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Corporate Governance 2017-05-26T10:47:11+00:00
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Qsource Board Structure & Board of Directors

Qsource is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Tennessee corporation with up to a 15-member Board of Directors representing various geographic regions and the healthcare industry, academia and business expertise. Board membership also includes Medicare consumer representation.

The Qsource Board of Directors is comprised of members elected to 3-year terms. Election results are announced at the Board’s annual meeting.

Appointments to the Board can be made by the Directors, only in the event of a midterm vacancy and only to fill the seat until the end of the term.

Directors may serve for up to six years. The six year limit may be extended by the Board, for no more than three members and no more than three additional years, upon the recommendation of the Governance Committee.

Board compensation is set by an independent, authorized body and is $125.00 per hour.

Our affiliate, Qsource-Arkansas, is a separate legal entity governed by its own Board of Directors, but follows the same guidelines/structure and management practices described for Qsource.

A local Board of Directors governs Qsource-Arkansas. Board members are elected by the current Qsource-Arkansas board and reflect Arkansas’ diverse population. Members include healthcare, accounting, and consumers representatives.

The board provides careful strategic oversight of Qsource-Arkansas’ work to improve and transform the quality of healthcare. We are committed to the highest standards for business practices, governance and public accountability. The Qsource-Arkansas Board supports greater transparency in the healthcare system, as well as our own achievements in contributing to measurable improvement in quality healthcare.

Number of members: Not more than 11, not more than four physician directors, and not more than 9 consumer representatives, at least one of who is a Medicare beneficiary.

Length of Appointment: 3-year term

When appointments are made: Directors are elected by the current board members. Election Results are announced at the annual meeting of the organization. Mid-term appointments to the Board can be made only in the event of a mid-term vacancy to fill the seat until the end of the term.

The Renal Network
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The Network Board of Directors may have up to 12 members, with at least two Patient Advisory Council members and two nephrologists serving as voting members. Other members are representative of the renal community. The members of the ESRD Network Board of Directors, other than the Chairs of each MRB and the Qsource CEO who serve ex officio, are nominated by the stakeholder community, and elected by a vote of the Network Coordinating Council members in the fall of each calendar year.

All ESRD Network Board of Directors nominations are provided in accordance with the Election Policy.  A slate is prepared of qualified ESRD Network Board of Directors, giving consideration to individual qualifications and appropriate geographical representation, for approval by the Board of Directors.  A ballot and an informational summary of all selected nominees is prepared and provided to each member of the Network Coordinating Councils not later than sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the calendar year. The vote is conducted by mail/email.  The ESRD Network Board of Directors nominees receiving the most votes in each category are elected.  Approximately 33% of the Board of Directors membership is elected each year. All members of the ESRD Network Board of Directors serve for three (3) year terms of office.  Members may not serve more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms on the ESRD Network Division Board of Directors.

Network Board of Directors members are not compensated for their service.

Qsource

Qsource is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Tennessee corporation with up to a 15-member Board of Directors representing various geographic regions and the healthcare industry, academia and business expertise. Board membership also includes Medicare consumer representation.

The Qsource Board of Directors is comprised of members elected to 3-year terms. Election results are announced at the Board’s annual meeting.

Appointments to the Board can be made by the Directors, only in the event of a midterm vacancy and only to fill the seat until the end of the term.

Directors may serve for up to six years. The six year limit may be extended by the Board, for no more than three members and no more than three additional years, upon the recommendation of the Governance Committee.

Board compensation is set by an independent, authorized body and is $125.00 per hour.

Qsource-Arkansas

Our affiliate, Qsource-Arkansas, is a separate legal entity governed by its own Board of Directors, but follows the same guidelines/structure and management practices described for Qsource.

A local Board of Directors governs Qsource-Arkansas. Board members are elected by the current Qsource-Arkansas board and reflect Arkansas’ diverse population. Members include healthcare, accounting, and consumers representatives.

The board provides careful strategic oversight of Qsource-Arkansas’ work to improve and transform the quality of healthcare. We are committed to the highest standards for business practices, governance and public accountability. The Qsource-Arkansas Board supports greater transparency in the healthcare system, as well as our own achievements in contributing to measurable improvement in quality healthcare.

Number of members: Not more than 11, not more than four physician directors, and not more than 9 consumer representatives, at least one of who is a Medicare beneficiary.

Length of Appointment: 3-year term

When appointments are made: Directors are elected by the current board members. Election Results are announced at the annual meeting of the organization. Mid-term appointments to the Board can be made only in the event of a mid-term vacancy to fill the seat until the end of the term.

ESRD Networks
The Renal Network
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The Network Board of Directors may have up to 12 members, with at least two Patient Advisory Council members and two nephrologists serving as voting members. Other members are representative of the renal community. The members of the ESRD Network Board of Directors, other than the Chairs of each MRB and the Qsource CEO who serve ex officio, are nominated by the stakeholder community, and elected by a vote of the Network Coordinating Council members in the fall of each calendar year.

All ESRD Network Board of Directors nominations are provided in accordance with the Election Policy.  A slate is prepared of qualified ESRD Network Board of Directors, giving consideration to individual qualifications and appropriate geographical representation, for approval by the Board of Directors.  A ballot and an informational summary of all selected nominees is prepared and provided to each member of the Network Coordinating Councils not later than sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the calendar year. The vote is conducted by mail/email.  The ESRD Network Board of Directors nominees receiving the most votes in each category are elected.  Approximately 33% of the Board of Directors membership is elected each year. All members of the ESRD Network Board of Directors serve for three (3) year terms of office.  Members may not serve more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms on the ESRD Network Division Board of Directors.

Network Board of Directors members are not compensated for their service.

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