SOURCE: National Research Corporation

National Research Corporation

January 05, 2016 06:00 ET

2016 Healthcare Leadership Conference Series Kicks Off in January

The Governance Institute Hosts Conference Focusing on Physician Integration, Restructuring Governance Strategies, and Decoding Myths Behind the Healthcare Consumer

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - January 05, 2016) - The Governance Institute, a service of National Research Corporation, is pleased to kick off its 2016 Leadership Conference Series January 17 - 20 at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples in Naples, Florida. Event speakers include healthcare leaders, physicians, university faculty members, and leading consulting firms. Attendees include board chairs, board members, healthcare executives, and physicians. Click here to learn more about the event.

Featured presentations explore topics such as understanding value-based healthcare, connecting philanthropy with governance strategy, integrating physicians in a healthcare culture, understanding the role of the consumer, and much more. Steven J. Spear, D.B.A., M.S., M.S., Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) will provide the keynote address of the conference with his presentation, "Breaking Through: Outstanding, Affordable Care for All." To see the full list of presentations, click here.

Zach Griffin, General Manager of The Governance Institute, said this year's conference series is built upon the momentum the series experienced in 2015. "Governance leaders, executives, and physician leaders are strategically coming together and making shifts to advance healthcare in a consumer-driven direction with a high return on value. Our 2016 series continues down this path with topics focused on facilitating change beyond strategic planning," Griffin said. 

Other renowned presenters include Robert M. Wachter, M.D., of the University of California, San Francisco, Rulon F. Stacey, Ph.D., FACHE of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and Brian J. Silverstein, M.D., a national healthcare expert in population health management and healthcare business models and provider systems.

The conference agenda is built upon The Governance Institute's 2016 Education Agenda, which includes the following learning objectives: Expanding Quality Oversight to Value-Based Care Settings, Advancing Population Health with Targeted Metrics, Building Strategic Alliances across the Continuum, Consumer Strategy: Connecting and Responding to Consumer Needs, and Innovation & Disruption: The Expanding Role of Non-Traditional Providers.

For more information and to register, visit or contact Alexis LaFleur at or (858) 646-3442.

About The Governance Institute 

The Governance Institute provides trusted, independent information and resources to board members, healthcare executives, and physician leaders in support of their efforts to lead and govern their organizations.

The Governance Institute is a membership organization serving not-for-profit hospital and health system boards of directors, executives, and physician leadership. Membership services are provided through research and publications, conferences, and advisory services. In addition to its membership services, The Governance Institute conducts research studies, tracks healthcare industry trends, and showcases governance practices of leading healthcare boards across the country.

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