Local experts to lead sessions on fostering healthier community
The Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) will hold its Annual Member Meeting Thursday, Oct. 11 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront, showcasing educational programming from local leaders that will address innovative tactics for improving health care. This year’s sessions include:
- “Engagement Center Development: Innovating by Focusing on the Human Connection,” led by Kimberly Swafford, Group Vice President, Telehealth, Providence St. Joseph Health
- “Developing the Washington State Community Cancer Report,” led by Scott Ramsey, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research
- “Automated Assessment and Innovation in Your (Smart) Home,” led by Diane Cook, Ph.D., Regents Professor & Huie-Rogers Chair Professor, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University
- “Enhancing the Joy in Medicine: 7 ½ Steps Organizations Can Take to Engage Provider Resiliency,” led by Joshua Jones, M.D., Chief Physician Officer, Olympic Medical Physicians
- “Why Not Washington? Shaping the Future of Health Care and Improving Patient Care on a Local, National and Global Scale,” led by Derek Streat, Vice President of Quality & Performance Improvement Solutions, Johnson & Johnson Institute
Washington state hospitals and health systems will also be recognized for their outstanding community leadership at the event, and a health care leader will be selected as the recipient of the association’s Joe Hopkins Memorial Award.
Learn more about the event and see the full agenda at wsha.org/annualmeeting. Members of the news media are welcome to attend the event.