The Advisory Board Company Learning Track

The Advisory Board CompanyThis track is a continuation of an ongoing collaboration between the Advisory Board Company and ASHHRA, to educate heath care human resources (HR) executives and advance the health care HR field at-large. Three divisions of the Advisory Board Company are represented at the conference. The HR Investment Center serves HR executives through best practice research and implementation support and has directly embedded a portion of their national member meeting into this year’s conference to help executives optimize their time and travel. The Talent Development division provides comprehensive leader development services and is presenting content from some of their most popular workshops. Advisory Board Survey Solutions helps hospitals and health systems drive engagement through best-in-class technologies paired with dedicated expertise in translating survey results into action. This track will help to support the health care HR field with more substantive knowledge, expertise, and best practices for health care organizations.

For more information about the HR Investment Center, Talent Development partnerships, Advisory Board Survey Solutions or any other Advisory Board Company offering, please visit www.advisory.com or contact Kate Myers at myersk@advisory.com.


ABThe Advisory Board Company Learning Track Sessions

P2 - Fundamentals of Finance: A Foundation for Financial Leadership
HBK MLP
Saturday, September 28  |  8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Pre-Conference)

James Veronesi, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CHE, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

As health systems across the nation strive to increase operating margins to fund future growth, they must increasingly rely on decisions made by frontline and mid-level managers. In order to make informed, productive decisions, a solid understanding of finance is required. Yet, these managers express unease with their competence in financial matters. This pre-conference learning track incorporates classroom presentation, multimedia presentation, interactive exercises, and group discussion. The following topics are among those included in this course:

This pre-conference learning track teaches managers core concepts about the financial management of their areas. This is designed to be relevant to a broad base of managers as it is targeted to those who have had some experience with basic financial concepts but have not yet become experts in the day-to-day management of financial issues in their areas.

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S7 - Managing Disruptive Behavior
LT / ABC NH
Sunday, September 29  | 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

James Veronesi, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CHE, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

This session equips health care HR leaders with the tools to analyze disruptive incidents, confront disruptive individuals, navigate organizational barriers, and ultimately create a self-correcting workforce culture.
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S17 - Effective Decision Making for Meeting Long-Term Objectives
LT ABC
Sunday, September 29  |  2:45 – 4:15 p.m.

James Veronesi, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CHE, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

Attend this session which will teach leaders what constitutes “vision,” explains the benefits of vision-based decisions, and describes how to implement an organization-based vision.

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M7 - Thriving in a Value-Based Economy
HR Investment Center+
Monday, September 30  |  10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, JD, MS, BSN,, Managing Director, The Advisory Board Company

To survive and thrive in health care’s changing marketplace, providers must develop new, cost-conscious care models that better coordinate care across multiple settings and deliver greater value.

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+At the special request of ASHHRA, this HR Investment Center session is open to any ASHHRA member in light of all the changes impacting the health care workforce today.

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M17 - Overcoming New Workforce Management Challenges, Part 1
HR Investment Center*
Monday, September 30  |  2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

Michael Hubble, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

HR leaders must find ways to effectively manage a rapidly evolving workforce – one that is more diverse, geographically disparate, and overwhelmed with change than ever before.

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*This learning session is only open to HR Investment Center Members. If you are not sure if you are a member of the HR Investment Center, please email Kate Myers at myersk@advisory.com

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M27 - Special Offering for HRIC Members: Overcoming New Workforce Management Challenges, Part 2
HR Investment Center*
Monday, September 30  |  3:45 - 5:15 p.m.

Michael Hubble, Senior Director, The Advisory Board Company

HR leaders must find ways to effectively manage a rapidly evolving workforce – one that is more diverse, geographically disparate, and overwhelmed with change than ever before.

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*This learning session is only open to HR Investment Center Members. If you are not sure if you are a member of the HR Investment Center, please email Kate Myers a tmyersk@advisory.com

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T7 - Creating Sustainable Impact Through Engagement Data
LT / ABC
Tuesday, October 1  |  8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Joseph McCaffrey, MBA, Managing Director, The Advisory Board Company

HR leaders must intelligently utilize engagement data to systematically drive continuous performance improvement.

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