Learning Sessions: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

8:15 – 9:45 a.m.

T1 - Cultivating Effective Medical Staff Leadership and Creating a Culture of Respect
T2 - Breaking Down Silos: Exploring Wage and Hour Issues
T3 - OMG! Why Can't I Text My Boss?
T4 - Healthy Hospital Choices: A National Perspective - CANCELED
T5 - ASHHRA HR Metrics Tool
T6 - Engaging Your Medical Staff
T7 - Health Care’s Game Changer: The Talent Implications of Reform
T8 - Thought Leader Forum Panel: Physician Integration

 


 

T1 - Cultivating Effective Medical Staff Leadership and Creating a Culture of Respect
CC / LT
Deborah Schramko, CPMSM, Chief Medical Staff Development Officer, Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center

Establish an effective medical staff leadership selection, training evaluation, and succession planning program to maximize horizontally integrated models of health care to achieve sustainable success in meeting collaborative hospital and medical staff business objectives.

Learning Objectives

Define how effective medical staff leaders can enhance the development of the entire care team
Describe how appropriate medical staff professional behavior positively impacts quality and patient safety, reduces risk, and promotes excellent customer service
Discuss the linkage between effective medical staff leadership and meeting the strategic objectives of your hospital

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T2 - Breaking Down Silos: Exploring Wage and Hour Issues
PS / MLP NH
Gail Blanchard-Saiger, Principal, Blanchard Saiger Law
Muira K. Mishra, Principal, MKM Law Group

The session focuses on hidden wage/hour issues that arise in health care operations including, bid shift programs, use of volunteers, aligning staff to industry benchmarks, online education programs, and labor contract issues. Attend this session and discuss health care industry operational issues that have not traditionally been considered as raising wage/hour issues.

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T3 - OMG! Why Can't I Text My Boss?
PS / NP NH
Alexis Devine, Youth Development Coordinator, Lifespan

From the Baby Boomers down to the Millennials, disparate differences in attitudes, behaviors, and work style can create contention and misunderstanding in the workplace. Explore employee differences, attitudes, and behaviors, as well as learn how to improve communication, build relationships, and understand the work life balance needs of multi-generations in your organization.

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T4 - Healthy Hospital Choices: A National Perspective - CANCELED
PL / NP
Brook Belay, Health Care Team Lead, Obesity Prevention and Control Branch, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This session will describe current efforts at the CDC to address hospital environments to support healthy lifestyles for employees, visitors, patients, and neighboring communities.

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T5 - ASHHRA HR Metrics Tool
HRD / ALL 
Shebani Patel, Director, PwC

Attend this learning session to understand why your organizational metrics must be captured in order to ensure proper allocation of resources for future growth. The role of HR in quality care is vital and measuring your metrics will have a significant impact in driving organizational success.

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T6 - Engaging Your Medical Staff
ABC / LT
Steven Berkow, Executive Director, The Advisory Board Company

Dramatic industry changes have made hospital-physician alignment a top strategic priority, and hospitals are increasingly turning to physician employment to create the necessary level of integration.  Instead, the full promise of physician employment can only be realized by recasting the traditional view of hospital-physician relationships and actively pursuing true physician engagement.  This presentation will provide key insights on national physician engagement survey data as well as lessons on improving physician engagement.

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T7 -  Health Care’s Game Changer: The Talent Implications of Reform
Hospitals and Care Systems of the Future / LT NH
Debra Walker, Vice President, Health Care, Development Dimensions International, Inc. (DDI)

Attend this session to hear the health care reform trends that have been observed – like the demand for a new breed of leader, how the next generation of executive needs to be different, and alignment of talent management systems.  We’ll share examples of what progressive organizations are doing to address the overarching changes to their talent strategy.

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T8 - Thought Leader Forum Panel: Physician Integration
HRD/ALL  NH
Kevin Nazworth, President, TIAA-CREF
Robert Walters, SPHR , Corporate Director, HR Operations, Health First, Inc.

A select group of Thought Leaders that include CEOs and other health care human resources experts participated in discussion around physician integration. Establishing a partnership between hospitals and physicians is very important when making decisions in areas such as cost containment, operational efficiencies, and patient care. This Forum discussed best practices and strategies that have been successful in a variety of health care settings.  This session provides a significant platform for health care leaders to examine critical issues facing the industry.  Hear the expert insights and strategies that have emerged from the top level discussion on physician integration.

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