Although Mapletown's community hospital is operating in the black, it carries a substantial debt load and its future in the changing health care environment is uncertain. A physician's proposal to add an expensive high tech service brings to the surface conflicting perspectives about governing board strategies and actions that will best promote the community's welfare.
Published Date: 01/12/1996
Suggested Citation: David H. Smith and Judith A. Granbois, "Hospital Joint Ventures and Conflicts of Interest," PONPO Case CNG #19, December 1996
Keywords: Nonprofit governance, Women in Leadership