Speeches

Reaching for the Stars: Excellence in Governance
American Hospital Association (AHA) Health Forum
Rural Health Care Leadership Conference
February 5, 2017

High Performance Boards in an Era of Transformation
New Jersey Hospital Association
NJHA CEO Conference
September 23, 2016

Linking Strategy and Governance Structure
AHA Center for Healthcare Governance Symposium
September 19, 2016

Boards in Transition Before, During or After a Merger or Affiliation
AHA Center for Healthcare Governance Symposium
September 19, 2016

Best Practices in Healthcare Governance: True Stories
Iowa Hospital Association 2015 Annual Meeting
October 8, 2015

Shared Leadership in Transformational Times
Iowa Hospital Association 2015 Annual Meeting
October 8, 2015

Committee Optimization: A Critical Component of World Class Governance
Texas Healthcare Trustees Healthcare Governance Conference
July 31, 2015

Healthcare Governance Best Practices - True Stories
Premier Inc.
February 24, 2015

Shared Leadership in Transformational Times
Premier Inc.
February 23, 2015

Advanced Governance Practices
Alliance of Community Health Plans 2015 Symposium
February 17, 2015

Effective Governance of Transformed Care Systems
AHA Rural Health Care Leadership Conference
February 10, 2015

Insight v. Oversight: Achieving Optimal Balance for Health Plan Board Members
Alliance of Community Health Plans 2014 Symposium
November 4, 2014

The Nexus of Strategy and Governance in Times of Disruptive Change
Washington State Hospital Association
Governance Skills Building Intensive
October 14, 2014

Effective Governance of Transformed Care Systems
AHA Center for Healthcare Governance
National Symposium on Leading and Governing Healthcare Organizations
September 22, 2014

Effective Governance of Care Systems
Kansas Hospital Association
Critical Issues Summit for Hospital Boards
August 21, 2014

Shared Leadership in Uncertain Times
Kansas Hospital Association
Critical Issues Summit for Hospital Boards
August 21, 2014

Effective Governance of Transformed Care Systems
AHA Center for Healthcare Governance
Symposium
February 25, 2014

 

Health Care Industry Retreat & Speech Topics

ACCORD custom designs retreat and speech topics to meet the needs of its clients. Some examples of topics that ACCORD has addressed during board retreats, orientation sessions, or educational programs are listed below.

Strategy

  • Engaging the Board in Strategic Planning: Rationale, Tools and Techniques
  • Emerging Health Care Trends
  • Involving Physicians in Strategic and Service-Line Planning
  • Revitalizing Your Organization through a Board-Driven Strategic Direction-setting Process
  • Strategy, Structure and Integration: The Principal Levers for Health System Financial Success

GOVERNANCE

  • Board Basics for New and Experienced Trustees
  • Advanced Practices in Health Care Governance
  • Institutional Integrity: Personal Imperatives for Directors in the New Era of Accountability and Transparency
  • Clarifying the Board / CEO Relationship
  • Streamlining Governance and Retaining Community Involvement
  • Successful Board Orientation and Education
  • Board Leadership Succession Planning
  • Conflict of Interest on Health Care Boards
  • Enhancing Public Hospital Governance Effectiveness

PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIPS

  • Physician - Hospital Alignment: State of the Art and Keys to Success
  • Building Trust – What Works and What Doesn't
  • The Role of Governance in Addressing Physician Discontent