2020 National Healthcare Executive Forum

    Solutions from Across the States

    The National Healthcare Executive Forum is an annual gathering of executives from the nation’s preeminent hospitals and health systems. It is the platform for peer-driven discussions on healthcare’s most pressing challenges and exciting solutions.

    Designed in partnership with the Texas Medical Center and a Governing Board of forward-thinking industry executives, the Forum features provocative keynotes, breakout best practice presentations, and interactive boardrooms to exchange ideas and innovations impacting the delivery of care.

    Join us in Houston, Texas, May 19–20, 2020. Together, we can transform healthcare.

    Governing Board members represent the region’s largest and most prominent hospitals and systems. Board participation and feedback ensures an invitation-only, peer-driven exchange of best practices.

    2020 National Governing Board Co-Chairs

    William F. McKeon
    President & CEO
    Texas Medical Center

    Bernard A. Harris, Jr. MD, MBA, FACP,
    NASA Space Shuttle Astronaut; Board Member, Texas Medical Center; President, Harris Foundation; CEO & Managing Partner, Vesalius Ventures

    Dana Bjarnason, Ph.D. RN, NE-BC
    VP & Chief Nursing Executive
    OHSU Healthcare, Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, OHSU School of Nursing

    Daniel Durand, MD
    Chief Innovation Officer
    LifeBridge Health

    Allan S. Klapper, MD
    President, Wexford Hospital Chair, AHN Women & Children's Institute, Allegheny Health Network
    George H. Perkins, MD
    CMO, Physicians Referral Service
    University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

    Tama Van Decar, MD ACPE
    HCA TriStar Division

    2020 National Governing Board Members

    Mayar Al Mohajer, MD, MBA, CAQ, CPHQ, FACP, FIDSA, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine; Medical Director, Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship, Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
    Rhena Anderson, MBA, BSN, NEA-BC, RN-BC, Nexus Specialty Hospital - Shenandoah
    Julia Andrieni, MD, FACP, Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Academic Institute; VP, Population Health and Primary Care, President & CEO, Houston Methodist Coordinated Care; President & CEO Houston Methodist Physicians' Alliance for Quality, Houston Methodist; Weill Cornell Medical College
    Jonathan Aquino, MHA, CPHQ, Corporate Chief Quality and Vice Compliance Officer, AHMC Health System; Chief Executive Officer, AHMC San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
    Chet Bhasin, FACHE, MBA, MS, Chief Strategy Officer, Shepherd Center
    Edwina Bhaskaran, MSN, RN, Division Director Clinical Informatics, CommonSpirit Health
    Chris Boyd, SVP & Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara
    Allen Broome, Pharm.D., DPLA, Sr. Director, Pharmacy, Erlanger Health Systems
    Debra Caswell, Infection Prevention Director, Harris Health System
    Richi Chaudhry, MHA, PMP, CPHQ, FACHE, System Director of Clinical Integration & Performance Improvement, Memorial Hermann Health System
    Gerard Clancy, President, University of Tulsa
    Ken Coelho, Sr. Clinical QI Manager, Alameda Health System
    Shanna Cummings (Doucet), MBA, BSN, RN, CPHQ, LSBB, CASS, Director, Center for Innovation, Harris Health System
    Kim Currie Mason, PharmD, Director, Dept. of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Derek Curtis Sr., BSN, MA, RN, Associate Administrator and CNO, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital
    Andrea Daugherty, CISSP, Director of Enterprise IT Security & Resiliency, Dell Medical School & UT Health Austin | The University of Texas at Austin
    Griffin Davis, MD, MPH, MBA, SVP & CMO, Adventist Healthcare-Fort Washington Medical Center
    Cathy Easter, President and CEO, Houston Methodist Global Healthcare Services
    Michael Fischer, MD, MPH & TM, Antibiotic Stewardship Expert, Infectious Disease Control Unit, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
    Megan Fischer, Division VP, Quality, CHI St. Luke’s Health
    Charles Flack, CTO, KPC Healthcare
    Kevin Garey, PharmD, MS, FASHP, Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, University of Houston System
    Krishnaj Gourab, MD, VP, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
    Banning Hendricks, Director, Patient Experience, OHSU Healthcare
    Lorie Herrman, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPAN, Corporate CNO for Midwest Region, Prime Healthcare
    Kim Hollon, FACHE, President/CEO, Signature Healthcare
    Christopher Johnson, PhD, Professor & Chair, Health Mgmt and Systems Sciences, Univ. of Louisville School of Public Health & Information Sciences
    J. Gregory Jolissaint, MD, MS, CPE, FAAPL,VP, Military and Veterans Health Program, Trinity Health; Medical Corps, US Army, Ret.
    Dennis Jolley, MPH, MEd, VP, Institutional Advancement, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare
    Carolynn Jones, EVP, Corporate Compliance Officer, Harris Health System
    David Kaelber, MD, CMIO, MetroHealth
    Tifani Kinard, MHA, MBA, BSN, RN, Administrator & CNO, Floyd Polk Medical Center and CNO, Floyd Cherokee Medical Center
    Paul Klotman, CEO, Baylor College of Medicine
    David Kowalski, CEO, Kindred Hospital La Mirada
    Linda Kulhanek, CPA, MBA, CFO, Houston Methodist Hospital
    Christopher Langan, MD, MBA, FACEP, North Region CMO, Memorial Hermann
    Kim Lewis-Purcell, Division CIO, TriStar Health
    Susan Murphy, RN, BSN, MS, Chief Experience Officer, Patient Experience and Engagement Program, UChicago Medicine
    Joe Ness, SVP & COO, OHSU Healthcare
    Anna-Gene O'Neal, BSN, MSN, MBA; Division President, Brookdale Healthcare Services
    Christina Pereira, PharmD, Outpatient Pharmacy Program Manager, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
    Darrell Pile, CEO, South East Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC)
    Jennifer Poteat, Sr. Director, Texas Hospital Association
    Debra Rockman, System VP, Ambulatory Quality, CommonSpirit Health
    Suleima Salgado, MBA, Director, Telehealth, Telemedicine, and Rural Healthcare Initiatives, Georgia Department of Public Health
    Edward Septimus, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, Professor, Internal Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center
    Lorie Shoemaker, DHA, RN, MSN, NEA-BC, Division SVP & CNO, CHI St. Luke's Health System
    Stephen Spann, MBA, MD, Founding Dean, UH Medical School, University of Houston System
    Vincent Trac, District COO, Kindred Healthcare
    Divya Varkey, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Houston
    Jeff Wagner, AVP, Pharmacy, Texas Children's Hospital
    Wanda Watlington, Ed.D.NE-BC,RN, VP, Patient Care & CNO, Adventist Fort Washington Medical Center
    Sherrie Williams, COO, Global Partnership for TeleHealth
    Eric Williams, FAAP, FCCM, MD, MMM, MS, System Chief Quality Officer, Texas Children's Hospital
    James Williams Jr., Executive Director, Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, UChicago Medicine
    Peter Wong, PhD, MS, MBA, RPh, Division VP, Performance and Organizational Excellence, CHI St. Luke’s Health

    Designed by and for healthcare’s most prominent executives, the agenda addresses the most critical issues impacting healthcare organizations today.

    Full agenda details will be announced shortly.

    Founder and President, Contagious Change
    Medical Director, TPMG Technology Group, Kaiser Permanente
    Regional Medical Director, Hospital Operations, Northern California, The Permanente Medical Group
    MD, Chief Executive Officer, Clarify Health Solutions
    CISSP, Director of Enterprise IT Security & Resiliency, Dell Medical School & UT Health Austin | The University of Texas at Austin
    Ph.D., RN, NE-BC, VP & Chief Nursing Executive, OHSU Healthcare, Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, OHSU School of Nursing
    MHA, CPHQ, Corporate Chief Quality and Vice Compliance Officer, AHMC Health System; Chief Executive Officer, AHMC San Gabriel Valley Medical Center
    Clinical Psychologist, VHA
    Founder and CEO, LeanTaaS
    SVP, Public Affairs, Premier
    FACHE; MBA; MS, Chief Strategy Officer, Shepherd Center
    President & Chief Executive Officer, Sky Lakes Medical Center
    President & CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation
    Cheif Experience Officer, University of Chicago Medicine

    Please contact Graham Keavney or Kristina Griffith with questions regarding the National Healthcare Executive Forum

    Graham Keavney, President
    Direct: 503.607.8646
    Mobile: 503.351.6436
    [email protected]

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    Kristina Griffith, Executive Director
    Direct: 503.765.9046
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