ACHE of Massachusetts - Fall 2014 Membership Campaign
If you’re already a member, now is a great time to encourage your colleagues and friends to join ACHE, and if you’re not yet a member, it’s a great time to consider joining.
- Terrific programs
- Networking that reminds you what a small community this really is
- A new member will be “paid up” until the end of December 2015 for $150.
This is terrific value – 14 months for the price of 12!
- You have several opportunities to win back the cost of membership…
TWO $150 Gift Card Drawings!
On the Calendar
Breakfast with Healthcare Champions Series:
Using Lean to Execute A Stand Alone Strategy
from FFS to Population Health
Friday, October 31, 2014
7:00 – 8:30 AM
The Conference Center at Massasoit, Brockton, MA
With days cash on hand in the low 30’s, Signature Healthcare embarked on an 8 year plan using lean as a management system to survive and thrive through a rapidly changing payment system. The strategy is simple, smartly convert volume to alternate payments, reduce volume by improving chronic care, maximize all APM bonuses, become more efficient, retain volume locally and grow primary care. Sounds easy, plays hard.
ACHE Boston Cluster
November 3-6, 2014
ACHE of Massachusetts Western MA Conference:
Is Bigger Really Better for Quality, Cost and Outcomes?
Friday, November 7, 2014
7:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Includes continental breakfast and lunch)
Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place Hotel, Springfield, MA
Experts from some of New England’s leading academic and community health systems and physician groups will share their perspectives and strategies for what they see as the right prescription in their organizations as U.S. healthcare continues its transition through health reform.
ACHE of MA Panel Series – Presented by the ECN
Patient-Centered Care: A Strategic Imperative
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
6:00 - 8:15 PM
Shriners Hospital for Children
Have you ever wondered: The term patient-centered care has become seemingly ubiquitous, but what does it really mean and how does it relate to the work of healthcare executives? This session explores how policy, healthcare consumerism and quality improvement efforts are converging to advance patient-centered care, and will examine the operational experience of one hospital that has been recognized for its excellence in patient-centered care.