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Saturday, April 14, 11:05 AM – 11:45 AM: Getting Data into the Right Hands
Identifying gaps, tackling ED throughput, inpatient bed alignment, staff scheduling, all these seem to be really hectic tasks to do. However, the final session of the conference deals with every such problem in an exhaustive way. Explore the amalgamation of leadership driven projects and better outcomes. With this session, we are finally on the verge of wrapping up the conference and bid our last farewell to a wonderful experience!
Saturday, April 14, 10:25 AM – 11:00 AM: Healthcare- The Consumerism Way
Patients are now driving large portions of organizational structures and strategies in the US healthcare now. The trend is set to increase in the years to come with price, quality, and convenience becoming more important than ever before for the patients.
Saturday, April 14, 09:40 AM – 10:20 AM: Need For Physician Leaders
More and more health systems are developing strong physician leadership programs, indicating how critical it is to the overall success of the healthcare system. Redefining the role of physicians in the overall functioning of the health organization has started to become a norm and will only increase henceforth.
Saturday, April 14, 08:40 AM – 09:20 AM: Leveraging Lean Six Sigma to Create a Culture of Safety, Improvement, and Drive Double-digit Margins
Dealing with healthcare data has never been a simple task to accomplish! Understanding utilization, cost-drivers, and data collection and reporting, and all of that through Vital and Live Boards. Amazing, isn’t it? This inspiring session explains multiple problems solving and solution implementation approaches to effectively deal with the issues in creating a culture of safety within the organization.
Saturday, April 14, 08:00 AM – 08:40 AM: Keynote- Single Payer Vs. Costs
The final day of Becker’s Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting is turning out to be another day full of exciting sessions as all the attendees head towards the Regency Ballroom for the first session of the day. The payer-provider economic models form a major part of how the healthcare sector works, and it is very critical to analyze how costs vary for a single payer across a network.
Friday, April 13, 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM CST: Keynote- George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States and Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center
It is time bid farewell to the exciting third day of Becker’s Conference and what could be a better way to end the conference than a keynote session by George W. Bush, 43rd President of our nation and the Founder of George W. Bush Presidential Center, covering nearly every untouched aspect of the US healthcare. It is an event not to be missed for anything. Stay tuned for more amazing sessions and live updates on the wrapping-up of the conference!
Friday, April 13, 03:05 PM – 03:45 PM CST: How Does The Working Culture Influence Health Outcomes?
Top performing healthcare organizations have two things in common- defined goals and consistency. The more accessible and approachable the leaders are, the better the communication becomes. Further, performance evaluation and evidence-based tactics too have a prominent role to play in shaping any healthcare organization.
Friday, April 13, 01:50 PM – 02:25 PM CST: Keynote- Lloyd Dean, President and Chief Executive Officer, Dignity Health
Trying to learn something every day is a prerequisite for bringing innovation in healthcare, and the leaders should be open to changes in their approach to transform their organizations. We are at Regency Ballroom for yet another exciting keynote session by the prominent healthcare leader, Lloyd Dean.
Friday, April 13, 01:05 PM – 01:45 PM CST: A Patient-centric Approach for Driving Excellence in an Orthopedic Journey
The three major factors influencing the well-being of an individual are choices, circumstances, and genes, but is there anything else to it? The experts from Novant Health are shedding light on adopting a patient-centric data-driven approach to improve care outcomes.
Friday, April 13, 11:10 AM – 11:55 AM CST: The Truth Behind Physician Burnout
What indicates physician burnout? Anxiety? Troubles in personal life? Feelings of exhaustion? Or all of them? Organizations need to engage their physicians through strategies best suited to them to reduce this ever-increasing problem. With transparency and better alignment across the network, leadership can both enhance the productivity and gain financially.
Friday, April 13, 10:25 AM – 11:05 AM CST: Keynote Panel- Guiding the Path to Disrupt the Healthcare Space
The networking break is just over now and no other venue could be more suitable than the Becker’s Conference. The discussion throws light on some of the major issues concerning healthcare and what could be a better guidance than gaining a deeper perspective on the these problems from some of the best minds in the industry.
Friday, April 13, 09:20 AM – 09:55 AM CST: Keynote- William F. Carpenter III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, LifePoint Health
William F. Carpenter III, Chairman and CEO of LifePoint Health, has been a respectful name in the healthcare circles for several years. Having gained experience as the Chairman and member of the board of directors in reputed organizations such as the Center for Medical Interoperability, Avondale’s Advisory Board, Federation of American Hospitals, among others, his knowledge on the prevailing healthcare issues seems second to none.
Friday, April 13, 08:40 AM – 09:15 AM CST: Adding Value to The Care Spectrum
A flexible and innovative approach to population health can go a long way in enhancing the overall outcomes for any organization. By following a systematic approach, we can create a seamless experience for providers and patients, while at the same time, optimize the overall utilization levels of different resources.
Friday, April 13, 08:00 AM – 08:35 AM CST: Keynote- John Noseworthy, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mayo Clinic
The penultimate day has begun with a keynote session by the renowned professor, editor-in-chief, and current President and CEO of Mayo Clinic, John Noseworthy. Much has been talked about leadership and strategy issues in this year’s conference, and rightly so, this session takes the discussion forward with more insights into the issue.
Thursday, April 12, 04:35 PM – 05:10 PM CST: Keynote- Realizing The Dream of Affordable Quality Care
We are here for the last session of the day before we move to the cocktail reception. Yet another all-important keynote session which shouldn’t be missed as Penny Wheeler, President and Chief Executive Officer, Allina Health, speaks about the significance of quality and value agenda for driving any organization to the path of holistic care.
Thursday, April 12, 03:50 PM – 04:30 PM CST: Finding Hidden Links among Staff Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, and Malpractice Claims!
Everybody knows higher malpractice claim costs are to be associated with lower patient satisfaction, but is there anything more to it? After an engaging networking session, we are witnessing a fascinating discussion on finding key links among the three major parameters affecting healthcare outcomes.
Thursday, April 12, 02:45 PM – 03:20 PM CST: Keynote- Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente
The third keynote session of the day is underway as Bernard J. Tyson speaks about his understanding of the dynamics of the US healthcare. We are privileged to hear his experiences and views on how everything has changed from the time he started more than 30 years ago!
Thursday, April 12, 02:00 PM – 02:40 PM CST: Workshop- Reducing Length of Stay, Readmissions, and Cost of Care with Quality Improvement
Does nutrition intervention align with the IHI Triple Aim? What principles can be used by QIPs to transform the hospital environment and revolutionize nutrition care? All these questions are being answered in this highly informative workshop by Thomas Summerfelt, President, North America, Convergence CT at the Becker’s 9th Annual Meeting.
Thursday, April 12, 01:10 PM – 01:55 PM CST: Building Successful Bundled Payment Models With Collaborative Approach
Exploring partnership and investing in truly patient-centric platforms are two important facets of successful bundled payment models for any healthcare organizations. Optimizing the utilization of resources in hand, working towards reducing readmissions, among other things essential for becoming eligible for maximum reimbursements under the BPCI schema of things.
Thursday, April 12, 11:25 AM – 12:05 PM CST: Structure, Strategy, and Sustainability to Power Transformation
It is important to deduce strategies aimed at providing quality health across the care continuum as we move towards the culture of “Patient First.” With multiple regulations and stiff competition from all around, the value that the organizations put in their care delivery is only set to rise. More such sessions after the networking luncheon!
Thursday, April 12, 10:40 AM – 11:20 AM CST: Leveraging Centralized Decision Support to Manage Workflows Across Multiple EHR Platforms
What a user can realistically do within 5 minutes- log into multiple applications, or jump into a separate application, or act on a decision support incorporating patient-specific data? The ongoing session is not just explaining the need of a centralized decision support mechanism, but guiding the attendees through the complications of multiple systems.
Thursday, April 12, 09:55 AM – 10:35 AM CST: Driving Successful Population Health Initiatives
Population health is one of the key aspects of value-based care but are the organizations prepared to move towards advanced risk-sharing models while they shift towards value-based care? The role of data management analytics and active care management is set to increase exponentially in the times to come with the organizations understanding the significance of advanced analytics in managing population health.
Thursday, April 12, 08:50 AM – 09:20 AM CST: Keynote- Thriving Amid the Transformation Revolution
Making healthcare affordable requires the members to be more resilient. The keynote by Carl S. Armato, President and CEO- Novant Health, discusses the way a health system made its way through this rapidly transforming era of revolutions by focusing on each detail and taking necessary actions right at the moment.
Thursday, April 12, 08:00 AM – 08:45 AM CST: Driving the Momentum Forward- The Leadership Way!
The momentum from Day 1 shifts to Day 2 with some of the most eminent names of the US healthcare coming together for a keynote panel session. The CEO-exclusive panel talks about how the leadership strategies are at the helm of healthcare reforms. Could there have been a better start to the day than this early morning session?
Wednesday, April 11, 05:00 PM – 06:00 PM CST: – Keynote- Ex-President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States of America
It’s almost time to draw the curtains for the day and head to the networking and cocktail reception, but not before the most anticipated session of the day. Regency Ballroom is packed with keen attendees as Bill Clinton, Founder of Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of USA, speaks about the strategies to bring about change in the healthcare space.
Wednesday, April 11, 04:10 PM – 04:50 PM CST: Understanding the Value of Health Plan in our Journey to Value-based Care
For a healthcare system as complicated as that of our nation, going beyond the consideration of just patients, providers, and care teams is a necessity to get the full picture. Answering many questions, this appealing session is all about redefining the functions of health plans focusing on nearly every challenge the members of healthcare are facing.
Wednesday, April 11, 03:25 PM – 04:05 PM CST: How Confidential is your Data?
Despite security protocols and compliances, cases of data breaches are still on the rise. Excessive use of social media has further increased the vulnerability to data breaches. The current session focuses on truly embracing the “culture of confidentiality.”
Wednesday, April 11, 02:45 PM – 03:20 PM CST: Keynote Session by Teri Fontenot, FACHE, President and Chief Executive Officer, Woman’s Hospital
How important it is for the healthcare leadership to take things in their own hands to transform their organizations? Teri Fontenot shares invaluable insights in her keynote session. Drop everything and head to Regency Ballroom now!
Wednesday, April 11, 01:50 PM – 02:30 PM CST: Improving Population Health and Assessing Community Wellness
Do not miss the session on promoting population health, wellness, and chronic disease prevention with improved communication and collaboration between healthcare providers and the community. Head to the Water Tower now!
Wednesday, April 11, 01:05 PM – 01:45 PM CST: Double your Ambulatory Platform by 2020!
Moving towards the value-based care not just requires cultivating an environment to encourage patient-centric care, but also enhancing the outpatient and ambulatory capabilities. At Becker’s Annual Meeting, we are expanding our horizons in understanding the importance of improving ambulatory care services in the post-luncheon sessions.
Wednesday, April 11, 11:25 AM – 12:00 PM CST: Leading through Ambiguity and Responding to Adversity
What a perfect time to focus on the increasing calls for enhancing the adaptability of healthcare with the rapidly changing environment! It feels great to learn about the ways to lead and rise above the increasing ambiguity in healthcare at the keynote session by Warner Thomas, President and CEO, Ochsner Health System.
Wednesday, April 11, 10:40 AM – 11:20 AM CST: Health IT and Joint Ventures- How are they Connected?
In the times when we are moving towards an acute shortage of clinicians, partnerships and joint ventures are emerging as major solutions. However, with its own set of answers, health IT has a key role to play too, as discussed by the speakers in this hour!
Wednesday, April 11, 09:45 AM – 10:25 AM CST: Turning Strategies into Results
Identifying the challenges and shortcomings of the execution strategies is an indispensable part of adapting the best practices for any care organization. The discussions on turning strategies into results are the focal point of this informative session right before the networking break!
Wednesday, April 11, 09:00 AM – 09:40 AM CST: Delivering an Outstanding Patient Experience
Becker’s Hospital Review 9th Annual Meeting is kicking off today with the focus on one of the most burning issues in healthcare- increasing the patients’ access to care. Some of the most reputed names in health care are set to speak on the scope of technology in leveraging optimum efficiency and streamlining throughput. The enthralling session promises to throw light on the need for building agile and flexible platforms to improve the processes of care delivery in the years to come.