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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at ache.org/Coronavirus.

Leadership

Understanding and Addressing the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What Healthcare Leaders Need to Know

This complimentary session will cover the current state of the COVID-19 infectious disease and provide strategies for healthcare leaders to use for their organization and community. Learning Objectives: Describe the current status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Form evidence-based strategies for prevention of coronavirus transmission and develop plans to manage patients with COVID-19 infection.

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Competencies and Collaboration for Industry Success in Health Value: A Special Session With the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative

The healthcare industry is at an inflection point: achieving value in healthcare is critical to providing patients the best care and health possible, while allowing the nation to remain competitive in a global economy. Though much of the industry is focused on developing new and alternative payment models, there has been a lack of focus…

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Global Management Capacity Building for International Healthcare Leadership

Organizations such as the World Health Organization, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Clinton Global Initiative and USAID have identified management capacity building in healthcare as a significant global need, particularly in low-income countries. Expert faculty will discuss the leading contributing factors to the shortage, incorporating case studies and allowing opportunity for exchange of…

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Hackathon! A Team-Based Approach to Drive Innovation

New at Congress! A hackathon is an exciting way to drive innovation by forming diverse, cross-functional teams to debate solutions, then selecting one for a pitch. Hackathons help leaders solve vexing problems, build a culture of innovation, and increase teamwork and collaboration, all while networking with their peers. Participants will not only develop creative solutions,…

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94X – Transforming Our People Strategies: Innovative Approaches From Leading Health Systems

Healthcare leaders are increasingly recognizing that our approaches to managing people are not delivering the engagement, development, change readiness and well-being that our organizations need to navigate forward. Will future success require a radical rethinking of how we approach our management roles? Which approaches have the strongest evidence for success, versus just being “new and…

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84H – Key Ingredients for Successful Innovation Partnerships

The majority of the health system leaders MATTER meets want to be innovative, but very few feel confident in building the systems and culture an organization needs to continuously transform new ideas into solutions. The question is always: How do you create a culture of innovation in an environment that is inherently (and understandably) risk…

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83H – Mentoring Lessons From the International Hospital Federation

Mentoring in any profession offers benefits to both the mentor and mentee. However, mentoring in health systems of different sizes and in different cultures adds complexity to the process and the outcomes. This seminar will examine the unique nature and associated outcomes of mentoring in international settings, especially in a field under increasing public pressure…

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78H – Rural Hospitals: Moving From Surviving to Thriving

Rural hospital challenges are magnified by low inpatient volumes, workforce shortages and an aging infrastructure. Rural hospitals also are often geographically isolated, which further limits their access to resources. Even when part of a larger system, corporate tools do not always translate to local implementation. To sustain the key community resources serving the health needs…

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71X – From Buzzwords to Implementation: Improving Healthcare Management Systems

Many organizations seek to achieve systematic change through performance improvement methods such as Lean and Six Sigma. However, recent research has shown that implementing new high-performance management systems achieves greater success. Nevertheless, it can be difficult to translate the use of these new systems into tangible actions. During this seminar, MaineHealth System will share how…

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66B – Nobody Fights Their Own Ideas: Innovation as a Source of Engagement

This seminar will describe the shared attributes of organizations where the predominant culture styles include both innovation and high reliability. Faculty will emphasize the specific actions leaders can take to set these cultures into motion, rather than simply describing key tenets. You will learn about specific actions such as how to build the capacity of…

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