Led by Barry S. Bader, Principal Consultant for Bader & Associates, GreatBoards.org offers a range of resources dedicated to helping executives and trustees of hospitals and multi-organizational health systems enhance the effectiveness of their governing boards. Launched in 2001, this website provides free resource materials that include governance tools, frequently asked questions, links to relevant sites, industry news and event updates, newsletter, and a description of the Board Development Services provided Bader & Associates.

Bader & Associates

Established in 1980, Bader & Associates has been helping executives and boards of hospitals and other health-related organizations improve governance. The firm’s principal consultant, Barry S. Bader, is a sought-after consultant, speaker and retreat facilitator, and is one of the Governance Institute’s highly respected “Governance Advisors.” Barry Bader has been invited as resource speaker at numerous hospital association gatherings and has facilitated orientation workshops, governing board development retreats, as well as strategic planning retreats in the U.S. and Canada.

Bader & Associates specializes in governance assessment and redesign projects. The firm conducts board best practices-based self-evaluation processes and complex redesign initiatives in addition to special board development projects tailored to meet clients’ specific needs.