Governance and Leadership Dynamics Important to Community Health

Healthcare boards and executives have a shared responsibility to keep their organizations on track for the good of their communities. Optimizing the CEO-governing board connection and interdependency ignites a synergistic combination of governance and leadership.

The webinar You and Your Board: Creating a Synergistic Combination will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. April 27 and will focus on how strategies, alignment and accountability change over time to meet community needs. It will also explain how to establish a well-defined development and execution process to transform healthcare board strategies and outcomes from good to great. Through an interactive process, registrants will evaluate and identify how to elevate the individual and group performance of the board.

MHA-member hospitals can register for an unlimited number of connections per hospital/entity for $200. For more information, contact Erin Steward at the MHA.

Final Session in Webinar Series Focuses on Rural Healthcare

The final webinar in an ongoing series on leadership approaches designed to assist with post-pandemic strategic planning will address strategies for strengthening rural healthcare. Rural Healthcare Delivery in Recovery is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 19.  

An entire cross section of America is now facing the real risk of having no local hospital to turn to. Benjamin Anderson, former CEO of Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, Kansas, will outline the factors closing rural hospitals across the country, the consequences, and how he and the leadership team transformed rural healthcare in his community through a mission-driven approach to recruiting physicians to underserved areas and patient-centered care.

Participants in this session may earn up to one American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education Hour toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives designation.

Members can register for this session for $50, and a health system can register for an unlimited number of logins for a flat-rate fee of $200. A recording of webinar will be available for four weeks following the webinar. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.

PTSD, Rural Health Innovation Discussed in Final Leadership Series Sessions

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The final two webinars in an ongoing series on leadership approaches designed to assist with post-pandemic strategic planning are scheduled for July 15 and Aug. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. EDT.

LipkinLeading your Team and Culture Past the Collective COVID-19 PTSD to an Emotionally Healthy Workplace, offered July 15, will describe how to lead through post-traumatic stress disorder following the height of the pandemic. Session faculty Nicole Lipkin has worked with the American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons and global companies like Honda and Visa. She will outline behaviors and practices that increase organizational and individual resilience and emotional sustainability.

AndersonRural Healthcare Delivery in Recovery will be presented by Benjamin Anderson, former CEO of Kearny County Hospital, Lakin, KS, and faculty for the 2018 MHA Breakthrough. In this Aug. 19 session, Anderson will explain how he and the leadership team transformed rural healthcare through a mission-driven approach to recruiting physicians to underserved areas and patient-centered care.

Participants may earn up to one American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education Hour for each of the remaining two sessions of the series toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives designation.

Members can register for a single webinar for $50, and a health system can register for an unlimited number of logins to a single webinar for a flat-rate fee of $200. A recording of the two previous webinars on diversity and inclusion and supply chain excellence are available through July 3 and July 17, respectively, for participants in those sessions. Participants in the July 15 and Aug. 19 webinars will have access to those recordings for four weeks following each webinar. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.

Series of Webinars Features Global Diversity and Psychology Leaders

An ongoing series of MHA webinars on leadership approaches is designed to Kim Blue, VP of People Experience Partners at Zoomassist with post-pandemic strategic planning.

In the webinar to be presented from noon to 1 p.m. June 3, Kim Blue, the global head of People Experience Partners at Zoom, will describe how to create and execute organizational diversity and inclusion strategies based on her experience with Zoom, ESPN and Microsoft. Whether she is consulting one-on-one or leading training for hundreds of people, Blue coaches people to step beyond the shore of diversity and really explore the ocean that is inclusion.

In a webinar offered from noon to 1 p.m. July 15,  Nicole Lipkin will describe how to lead through post-traumatic stress disNicole Lipkin, PSY.D., M.B.A.order following the height of the pandemic. Lipkin has worked with the American Academy of Osteopathic Surgeons and global companies like Honda and Visa. She will explore behaviors and practices that increase organizational and individual resilience and emotional sustainability.

By attending the webinar series, with sessions offered through August, participants may earn up to one American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education Hour per session toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives designation.

Members can register for single webinars for a fee of $50 each. A health system can register for an unlimited number of logins to a single webinar for a flat-rate fee of $200 or for an unlimited number of logins to all remaining webinars at a flat-rate fee of $750. A recording of the April 29 webinar on the use of technology following the COVID-19 pandemic, featuring Daniel Kraft, MD, is available through May 26 for participants in the session, as well as for systems that pay the $750 flat rate and individuals who pay $200 for all remaining sessions. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.

Webinars Explore COVID-19 Financial Impact and Racial Disparities

The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19 explores several mission-critical leadership qualities leaders need to help traverse this difficult time. The remaining four webinars will cover different topics over the next several weeks; each webinar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m.

On July 23, Jeff Goldsmith, president of Health Futures Inc., will present The Post-COVID Healthcare Strategy, which will outline the financial effects of an economic slowdown, current political uncertainties, and the threats of disruption by new technologies and competitors, as well as provide direction on strategies to consider now. On Aug. 20, Gloria Goins, former chief diversity and inclusion officer at Bon Secours Mercy Health System, will present How Unconscious Bias Harms Patients During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Goins will summarize how to address, support and manage racial disparities related to COVID-19 and practical actions leaders can take to improve cultural competency in healthcare operations.

Members can register for one of more of the sessions for $99 each. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.

Webinars Explore Coronavirus Impact and Future Strategy

The MHA webinar series Leadership and Resiliency: Navigating Through and Beyond COVID-19, explores several mission-critical leadership qualities leaders need to help traverse this difficult time. The series studies six topics over the next several weeks; each session will be held from 1 to 2 p.m.

On July 9, Marty Makary, MD, Johns Hopkins surgeon and transparency guru, will present Update on Coronavirus: What’s Next and How to Plan. Makary will interpret the current data from foreign and U.S. studies projecting the coronavirus impact in the U.S. and will review best practices, transparency policies and how to deal with the epidemic in real time. On July 23, Jeff Goldsmith, president of Health Futures Inc., will present The Post-COVID Healthcare Strategy, which will outline the financial effects of an economic slowdown, current political uncertainties, and the threats of disruption by new technologies and competitors, as well as provide direction on strategies to consider now.

Members can register for one or more of the sessions for $99 each. Questions about the webinar series should be directed to Erin Steward at the MHA.