Virtual Event | March 10 - March 11 2022 , 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CST

Healthcare Talent: Creating a Culture to Thrive

Continuing education (CE) credits are available.

People are — and always will be — at the heart of healthcare. With talent strategy challenges escalating, as organizations begin a new year, now is the time for leaders to focus on innovative talent solutions and building a sustainable culture where employees can thrive now and in the future.

At the Healthcare Talent: Creating a Culture to Thrive virtual event on March 10-11, healthcare leaders will learn leadership skills to achieve organizational excellence with the right talent strategy by focusing on alignment and accountability, performance improvement through recognition, talent development and — most importantly — connection.

Attendees will hear from industry-leading keynote speakers and participate in breakout discussions rooted in the Nine Principles® for organizational excellence and other leadership concepts designed to cultivate a culture that enables employees to perform at their highest level and provide the best quality of care for patients.

Leaders will return to their organizations empowered to apply these concepts using learned tactics that have the greatest impact on both their people and their patients.

All attendees will receive a full library of on-demand resources that will be available for 30 days after the event.

Event Agenda

Virtual Conference | March 10-11, 2022

* Conference times are Central Standard Time (CST).

* All registered attendees will have access to all keynote and breakout recordings for 30 days post event.

* Approved for up to 20.25 continuing education (CE) credits/contact hours through viewing all available conference content. Visit our CE page for additional details about Huron’s joint accreditation.

DAY ONE — MARCH 10
DAY TWO — MARCH 11
SPEAKERS
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GENERAL SESSION

9-9:05 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:05-9:15 a.m.

The Nine Principles®: A Leader’s Guide to Maximize Performance and Create a Culture of Excellence — Craig Deao, MHA, Huron Managing Director and Speaker

9:15-10 a.m.

It Starts With Culture — Kevin Roberts, President & CEO, AdventHealth Central Texas | AdventHealth Rollins Brook

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS: Drive Alignment/Create Accountability

(Select one session to attend)

10:10-11:10 a.m.

How Alignment Drives Results
Having alignment across the team is critical to success. During this session, attendees will learn how to drive alignment by sharing the same vision, understanding the goals, knowing everyone’s strengths and communicating progress.

Employee Accountability ~ Really?
Accountability is key to achieving results. Yet leaders often fail to hold employees accountable. During this session, attendees will learn how to set clear strategic goals with measurable outcomes, align the jobs to the goals, and have a high level of transparency of progress.

Leaders Leading Leaders
A great leader will not only delegate to others but will provide support and guidance to help people who report to them grow. During this session, leaders will learn how to successfully guide their leaders through delegation and problem-solving, providing clear expectations, adopting strategies to conduct difficult conversations, and more!

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS: Develop, Engage and Recognize

(Select one session to attend)

11:20-12:20 p.m.

Employee Rounding
Employee rounding is a proven tactic that ensures clear communication and builds trust between staff and leaders. During this session, attendees will learn why and how to round on employees, how to align questions to desired outcomes, and tools to help you succeed.

Developing Talent in the Moment and for the Future
Time is precious and so are your people. During this session, attendees will learn how to develop talent in small bursts by leveraging key coaching “in the moment” tactics that build connections to the organization for the long term.

Elevate Your Approach to Employee Reward and Recognition and Drive Results
High-performing employees achieve results, but sustaining those results depends on top talent feeling appreciated when they do. Attendees of this session will learn key strategies to elevate their approach to employee reward and recognition, setting the stage for a people-first culture where employees feel valued for their efforts and inspired to maintain high performance.

12:20-12:50 p.m.

30-Minute Lunch Break

GENERAL SESSION

12:50-1:40 p.m.

Rethink Engagement
Engagement is not new. It is, in fact, fundamental to creating an environment in which people can learn, grow and thus give commitment to an organization and its mission. What is new is the unprecedented options people have in front of them today. In today’s discussion, we will share a diverse collection of perspectives on how to build connection, how to understand the needs of your team and ultimately creating an engaged team that wants to be with your organization for years into the future.

Panelists:

  • Roy Butler, Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
  • Paula R. Meskan, FACHE, CEO, River’s Edge Hospital
  • Cory Edmondson, MBA, FACHE, President/CEO, Peterson Health
  • Sandra Rader, DNP, MSA, R.N., NEA-BC, President, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Moderator: Jennifer Miller, Principal, Huron

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS: Communicate, Communicate

(Select one session to attend)

1:50-2:50 p.m.

Developing Active and Effective Listening Skills
Listening is the basis of good communication. During this session, attendees will learn about body language, how to ensure communications are clearly understood by using teach backs, and how to dig deep to find root causes rather than surface answers.

Influential Messaging to Communicate Change Effectively
Effective communication helps drive desired and required changes in your workplace. During this session, attendees will learn how to use the compelling why, the definitive what, and the directional how to communicate effectively to drive change successfully.

Answering Tough Questions
Today more than ever, leaders are having to answer some tough questions around mandates, staffing and so much more. During this session, leaders will learn how to find the right words to address tough questions and to see what "right" looks like through role-play.

CONCURRENT BREAKOUTS: Develop, Engage and Recognize

(Select one session to attend)

3-4 p.m.

Employee-Centric Tactics to Drive Well-Being and Retention
As the COVID-19 pandemic and the great resignation change the way we work, it is increasingly important to hire, engage and retain employees. During this session, attendees will learn how to cultivate an employee-centric culture by connecting to purpose, providing support, building autonomy, communicating appreciation, and developing a psychologically safe environment.

Boost Retention Despite the Great Resignation
What can you do to retain and attract top talent? During this session, attendees will learn how to invest in and secure high performers, develop and grow middle/solid performers, and manage low performers even during staff shortages.

The Role Leaders Play in Promoting a Culture of Inclusion
One of the most uncomfortable conversations leaders find themselves facing is how we approach diversity and inclusion within our organizations. During this session, attendees will learn what it truly means to define and promote a culture of inclusion, how to understand your role as a leader in promoting a culture of inclusion, and tips on how to embed a culture of inclusion throughout your organization.

GENERAL SESSION

4:10-4:55 p.m.

Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Traumatized Healthcare Workers

  • Samuel McLean, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Institute of Trauma Recovery, UNC Health
  • Samantha Meltzer-Brody, M.D., MPH, Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, UNC Health

4:55-5 p.m.

Day One Takeaways and Wrap-Up

After Hours
5-6 p.m.

Got Questions? Ask a Huron Expert

GENERAL SESSION

9-9:05 a.m.

Welcome, Connect the Dots, and Opening Remarks

CONCURRENT TRACKS:

Huron experts will expand on the day-one learnings and how to specifically apply the tools, tactics and best practices to succeed in each of the unique roles in healthcare organizations outlined below:

9:15-11 a.m.

New Leaders and Managers Track
New leaders and managers have a unique opportunity to approach their teams and projects with a fresh perspective. This session will narrow the focus from yesterday’s learnings to home in on the leadership skills needed in your new role.

Facilitated by Margaret Stanzell, Huron Director

Nurse Leaders Track
Today’s successful nurse leader must artfully deploy leading practices to drive culture and accountability, talent retention and workforce optimization, and highly reliable quality, safety, and operational outcomes. Join Huron’s nurse experts as they speak specifically to the traits and tactics needed to thrive and sustain high performance in today’s healthcare environment.

Facilitated by Lisa Reich, R.N., Huron Senior Director; Vikki Choate, DNP, MSN, R.N., NEA-BC, CPHQ, Huron Senior Director; and Judy Stroot, R.N., BSN, M.A., NEA-BC, Huron Managing Director

Physicians and Med Practice Leaders Track
During this session, take a deeper dive into your responsibility in creating a thriving culture as a physician and medical practice leader. Understand the specific tools and tactics you can implement to further create a culture of engagement and well-being through leadership.

Facilitated by Dan Smith, M.D., FACEP, Huron Principal and Executive Medical Director; Julie O'Shaughnessy, Huron Principal; and Marcie Rohleder, Huron Senior Director

GENERAL SESSION

11:10-11:15 a.m.

Key Takeaways and Closing Remarks

11:15-noon

Closing Keynote by Rich Bluni, R.N., Best-Selling Author and National Speaker

Noon

Conference Adjourned

Keynote

The Nine Principles®: A Leader’s Guide to Maximize Performance and Create a Culture of Excellence

Speakers:

Craig-Deao
Craig Deao, MHA Huron Managing Director and Speaker

Keynote

It Starts With Culture

Speakers:

Kevin Roberts
Kevin Roberts President & CEO, AdventHealth Central Texas | AdventHealth Rollins Brook

Breakout Session

How Alignment Drives Results

Speakers:

Kelly Dickey Huron Manager

Breakout Session

Employee Accountability ~ Really?

Speakers:

Alida-Zamboni
Alida Zamboni, R.N., M.S. Huron Coach and Senior Director
Margaret Stanzell Huron Director

Breakout Session

Leaders Leading Leaders

Speakers:

Cyndi Fowler, R.N., MBA, CENP Huron Executive Coach Director

Breakout Session

Employee Rounding

Speakers:

Colleen-McCrory
Colleen McCrory, MBA, FACHE Huron Coach and Director
Megan Griewisch
Megan Griewisch Huron Associate

Breakout Session

Developing Talent in the Moment and for the Future

Speakers:

Lisa-Reich
Lisa Reich, R.N. Huron Coach Leader and Director
Stephanie Striepeck Huron Director

Keynote

Rethink Engagement

Speakers:

Roy Butler Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph’s Health Care London
Cory Edmondson, MBA, FACHE Peterson Health President & Chief Executive Officer
Paula R. Meskan, FACHE River’s Edge Hospital Chief Executive Officer
Sandra Rader, DNP, MSA, R.N., NEA-BC UPMC President
Jennifer Miller - Final
Jennifer Miller Huron Principal

Breakout Session

Answering Tough Questions

Speakers:

Jennifer Miller - Final
Jennifer Miller Huron Principal
Katie-Oliva
Katie Oliva Huron Principal

Breakout Session

Reward and Recognition

Speakers:

Todd-Hendricks
Todd Hendricks, MBA Huron Coach and Director
Corey Bruner Huron Director

Breakout Session

Developing Active and Effective Listening Skills

Speakers:

Craig-Deao
Craig Deao, MHA Huron Managing Director and Speaker

Breakout Session

Influential Messaging to Communicate Change Effectively

Speakers:

Katie-Katz
Kate Katz Huron Director

Breakout Session

Boost Retention Despite the Great Resignation

Speakers:

Jeff-Wood
Jeff Wood, R.N. Huron Senior Director and Coach Leader

Breakout Session

Employee-Centric Tactics to Drive Well-Being and Retention

Speakers:

Todd-Hendricks
Todd Hendricks, MBA Huron Coach and Director
Kris-Ann-Piazza
Kris Ann Piazza Huron Director

Breakout Session

The Role Leaders Play in Promoting a Culture of Inclusion

Speakers:

Kristie-Tobias
Kristie Tobias, MHA, PCCP, HFMA CRCR Huron Director and Speaker

Keynote

Recognizing and Addressing the Needs of Traumatized Healthcare Workers

Speakers:

samuel-mclean
Samuel McLean, M.D., MPH Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Institute of Trauma Recovery, UNC Health
samantha-meltzer-brody
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, M.D., MPH Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, UNC Health

Focused Track

New Leaders and Managers Track

Speakers:

Margaret Stanzell Huron Director

Focused Track

Nurse Leaders Track

Speakers:

Lisa-Reich
Lisa Reich Huron Senior Director
Vikki-Choate
Vikki Choate, DNP, MSN, R.N., NEA-BC, CPHQ Huron Senior Director
Judy-Stroot
Judy Stroot, R.N., BSN, M.A., NEA-BC Huron Managing Director

Focused Track

Physicians and Med Practice Leaders Track

Speakers:

Dan-Smith
Dan Smith, M.D. Huron Executive Medical Director and Principal
Julie-OShaunessy
Julie O'Shaughnessy, MHA Huron Principal
Marcie Rohleder
Marcie Rohleder Huron Senior Director

Closing Keynote

Speakers:

Rich-Bluni
Rich Bluni, R.N. Huron Senior Director, Best-Selling Author and National Speaker

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Continuing education (CE) credits are available.

People are — and always will be — at the heart of healthcare. With talent strategy challenges escalating, as organizations begin a new year, now is the time for leaders to focus on innovative talent solutions and building a sustainable culture where employees can thrive now and in the future.

At the Healthcare Talent: Creating a Culture to Thrive virtual event on March 10-11, healthcare leaders will learn leadership skills to achieve organizational excellence with the right talent strategy by focusing on alignment and accountability, performance improvement through recognition, talent development and — most importantly — connection.

Attendees will hear from industry-leading keynote speakers and participate in breakout discussions rooted in the Nine Principles® for organizational excellence and other leadership concepts designed to cultivate a culture that enables employees to perform at their highest level and provide the best quality of care for patients.

Leaders will return to their organizations empowered to apply these concepts using learned tactics that have the greatest impact on both their people and their patients.

All attendees will receive a full library of on-demand resources that will be available for 30 days after the event.

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