2022 Stronger-P2P-AMC CEO Network Meeting

Las Vegas, NV US
September 21, 2022

The challenges facing the healthcare industry and, more specifically, by the nation’s academic medical centers (AMCs) and AMC-led health systems, have been exacerbated by the pandemic and the current status of the US economy. By sharing what strategies have been undertaken by Vizient member AMCs to address the challenges, the AMC CEO Network members will learn from one another, work together to seek solutions to the issues before them, and formulate strategies to enable their continued provision of quality healthcare for the patients in their care.

Target Audience

  • Healthcare Executives
  • Other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current legislative issues relative to supply chain and 340B and the relevance to my organization.;
  • Apply learnings from other organizations that have achieved high reliability and quality performance to my own organization’s goals pertaining to quality and safety.;
  • Discuss the overarching challenges faced post-pandemic relative to talent retention and recruitment.;
  • Identify new strategies my organization might consider relative to revenue and margin optimization.;
  • Relate information regarding strategic initiatives to my own organization.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.25 ACHE
  • 3.25 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/21/2022 - 7:00am CDT
Event ends: 
09/21/2022 - 10:30am CDT
Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States


Steven Cadigan, MA, CEO, Cadigan Talent Ventures

Shon Dwyer, MBA, RN, President, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital

Stephen Leffler, MD, President and COO, The University of Vermont Medical Center

David Lubarsky, MD, MBA, CEO and Vice Chancellor for Human Health Sciences, UC Davis Health

Shoshana Krilow, JD, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations, Vizient

David Entwistle, MHSA, President and CEO, Stanford Health Care

Fritz Francois, MD,Executive Vice President, Vice Dean, Chief of Hospital Operations, NYU Langone Health

Leslie Anderson, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Vizient



As an accredited provider of continuing education, Vizient, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring this activity presents learners with only accurate, balanced, scientifically justified recommendations, and is free from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. In accordance with The Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, all planners, faculty, and others in control of the educational content have disclosed the absence or existence of all financial relationships (of any dollar amount) with ineligible companies within the past 24 months.
Ineligible companies – those companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
It is Vizient’s policy that owners and employees of ineligible companies, and any individuals who refuse to disclose the absence or existence of financial relationships with any ineligible companies are disqualified from participating as planners or faculty.
FDA Off-Label Use
Faculty presenters are also expected to disclose any discussion of (1) off-label or investigational uses of FDA approved commercial products or devices or (2) products or devices not yet approved in the United States.
Disclosure Statements
Absence of Relevant Financial Relationships
None of the planners, faculty, or others in a position to control content for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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.

Credit Types

Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

By attending the 2022 Connections Summit offered by Vizient, Inc. participants may earn up to 3.25 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education hours should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification. Participants are responsible for maintaining a record of their ACHE Qualified Education hours. To self-report, participants should log into their MyACHE account and select ACHE Qualified Education Credit.

Other Healthcare Professionals (General CE Credit)

Vizient, Inc. will award a maximum of 3.25 contact hours to all other healthcare professionals who successfully complete the activity. These individuals will receive a Certificate of Participation indicating the maximum credits available.

Many state licensing boards and credentialing bodies accept certificates of participation from accredited CE activities to meet CE requirements for license renewals and re-certification. It is the responsibility of the participant to contact their state licensing board and/or certifying body for verification on credit eligibility reciprocity.


Available Credit

  • 3.25 ACHE
  • 3.25 General CE - Attendance
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