The role of board of directors is to serve as the governing body of the hospital. The daily operation of the hospital is management’s responsibility. The board develops and reviews the overall mission and strategy for the hospital. Establishing the hospital’s mission statement serves as a guide for long-term goals and policies for the hospital. It is responsible for making strategic decisions on behalf of the hospital in the ever-changing healthcare industry, for setting the overall tone that impacts the policies, procedures, and decisions.