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 at the key trends and opportunities for healthcare organizations
in the coming year. With unprecedented economic conditions continuing to impact the industry, new healthcare payment and delivery options available for healthcare providers and the ongoing implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, healthcare organizations have much to monitor in the year ahead.
Listen to pre-conference comments from Steven Valentine.
This year's session, Healthcare Trends in 2012: A Strategic Industry Forecast, a 45-minute webinar on November 2, 2011, now available for replay, features Steven Valentine, president, The Camden Group.
Now in its eighth year of providing healthcare executives with a look ahead to help shape strategic plans, this year's
- How the economic environment is continuing to impact the healthcare industry, in terms of the unemployment rate, the uninsured and underinsured, access to credit and soft volume for healthcare services;
- How healthcare organizations can prepare for the health reform changes required in 2012;
- The critical healthcare industry developments to monitor;
- How ACOs, bundled payments and efforts to bend the cost curve will impact the industry in the year ahead;
- How the consolidation of hospitals and medical groups is impacting the industry;
- The impact of the 2012 presidential election on the healthcare system;
- What healthcare opportunities exist and what actions are needed by healthcare organizations to have a successful 2012; 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 watch this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings — no travel time or hassle; no hotel
expenses. Its so convenient! Invite your staff members to gather around a conference table to listen to the CD, DVD or the
On Demand version.
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 PANELIST:
||The initial ACO rule put forth earlier this year by CMS was 'politically correct' but not designed to manage healthcare costs and resources.
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 Groups 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.