Good Governance

Resources that improve board performance and function, including the Guide to Good Governance for the hospital and the not-for-profit and charitable sectors.

 
 

Guide to Good Governance, Third Edition

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This Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the key components of good governance practices for hospital boards and directors, as well as templates and tools to implement and support these practices.

Building on the success of the second edition, this updated edition highlights the increased emphasis on accountability for quality and transparency in the Ontario’s legislative landscape. As hospitals continue to improve their governance processes and practices, additional resources will be needed. 

Hardcopy Format

Members
1-5 copies: $100.00 + HST
6-15 copies: $80.00 + HST
16 + copies: $60.00 + HST

Non-Members
$300.00 + HST



The Guide is also available in online PDF version
upon request.


To see the Guide's table of contents,
click here.

To download the free templates from this Guide, click here.


G
uide to Good Governance: Not-for-Profit and Charitable Organizations, Second Edition (2013)

This Guide provides directors of not-for-profit and charitable organizations with tools, templates and guidance for achieving good governance practices. This second edition of the Guide clarifies how the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (Ontario) will affect governance and how to navigate these changes. The Guide has also been updated to reflect emerging trends and best practices in board roles. *NOTE: This publication is available in hardcopy format or as an interactive PDF document.

Members and Non-Members: $95.00 each

PDF Format

 

 Hardcopy Format

 

To see the Guide's table of contents, click here

To download the free templates from this Guide,
click here

 

Guide to Good Governance, Second Edition (2011)

      

The Guide to Good Governance, Second Edition supports hospital boards and directors in fostering health care governance excellence and a culture of shared accountability. It features a comprehensive overview of the key components of good governance practices and the legal duties of boards and directors. The Guide includes various templates and tools to implement and support these practices and duties.

Members 1 - 4 copies - $95.00 each

Members 5 - 14 copies - $65.00 each  

Members 15 + copies - $50.00 each  

Non Members $295.00 each 

 

To download the free templates from this Guide, click here

 

Guide to Good Governance: Not-For-Profit and Charitable Sector (2009)
*CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK*

      

Provides directors of non-hospital health service providers, charities and foundations with tools and guidance for achieving good governance practices.

1 - 4 copies , $80.00 each  

5 - 14 copies, $50.00 each
 
15 + copies, $35.00 each

 

To download the free templates from this Guide, click here

 Sample Board Work Plan (2012) 

    

The Sample Board Work Plan was developed as a template guide for hospital boards to use when creating their own board work plan. 

 

 

 

Hospital Prototype  Board-Appointed Professional Staff By-law (2011)

      

The Prototype Board-Appointed Professional Staff By-law were developed as a best practice guide for hospitals to use when amending their own by-laws, and generally reflect contemporary legislative and public policy imperatives and current hospital practice.

 

 

Hospital Prototype Corporate By-law (2010)

      

The Prototype Board-Appointed Professional Staff By-law were developed as a best practice guide for hospitals to use when amending their own by-laws, and generally reflect contemporary legislative and public policy imperatives and current hospital practice.

 

 

Principles and Recommended Guidelines for Hospital Annual Reports in Ontario: A Strategy Driven Approach (2008)

      

Assists hospitals in planning and developing annual reports, and provides an extensive list of recommended guidelines.

Members $40.00  

Non Members $100.00

 


EPIC: Engaging People. Improving Care. (2010)

     

Engaging People Improving Care, or EPIC, is an easy-to-use website that includes nearly 80 useful community engagement resources for health service providers. Users can search and tailor community engagement tools and resources specific to their needs, as well as issues associated with community engagement – how to plan for it, how to do it and how to evaluate it. 

 


Local Health Integration Network / Health Service Provider Governance Resource and Toolkit for Voluntary Integration Initiatives (2008)

To assist health service provider boards when engaging their LHIN on voluntary integration initiatives.  Click here for appendices and supporting materials.