Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19


2-6 p.m.
Registration Open


THURSDAY, JULY 20 PRE-CONFERENCE DAY


7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Registration Open

 

7:30-8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

 

7:45 a.m.-2 p.m.
THT Golf Tournament

 

8:30 a.m.-Noon
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Advanced Board Strategies
    What's Next in Governance and What Does It Mean For Boards and Executives?
    Les Wallace, Ph.D., president, Signature Resources Inc., Aurora, Colorado
  • New Board Member Orientation
    8:30-10:30 a.m.
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Fletcher Brown,
    partner, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis, LLP, Austin; and Kevin Reed, partner, Reed, Claymon, Meeker, & Hargett, PPLC, Austin

    10:45 a.m.-Noon
    Parliamentary Procedures

     

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

 

10:30-10:45 a.m.
Morning Break

 

Noon-1 p.m.
Pre-Conference Luncheon  

 

1-4 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

  • Advanced Board Strategies
    1-2:30 p.m.
    Finance

    2:45-4 p.m.
     
    Ethics
    Fletcher Brown,
    partner, Waller, Lansden, Dortch & Davis, LLP, Austin; and Kevin Reed, partner, Reed, Claymon, Meeker, & Hargett, PPLC, Austin
  • New Board Member Orientation
    1-2:30
    Hospital Finances

    2:45-4 p.m.
    A Board Member's Role in Quality
    Susan Mellott,
    Ph.D., RN, Mellott & Associates, Inc., Houston

 

2:30-2:45 p.m.
Afternoon Break

 

4-5 p.m.
Welcome to San Antonio Riverwalk Reception

 

FRIDAY, JULY 21


7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration Open

 

7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Open

 

7-8 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

 

8-10:15 a.m.
Opening General Session
Jamie Orlikoff,
president, Orlikoff & Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

 

10:15-10:45 a.m.
Morning Break in the Exhibit Hall 

 

10:45 a.m.-Noon
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Utilizing Board Self-Assessment Best Practices to Promote Exceptional Governance
Scott Alarcon,
CEO, Georgetown Health Foundation

This session will focus on the use of Board Self Assessments, to include both full board and individual member assessment, and Governance Dashboards to drive board engagement and exceptional governance.

Regulatory Update
Speaker information coming soon

Deep Dive:  Governance, Ask Jamie Anything
Jamie Orlikoff,
president, Orlikoff & Associates, Inc., Chicago, Illinois

The OIG Subpoena – Compliance Inquiry or Precursor to DOJ Action?
Kenya Woodruff,
partner, Haynes and Boone, Dallas

The Office of Inspector General of Health and Human Services is a key agency in addressing, fraud, waste and abuse in various federal healthcare programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.  In many instances, a subpoena or inquiry from the OIG may be your first indicator that some activity at your facility is under investigation by the OIG or the Department of Justice.  This session will explore best practices for institutional preparedness for investigations and inquiries; how to handle the subpoena response; and what the next steps are from a legal and operational perspective.

The Board’s Role in Quality
Susan Mellott,
Ph.D., RN, Mellott & Associates, Inc., Houston

 

Noon-1:30 p.m.
Trustee Awards Luncheon   

 

1:30-2:45 p.m.
Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Utilizing Board Self-Assessment Best Practices to Promote Exceptional Governance (Repeat Session)
Scott Alarcon,
CEO, Georgetown Health Foundation
This session will focus on the use of Board Self Assessments, to include both full board and individual member assessment, and Governance Dashboards to drive board engagement and exceptional governance.
   
Regulatory Update (Repeat Session)
Speaker information coming soon    

Rural Focus/Partnerships
Speaker information coming soon 

Finance Case Study
Speaker information coming soon
 

2:45-3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Break in the Exhibit Hall  

 

3:15-4:30 p.m.
Afternoon General Session

 

4:30-6 p.m.
Noble Allen Silent Auction and Reception  
 


SATURDAY, JULY 22


7:30 a.m.-Noon
Registration Open

 

8-9 a.m.
Certified Healthcare Trustee Breakfast (Invitation only)

 

8-9 a.m.
Biscuits, Bacon and Breakouts Table Talk

Is the current state of health care making you crave comfort food? Join us for breakfast to discuss key issues affecting your hospital. The conference’s top sponsors will facilitate these interactive sessions. Bring your questions and suggestions to contribute.

 

9-10:15 a.m.
General Session
Physician Leadership Development

Thomas Atchison, Ed.D.,
president and founder, Atchison Consulting LLC, Le Claire, Iowa 

 

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Closing General Session
The Future of the Health Care Marketplace: What's Next?
Ian Morrison,
founding partner, Strategic Health Perspectives

Organizations and individuals need to be flexible to adjust to a new reform agenda, including the push for more widespread reimbursement reform, changes in coverage, growth in transparency and accountability, and the relentless quest for value in healthcare driven by patients and purchasers.  This presentation will focus on the political, economic, and strategic context of change in healthcare, describe the possible scenarios we face and examine how the various actors are preparing for the future.  Drawing on experience from around the country and around the world, it will identify the leadership challenges and opportunities that lie ahead and will provide strategic insights on how organizations and individuals can flourish in the future.
 

11:30 a.m.
Closing Remarks