Be an Advocate
"Our health system is a fairly recent member of THT, but we believe the value-added services and programs they offer are well worth the investment."
Stephen L. Mansfield, Ph.D., FACHE
As leaders of your health care organization and community, trustees play a special role in advocating on behalf of their hospital and community. Health care board members are often looked to as trusted sources of information and as industry regulations and health care transformation continues to grow, being a successful advocate will be a key factor in their leadership and organization's success.
Texas Healthcare Trustees has many avenues for trustee involvement in the organization’s committees and public policy and leadership initiatives. THT works closely with the Texas Hospital Association and the American Hospital Association to get Texas trustees involved on many different levels.
There are many issues and regulations hospitals face. It is important that hospitals have leaders to speak on their behalf to communicate the impact of these issues to legislators and the community. THT provides ways for trustees to gain access to information and education on important health care policy issues. Find out more information about the top issues and legislative initiatives.
There are many different ways to get involved in advocating for your hospital, community and the overall health care industry.
Texas Healthcare Trustees and Texas Hospital Association continually work to ensure you are prepared to lead your organizations. Here are some resources to help make sure you are successful.
The American Hospital Association provides avenues for trustees to get involved on a national level through AHA initiatives.