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6 Industry Events for Healthcare Leaders’ Consideration

Keeping up with the latest developments in the industry is an important part of the hospital administrator, health system executive, and medical practice manager role. After all, the healthcare arena is continuously evolving. Ensuring you are up to date on the most recent technology, trends, and best practices is essential for your and your organization’s success. Attending industry conferences is a great way to stay informed.

While we are halfway through 2018, if there is still room for a summit, congress, or forum in your organization’s budget, consider attending one of the following events. We have highlighted one for each of the year’s remaining months.


26th Annual American Hospital Association (AHA) Leadership Summit

Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28
Manchester Grand Hyatt
1 Market Pl.
San Diego, CA 92101

Join senior executives, physician leaders, and trustees from the nation’s leading hospitals and health systems at this unique forum, where healthcare decision makers discuss the critical issues facing their organizations and network to find the solutions they need to be more successful. The AHA Leadership Summit offers strategies and tools to help organizations better serve their patients and communities while improving financial and operational goals. For more information, visit the AHA Leadership Summit homepage.


American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) Physician Executives Forum Program
Improving Communication to Optimize Healthcare Outcomes

Friday, August 3
Grand Hyatt New York
109 E. 42 St. at Grand Central Terminal
New York, NY 10017

High-impact leaders recognize the importance of self-awareness, collaboration, communication, and connection, the essential skillsets underlying influential leadership. Communication that is clear and precise reduces wasted efforts and resources, ultimately leading to improved healthcare outcomes.

Geared to ACHE physician executive forum members as well as physicians in an administrative role and those who want to transition into one, this program utilizes tools and techniques to help participants learn how to build on their leadership communication strengths. Also, it exposes the “blind spots” that can prevent personal advancement and organizational success. Using the fundamental elements of the Profile Performance Indicator (PPI) Assessment, participants will gain valuable insight into how to operate at peak performance and motivate others. Download the brochure for more information.


Healthcare Workplace of the Future Conference and Modern Healthcare’s Best 2018 Best Places to Work Gala

Thursday, September 27
Conference: 6:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Awards Gala: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Renaissance Dallas Hotel
2222 N. Stemmons Fwy.
Dallas, TX 75207

Two events, one day. The Healthcare Workplace of the Future Conference will deliver valuable insights from top healthcare leaders and HR professionals on future trends, digital innovations, and best practices and strategies for making your organization a Best Place to Work. Attendees will learn effective strategies for creating a positive work environment, motivating and empowering employees, and instilling a common mission and values. They will also enjoy an evening celebrating the best places to work in healthcare. Visit the Wix site for more information and to sign up to attend the event.


The Evidence-Based LeadershipSM Conference

Tuesday, October 16 – Wednesday, October 17
ARIA Resort and Casino
3730 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89158

Evidence-Based LeadershipSM (EBL) is an execution model that provides demonstrated tools, tactics, and best practices to help you guide and align your organization to achieve, accelerate, and sustain transformational change. The proven model creates a culture of high performance, builds in accountability, fosters innovation, and consistently delivers a great patient experience and the best quality outcomes over time.

Top-performing coaches and speakers who work with organizations across the country will facilitate the conference. They will share their knowledge and highlight their expertise on how other organizations in the United States are achieving and sustaining results that outperform and outpace their peers. Attendees will be provided with a toolbox of evidence-based best practices, and CE credits are available for this event. Register to attend in person or purchase a virtual livestream pass.


Becker’s Hospital Review 7th Annual CEO + CFO Roundtable

Monday, November 12 – Wednesday, November 14
Swissotel Chicago
323 E. Upper Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601

One thousand-plus attendees from hospitals and health systems across the nation are expected at this annual three-day event focused on taking discussion and thinking to the highest levels. Highlights include sessions on strategy, leadership, finance, HIT, ACOs, physician alignment, and healthcare reform. Healthcare executives from notable hospitals and health systems (78 CEOs and 22 CFOs) will be speaking, and Tom Coburn, MD, former U.S. Senator and Representative of Oklahoma; Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs; and Chris Van Gorder, CEO of Scripps Health are among this year’s keynote speakers. Check out the event brochure for additional information, including further conference details and registration particulars.


MedTech Impact on Wellness Expo and Conference

Thursday, December 13 – Saturday, December 15
3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

MedTech Impact on Wellness is an educational session at the A4M/MMI Annual World Congress in Las Vegas, featuring perspectives from clinicians, healthcare executives, technology and device developers, and entrepreneurs. With a diverse array of panel speakers, sessions will primarily focus on how to revolutionize the prevention, diagnosis, and management of chronic disease. The specialized three-day conference track includes lectures surrounding the medical applications of digital technology, with special focus on obesity and concussions. Further key topics include healthcare delivery—and the ways in which technology can better engage Medicaid and Medicare patients—and the advantages of wearable and wireless technologies. Visit the Annual World Congress homepage to learn more and register to attend.

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