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Getting to Great - Hardcover

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Title: Getting to Great: Principles of Health Care Organization Governance
Authors: Dennis D. Pointer and James E. Orlikoff

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Pub. Date: June 21, 2002
Pages: 216
Edition Number: 1
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-0787961213
ISBN-10: 0787961213
Product Dimensions: 9" x 6" x .2"

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This is the definitive guide for boards who want to maximize their performance and contributions. GETTING TO GREAT presents a set of principles that, when implemented, will enhance the quality of governance practice in health care organizations. This book is for board members and executives who are serious about governance and committed to improving it.

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About The Author

Dennis D. Pointer in the principal of Dennis D.Pointer & Associates, which has provided gevernance consultation and development services to more than three hundred health care organizations, nonprofits, governmental agencies and commercial corporations.  He has written eleven books and articles, including Really Governing and Board Works which were winners of the American College of Healthcare Book of the Year Award.  He is also author of Navigating the Boardroom which was printied in 2008.  Dr. Pointer held the John J. Hanlon Chair of Health Care Research and Policy in the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State Universit.  He currently is a Virginia Mason Professor in the Department of Health Administration, School of Public Health and Community Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle.

James E. Orlikoff is president of Orlikoff & Associates Inc. a consulting firm specializing in health care governance and leadership.  A nationally reconized authority on effective governance, he has written ten books and more than fifty articles, and has consulted with more than five hundred organizations to strengthen their governance effectiveness.  He is the National Advisor on Governance and Leadership to the American Hospital Association and the Health Forum and is a founding member of the Governance Advisor of the Governance Institute where he is a member of the faculty.

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"Meets any health system's need for a systematic road map to high performing governance.  This is a handbook for leaders who are not willing to settle for anything less than excellence in their boardroom."
Knox Singleton, President and CEO, and Richard M. Knapp, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, INOVA Health System, Falls Church, Virginia

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