Each year, healthcare executives rely on the strategic advice they receive during the annual
Healthcare Trends & Forecasts webinar sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
This annual, must-attend event provides a first look analysis of the trends and opportunities for healthcare organizations
in the coming year. With unprecedented economic conditions continuing to impact the industry and the need to prepare for
the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, healthcare organizations should be exploring their marketplace for the
opportunities that exist.
Listen to pre-conference comments from Steven T. Valentine and William Shea.
This year's session, Healthcare Trends in 2011: A Strategic Industry Forecast, a 60-minute webinar now
available as a CD-ROM, via On Demand Web access or as a training DVD, features William Shea, partner, health
industry consulting for Cognizant Business Consulting and Steven T. Valentine, president, The Camden Group.
Now in its seventh year of providing healthcare executives with a look ahead to help shape strategic plans, this year's
60-minute program covered:
- How the economy continues to impact the industry and will impact the implementation of reform;
- How healthcare organizations can prepare for the health reform changes required in 2011;
- The short and long-term reform ramifications for the coming year;
- What healthcare opportunities exist;
- The critical healthcare industry developments to monitor;
- How physician alignment, close ties to brokers and health plans can benefit provider organizations in the coming year;
- Positioning for the economic recovery; and
- much, much more!
Don't miss this year's program for the valuable insight and guidance your organization needs to help position for success
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You can listen to this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings – no travel time or hassle; no hotel
expenses. It’s so convenient! Invite your staff members to gather around a conference table to listen to the CD, DVD or the
On Demand version.
Here's what participants said about previous sessions:
"This conference was very useful from a trends perspective," according to a product marketing manager
"The conference had excellent handouts and was useful as background knowledge about the state of the healthcare
and to grasp current and future trouble spots," according to a senior research analyst with an information solutions
"Good overview of industry dynamics," said Robert Mars with Siemens.
"Provided a broad overview of directions that IT and HCPs are taking," said Pamela Garbarino with Columbia
Multiservice Market Management Office.
"Good concise overview of challenges, issues, and trends," said one participant.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
Presidents/CEOs, CFOs, chief operating officers, vice presidents, medical directors, analysts, business development
executives, consultants, directors, executive directors, financial/business managers, marketing executives, principals and
strategic planning executives.
ABOUT OUR PANELISTS:
Steven T. Valentine
||Healthcare reform provides two opportunities to bend the
spend curve and improve profitability.
Steven T. Valentine, M.P.A., is president of The Camden Group, a national healthcare management consulting
with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Rochester, N.Y. With more than 30 years of healthcare consulting experience, he
considerable expertise in the areas of strategic planning, business transactions, mergers, hospital-physician relationships,
Valentine was the issue editor and an early pioneer on hospital turnarounds (topics in HealthCare Financing: Financially
Hospitals). He is a nationally recognized author and speaker on healthcare issues. Valentine is often quoted in Modern
Los Angeles Times, and HealthLeaders, as well as other publications. He is frequently invited to present his assessment of
industry trends and its future outlook.
Valentine has directed numerous strategic planning and merger engagements for a wide variety of healthcare
organizations. He is
a recognized facilitator of hospital board, medical staff, and management retreats and is on the editorial board of two
publications and a
panel expert on another. Valentine sits on the board and chairs the Audit Committee of HealthCare Partners, Ltd., a MSO
approximately $2.2 billion in revenue. Additionally, Valentine serves on the Program Advisory Board at the USC School of
Planning and Development, serves on the executive committee and chairs the finance committee of partners in Care
serves on the advisory boards of Alliance Imaging, Inc. and Gerson Lehrman Group’s Council of Healthcare Advisors.
Prior to joining The Camden Group, Valentine was an engagement executive in Ernst & Young's Health Care Business
Group. His previous experience included senior positions at Amherst Associates, Pacific Health Resources, National
Enterprises, and the Health Systems Agency of San Diego and Imperial Counties. He was selected by California Medicine
as one of
California's top 100 most influential people in the healthcare field, and he also received a similar honor for Los Angeles
County from the
Los Angeles Business Journal. Valentine was honored with the USC Health Services Administration Alumni Association
Distinguished Graduate Award.
Valentine received a Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University, a Master of Public Administration from the
Southern California and a health services administration certificate from the Ernst & Young Management program with the Kellogg
School at Northwestern University.
|| There are two challenges inherent in the emerging trend
of patient-centered care that spans the entire continuum of care.
William (Bill) Shea is a partner, health industry consulting at Cognizant Business Consulting and has over
twenty years of experience in management consulting, practice development and project management in the health industry
- including payer, purchaser and provider markets. He has significant experience in health plan strategy and operations in the
areas of medical management, claims management, provider and network management and product development.
Shea’s areas of strong domain expertise include regulatory compliance, consumer driven healthcare, disease
management, and provider contracting. He is a frequent speaker on these topics at national healthcare conferences.
Prior to joining Cognizant, Shea was a partner in CSC’s Health Plan practice, a principal with IBM Global Services
Health Industry Consulting Organization, a senior manager with Deloitte & Touche’s Integrated Health Group, and a director
with the Pacific Business Group on Health.