Master Series: Masters of Innovation

Tuesday, March 23
1:10pm2:10pm CDT

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Presented By

Marc Boom, MD, FACHE, FACP

Houston Methodist

Tina Freese Decker, FACHE

Spectrum Health

Joseph Williams

Senior Editor
U.S. News and World Report
About the Session

Join two healthcare leaders recognized for employing innovation in their strategies and operations to improve patient outcomes, engage their staff and clinicians, and provide more efficient and positive outcomes. Tina Freese Decker, FACHE, president/CEO, Spectrum Health, leads a nationally recognized $8 billion health system with 31,000 team members who provide exceptional care and services through a medical group, 14 hospitals and a health plan with over 1M members. Marc L. Boom, MD, FACHE, FACP, president/CEO, Houston Methodist, oversees a fully integrated health system with a world-renowned academic medical center as well as seven community hospitals with more than 24,000 employees. Houston Methodist has led breakthroughs in organ transplantation, orthopedics, cancer treatment and neurology. Decker and Boom are experienced in the areas of innovation and disruptive change, leading operational teams to achieve better results while being mindful of the likelihood of reduced resources in the future. You will hear lessons learned from their own systems’ success stories that can be employed in other healthcare settings.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover the role of innovation in improving patient engagement and outcomes.
  • Explore lessons learned from healthcare leaders at the forefront of innovation in their systems.

This session qualifies for 1.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit. Attendees must participate during the scheduled time to earn ACHE Face-to-Face Education credit.


This session is made possible in part by the support of Change Healthcare, an ACHE Premier Corporate Partner.