WSHA 2018 Annual Member Meeting and Governance Day Resources

October 10, 2018

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Wednesday, October 10

6:30-9 p.m., Seattle Aquarium PAC Dinner
Sponsored by Coverys

Annual Member Meeting
Thursday, October 11

7-8:30 a.m., Pacific Ballroom E-F WSHEF Annual Breakfast Meeting
8-9 a.m., Foyer Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by US Acute Care Solutions LLC
8:30-9:45 a.m., Seaport Room WSHA Board Meeting
9-9:45 a.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Engagement Center Development – Innovating by Focusing on the Human Connection
Kimberly Swafford, Group Vice President Telehealth
Providence St. Joseph Health
Sponsored by Sound Physicians
9:45-10 a.m. Break
Sponsored by Fox Rothschild, LLP
10-10:15 a.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Welcome/Opening Remarks
10:15-11:15 a.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Developing the Washington State Community Cancer Report
Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D., Director
Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research
Supporting sponsors: Salus Architecture and Theorem Architecture
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D WSHA Business Meeting
12-1:10 p.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Networking Lunch
Sponsored by Fox Rothschild, LLP
1:10-2:10 p.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Automated Assessment and Intervention in Your (Smart) Home
Diane Cook, Ph.D., Regents Professor & Huie-Rogers Chair Professor
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University
Sponsored by Sound Physicians
2:10-2:20 p.m. Break
Sponsored by Fox Rothschild, LLP
2:20-3:20 p.m. — Breakout sessions
  • Pacific Ballroom A-D —
    Enhancing the Joy in Medicine: 7 1/2 Steps Organizations Can Take to Engage Provider Resiliency
    Joshua Jones, M.D., Chief Physician Officer, Olympic Medical Physicians
  • Seaport Room —
    Elevating the Patient Voice in End-of-Life Care: How Honoring Choices PNW is Inspiring Innovation
    Mary Catlin, Senior Director, Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest
  • Pacific Ballroom E-F —
    What You Need to Know About Politics and Policy in Olympia and D.C.
    Chelene Whiteaker, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Washington State Hospital Association
    John Flink, Federal Lobbyist, Washington State Hospital Association
    Lisa Thatcher, State Lobbyist, Washington State Hospital Association
3:20-3:30 p.m. Break
Sponsored by Fox Rothschild, LLP
3:30-4 p.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Honoring Our Members
Sponsored by Qualis Health
4-5 p.m., Pacific Ballroom A-D Why not Washington?
Shaping the Future of Health Care and Improving Patient Care on a Local, National and Global Scale
Derek Streat, Vice President of Quality & Performance Improvement Solutions
Johnson & Johnson Institute
Sponsored by Ogden Murphy Wallace, P.L.L.C.
5-6 p.m., Foyer Reception
Sponsored by TeamHealth

Governance Education Day
Friday, October 12


8-9 a.m., Foyer Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by US Acute Care Solutions LLC
9-11 a.m., Pacific Ballroom D Best Practice Governance: Optimizing Each Core Responsibility
Pamela R. Knecht, President & CEO
11 a.m. Snacks sponsored by Fox Rothschild, LLP
11 a.m.-12 p.m., Pacific Ballroom D Transformational Times Require a Collaborative Partnership Between Board & CEO
Kimberly McNally, President
McNally & Associates
12-1 p.m., Pacific Ballroom D Board Succession and Development
Steve Gordon, Principal
Point B



Thank you sponsors!

Diamond sponsor


Platinum sponsors



Fox Rothschild logo Ogden Murphy Wallace Logo
Premera-logo-2017 Qualis logo in blue
Sound_Logo_CMYK teamhealth-corporate-pms-287

Gold sponsors


Clarify Health Solutions US Acute Care Solutions

Silver sponsors



Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S. InsMed Insurance Agency, Inc. Moss Adams LLP
The Partners Group Salus Architecture SunRX
Theorem Architecture Turner Medical & Research Solutions


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