Service Line Management: The Next Generation - New!

Understand how a service line strategy will fit in the future

During the past several years, service lines have become a permanent fixture in hospitals and healthcare systems; however, many organizations question how a service line strategy will fit in the future, given the health reform mandates of greater accountability for quality, cost and access. Should we continue to invest in service lines? If so, how do we adapt to the anticipated market changes?

This interactive seminar will focus on the next generation of service lines, specifically on the need to evolve and allow service line leaders greater responsibility and authority to influence organizational change. Participants will delve into examples of service line models, including dyad or triad leadership and system structures, and gain a clear understanding of the evolving roles and responsibilities of service line leaders and the crucial skillsets needed to succeed.

You'll Learn:

  • Realize the strategic implications of service lines in a reformed operating environment
  • Understand the critical success factors for implementing service lines going forward
  • Determine how service line management can contribute to your organization’s value proposition
  • Identify tactics for addressing implementation issues and obstacles

Presented by:

Howard J. Gershon, FACHE and William F. Vanaskie, FACHE

Through the use of presentations, case studies and group work, seminar leaders Howard J. Gershon, FACHE, principal, New Heights Group, and William F. Vanaskie, FACHE, executive vice president and COO, Maricopa Integrated Health System, will provide practical knowledge and functional tools to assist you in developing a successful service line strategy that fits your organization.


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San Diego

Sep. 28– Oct. 1, 2015
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ACHE members $1,425
Non-members $1,625

Who Should Attend

Senior level hospital/hospital system executives involved in service line strategy and its outcomes.

Continuing Education Credit

In addition to the 12 ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits assigned to this seminar, ACHE is accredited by other organizations to provide continuing education credit. View complete information about these organizations.

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