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Celebrating leading healthcare advancements and supplier commitment to innovation.

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Member EducationSessions

Share Best Practices. Gain New Insights.

By offering an unprecedented breadth and depth of content, our concurrent and breakfast sessions are sure to provide you with practical solutions that can have immediate impact. Design your schedule around sessions in a specific area or sample sessions from 26 different tracks that address your immediate challenges. Each year, these peer-to-peer learning opportunities are some of the most highly-valued aspects of theconference.

Concurrent Sessions

View the 2020 concurrent session grid for an overview of all tracks and sessions offered at this year’s conference.

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Breakfast Sessions

Start your morning by connecting with colleagues at breakfast sessions on Wednesday, June 24 and Thursday, June 25.

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Review the target audience descriptions below to find the track that will best fit yourneeds.

Target Audience Descriptions

All Together Now: Reducing Clinical Variation (CON-ATN)

This track is designed for clinical quality and safety leaders, financial and operational leaders, clinical pharmacists and infection preventionists interested in implementing innovative solutions to enhance clinical outcomes and examine strategies to reduce clinical variation.

Alternative Payment Models (CON-APM)

This track is designed for financial, clinical, operational and executive leaders interested in proven approaches to deliver next level value-based care by aligning payment incentives to effectively integrate care across the continuum, managing population health and preparing for episodic care initiatives such as bundled payments.

Alternate Site Services (CON-ALT)

This track is designed for health system leaders interested in capturing growth opportunities and managing operations outside the acute care setting and across the continuum of care.

Applied Sciences (CON-APS)

This track is designed for practicing physicians, pharmacists, nurses, clinical/quality leaders, epidemiologists and health services researchers interested in comparative effectiveness and clinical outcomes research findings.

Bundle of Joy: Maternal and Infant Care (CON-BDJ)

This track is designed for providers, clinical quality and safety leaders, risk managers, clinical loss preventionists, financial and operational leaders interested in implementing innovative solutions to enhance clinical outcomes in the maternal and infant population.

Captivating Care Conversations (CON-CCC)

This track is designed for clinical quality and safety leaders, financial and operational leaders and infection preventionists interested in implementing innovative solutions to enhance clinical outcomes and address current challenges in clinical quality and safety.

Cutting Edge Surgical Care (CON-CES)

This track is designed for clinical quality and safety leaders, for risk managers, clinical loss preventionists, supply chain, financial and operational leaders interested in implementing innovative solutions to enhance surgical care./p>

Data Analytics (CON-DTA)

This track is designed for health system leaders, informaticists and data architects interested in enhancing the use of business intelligence and enterprise analytics to improve system-wide clinical and operational performance.

Diagnostics: Lab and Imaging (CON-DGN)

This track is designed for laboratory, radiology and system leaders who are interested in improving the clinical and operational performance of diagnostic departments across health systems.

Executive Leadership (CON-EXL)

This track is designed for C-suite and other senior leaders to provide a unique, exclusive forum for executive level sharing of strategies, plans and best practices that will help to secure an organization’s future in a transformational, value-based marketplace.

Facilities and Environmental Services (CON-FEV)

This track is designed for facilities, environmental services, construction and risk managers, as well as system leaders who are interested in improving the design and operational effectiveness of the environment of care.

First, Do No Harm (CON-FHM)

This track is designed for clinicians, clinical quality and safety leaders, infection and clinical loss preventionists, clinical pharmacists and laboratory directors interested in infection prevention, enhancing clinical outcomes and reducing healthcare-associated harm in this era of value-based purchasing.

Foodservice Forum (CON-FSF)

This track is designed for foodservice, clinical nutrition and culinary leaders.

HRO: Path to Zero (CON-HRO)

This track is designed for clinical quality and safety leaders, financial and operational leaders and infection preventionists interested in implementing innovative solutions to enhance clinical outcomes and advance the journey to zero defects and highly reliability organizations.

Living and Dying (CON-LVD)

This track is designed for clinical quality and safety leaders, infection preventionists and clinical loss preventionists interested in enhancing clinical outcomes, reducing mortality and unplanned readmissions, and supporting palliative care in this era of value-based purchasing.

Operational Excellence (CON-OPE)

This track is designed for health system leaders of all levels, including quality and performance improvement professionals, and will highlight approaches to address operational challenges and enhancing clinical outcomes.

Pharmacy Solutions A & B (CON-PSA & CON-PSB)

These tracks are designed for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and executives responsible for pharmacy, as well as supply chain and quality leaders who are interested in improving the clinical safety and operational performance of pharmacy departments across health systems.

Population Health Management Innovations (CON-PHI)

This track is designed for financial, clinical, operational and executive leaders interested in innovative, strategic and system-wide initiatives to effectively manage population health and address value-based care and payment challenges.

Risk Management (CON-RSK)

This track is designed for risk managers, clinical loss preventionists and clinical, operational and quality leaders interested in risk reduction strategies and minimizing legal liability.

Supplier Diversity and Environmentally Preferred Purchasing (CON-SDE)

This track is designed for supply chain and organizational leaders interested in innovative approaches to enhance diversity in support of local communities, as well as opportunities to address environmental sustainability and green purchasing strategies.

Supply Chain: Operational Excellence (CON-SCO)

This track is designed for supply chain and organizational leaders interested in innovative approaches to address supply chain operational challenges through collaborative efforts across the organization.

Supply Chain: Physician Engagement (CON-SCP)

This track is designed for clinicians, supply chain and operational leaders interested in promoting collaboration and engagement with physicians to improve quality outcomes, manage physician preference items and safely reduce supply chain costs.

Supply Chain: Value Analysis (CON-SCV)

This track is designed for clinicians, supply chain and operational leaders interested in developing a clinically integrated supply chain to improve quality outcomes and safely reduce supply chain costs.

Workforce Engagement (CON-WFE)

This track is designed for financial, operational and senior leaders interested in innovative approaches to effectively manage an engaged and dynamic workforce.

Workforce Optimization: More with Less (CON-WFO)

This track is designed for labor management, financial, operational and senior leaders interested in approaches to today’s budgeting and cost management challenge, including innovative approaches to effectively manage labor costs, performance and demand.

Tools and Resources

Log in to the Breakthroughs Community on PremierConnect® for full session descriptions, presenter details and information about continuing education credit. You’ll also find tools and resources to help you choose which sessions to attend. (PremierConnect® loginrequired.)

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