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Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibility for oversight of the quality and safety outcomes throughout the LG Health system. Committee members review quality-performance issues, establishes priorities for quality improvement, monitors indicators, and publicly reports on the overall quality of LG Health’s clinical performance.
Mission & Community Benefit Committee
Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibility related to LG Health’s Mission and community-benefit efforts. Such efforts include promoting efforts that increase the availability of and access to health and wellness services provided by LG Health and our community partners for all in our community, irrespective of one’s ability to pay.
Professional Affairs Committee
Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibility relating to strategic and financial relationships between LG Health and physicians on its Medical & Dental Staff. The Committee holds the authority to act on the Trustees’ behalf with regard to establishing strategic and financial relationships, physician compensation, and other matters.
Strategic Development Committee
Assists the Board of Trustees in oversight of establishing, monitoring, and managing LG Health’s strategic direction. The Committee provides a framework to assure effective planning, coordination, and improvement of healthcare services offered by LG Health. It assesses the healthcare needs in the communities that LG Health serves, and the healthcare industry’s impact on LG Health. The Committee maintains the LG Health Mission and Vision statements as guidance for our strategic direction and assesses the system’s overall performance on a regular basis.
Finance/Capital Allocations Committee
Helps the Board of Trustees fulfill its responsibility for oversight of the fiscal operations and financial structure of LG Health and its affiliates. The Committee recommends budgets to the Trustees for approval and periodically reviews financial statements that compare actual results to budget and/or the prior year. Also, it reviews and approves investment policies, investment manager performance, asset allocation structure and recommendations from LG Health management for modifications as necessary.
Audit & Compliance Committee
Helps the Board of Trustees fulfill its oversight responsibility relating to LG Health’s financial statements, its financial reporting process, its system of internal accounting and financial controls, and its internal audit function. Also, the committee leads an annual independent audit of LG Health’s financial statements, and the legal compliance and ethics programs established by health system management and Trustees.
Holds and may exercise, except as limited by law or resolution of the Board of Trustees, the authority of the Board in urgent circumstances where time is of the essence, or in non-urgent circumstances when Board action is necessary but circumstances neither permit waiting until the next scheduled Board meeting.
Information Management Committee
Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibility for oversight of information management initiatives at LG Health which involve substantial capital investment or risk. The Committee reviews and provides guidance on matters that influence the Information Technology Strategic Plan and participates in the selection of major information systems, such as Inpatient & Outpatient Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
Assists the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee in fulfilling oversight responsibilities relating to investment strategies and objectives of LG Health. The Committee establishes and periodically reviews and recommends changes to LG Health’s investment policy, strategic investment plan, and asset allocation structure, taking into account its responsibilities, goals, and objectives. It also periodically reviews and assesses the performance of LG Health’s investment portfolio and asset allocation structure, as well as its investment managers.
Management Development and Compensation Committee
Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its responsibility for oversight of LG Health’s senior management team. The Committee determines the overall executive compensation strategy for LG Health, establishing guidelines and procedures for proper and efficient administration of the executive compensation program, and for approving compensation actions for LG Health’s executives in conformance with statutory and regulatory requirements. The Committee is also responsible for oversight of the pension and other retirement benefit programs established by LG Health and its affiliates.
Lancaster General Health Services
Assists the Board of Trustees in fulfilling its oversight responsibility relating to health system services provided to patients in the community. The committee is responsible to assess the availability and monitor the effectiveness of health services; provide guidance on capital and operating resource consumption; and provide advice regarding operating strategy and models.