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WorkforceNEXT Healthcare Summit 2018

Agenda – WFN Healthcare 2018

Engaging and Transforming Healthcare Workforce & HR Leaders for the Future

7:30 AM - 5:30 PM


7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

TMC HR Advisory Council Breakfast

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

WorkforceNEXT Healthcare HR Breakfast / Networking & Solutions Showcase

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome Address

8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

Dispatches from the Future: Preparing Healthcare for the Coordination, Caring, Crypto, and Collaborative Economies of 2030

Rachel will explore how the socioeconomic underpinnings of the next decade are changing what we value and how we create value. She’ll provoke us to consider how the growing coordination, caring, crypto and collaborative economies are shaping healthcare, and inspire us to think about what this means for the future of healthcare work.

 Key Questions will be Answered:

  • How will the coordination economy reshape health care work?
  • What does the growing caring economy mean for job creation?
  • What skills will be needed in a future in which biological and lifestyle data are tracked constantly and passively?
  • What care models will emerge in a networked health ecosystem in which trust and expertise move out of institutions and into communities?

Rachel Maguire, Research Director, Institute of the Future

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Employee Engagement & Retention - What Really Works in Healthcare Today?

  • Strengthening workforce planning throughout the organization by holding leaders accountable for talent sourcing and developing
  • Game-changing hiring techniques to deliver for a value based payment model
  • Challenging traditional thinking around how to attract, engage and retain staff
  • Winning the battle for the Millennial healthcare workforce

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Refreshment Break & Solutions Showcase

10:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Changing World of Work in Healthcare - Key Trends for 2018

Using Advanced Analytics for Decision-making

Three Common Problems for Health Systems:

  • Planning for Growth
  •  The External Market
  • The Right Staffing Model & Workforce Planning Approach

Matthew Stevenson, Partner & Co-Leader Workforce Strategy & Analytics, Mercer

11:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Peer-to-Peer Collaboration Cafe : Deep Dives into the Hot Healthcare Topics in Small Groups

  • Legislative actions impacting provider community (Federal and State)
    • ACA
    • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Executive leadership changes
    • Succession Planning
    • Managing Expectations and instilling patience with Boards
    • Learning from Energy Companies on how to move leaders quickly and efficiently into senior leadership roles
  • AI & Digital Health Trends in Healthcare
    • Impacts on the workforce

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch & Networking

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Afternoon Keynote Panel: Disaster Preparation & Response- Managing in Real Time- Innovative Ideas & Unique Ways these Healthcare Workforce Leaders solved Workforce Issues

Hear directly from Healthcare Workforce Leaders on how they responded to Hurricane Harvey, other natural & man-made disasters and what they would do differently.  

What are the lessons learned to help you prepare for the next disaster response and how it could impact your workforce and operations?

  • Working with City, State & Federal Agencies
  • Preparation & Planning/Communications
  • “Musical Chairs”- dealing with unusable facilities and healthcare teams needed everywhere
  • Resources/Supply Chain Issues
  • Managing Workforce Onsite While Coordinating with Workforce Offsite & Remote Clinics
  • Creating Employee Assistance/Recovery/Compensation Plans and Communications in Real Time
  • Longterm effects from a disaster

Omar Reid, Senior VP, Harris Health Systems

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Healthcare Business Impacts & Drivers for Providers: What You Need to Know Now

  • Current Trends in Healthcare Delivery- Shift to Value versus Volume
    • Evolution from Fee-Based to Value-Based Healthcare  
  • Growing competitive nature of healthcare markets
    • New entrants to healthcare marketplace
    • Breakthrough strategies
    • Gaining efficiencies

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Refreshment / Networking Break & Solutions Showcase

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Developing Healthcare Leaders: Leadership Development in Volatile Times

  • Challenging during volatile times to focus
  • Misalignment of HiPOs
  • Inventing the future of healthcare leaders: New structures, new positions, new leaders
  • Engaging physicians to develop the next generation of clinical leaders

Jim Smalley, Director, Organizational Development, Texas Children's

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Vision of InnovateHEALTHCARE & How it is Shaping the Workforce of the Future

  • DigitalHealth – MedTech – Biotech Innovations
  • Changing the way Healthcare teams work
  • Creativity & digital skills needed by today’s Healthcare workforce

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Culture Development- How does your organization NEED TO CHANGE its culture to be ready for the new Healthcare Environment

  • Change Management- Handling misalignment of Management/Board Expectations
  • Preparing for conflict resolution and dealing with high demand environments and personalities
  • Future-proofing your culture to prepare for a new healthcare landscape
  • Managing diversity and inclusion to attract and retain the best talent

Irene Helsinger, Director, Newport Board Group

4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Happy Hour Reception & Networking