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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.

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Brian E. Sweeney, FACHE

COO

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

Brian Sweeney is COO for Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. He is responsible for divisional operations across the continuum of care, which includes four acute care hospitals, a 700-employed physician multi-specialty practice and ancillary businesses generating $2.1 billion in annual net revenue. He is proficient in the use of change management methodologies and is a regular speaker at national industry conferences. Mr. Sweeney is a registered nurse and holds an MBA degree from Temple University. He enjoys developing leaders and mentoring and coaching early careerists. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.

Sessions

43A – Practical Guidance to Accelerate Change in Healthcare

Presented by Dennis R. Delisle, ScD, FACHE, Brian E. Sweeney, FACHE at 8:45 AM on Tuesday, March 24th.

Value and consumer preference require organizations to develop service excellence as a core competency. Key to this is workforce alignment, employee engagement and leadership commitment. Accelerating culture change can be done in a systematic and deliberate manner. Though most research suggests it takes up to seven years for a culture change, this seminar’s presenters argue…

43B – Practical Guidance to Accelerate Change in Healthcare

Presented by Dennis R. Delisle, ScD, FACHE, Brian E. Sweeney, FACHE at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, March 24th.

Value and consumer preference require organizations to develop service excellence as a core competency. Key to this is workforce alignment, employee engagement and leadership commitment. Accelerating culture change can be done in a systematic and deliberate manner. Though most research suggests it takes up to seven years for a culture change, this seminar’s presenters argue…