American College of Healthcare Executives

Program Agenda

Session 1—The Leadership Imperative
June 21–22, 2010
Chicago

Day 1

8:00–8:30 a.m. Welcome and Orientation
Charles D. Stokes, FACHE
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
8:30–10:00 a.m. Observations for Healthcare Executives:
A Catalyst for Conversation
Thomas C. Dolan, PhD, FACHE, CAE
American College of Healthcare Executives
10:00–10:15 a.m. Members Speak—Sharing of Best Practices
Howard J. Horwitz, FACHE
American College of Healthcare Executives
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Leading Organizational Change
Charles D. Stokes, FACHE
12:00–1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:00–2:45 p.m. Personal Leadership & 360 Assessments—Analysis and Action Planning
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
Korn/Ferry International
2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00–5:00 p.m. Reducing the Financial, Organizational, and Personal Impact of Medical Error
David B. Nash, MD, FACPE
Jefferson School of Health Policy and Population Health
7:00–9:00 p.m. Group Dinner

Day 2

8:00–8:30 a.m. Recap, Review, Debrief
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
8:30–10:30 a.m Advances in Information Technology
David Bradshaw
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
10:30–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Putting an End to Disruptive Behavior
William F. Martin, PsyD
DePaul University
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–3:30 p.m. The Role of the Board and Your Relationship to Them
James E. Orlikoff
Orlikoff & Associates
3:30–4:30 p.m. Recap of Session 1
Preview of Session 2
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
Adjourn

Session 2—Management Innovation
August 9–11, 2010
San Diego

Day 1

8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Orientation to Session 2
Howard J. Horwitz, FACHE
American College of Healthcare Executives.
8:15–10:15 a.m. Understanding and Portraying an Executive Image
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
Korn/Ferry International
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Improving Physician-Hospital Relations
Alan S. Kaplan, MD, FACHE
Iowa Health System
12:30–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00–5:00 p.m. "Operational Excellence"—Scripps Health On-site Visit
6:30–8:00 p.m. Group Dinner

Day 2

8:00–10:00 a.m. The Finance of Reform and Finance Speak: Improving Communication and Decision Making Between You and Your CFO
Zachary Hafner
Kaufman, Hall and Associates
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Personality and Leadership Assessment/ Discussion
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00–2:45 p.m. The Effective Use of Influence—Part I
Joseph Grenny
VitalSmarts
2:45–3:00 p.m. Break
3:00–4:30 p.m. The Effective Use of Influence—Part II
Joseph Grenny
5:30–6:30 p.m. Reception

Day 3

7:00–8:30 a.m. Working Breakfast and Members Speak
8:30–8:45 a.m. Break
8:45–10:00 a.m. Creativity and Innovation—Part I
Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP
Kevin E. O'Connor & Associates, Ltd.
10:00–10:15 a.m. Break
10:15–11:45 a.m. Creativity and Innovation—Part II
Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP
11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Debrief on Session 2
Preview of Session 3
Cecelia K. Wooden, EdD
Adjourn

Session 3—The Measures of Success
October 18–19, 2010
Orlando, Fla.

Day 1

8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Orientation to Session 3
Charles D. Stokes, FACHE
Memorial Hermann Healthcare System
8:15–9:45 a.m. How to Work Effectively With the Media
Rick W. Smith, Sr.
Ephraim McDowell Health System
9:45–10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Getting From Good to Greater
Charles D. Stokes, FACHE
12:00–1:00 p.m. Group Lunch
1:00–3:30 p.m. How to Effectively Influence Public Policy
John Ferman
Health Policy Alternatives, Inc.
5:00–6:00 p.m. Reception

Day 2

7:30–9:00 a.m. Working Breakfast and Members Speak
9:00–9:15 a.m. Break
9:15–11:15 a.m. Strategic Career Advancement
Carson F. Dye, FACHE
Witt/Keiffer
11:15–11:45 a.m. Closing Comments
Sustaining a Virtual Learning Community
Howard J. Horwitz, FACHE
American College of Healthcare Executives
11:45 a.m.–12:45 a.m. Group Lunch
1:00–5:00 p.m. “Innovation in Action”—Disney Institute On-site Visit
7:00–9:00 p.m. Closing Banquet