Disruptive Innovation in Health Care: Key Issues and Opportunities for Nurse Leaders

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Start Time:12:00 AM
End Time:12:00 AM
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This educational activity is provided by Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders.

Date & Time

Tuesday, June 5
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Register on or before Monday, June 4.

MONL member — Complimentary
Non-MONL member from MHA-member hospital — $225*
Non-MONL member from nonmember hospital — $275*

*Join the Missouri Organization of Nurse Leaders today for $50 and reap the benefits of membership.

Please note that your registration request will be submitted to the organizer for approval. Upon approval, webinar access information will be sent to the email address indicated on the registration form.

One webinar registration/connection allows for an unlimited number of participants. Dial-in information is for one physical location, so encourage staff to join you!


Registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses


Are you a nursing leader who uses disruptive innovation to solve problems? Do you know what the top disruptors are for nursing leaders and how to maximize your leadership through application of the concept of disruptive innovations? Do you even know what disruptive innovation is? If you would like to know more about how to tap into the potential of your leadership and your staff to make real change, please join us for this exciting webinar.


At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • identify key market disruptors in health care impacting both organizational strategy and operations
  • differentiate methods of improvement; and specific strategies that nurse executives can employ to cultivate disruptive innovation in nursing practice
  • highlight examples of disruptive innovation in nursing practice from select nursing leaders within the United States and abroad


Carol Boston-Fleischhauer
Managing Director and Chief Nursing Officer
Advisory Board Company

Carol Boston-Fleischhauer is a managing director and chief nursing officer at the Advisory Board Company, a membership-based research, technology, and consulting firm serving more than 4,400 leading hospitals and health systems, as well as a growing international membership base. In this capacity, she serves as a global spokesperson for the firm's research at key membership constituency forums, including clinical and operational leadership, human resources, and quality. She also is responsible for presenting this research to member organizations throughout the United States and abroad.

Boston-Fleischhauer has more than 30 years of progressive health care experience in patient care practice, operations, management, education and consultation in academic medical centers, community hospitals and clinics, multi-hospital organizations, and integrated health care systems. Her most recent leadership position prior to joining the Advisory Board was that of systems director, quality improvement for a multi-hospital system in the Pacific Northwest. Other prior positions have included senior leadership roles for various health care consulting firms and executive director of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. Boston-Fleischhauer’s areas of expertise include clinical operations and care model redesign, quality improvement, human resources, and strategic planning.

Boston-Fleischhauer holds a clinical assistant professor appointment at the University of Washington, with curricular responsibilities for graduate-level health care students. She is active in various professional and community-based organizations.

Boston-Fleischhauer holds bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from Northern Illinois University and a juris doctorate from John Marshall Law School. She has advanced education and development in quality improvement methods and theories through Intermountain Health Care and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Continuing Education

A continuing education certificate of 2.0 contact hours will be provided by the speaker.

For More Information

Contact Peggy Taylor at ptaylor@mhanet.com or 573/893-3700, ext. 1370 with questions.