2019 AzHHA Annual Leadership Conference

 Conference Agenda

2019 Annual Leadership Conference

“Back to The Future”

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

11:00 am – 04:00 pm

Golf Tournament

02:30 pm – 03:00 pm

Early Registration opens

03:00 pm – 04:30 pm

Trustee Session: Your CEO’s Comings and Goings - The Board Matters
Speakers: Brian Turney and Anita Harger
Kingman Regional Medical Center

04:45 pm – 05:45 pm

General Session:
Topic: Healthcare as an Economic Development Tool
Speaker: Greg Ensell, VP Government Relations
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

Speaker: Jim Rounds, President
Rounds Consulting Group Inc.

06:00 pm – 07:00 pm

Platinum and Gold Sponsor Reception
(cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served)

Thursday, October 24, 2019

07:30 am – 09:30 am

AzHHA Board Member Breakfast and Meeting
(Board Members Only)

08:30 am

Registration Opens

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Welcome and Opening
Ann-Marie Alameddin, President and CEO
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

10:15 am – 11:30 am

General Session - Healthcare Trends and Tipping Points: What to Watch, How to Prepare
Sponsored by AB Staffing
Speaker: Paul Keckly, Ph.D, Managing Editor, Healthcare
Industry Analyst, Investor and Futurist

The Keckley Report

11:30 am - 11:45 am

Networking Break

11:45 am – 01:30 pm

Lunch / Salisbury Award
General Session:

Topic: Working for Change: The Art of Designing Policy with Heart
Speaker: Torrie Fields
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

Lou Gagliano
Coalition to Transform Advanced Care

01:30 pm – 01:45 pm

Networking Break

01:45 pm – 02:45 pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. Topic: Integrating Physicians on the Road to Value 
    Speaker: Jim Hammond
    The Hertel Report

  2.  Topic: Rural Residency Development: An Overview
    Speaker: Randall Longenecker, Executive Director
    The RTT Collaborative, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

  3. Topic: Well-being and Resilience for Health Leaders
    Speaker: Dr. Teri Pipe, Chief Well-Being Officer Founding Director
    Arizona State University

02:45 pm – 03:00 pm

Networking Break

03:00 pm – 04:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

  1. Topic: AHCCCS Update
    Jami Snyder, Director Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System


  2. Topic: Diversity & Inclusive Leadership for a Changing World
    Speaker: Lisa Mead
    Arizona Women in Healthcare

  3. Topic: Patient Safety and Cyber Security in the Era of Hyper-connected Healthcare
    Speaker: Dr. Christian Dameff
    University of California San Diego

04:00 pm – 04:15 pm

Networking Break

04:15 pm – 05:30 pm

Lead, Engage and Persuade with the Power of Story - Sponsored by AB Staffing
Doug Stevenson, CSP, CEO
Story Theater International

05:45 pm – 07:00 pm

Receptionsponsored by HealthCare Workforce Logistics
(cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served)

Friday, October 25, 2019

07:00 am – 08:45 am

Breakfast / Roundtable Discussions

08:45 am – 09:00 am

Networking Break

09:00 am – 9:30 am

AzHHA Annual Meeting

 09:90 am - 10:30 amGeneral Session
Topic: Unions
Speaker: Gail Blanchard
California Hospital Association

10:00 am – 11:00 am

General Session
Topic: Update from Capitol Hill
Speaker:U.S Senator Martha McSally

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Closing Session
Topic: Assessing Medicare For All and Related Reforms
Susan Dentzer

12:15 pm – 12:30 pm

Closing Comments/Raffle/Conference Adjourn




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