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MHA Leadership Forum

Date: Thursday, May 16, to Friday, May 17
Location: Branson, Mo.
Hotel: Hilton Branson Convention Center
Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 8


Join executive and senior leaders, physician leaders and trustees from Missouri’s hospitals and health systems at MHA’s Leadership Forum. Gain insight into the trends that are transforming health care and learn ways to navigate increasingly complex environments. This unique forum brings together the nation’s top authorities in health care policy, population health, leadership development and governance, offering strategies and insights to help organizations better serve patients and communities.

Consider arriving early to enjoy all that Branson has to offer – register for the HSG golf outing, or visit a local winery! Hit the links with fellow CEOs, senior leaders and trustees at Branson Hills Golf Club, or enjoy a late afternoon wine tasting class at Mount Pleasant Winery – transportation will be provided. And, reconnect with old friends as you enjoy fabulous restaurants and shopping offered nearby. You won’t want to miss out on the fun, so register today!
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Reconceiving the Social Determinants of Health

Tamber photo CroppedPritpal Tamber, M.D.
Co-Founder and CEO
Bridging Health & Community
London, England

Health care is struggling to effectively translate social determinants into new pathways to help people be healthier. Dr. Tamber will explain how seeing social circumstances solely through a biological lens limits not only our ability to influence them, but also our opportunity to reconceive the role of the health sector in society. He will share examples that illustrate a future for health care that goes beyond ‘community benefit’ and ‘corporate responsibility.’

Hospital Trustees and Leadership Teams – Working Together to Enhance Governance

Samuel Friede, MBA, FACHEFriede_Sam
Assistant Professor and Director of External Relations
Department of Health Policy & Management
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Penn.

The roles of hospital trustees and leadership teams are very interconnected. Friede will focus on specific ways the leadership team can work productively with trustees to enhance governance performance and the five major trustee responsibilities — planning, finance, quality, the CEO and internal governance.

Aahhh – The Refreshing Leader

Kirk Weislerweislerk
Consultant and Author
Gilbert, Ariz.

Great leaders know they must take time to replenish themselves to keep their spirits fresh and their perspectives positive. Weisler will share tips on exactly how to do just that.


Building Unstoppable Teams – 4 Essential Actions of High-Performance Leaders

Alden Millsmillsa
CEO and Co-Founder
Perfect Fitness
Kentfield, Calif.

In today’s hard-charging world, your success is determined by your ability to lead others. There’s no greater challenge than galvanizing people into high-performing teams.



Population Health – Defining Outcomes by Asking the Right Questions

Kearney County Hospital
Lakin, Kan.

Value-based health care delivery in its simplest form is the practice of measuring changes in health outcomes against the cost of producing them — a complex process that requires the intervention of mission-focused, adaptive leaders. Anderson will share the questions we should ask patients and the collaborative relationships we should build to improve population health.

The Loyalty Switch

James Kanekanej
Most Quoted and Profiled Authority on Loyalty
Shavertown, Penn.

Combining the latest research in neurology, anthropology and behavioral psychology, this presentation will provide a new understanding of loyalty and human relationships. Kane will explain the science behind true loyalty and how it applies to the health care industry.

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Branson Convention Center
200 East Main Street
Branson, Mo.

Reservations should be made directly through the Hilton Branson Convention Center at 866/442-0959 or online.
Room rates are $149 per night plus tax for single/double occupancy.
Reservations must be made by Friday, April 5, to guarantee rates.

Thanks To Our Sponsors

This program was made possible by contributions from APS; BDO USA, LLP; HSG Family of Companies; Lancaster Pollard; LHC Group; Merritt Hawkins; Missouri Health & Educational Facilities Authority; Murray Company; Nabholz Construction; Pinnacle Healthcare Consulting; Spencer Fane LLP; STL Communications, Inc.; and The Delta Companies.

The Missouri Hospital Association and MHA Health Institute extend special thanks to our elite financial sponsor, APS.