IHA has designed the Hospital Board Certification program to help hospitals use governance best practices, promote the coordination of care and the best use of resources. In turn, this demonstrates to lawmakers, regulators, physicians, employees, the business community and other community stakeholders that Iowa hospitals:
Certified trustees are recognized each year at the IHA Governance Forum.
Hospitals and health systems can now register their entire board to complete the Hospital Board Certification Program.
To become a certified hospital or system board:
For hospitals or health systems that participate, three levels of board certification will be recognized:
In this video, trustees discuss how they and their hospital have benefited from the certification program.
IHA is providing a series of webcasts to help hospital trustees and other leaders better understand current issues affecting health care in Iowa. IHA staff provide updates on topics including MACRA, Medicaid managed care, price and quality transparency, rural hospital evaluation, health care payment reform and IHA’s current legislative agenda.
These free programs count toward Hospital Board Certification. Click here to learn more.
Another group of Iowa hospital trustees has achieved new levels of governance education and effectiveness through IHA Board Certification. Click here to find out who there are and where they are from.