For immediate release
MEDIA ADVISORY - FEBRUARY 18, 2002
American College of Healthcare Executives Congress on Healthcare Management
DATE: March 17-21, 2002
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel Chicago, Illinois
CONTACT: Information-Ann C. Bartling, CHE Vice President, Communications (312) 424-9420
For media press releases or to request a Congress brochure- Janet Bosma (312) 424-9421
Learn how disaster planning and preparation, technological advancements, and improved quality of care are changing the healthcare management field. Through more than 100 events, experts in healthcare management will address such topics as reducing costs and increasing revenue, developing first-rate healthcare management staff, and creating culturally competent organizations. Programs will include two keynote addresses, three luncheon presentations, and more than 85 seminars on topics that are of vital interest to you and your readers.
For a detailed listing of Congress events and times, visit ache.org or call Ann Bartling at the number listed above. Following are a few highlights of the 2002 Congress program.
- "A Washington
Purpose, Values, and Management in the Healthcare Enterprise"
Reed V. Tuckson, M.D.
Senior Vice President of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement
Healthcare Quality" Panel Presentation/Discussion
Moderator: Stephen M. Shortell, Ph.D., FACHE
Professor of Health Policy and Management
University of California - Berkeley
(Panelists include Reed V. Tuckson, M.D., senior vice president of Consumer Health and Medical Care Advancement, UnitedHealth Group; Gail L. Warden, FACHE, president and chief executive officer, Henry Ford Health System; and Chip A. Caldwell, Jr., FACHE, president, Chip Caldwell & Associates)
Communications: A Primer for Healthcare Managers"
Patricia J. Parsons
Mount Saint Vincent University
Senior Communications Consultant
Biomedical Communications Inc.
Tuesday, March 19
A Mid-course Assessment"
James J. Moynihan
for Disaster: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow" Panel Presentation/Discussion
(Panelists include Jane Connorton, president of St. Vincent Hospital; Susan C. Waltman, Esq., senior vice president and general counsel, Greater New York Hospital Association; Robert Wise, M.D., vice president, Department of Standards, JCAHO; and CDR Mary M. Harrahill, CHE, officer in charge, USNS Comfort.)
the Nursing Shortage: A Call to Caring and Healing the Healthcare System"
Janet F. Quinn, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN
University of Colorado School of Nursing
- "The Future
of Healthcare" Panel Presentation/Discussion
Moderator: Richard J. Umbdenstock, CHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
(Panelists include Gary A. Mecklenburg, CHE, president and chief executive officer, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare; Richard Pettingill, president, Kaiser Permanente; Scott P. Serota, CHE, president and chief executive officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association; and Pamela Thompson, R.N., executive director, American Organization of Nurse Executives.)
Wednesday, March 20
- "The Leapfrog
Initiative: Rewarding High Standards of Care"
Francois de Brantes
Program Leader, GE Health Care Initiatives
General Electric Company
in Turbulent Times"
Parisse Group, Inc.
Competencies for the 21st Century: Skills for Survival" Panel Presentation/Discussion
Moderator: Carson F. Dye, FACHE
Witt/Kieffer, Ford, Hadelman & Lloyd
(Panelists include Michael H. Covert, FACHE, president, Washington Hospital Center; Deborah M. Lee-Eddie, CHE, senior vice president, Operations, Catholic Health Initiatives; and Rulon F. Stacey, Ph.D., FACHE, president and chief executive officer, Poudre Valley Health System.)
Thursday, March 21
Rhetoric to Practice: Achieving Excellence through Diversity"
Cynthia Barnes-Boyd, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN
Director, UIC Great Cities Neighborhood Initiative
Director, Community Health Affairs
University of Illinois at Chicago
CONTACT: Deborah A. Labb, (312) 424-9426