HR Healthcare 2018

August 14-August 15, 2018

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 | Day One: People Strategy to Drive Innovative Healthcare

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast & Registration

8:00 AM - 8:20 AM Welcome Remarks & HR Healthcare Charity Challenge Kick-Off

8:20 AM - 8:35 AM Chairperson’s Opening Address

8:35 AM - 9:00 AM Keynote: Caring for the Caregiver in a Changing Industry

Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Atlantic Health System
Atlantic Health has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune nine years in a row – making it one of only eleven healthcare providers. Nikki Sumpter will share how her organization has been thinking about remaining an employer of choice by focusing on:

  • Mindfulness in working with and caring for one another
  • Blending work and life rather than just maintaining a balance
  • How HR & the organization is positioning itself to its employees in a dynamically changing industry

Nikki Sumpter

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Atlantic Health System
As the newly appointed Asst. Secretary for HR & Administration at the US Department of Veterans Affairs – overlooking the largest healthcare provider in the country – Peter Shelby wants to bring his over 20 years of HR leadership experience to unifying the VA with a common goal of achieving the noble agency mission of improving veteran life. In his talk, Peter will address:

  • How do we share and implement best practices?
  • How do we eliminate waste and inefficiency?
  • What are the core commonalities across government that we can work together to standardize?

Peter Shelby

Assistant Secretary, Human Resources & Administration
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
With changes in healthcare reform and buzzing M&A activity, what is needed from HR as a vital business partner?

  • How are the various HR functions organized?
  • How do health systems – particularly as HR professionals – become more operationally efficient?
  • What are the implications of change (federal regulation, market changes) on HR?

Lilicia Bailey

Lilicia Bailey

Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Natasha Milatovich

Natasha Milatovich

Regional Vice President, Human Performance, Southern Region
Adventist Health
Queenie Plater

Queenie Plater

Vice President, Human Resources
Johns Hopkins Medicine

Myra Norton

President & Chief Operating Officer

9:55 AM - 10:00 AM Takeaway: What has worked in your organizations for effective change management?

10:00 AM - 10:40 AM Morning Refreshment Break in the HR Hub

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Workshop: Fostering Innovation through Competition

David Gill, Associate Vice President, Employee Experience, Northwell Health
As it looks to remain at the cutting edge of providing innovative healthcare, Northwell Health, one of the ten largest health systems in the country, is leveraging the creativity and drive of its employees. David Gill will share how Northwell’s HR leadership developed an innovation program to engage its workforce in the greater mission to move healthcare forward through:

  • Creating an innovation work-stream
  • Galvanizing employees to participate in the initiative
  • Leveraging all levels of the workforce

David Gill

David Gill

Associate Vice President, Employee Experience
Northwell Health

11:10 AM - 11:30 AM Keynote: Digital Transformation Empowering your Human Capital

Rohit Tripathi, Chief Strategist, Healthcare, HUGHES
The digitization of healthcare is ushering a renaissance in the way care is delivered. The confluence of public policy, technology and the patient-centric reorientation of care has set the stage for digital transformation in the industry. There is a growing sense of awareness about the role of technology in empowering and inspiring the care providing personnel to achieve this care.

Rohit Tripathi

Chief Strategist, Healthcare

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Panel: Next Generation of Leaders: Identifying and Nurturing Future Leadership

Roby Hunt, Vice President, Human Resources, MedStar Medical Group Barbara Ohm, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Intermountain Healthcare
The pressure for capable leadership in a high skills and intensity workplace only increases. Join your colleagues to discuss how organizations are:

  • Recruiting the right candidates to grow and lead your organization
  • Providing opportunities for professional growth to develop highly engaged talent
  • Changing learning & development methods for different demographics

Roby Hunt

Roby Hunt

Vice President, Human Resources
MedStar Medical Group

Barbara Ohm

Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Intermountain Healthcare

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM Keynote: It's Not You, It's the Marketplace: Understand Your Data to Win Talent

Do you really understand your staffing shortage? Use predictive analytics to:

  • Understand where you are investing your budget and where you need to spend
  • Pinpointing your competition in each market
  • Benchmark your loyal, best performing employees to hire future employees
  • Advertise for a healthy pipeline to attract the right talent in current workforce demographics

12:20 PM - 12:25 PM Takeaway: How do you prepare the organization for the next generation of leaders?

12:25 PM - 1:25 PM Luncheon

1:25 PM - 2:25 PM Collaborative Roundtables

Join 10-15 of your peers and the roundtable leader to share your challenges and brainstorm solutions in front of mind topics. One hour, two topics: Dedicate 30 minutes to one topic and then rotate to tackle another topic.

1. Trends and Drivers Affecting Healthcare Talent Acquisition
Karen Moore, Senior Marketing Manager, Healthcare & Life Sciences, HireRight

2. Whether to Build or Buy: Getting the Talent You Need
Alison Fornander, Program Delivery Lead, ManpowerGroup Solutions
Sara McCarville, Director, ManpowerGroup Solutions

3. Identifying Top Talent: Education vs. Experience
Kevin Walker, Senior Director, Employee Insights,

4. The Work-Life Balance for a New Generation of Workers

5. Defining Employee Wellness

6. Motivating Employees Amidst Fast & Furious Changes

7. How Is Your Social Game? Winning Recruitment Online

While changes in healthcare reform and the industry continue to unfold, what are some challenges HR executives are addressing around remaining nimble while staffing for the future. The panelists will open discussion before you submit questions on the app for the moderator to pose to them – and the rest of the room!

Tim Dutton

Tim Dutton

Vice President, Human Resources
Kettering Health Network

Julie Fletcher

Chief Talent Officer
AMN Healthcare

Wayne Frangesch

Chief Human Resources Officer
UW Health

Barbara Ohm

Associate Vice President, Human Resources
Intermountain Healthcare

3:05 PM - 3:45 PM Afternoon Refreshment Break in the HR Hub

Track A: Talent Acquisition

3:45 PM - 4:25 PM Case Study Interactive: The TA Homerun: Improving Candidate Experience & Quality of Hire with Talent Assessment

Carol Kubeldis, Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Providence St. Joseph Health
Providence St. Joseph Health uses netpromoter scores to remain in the top 25% of hiring manager satisfaction. Carol Kubeldis will share how her team has been monitoring and adjusting the candidate experience to make it an industry leader.

Carol Kubeldis

Vice President, Talent Acquisition
Providence St. Joseph Health

Track B: Learning & Development

3:45 PM - 4:25 PM Workshop: Teaching Cultural Competency: Understanding Equity, Inclusion, and Cultural Difference

Pamela Abner, Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Office for Diversity & Inclusion, Mount Sinai Health System
Pamela Abner joins us from Mount Sinai Health System’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ranked first nationwide by Diversity Inc.) to share her cultural competency curricula. She will share how to:

  • Address racial, religious, socio-economic, SOGI differences in patient care
  • Raise awareness around unconscious bias as it impacts workplace and patient experience
  • Work with departmental leadership in implementing and promoting an environment of cultural competency to promote equity

Pamela Abner

Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer, Office for Diversity & Inclusion
Mount Sinai Health System
Invitation-only; practitioner-only: two afternoons of peer-led discussions for senior healthcare people strategists going beyond just organizational needs. Contact program director Zainab Hayat for inquiries regarding invitations.

HR Innovators Network

3:45 PM - 4:25 PM Session 1: Taking Care of Employee Well-being

Susi Takeuchi, Chief Human Resources Officer, UCLA Health

Susi Takeuchi

Chief Human Resources Officer
UCLA Health

Track A: Talent Acquisition

4:25 PM - 5:05 PM Transformational Talent Acquisition for Quality Community Care

Liz Bickley, Senior Vice President, Cielo Healthcare
  • Building a workforce development initiative to grow a clinical talent pipeline
  • Creating a high-tech & high-touch recruitment process to engage top clinical talent
  • Assessing new technologies to ensure a consumer-grade candidate experience

Liz Bickley

Senior Vice President
Cielo Healthcare

Track B: Learning & Development

4:25 PM - 5:05 PM Don’t Just Dive In: Onboarding New Hires for Your Organizational Culture

  • Establishing effective, mobile training tools for ease of access
  • Offering quick access resources
  • Making training enthusiastic without information overload

HR Innovators Network

4:25 PM - 5:05 PM Session 2: Igniting Transformation: Disruption, Business Alignment, & Performance

Track A: Talent Acquisition

5:05 PM - 5:45 PM Case Study Interactive: High Stakes Hiring: When Healthcare, Hiring, and Politics Collide

Laura Rotter, Director, Talent Acquisition, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
When talent pools ran dry and politics shone a brighter spotlight on Planned Parenthood than ever before, PP’s Pacific Southwest chapter had to take another look at its employment brand. Laura Rotter will share how her team created an authentic, differentiated EVP for the PPPSW:

  • Launched workplace values
  • Defined organization mission & what it has to offer its employees
  • Created cohesive career branding
  • Leveraged testimonials & referrals

Laura Rotter

Director, Talent Acquisition
Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Track B: Learning & Development

5:05 PM - 5:45 PM Workshop: Great Leaders, Great Outcomes!: Creating Effective Leadership Competencies

Brenda Rebman, Chief Human Resources Officer, UC Davis
  • The healthcare landscape is experiencing bold steps and radical changes
  • The competent healthcare Leader – today & in the future
  • Strategies for recruiting and developing competence

Brenda Rebman

Chief Human Resources Officer
UC Davis

HR Innovators Network

5:05 PM - 5:45 PM Wine & Learn: Topics du Jour Tasting

Take this time to pick your colleagues’ brains on pressing topics of the day that we haven’t yet covered – with a glass of wine at hand!

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM Sunset Serenade Soirée

Carry on your conversations from the conference rooms out to the cocktail reception and some soft live music!

6:45 PM - 6:45 PM End of Day One