The main goal of this course is to provide a brief overview of the requirements of FQHC board members. The course introduces governance concepts such as board composition and required duties, as well as tips on how to be a successful board member and an overall successful board. This course should not be considered a full training for new board members, but should serve as an overview. With a blend of interactive exercises and practical vignettes, this course provides you an opportunity to practice your knowledge so that you can apply it in your own community health setting.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Governance Requirements in Health Centers
Board Is Cornerstone of Health Center
Section 3: Being a Great Board Member
Understand Your Organization
Know Your Organization
Focus on the Future
Take Ownership of Your Role
Section 4: Successful Governance of Health Centers
Guiding the Future
The Big Picture
Key Financial Performance Indicators
Measurement Is Key
Section 5: Conclusion
David P. Wagner, M.H.C.M. is a fiscal and administrative specialist for HRSA in the Operational Site Visit Review process, as well as a provider of technical assistance to Health Centers through his own firm FQHC Consultants, Inc. Mr. Wagner has his Master's degree in Health Care Management. He brings with him a wealth of experience in all areas of Health Center operations, including clinical operations, finance, billing and collections, governance, administration, quality improvement, strategic planning, service coordination, as well as contracting and direct provision. Mr. Wagner has over 30 years of experience in operations of Health Centers including presenting on numerous topics for state and national primary care associations, thereby assisting Health Centers in remaining compliant with program requirements and sustaining operations. Disclosure: David P. Wagner, M.H.C.M. has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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