Top 5 Sessions to Attend at the Becker’s Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting

03.25.19 TigerConnect Healthcare
Top 5 Sessions to Attend at the Becker’s Hospital Review 10th Annual Meeting

Plan ahead to make the most of your time at the Becker’s 10th Annual Meeting

At this year’s Becker’s 10th Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, more than 4,000 strategic leaders in healthcare will come together to discuss how to improve hospital systems in these challenging but opportunity-filled times. The best minds in healthcare management will discuss long-term opportunities for hospitals and health systems while providing practical and immediately useful guidance.

To help you make the most of this information-packed event, which runs April 1-4, we’ve put together a pre-event planning guide with the top keynotes and sessions you won’t want to miss:

Celebrity Keynotes

  • George W. Bush – 43rd President of the United States of America and Founder of the George W. Bush Presidential Center
  • Katie Couric – Storied News Anchor, Producer, and Documentarian
  • Bill Clinton – 42nd President of the United States of America and Founder of the Clinton Foundation

General Speaking Sessions

With more than 300 hospital and health system executives speaking at the meeting, you’ll be able to sit in on the best business-focused, strategic discussions in the healthcare industry. Here are our top five picks:

1. Key Thoughts on Strategically Growing Your Hospital or Health System: What Works and What Doesn’t (Monday, April 1st from 9-9:40 a.m.)

Presenters include:

  • Dianne Anderson, President and CEO, Lawrence General Hospital
  • Kenneth Altman, MD, PhD, FACS, Chief, Otolaryngology, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Joan Kurtenbach, Vice President, Strategic Planning and Marketing, Rush University Medical Center
  • Stonish Pierce, FACHE, System Vice President, Specialty Services, Beaumont Health

2. How to Improve the Patient Experience? What Strategies are Helpful, and What Technologies are Helpful? What are Your Best Suggestions? (Monday, April 1st from 9-9:40 a.m.)

Presenters include:

  • Kathy Ross, CIO, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital
  • Steven W. Powell, MD, MPH, CPE, FAPA, CMO, Medical Affairs and Inpatient Services, Medical Director, Psychiatric Services, New London Hospital
  • Michael Glenn, MD, CMO, Virginia Mason Health System
  • András Sablauer, MD, PhD, CMIO, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

3. What Are the Biggest Disruptors to Health Tech Right Now? (Monday, April 1st from 9:50-10:30 a.m.)

Presenters include:

  • Robyn Muzeka, MBA, Director, Care Navigation Services, Virtual Care Programs and Technology Innovation, Advent Health Information Technology, Adventist Health System
  • Dennis P. Lund, MD, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Associate Dean, Faculty, and Chief Medical Officer, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
  • Scott Rowe, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Conifer Health Solutions
  • Ilir Zenku, MITM, PMP, CHCIO, Assistant Vice President, Health System IT, University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System

4. Three Strategies for Hospitals and Health Systems to Counter Physician Burnout (Monday, April 1st from 10:30-11:05 a.m.)

Presenters include:

  • Alison Tothy, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Chicago Medicine
  • Keith Gray, MD, MBA, FACS, Associate Professor; Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology; Director, Physician Leadership Academy, The University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Linda Hunter, RN, DNP, CPPS, Chief Nursing Officer, Ethics and Compliance Officer, Spring View Hospital, LifePoint Health

5. Three Strategies to Improve the Patient Experience (Wednesday, April 3rd from 3:40-4:20 p.m.)

Presenters include:

  • Karen Harris, MSN, RN, WHNP-BC, Chief Nursing, and Operations Executive, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
  • Carla McManus, RN, BSN, Chief Nursing Officer, Massac Memorial Hospital – Vanessa Roshell-Stacks, Associate Vice President, Hospital Operations and Care Transitions, Rush University Medical Center
  • Kenneth E. Berkovitz, MD, Chief Executive Officer, OSF Healthcare Cardiovascular Institute, OSF Healthcare

TigerConnect Demos in The Exhibit Hall

At Becker’s Annual Meeting, TigerConnect will be showcasing TigerTouch, the ‘everyone’ solution that brings together physicians, specialists, nurses, case managers, and when needed, the patient. Using TigerTouch as the central communication hub, the entire care team can communicate with the patient by text, voice, or group video conversation.

To see TigerTouch in action visit us on the exhibit floor at booth 105 or schedule a short 15-minute demo with one of our experts. In addition to TigerTouch, we’ll also be showcasing several other new capabilities including:

  • Virtual Care / Telehealth capabilities
  • Group video calling
  • Escalated messaging
  • Nurse call integration
  • Cross-facility communication and more

Looking for more information now? Download our company brochure to see how TigerConnect is transforming healthcare communications, and how it can accelerate throughput, reduce costs, and improve patient care at your facility.


 

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Local Attractions

There’s plenty to do in the city of Chicago. Take some time after the meeting to enjoy the local art, architecture, and entertainment the Windy City has to offer.

For more information about the Becker’s Annual Meeting, visit the website and register today.

We’ll see you in Chicago!

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