April 10, 2013
Victor H. C. Chang, MD, MBA
CEO, Landseed International Medical
Shanghai, China and Taoyuan, Taiwan
"Managing Health Care in China and Taiwan"
The Landseed International Medical group owns four hospitals in Taiwan. Since 2001, Landseed has operated a joint-venture medical facility in Shanghai and a health management consultancy, serving over 200 health facilities across China. In June 2012, it opened the Shanghai Landseed International Hospital, the first Taiwanese wholly owned hospital in China. In addition to being the CEO of Landseed International Medical, Dr. Chang has managed the Taiwan Landseed Medical Alliance and Around Taiwan Health Care Alliance, which consists of respectively, eight and eighteen hospitals in Taiwan. He also holds faculty appointments at Chang Gung University in Taiwan and Fudan University in Shanghai.
March 25, 2013
Kathryn McDonagh, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACHE
VP Executive Relations, Hospira
Nancy Paris, MS, FACHE
President, Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education
"The Leadership Labyrinth: Career Advancement Path for Women"
Kathy McDonagh and Nancy Paris discussed their model called, "The Leadership Labyrinth", which refers to a different pathway to career development taken by many women. This is a development process leading to wisdom and insight essential for today’s healthcare challenges. Kathryn and Nancy use their experiential knowledge as long-time chief executive officers in healthcare and their extensive collaboration with women leaders around the country to advance The Leadership Labyrinth model, which is an effective leadership development process for both genders. This crucial stage in the evolution of healthcare calls for new models of care and leadership. The talents of women leaders can be a significant factor in the transformation of healthcare.
March 21, 2013
William Leaver, MHSA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Iowa Health System
"Population Health: Providing the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time"
Population health is foundational to successfully achieving value-based care. As US health care faces unprecedented challenges, the survival of hospitals and health systems will hinge on their ability to quickly realign long-term strategies to focus on population health. Bill will described how the Iowa Health System, the state's first and largest integrated health system, transitioned from a hospital-centric, episodic delivery model to a physician-driven, patient-centered, integrated care model. The Iowa Health System's approach to population health is a robust, data-based model that may be used as a model for providers across the US.
February 18, 2013
Rob Casalou, MHSA '90, MBA '90
President and CEO, St. Joseph Mercy Health System
"Fungal Meningitis Outbreak and Response"
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI, has been on the front lines of the fight against one of the biggest-ever U.S. outbreaks of fungal meningitis, a virulent infection not previously seen in humans, that has been traced to contaminated lots of injectable steroids. St. Joe's has cared for 25% of the total number of cases seen nationwide. The combination of patient surge, illness severity, and clinical uncertainty has required the hospital system to activate a long-term emergency preparedness plan. Mr. Casalou described the challenges faced, the organization's response, and ongoing efforts.
September 25, 2012
The implementation of best practices is critical to overcoming the substantial variation in health care services realized in health care organizations across the U.S. Variation is not only expensive, but it also jeopardizes the quality of care. Best practices help standardized care to avoid unnecessary costs and improve outcomes. Joseph R. Horton described Intermountain Healthcare’s experience implementing best practices across 9 clinical programs and demonstrate the effectiveness of these programs in advancing the quality and efficiency of care provided at Intermountain.
March 26th-30th, 2012
Maulik Joshi is an inspirational leader and transformational thinker who is at the cusp of many critical health care issues, including leveraging strategies to prepare health care organizations for the future, spreading quality improvement, and promoting transparency and accountability.
In collaboration with Maulik, the GLC developed a variety of opportunities for students, alumni, and community members to interact with Maulik during his time at the GLC.
January 12, 2012
Jonathan Cohn, Senior Editor at The New Republic, author of SICK: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis-and the People Who Pay the Price
Spoke to students and faculty about his experience as a reporter on the Hill during the passage of the Affordable Care Act. To watch the full presentation, click here.
October 24, 2011
Sister Mary Ellen Howard, RSM Executive Director, St. Frances Cabrini Clinic of Most Holy Trinity Church
Leadership in a Free Clinic Setting
Mary Ellen Howard shared her ideas on a model for Leadership in a free clinic setting. She is a native Detroiter, a Sister of Mercy, and a nurse. She earned her BSN at Mercy College of Detroit, her Masters in Health Care Management from the University of Wisconsin School of Business at Madison, and was conferred an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Detroit Mercy. For 20 years Mary Ellen served as a health care administrator in Mercy hospitals across Michigan, including as CEO in Grayling and Muskegon. Since 1995, she has been Executive Director of St. Frances Cabrini Clinic of Most Holy Trinity Church, the oldest free clinic in the nation.
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October 20, 2011
David Grauer MHSA MBA; Administrator/CEO Intermountain Medical Center, Intermountain Healthcare
Q & A Session with Students
Based on David's experience as a health care administrator at one of our nation's flagship healthcare institutions, he will speak to student questions. Topics will include challenges executives face managing impending change, how to advance clinical excellence while managing costs, strategies to promote community health and care for indigent populations, and what new professionals can do to stand out to organizational leadership.
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October 5, 2011
Joseph R. Horton
Leadership Lessons from History
Health has consistently served as a foundational ingredient for happiness and success. To optimize human capital and ensure the health of our population, robust leadership is critical. Mr. Horton will take you on a journey of leadership in health care over time. You will gain knowledge on core leadership principles, the role of leadership in driving excellence, and how to manage conflict when making difficult organizational decisions.
November 30, 2009
Dr. Wayne Lerner
“Governance and Management: When Bad Things Happen To Good Organizations”
Dr. Lerner is a veteran executive with over 30 years of experience in health care administration, public policy, and education. He is a frequent speaker on issues of "safety-net" providers.
Dr. Lerner is presently the President and CEO of Holy Cross Hospital, which is a 331 bed faith-based hospital serving over 450,000 residents as their sole community provider on the Southwest side of Chicago. His current focus is on stabilizing the financial condition of the hospital while addressing the health disparities in its primary service area.
He has served as the President and CEO of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago from 1997 to 2006, which has been ranked the best rehabilitation institute in America by U.S. News & World Report since 1991. He has been one of the leaders of the evolution of healthcare in the City of Chicago and the nation as a whole.
November 16, 2009
Dr. Beth McGlynn
“A Comprehensive Assessment of Health Reform Initiative”
Dr. McGlynn is a frequent advisor to the Obama Administration and congressional staff, as well as many national "think tanks".
Dr. McGlynn is co-leading RAND Health's COMPARE initiative, which has developed a comprehensive framework and methods for evaluating a wide range of health policy proposals being considered at the federal and state level as well as by the private sector.
Dr. McGlynn oversees strategic development, external dissemination, and communications of the RAND Health research portfolio. She is an internationally known expert on methods for assessing and reporting on the quality and efficiency of health care delivery at the physician, medical group, hospital, health plan, regional, and national level.
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November 2, 2009
Dr. David Leach
“The Evolution of Medical Practice: Preserving Substance, Modifying Form”
David Leach is the Retired CEO of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) As executive director and chief executive officer of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Dr. Leach instituted groundbreaking change, while at the same time balancing it against his unwavering belief that the professional development of physicians and the provision of exemplary patient care are inextricably linked.
Dr. Leach's "enormous contributions," says Stephen H. Miller, M.D., M.P.H., president and chief executive officer of the American Board of Medical Specialties, "have been seminal in moving graduate medical education to a new level of excellence." Among those contributions are the increased focus now placed on the role of institutional environment in shaping residency education; the implementation of duty hour limits; and the movement towards a new, outcomes-based accreditation model.
Dr. Leach's 27 years at Henry Ford also included serving as program director of the transition residency program, and working as senior staff physician in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, and the department of pediatrics. Additionally, he served as assistant dean at the University of Michigan Medical School.