Vizient Southern States 2020 Trustee Institute

Point Clear, AL US
March 26, 2020 to March 27, 2020

The presentations given at Trustee Institute will provide insight into disruptions that are current and anticipated in the future to give attendees information needed to form their strategic plans.  Additionally, they will be given tools to help in the creation of these strategic plans.

Target Audience



Healthcare Executives

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the federal policies that impact healthcare and the impact of politics on these policies.
  2. Define three new types of disruption associated with a medical center’s traditional business model.
  3. Identify new strategies to manage different segments of a medical center’s business to minimize the impact of potential disruption.
  4. Describe the “Now, Near, and Far” planning framework and its importance in today’s dynamic healthcare environment.
  5. Identify current healthcare trends and how they could shape the industry’s future.
  6. Apply a sophisticated new planning cycle to implement this framework at your organization.
  7. Describe market dynamics that challenge health care leaders today.
  8. Identify essentials for making intentional strategic choices in 2020.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 ACHE
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/26/2020 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
03/27/2020 - 11:30am CDT
Grand Hotel Golf Resort and Spa
One Grand Boulevard
Point Clear, AL 36564
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee or presenters have anything to disclose.

Planning committee members

Bud Barrow, MPA-Healthcare
Beauregard Health System

Jeff Myers, FACHE
President & CEO
Hamilton Healthcare System

Bill Senneff, MHA
President & CEO
Vizient Southern States

John Langefeld, MD
Vizient Southern States

Sharon Ellis, RN, MEd, BSN
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient Southern States

Andrea Ethridge, CMP
Manager, Major Events
Vizient Southern States

Course reviewer

Sharon Ellis, RN, MEd, BSN
Vizient Approved Nurse Planner
Sr. Director, Clinical Improvement
Vizient Southern States


Shoshana Krilow, JD
VP, Public Policy and Government Relations
Vizient Inc.

Erika Johnson, MHA
VP, Strategic Research
Vizient Research Institute

Mark Grube, MBA
Managing Director
Kaufman Hall & Associates

Bill Woodson, MBA
Senior Principal


Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:

This activity is designated for 4.00 hours.

Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

By attending the Vizient Southern States 2020 Trustee Institute offered by Vizient, Inc., participants may earn up to 4.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 4.00 ACHE
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 General CE - Attendance
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