Chief Nursing Officer Summit 2019

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, Scottsdale, AZ
September 16, 2019 - September 17, 2019

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Healthcare is one of the most important and rapidly growing sectors during this economic climate. With the move to value-based care models and a more consumer-driven healthcare environment, this vital industry must respond swiftly and strategically to the scarcity of resources, generational shifts in the labor force, and technological advancements. The Chief Nursing Officer will be instrumental in the execution of necessary changes while focusing on achieving the goal of The Triple Aim.

Strategies being debated include: Creating an environment that attracts talent and aggressively screening labor from alternative markets, as well as, developing curriculum and tools to enhance the skills of healthcare professionals where emerging technologies are being employed. These issues enhance quality patient care which is the key responsibility driving a CNO's success.

As a respected and valued member of senior management, the CNO must be skilled in communications while building and strengthening bridges between clinicians and management. The Chief Nursing Officer Summit will feature high-level strategy sessions discussing issues to effectively address the complications associated with hospital expansions, finding avenues for increased cooperation, building useful partnerships with educational institutions, extending shared governance and decreasing nursing documentation time.

Current as of September 11, 2019

7:30am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

 

Sponsored by

Baylor University

8:20am

Opening Remarks & Icebreaker

Chairperson

Julibeth Lauren, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing and Allied health Practice and PX, Elsevier

8:30am

Partnering in the Age of Retention & Recruitment: How to Corral a Multigenerational Workforce

Dawn L. Alexander, Chief Nursing Officer, Nashville General Hospital

Ginger Henry, Chief Operations Officer, Baptist Medical Center
South

Mallary Myers, System Vice President, Operations Improvement & Innovation, Baptist Medical Center South

9:20am

How Lateral Violence is Impacting the Environment

Marilyn Riley, PhD, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, IU Health Frankfort Hospital

9:55am

Refreshment Break

 

Sponsored by

Triage Staffing

10:10am

Roundtables

Point of Care Technologies

 

Moderated by

Altura

Bridging Communication Gaps In Healthcare

 

Moderated by

Ascom

Stop Building the Workforce for Yesterday and Start Building the Workforce for Tomorrow

 

Moderated by

Avantas

New Technologies for Healthcare Infection Prevention

 

Moderated by

Cupron

Using Analytics to Drive Meaningful Patient Engagement: Strategies to Enrich the Patient Experience

 

Moderated by

Elsevier

The Cost of Patient Care

 

Moderated by

Medefis

Providing Patient-Centered Care: Strategies to Enable a Cultural Shift

 

Moderated by

Sonifi

Strategic Staffing Partnerships: What every Clinical Director Needs to Know

 

Moderated by

Triage Staffing

11:45am

Transition to Practice: How to Engage and Retain Newly Licensed Nurses

Melissa Gonzalez, Nursing Program Manager, UTMB Health

Tiffany McCauley, Nurse Executive, Elsevier

Cynthia Sanner, Director, eLearning Content Strategy Elsevier

12:30pm

Luncheon

1:30pm

Patient Experience, Quality and Safety

Melissa Kupiec, Director Patient Experience, Steward Health

2:10pm

Roundtables

Bridging Communication Gaps In Healthcare

 

Moderated by

Ascom

Stop Building the Workforce for Yesterday and Start Building the Workforce for Tomorrow

 

Moderated by

Avantas

New Technologies for Healthcare Infection Prevention

 

Moderated by

Cupron

Using Analytics to Drive Meaningful Patient Engagement: Strategies to Enrich the Patient Experience

 

Moderated by

Elsevier

Nurse Peer Review

Moderated by

Marilyn Riley, PhD, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, IU Health Frankfort Hospital

The Cost of Patient Care

 

Moderated by

Medefis

Providing Patient-Centered Care: Strategies to Enable a Cultural Shift

 

Moderated by

Sonifi

Strategic Staffing Partnerships: What every Clinical Director Needs to Know

 

Moderated by

Triage Staffing

3:40pm

Refreshment

3:55pm

Innovation and Infection Prevention; Two Case Studies of a Novel Technology Adoption

Presentation by

Alastair B. Monk, PhD, Vice President Medical Products, Cupron

4:30pm

The Problem is Poverty: Why Poverty and Income Inequality Are at the Core of America’s High Health Care Spending

Kurt Mosley, Vice President of Strategic Alliances, Merritt Hawkins

5:05pm

Cocktail Reception

 

Sponsored by

 

Medefis

8:00am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am

Chairperson’s Recap of Day One

Chairperson

Julibeth Lauren, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing and Allied health Practice and PX, Elsevier

8:40am

Improving Patient Satisfaction & HCAHPS Survey Score

Tonia Purkey-Hale, Chief Nursing Officer, Tennova- Newport Medical Center

9:20am

Creating Exceptional Patient Experience: Looking Beyond the Patient

Cathy Knorzer, Chief Nursing Officer, University Hospitals, St. John’s Medical Center

10:00am

Refreshment Break

10:15am

Patient Engagement Using Technology

Carrie Stein, Director of Clinical Informatics, Nursing Informatics & Evaluation Research, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

10:50am

Understand, Preserve and Improve the Health of Your Patients

Debra McGill, Population Health Director, MaineHealth

11:30am

Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

Julibeth Lauren, Vice President, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing and Allied health Practice and PX, Elsevier

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• Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
• Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.
• Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
• The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.

Registration Pricing

Standard Rate Local Rate
Hospital/Health System, Health Plan, Physician Group, Nursing Facility, Hospice, Government Agency $895
(inclusive of 2 nights hotel)
$595
(no hotel)
Vendor/Solution Provider $1895 -
Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898 info@opalgroup.net
  • Determining the Optimal Nurse – Doctor Relationship to Make Your Staff Effective

  • Challenges of Chief Nursing Executives in Small & Rural Hospitals

  • Population Health

  • Bringing Family Engagement into the Patient Experience Formula

  • Optimizing Nurse Resiliency

  • Tackling Population Health & What it Means for Today’s CNO

  • Dynamics of a Multi-Generational Nursing Staff

  • Understanding the Numbers: Making a Budget Work

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Contemporary Forums and Opal Group. Contemporary Forums is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

  • Chief Patient Engagement Officer
  • Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
  • Chief Nursing Information Officer
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Chief Nurse Executive
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Senior Nurse Leader
  • Patient Experience Officer
  • EVPs, SVPs, VPs & Directors of:
    Patient Care
    Patient Services
    Clinical Operations
    Nursing
    Staffing
    Nurse Services
    Human Resources
    Nursing Administration
    Operations
    Patient Engagement
    Patient Experience
    Telehealth

    Very organized and accommodating especially to the speakers. Love the flow with shorter than usual time frames for sessions! Thank You! RN

    Getinge Group (sponsor)

    Very organized and accommodating especially to the speakers. Love the flow with shorter than usual time frames for sessions! Thank You! Director of Nursing Informatics

    UMC El Paso

    The CNO Summit provided by the Opal Group was a great experience with great networking! CNO

    OSS Health

    Great Summit! Very informative and a great organization that put it on! RN

    Getinge Group (sponsor)

    Great educational/networking event tailored to the unique group of CNO’s. Please continue next year! CNO & VP Patient Care Services

    Sinai Health System

    The content presented by each of the speakers was priceless in regard to sharing best practices, healthcare challenges and meeting challenges through collaboration, communication in a consistent manner. Director Nursing Informatics

    UMC El Paso