2018 Schedule Overview

WEDNESDAY – July 25, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Advisory Board Meetings & Lunch (invitation only)

1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Keynote - "The Sky is Not Falling, but the Ground is Shifting"

Eric Langshur

CEO and Co-founder, AVIA
Co-founder, Abundant Venture Partners

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Emergency Preparedness – How Prepared Is Your Organization?

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by ACHE - North Florida Chapter)


Joanne McGlown, CEO, McGlown-Self Consulting, LLC


Daman Mott, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, John Muir Health - Concord Medical Center

Mason Van Houweling, CEO, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Jeanne Eckes-Roper, RN, MBA, Regional Emergency Coordinator, Region IV, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Emergency Management

Phil Yance, Vice President, Robins & Morton

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Blazer Talk “Say It In Seven”

Faculty Presenters:

Bryan Breland - New Topics in Undergraduate Healthcare Management Education
Amy Landry and Steve O'Connor - Using Simulations in Graduate Health Administration Education
Scott Buchalter and Leslie Hayes - Patient Safety and Quality
Michelle Brown - New Program: MS/Health Simulations
Jim Rimmer - UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative
Nancy Borkowski - Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT)
Jessica Williams - Diversity and Inclusion

5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception


THURSDAY – July 26, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions

7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

ACO Development for Population Health: Inside/Outside Workshop


John Fryer, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Lumeris

Ross Armstrong, Senior Vice President and Market Head, Lumeris

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Financial Implications: The Push from Inpatient to Outpatient Care

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by American College of Healthcare Executives of Central Florida)


Nathaniel Torres, Director of Strategic Accounts - Johnson & Johnson


Bill Pfingsten, VP of Ambulatory Services at Central Florida Health

Raymond Snead, Senior Director, Galloway Consulting

Rick Smith, COO Health Central Hospital, Immediate Past President Central Florida ACHE chapter

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by ACHE of North Texas)


Amanda Dorsey, Director of Operations and an Assistant Professor in UAB’s MSHI Program


Sam Nimah, CEO of Special Care Providers

Charles Black, CEO of Real Estate Strategies

Robert Howard, Associate Vice President & Deputy CIO, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Christi Pierce, Vice President, Quality and Safety, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

12:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote

M. Narendra Kini, M.D., MHA

CEO, Nicklaus Children's Health System

UAB Alumni Updates During Luncheon

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Planning (or Repositioning) Your Career in Healthcare

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by the South Florida Healthcare Executive Forum)


William Tuttle, FACHE, Vice President, Baptist Memorial Health Care


Barry Vines, Managing Director, DiversifiedSearch

Nelson Mann, Senior Partner, Witt/Kieffer

Lynne E. Scroggins, Vice President Community Engagement, WellStar Atlanta Medical Center Downtown and South

2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Know Your Value: Women’s Leadership Development for the C-Suite and Board Room (separate registration required)

(4 ACHE Qualified Education credits Sponsored by Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives)


April Benetollo, CEO, Momentum

Donna Herrin Griffith, FACHE, FAAN, Assistant Professor, UAB Master of Science in Health Administration program

Christy Harris Lemak, Ph.D., Chair, UAB Department of Health Services Administration

Christine Malcolm, Director, Salt Creek Advisors, LLC

Stephanie S. McCutcheon, CEO, Board Director, Governance Expert, Growth Strategist

Nan Priest, Executive Vice President / Chief Strategy Officer (Retired), St. Vincent's Health System

Mary Temm, DSc, President, Temm & Associates, Inc.


FRIDAY- July 27, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Population Health Management: Justice, Access, and Financial Implications

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by Mississippi Healthcare Executives)


Katie Owens, President, Healthcare Experience Foundation


Ross Armstrong, Senior Vice President, Lumeris

Terry Knight, Vice President of Provider Services, VIVA Health, Inc.

Stephanie McCutcheon, President, Health Employer Exchange

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

C-Suite Panel: Leading in Uncertain Times

(1.5 ACHE F2F Hours Sponsored by Alabama Healthcare Executives Forum)


Christy Harris Lemak, Ph.D., Chair, UAB Department of Health Services Administration


Marvin O’Quinn, COO and Senior Executive Vice President, Dignity Health

Charlotte C. Burns, RN, FACHE/2020, SVP of Service Lines & Network Development, HCA TriStar Health Division

Michael A. Wiechart, COO and Executive Vice President, TeamHealth


12:00 p.m. Golf and Spa Outings (optional)