Trustee Bulletin: Fall 2023

THT's Trustee Bulletin provides hospital trustees with the latest stories from Texas hospitals and trends in health care governance.

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The Texas Healthcare Trustees is a statewide association comprised of Texas hospitals, health systems and the 3,000 board members who govern those organizations. Founded in 1961, THT is the oldest trustee organization in the country. THT’s mission is to cultivate informed leaders in health care governance.


2023 Founders’ Award

July 22, 2023

Texas Healthcare Trustees presents the Founders Award to a distinguished health care trustee with an exemplary record of leadership, dedication and excellence in health care governance. The Founders Award is the highest honor bestowed to a trustee. 

Dr. John Hellerstedt Receives THA Trustee Award for Public Health Leadership Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 12, 2022

For his steadfast and sound public health leadership during COVID-19, as well as for his long and distinguished career in public service prior to the pandemic, Dr. John Hellerstedt, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), has been honored with the Texas Hospital Association’s THA Trustee Award.…


Beyond the Buzz: What Health Care Boards Should Know about Artificial Intelligence

October 19, 2023, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

As the landscape of health care continues to evolve, generative artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize patient care, operational efficiency, and decision-making. Join Texas Healthcare Trustees with AI expert, Steve Shim and Janine Pratt to gain valuable insights into the latest AI trends shaping the industry. In this…

From Metrics to Meaning: Decoding Hospital Quality Dashboards

November 1, 2023, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

As hospital board members, your strategic decisions rely on accurate insights drawn from quality and patient safety data. Join THT’s latest webinar, “Decoding Quality Dashboards,” designed for board members seeking to better understand the valuable information presented in hospital quality dashboards. In this session, we will demystify the metrics, trends,…

Nominate a Colleague for a THT Award

THT established three awards to recognize exemplary professionals in health care governance, which are presented at the annual Healthcare Governance Conference. Nominate a colleague for the 2023 Founders’ Award, Advocate of the Year Award or the Ollie Jo Bozeman Excellence in Administrative Professionalism Award.

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