Jiang HJ, Lockee C, Bass K, Fraser I. Board engagement in quality: Findings of a survey of hospital and system leaders. Journal of Healthcare Management. 2008 Mar-Apr;53(2):121-134.
Hospital governing boards assume an important role in improving delivery of quality care in the hospital. This study draws from a survey of hospital and system leaders (presidents/chief executive officers) to gain more knowledge about the prevalence and impact of particular board activities in helping them perform this role more effectively.