Shared Governance

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The Henry Ford Allegiance Health Shared Governance embraces the concept of shared leadership and shared decision-making, ensuring that nurses at all levels and from all practice areas are involved in decisions affecting their practice environment.

Our nursing shared governance structure, implemented across the organization, is a framework that empowers nurses with autonomy in the clinical & professional nursing practice. The program encompasses both inpatient and outpatient areas.

Shared Governance Model and Coordinating Council

Shared Governance Model

HFAH Shared Governance Model

Shared Governance Coordinating Council

The Shared Governance Coordinating Council serves as an oversight, decision making committee to maintain a shared decision-making framework, provide leadership and guidance to the shared governance councils, approves system council proposals and evaluate the progress of the councils to maintain a successful and productive Shared Governance Program.

The Six System Councils

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