Straight Talk for Texas Trustees is a new series of pre-recorded conversations between health care governance expert Pam Knecht (ACCORD Limited) and Texas Healthcare Trustees’ network of hospital trustees and executive leadership. Join us as we candidly explore issue areas affecting hospitals across the state – from strategic planning to financial security to quality and patient safety – to learn how THT member hospitals model effective governance and leadership.
Pam Knecht is president and CEO of ACCORD LIMITED, a national consulting firm based in Chicago. For over 25 years she has provided assistance to hospitals, health systems, clinics, and health plans of all types and sizes. Pam regularly assists boards and CEOs with strategic planning; strategic partnership facilitation; corporate and governance restructuring; and board assessment and development. She is a frequent speaker and a facilitator at state, regional, and national health care conferences as well as at hospital and health system board education sessions and retreats. She currently serves as a faculty member for The Governance Institute, the American Hospital Association, and iProtean and was also on the faculty of the former Center for Healthcare Governance. Pam has also authored over 60 articles and white papers for AHA, ACHE, TGI, and other healthcare publications.