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LEARNING FROM AND WITH LEADERS

THE CHALLENGE

Governor Mike Leavitt
Former Governor of Utah and Secretary of Health and Human Services 
Healthcare disruption and the drive to value has arrived: job expectations are changing from the frontlines to the C-suite.
OPENING PLENARY

THE SOLUTION

A milestone has been reached. New healthcare quality competencies for value-driven goals have been defined. They will shape the way healthcare professionals work together.
Stephanie Mercado, CAE
Chief Executive Officer and  Executive Director
NAHQ
Andrew Kopolow, MPA MSW CPHQ PMP CSSBB
Process Improvement Consultant
UnitedHealthcare
John Poelman, MPH
Executive Director
Accountable Care Learning Collaborative
Norman Kahn, Jr., MD CPE
Former Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer
Council of Medical Specialty Societies

THE RESULTS

The future is here. Three organizations show how deploying a competency-based workforce and creating a quality infrastructure saves millions and improves patient outcomes.
Re-engineer your workforce to improve your results; small system saves $12M and improves patient lives.
Cathy Duquette, PhD RN NEA-BC CPHQ FNAHQ
Executive Vice President, Nursing Affairs
Lifespan
Nidia Williams, PhD MBB CPHQ FNAHQ
Vice President, Operational Excellence
Lifespan
Raising the bar in quality across a diverse multi-hospital organization.
Paul Stefanacci, MD FACS MBA
Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care Division
Universal Health Services 
Brad Neet, MBA RN BSN
Chief Executive Officer
Southwest Healthcare System
Ted Donnelly, MHA BSN
Corporate Director, Quality
Universal Health Services
Nikole DeVries, MSN RN CPHQ
Director, Performance Improvement and Patient Engagement
Southwest Healthcare System
Primary care offices are assessing the increasing demands of healthcare quality against competency standards in their office settings.
Pat Merryweather, MA BA
Executive Director
Project Patient Care
Caroline Sommers, MPH
Senior Vice President, Clinical Quality
Oak Street Health
Alvia Siddiqi, MD FAAFP
Vice President, Innovation and Government Programs
Advocate Physician Partners

THE CONVERSATION

NAHQ Summit Co-chairs facilitate engaging conversations between speakers and attendees about rethinking the quality workforce.
David Nash, MD MBA
Founding Dean
Jefferson College of Population Health
Carole Guinane, MBA RN CPHQ
Vice President, System Orthopedics
Sentara Healthcare
2020 NAHQ President 

THE INSIGHTS

Three sessions with CEOs and Quality Executives: speaking the truths of working together.
PART ONE
How to get the most from the quality staff from the people who know them best – the VPs and Directors in charge of quality.
Stephanie Mercado, CAE
Chief Executive Officer and  Executive Director
NAHQ
David Nash, MD MBA
Founding Dean
Jefferson College of Population Health
Paul Stefanacci, MD FACS MBA
Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care Division
Universal Health Services 
Ted Donnelly, MHA BSN
Corporate Director, Quality
Universal Health Services
Nidia Williams, PhD MBB CPHQ FNAHQ
Vice President, Operational Excellence
Lifespan
PART TWO
Managing topline growth by staying in touch with the frontlines.
Ron Seal
Chief Executive Officer
Texoma Medical Center
Stephanie Mercado, CAE
Chief Executive Officer and  Executive Director
NAHQ
David Nash, MD MBA
Founding Dean
Jefferson College of Population Health
PART THREE
Brent James, MD MStat
Former Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director
Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research at Intermountain Healthcare
Seeing the future: Quality as a business strategy.
CLOSING PLENARY

THE CONNECTIONS

Make connections and continue the quality conversation during our networking events.