THT Healthcare Governance Conference Virtual Sessions

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Need to register by check or ACH? Please contact ServiceCenter@THA.org.

Questions?

Contact the Service Center at servicecenter@tha.org or 512/465-1057.

Texas Healthcare Trustees is happy to offer live streams of our keynote sessions and select hot-topic breakout sessions to members who are unable to attend in-person.

What will a virtual registration get you?

  • Access to THT’s Healthcare Governance Conference online event platform for up to twenty staff.
  • Access to view the live streams of all three keynote sessions and two breakout sessions.
  • Up to 6 hours of continuing education credit.
  • View the agenda.

The health of our partners and members is a top priority. We are closely monitoring COVID-19 activity, and at this time THT meetings and events are continuing as planned. We will let you know right away if that changes. 

Should the conference be cancelled, there will be a 100% refund of registration price.

HEALTHCARE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JULY 29-30
Early 
(on or before April 29)
Regular 
(April 30 – June 17)
Late 
(after June 17)
*Member Virtual
Full Conference$465$500$535
*Non-Member Virtual
Full Conference$545$580$615

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

 THURSDAY, JULY 28

Orientation and Refresher (8:30 a.m. – Noon) or Advanced Board Training (1-5 p.m.) 

Early 
(on or before April 29)
Regular 
(April 30 – June 17)
Late 
(after June 17)
*Member Virtual
Full Conference$200$235$260
*Non-Member Virtual
Full Conference$280$315$340

* Please Note: This rate allows up to 20 connections from your hospital. Note, it is not applicable to a hospital system.

CANCELLATIONS: The registration fee, less a 20 percent administrative charge, is refundable if notice of cancellation is received in writing by 5 p.m. on July 12, 2022.No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after this date. Should the conference be canceled, there will be a 100% refund of registration price. To cancel, send an email to registrar@tha.org or fax to 512/692.2653.

*The hospital registration rates above allow for up to 20 online attendees from your hospital. This rate is not applicable to a hospital system. Simple instructions on how to log in to the virtual conference sessions will be sent closer to the conference date. The individual whose information is listed on the registration form at the hospital rate will receive instructions to share with the additional attendees at their hospital.


VIRTUAL AGENDA

Thursday, July 28
PRE-CONFERENCE

8:30 a.m.–Noon
New Board Member Orientation & Refresher

8:30-8:45 a.m. 
Introduction to Texas Healthcare Trustees
Speaker info coming 

Texas Healthcare Trustees offers a diverse suite of educational and leadership development programming for hospital board members and executive leaders. This brief overview of THT will provide further information on resources and tools offered through in-person and virtual programs that can be accessed through your hospital’s THT membership.

8:45-10 a.m. 
Board Member Orientation
Speaker info coming

This program provides an overview of the basics of hospitals and larger health care systems, a review of the role of the trustee, and a discussion of the issues faced by both new trustees and those with years of experience. Significant time is spent in this seminar devoted to the role of the hospital trustee as a policy maker and not as a manager. Trustees will be provided with the tools to effectively communicate with each other and those they govern.

10:30-11:15 a.m. 
The Board’s Role in Quality and Patient Safety Oversight
Speaker info coming

Hospital board members need to have a working understanding of the critical components of quality and patient safety measures. This session will review what questions board members need to be prepared to ask, and how best to interpret data to measure the effectiveness of the hospital’s quality and patient safety initiatives.

11:15 a.m.-Noon 
Introduction to Hospital Finance
Speaker info coming

Health care finance is certainly different than other industries. This session will cover some of the unique aspects of health care finance and how to better understand key items on the hospital’s financial statements and key financial statement metrics. The presentation will address what board members need to understand about how hospitals are paid for services provided and unique areas of cost.

1-5 p.m.
Advanced Board Strategies Workshop

1-2:30 p.m. 
Governance/Future of Health Care
Speaker information coming

3-4 p.m. 
Advanced Finance
Speaker info coming

Dive one step deeper into hospital payment models including Medicare, Medicaid, PPOs and more. In addition, the speaker will review some of the accounting impacts of the ongoing pandemic and review the current economic environment.

4-5 p.m. 
Ethics in Health Care Governance
Speaker info coming soon

In this time of disruption and increasing transparency, ethical leadership is more critical than ever. From physician and executive compensation to insurance claims, the speakers will tackle some common leadership issues that require ethical decision making. Join us for this interactive discussion on ethical management and leadership and the impact on your organization.

Friday, July 29
HEALTHCARE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE – DAY 1

8:30–10 a.m. 
Opening General Session
Info coming soon

10:45–11:45 a.m.
Breakout Session
Speaker info coming

1:30–2:30 p.m. 
Breakout Session
Speaker info coming

3:15–4:30 p.m. 
Afternoon General Session
Speaker info coming

Saturday, July 30
HEALTHCARE GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE – DAY 2

8:30–9:30 a.m. 
Breakout Session
Speaker info coming

9:45–11:00 a.m. 
Closing General Session
Speaker info coming

11:00 a.m.
Adjourn

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Need to register by check or ACH? Please contact ServiceCenter@THA.org.

Questions?

Contact the Service Center atservicecenter@tha.org or 512/465-1057.