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Carolinas Virtual Governance Series Fall 2021 (Part 2)

The role of a hospital trustee continues to evolve, even more so in the current healthcare environment. To be prepared for the trends, decisions, and actions necessary to lead strong hospitals and health systems, trustees and administrators should take advantage of opportunities for shared learning experiences.

Join the NC Healthcare Association and the SC Hospital Association for a joint fall governance series. The three-part series will discuss the trustee’s role as a brand ambassador for the health system in the community and with stakeholders. Then, a glimpse into the politics, policy and trends that will impact hospitals large and small Finally, a discussion of the trustee’s role in advancing policy that supports the health of communities and health systems.

All sessions will be held on Wednesdays from 11 am -12:15 pm and will be interactive allowing for comments, questions, and scenario discussions. Individual trustees or administrators can register, or full governance and leadership teams. All sessions will be available on-demand following the live session. Learn more here.

Wednesday, October 20 | 11 am – 12:15 pmThe Trustee’s Role as Strategist

Paul Keckley, The Keckley Report  

The fiduciary role of a trustee is to independently evaluate the strategy for an organization and monitor its implementation. To effectively fulfill this responsibility, trustees must understand trends, tipping points and future state scenarios impacted by clinical innovations, technologic advances, capital market shifts, consumerism and the regulatory environment in which all compete.

Speaker Bio
Paul Keckley, managing editor of The Keckley Report, is a healthcare policy analyst and widely known industry expert. He is a frequent speaker and advisor to healthcare organizations focused on long-term growth, sustainability and advocacy strategies. In addition to the weekly Keckley Report, he has published multiple books and articles. During the period preceding the passage of the Affordable Care Act, he facilitated sessions between White House Office of Health Reform and major health industry trade groups as private sector input was sought in the legislation. Keckley is an advisor to Erdman, Sullivan Cotter, Lumeris, Western Governors University and the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and is a member of the Health Executive Network and Healthcare Financial Management Association.

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Wednesday Oct 20



Morgan Bowne

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