MHA Leadership Forum


Executive leaders and trustees from Missouri’s hospitals and health systems will convene in Lake Ozark at MHA's Leadership Forum, May 17 - 18, to gain insight into trends that are transforming the health care delivery system. The forum brings together the nation's top experts in health care economy, governance, leadership, and health care safety and security to offer strategies and tools to help organizations better serve their patients and communities. Additional information is available here.

2018 Speakers and Presentations

J.D. Kleinke – The Patient Is In: Health Care's Next Economic Revolution | Presentation

Linda Deering Dean –
Outstanding Leadership is a Choice | Presentation

Karma Bass – Governance in Action | Presentation

Brian Uridge – Achieving a Culture of Zero Violence: Leadership Strategies to Improve Health Care Safety and Security Programs | Presentation

Dike Drummond, M.D. – Burnout Proof Leader's Workshop: The Creative Destruction of Physician and Executive Burnout | Presentation

Tom Atchison
– High Performance Leadership in the Age of Uncertainty | Presentation

Hotel Information

Reservations should be made directly through The Lodge of Four Seasons at 888/265-5500 or online. Room rates are $149 per night plus tax for single/double occupancy, plus a $12 per day resort fee. Reservations must be made by Sunday, April 15, to guarantee rates.

Thank you to this year's sponsors!

HSG Family of Companies
Lancaster Pollard
LHC Group
Merritt Hawkins
Missouri Health and Educational Facilities Authority
Murray Company
Quality Works
Sound Physicians
Spencer Fane LLP
STL Communications Inc.
The Delta Companies

The Missouri Hospital Association and MHA Health Institute extend special thanks to this year's elite financial sponsor, APS.


Save the date for next year’s forum, May 16-17, 2019, at the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel in Branson, Mo.