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7:00 am

Registration Desk Open

8:30 am - 11:30 am
Pre-conference Workshops
(Advanced registration required; additional cost of $95; limited capacity)

Workshop A: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: A New Opportunity for Hospitals, Health Systems and Community Health Workers

Anne Beal

Anne Beal, MD, Deputy CEO and Chief Officer of Engagement, Patient-centered Outcomes Research Institute

Dr. Beal’s session will include a general overview of PCORI; the role that end-users can play in ensuring that PCORI’s research is useful by partnering with the institute, a discussion of how hospitals may use patient-centered research to fulfill their community benefit requirement and a request for research topics from workshop participants.

Learning objectives:

  • An understanding of the mission of PCORI;
  • An understanding of how workshop participants can engage with PCORI; and
  • Ways that community health workers, and hospital and health system executives can incorporate this research into their requirements for community health needs assessments.

Workshop B: Insight Driven Opportunities to Find, Reach and Engage At-risk Population Members 


Linda MacCracken, vice president, advisory services and Francine Poel, consulting manager, Truven Health Analytics

This workshop will show new approaches necessary to develop, deliver and partner around consumer-based health. Learn approaches to leverage available and desirable data to consider at-risk patient needs and then develop a range of solutions.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify opportunities from key business questions related to health care informatics;
  • Focus ways to bridge the gap for at risk residents for consumer needs based on analytical evidence; and
  • Identify at least three ways to leverage evidence based opportunities to improve health for the local community—regardless of information technology investment resources 

Workshop C: Developing a Comprehensive Community Benefit Strategy


Keith Herle, president and Michael Bilton, vice president, Verité Healthcare Consulting, LLC

This workshop will engage participants around elements of community benefit strategy, with the goals of demonstrating fulfillment of tax-exemption requirements, deploying and managing limited charitable resources effectively and aligning community benefit with other hospital and health system strategic imperatives.  It will help participants facilitate self-assessment and strategy development activities in their organizations.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand and be able to articulate factors driving the importance of creating a community benefit strategy that is aligned and integrated with the hospital’s strategy and community goals;
  • Learn and discuss components and characteristics of community benefit strategy that participants can use for self-assessment and strategy development in their organizations; and
  • Discuss and share case examples from hospitals and health systems with differing approaches to community benefit strategy and implementation.

9:30 am - 11:00 am

New BannerACHI New-member Orientation and First-time Conference Attendee Briefing
(Advanced registration required; no additional fee)

Learn the ins and outs of how to make the most of your time in Orlando. Learn about your ACHI member benefits. Explore the new website. Download the app and begin networking. This interactive session is designed for you to make the most of your time.

**Please note: This session occurs at the same time as the pre-conference workshops.

11:30 am - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Keynote Address
Rich Umbdenstock,
president and CEO, American Hospital Association

Mr. Umbdenstock will comment on relationships and linkages between health care provider organizations and critical stakeholders such as foundations, community organizations, economic and other social entities, particularly as they relate to patient-centered care and beneficial, sustainable outcomes.

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

Breakout Sessions (Click on the session title for a description and speaker list)

Useful Tools for Maximizing Community Benefit Investments
Using Innovative Partnerships and Collective Impact to Advance Regional and Local Community Health Improvement
Driving Community Health—Working Effectively with Other Sectors. Part 1—The yearlong program model
Crowdsourcing Better Health: Collaboration and Accountability in Population Health Analytics
Demonstrating a Framework for Effective Collaboration: Antibiotic Stewardship Partnership between Health Care and Public Health

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm


4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Breakout Sessions (Click on the session title for a description and speaker list)

If We Don't Fix Health Literacy, We Can't Fix Health Care
Driving Community Health - Working Effectively with Other Sectors. Part 2—Skills building workshop
Putting Your CHNA to Work: Aligning Strategic Initiatives and Existing Resources for Effective Implementation
Community Health Partnerships: Improve Health and Save Millions!

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception and Exhibit Hall

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