Open Minds

October 10, 2016 10:41 ET

OPEN MINDS Announces First Ever I/DD Executive Summits Powered by VERTESS & CapGrow Partners

GETTYSBURG, PA--(Marketwired - October 10, 2016) - OPEN MINDS has announced the first ever 2017 OPEN MINDS I/DD Executive Summits exclusively hosted by VERTESS and CapGrow Partners. These 2017 intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) focused events are designed to provide practical, cutting-edge ideas for executives of organizations in the I/DD marketplace, with a clear vision on how to continue to move their organization forward successfully, despite all the turbulence. With two opportunities to attend throughout the year, these information-packed events will give executives the strategies and tools needed to overcome the challenges of today's changing marketplace.

While these Summits will be held in two separate locations in 2017, each will contain unique perspectives and exclusive content. The inaugural event will take place on February 15, 2017 in Clearwater Beach, Florida, followed by the second Summit on August 15, 2017 in Long Beach, California. Both events will feature a number of sessions presented by experts in the I/DD field. The agenda for the Clearwater Beach, Florida, event will include sessions on:

  • Emerging Best Practices In Medicaid Managed Care Long-Term Support & Services: Trends Shaping The Market
  • Getting Ahead of the Curve: Entrepreneurial Approaches Employed By Leading I/DD Providers
  • Technology Considerations For Managing Performance In The Move To Value Based Payments
  • Success In An Era Of Uncertainty: Does Size Really Matter?

Registration is now open! To learn more or register for the 2017 OPEN MINDS I/DD Executive Summits, visit or contact Brittney Shindledecker, Consultant, OPEN MINDS at 717-334-1329 or

About CapGrow Partners

CapGrow Partners offers unparalleled experience and resources in providing safe, secure and appropriate housing for individuals with behavioral health needs, brain injuries and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Their tailored lease programs are designed to enhance your operations while at the same time advancing your financial objectives. To learn more about CapGrow Partners and their leasing solutions, visit or call 773-327-7691.


VERTESS is an international healthcare merger + acquisition advisory firm with expertise in diverse areas, ranging from intellectual/developmental disabilities services to behavioral healthcare treatment and in home care. Organizations seek their assistance in completing rewarding transactions, as well as consultation to build sustainable value. To learn more about VERTESS, visit:


OPEN MINDS is a national strategic advisory firm specializing in the sectors of the health and human service industry serving individuals with complex support needs: mental health; addiction treatment; children & family services; intellectual & developmental disabilities; chronic disease management; long term care; social services; correctional health care, reentry & diversion; and juvenile justice.

Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 75+ associates believe by providing the latest market intelligence and management best practices to organizations serving the health and social support needs of the most vulnerable consumers, those organizations will be better able to provide efficient and effective services. Learn more at

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