented Randall Canedy, chair of the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center advisory board,  member of the Methodist Health System board of directors, and Methodist Health System Foundation board of trustees, with its 2014 Founders Award for outstanding work on behalf of Texas hospitals.

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All nine 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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How can you make your hospital more attractive to physicians?

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Let’s take a hard look at our physician integration, engagement and recruiting models; what’s working, what’s not – and where do we need to guide our overall medical staff strategy to meet the changing needs of our communities?  Join THT for this two-part webinar series that addresses key steps facilities can use to make physician practices both more appealing to current staff physicians and to prospective recruiting candidates.

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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:

Commission Formally Calls for Closure of Institutions

A Texas commission that reviews the efficiency of government agencies officially recommended Wednesday that lawmakers shutter an Austin-area institution for people with disabilities — and identify five more statewide for later closure.

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Attend a Town Hall Meeting with THA’s CEO

In an effort to learn more about members’ needs and to share the Texas Hospital Association’s policy priorities for the coming year, THA will be hosting Town Hall Meetings across the state over the next few months. Ted Shaw, THA president/chief executive officer, and other THA staff will discuss the latest hospital policy priorities, what’s coming up in the next legislative session and what members need to do to engage their lawmakers and community leaders.

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Share Your Best Practices

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.

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