June 3, 2014 (Banff, AB) – The 2014 National Health Leadership Conference issues a challenge to Canada’s health leaders: What will it take to make Canadian healthcare a top performer?
What: National Health Leadership Conference 2014, Raising the bar: A critical time for bold leadership
When: Day 2: Tuesday, June 3, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MDT
Where: Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, 405 Spray Avenue, Banff, Alberta – Van Horne Ballroom
Bold leadership in action is the focus of the conference. The theme, Raising the bar: A critical time for bold leadership, underscores the important role of leadership in creating a quality and sustainable health system. Plenary sessions, poster presentations and concurrent sessions will demonstrate how Canada’s health leaders, organizations and systems are achieving excellence and what can still be done to raise the bar.
Hosted by the Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN, this annual conference is the largest national gathering of health system leaders in Canada, with more than 700 health leaders expected in Banff, Alberta.
Day 2 of the conference will inspire health leaders to apply new ways to drive operation excellence, build staff and employee engagement and consider radically different approaches to solving the challenges of leadership. Speakers include:
- Maura Davies, FCCHL, Bonnie Brossart and Suann Laurent, on the Saskatchewan Lean Management System and how thinking and acting as one is transforming Saskatchewan’s health system and is potentially serving as a model for others. Tuesday, June 3, 0900 – 10:30 MDT
- Joseph A. Michelli, author, The Starbucks Experience, on how great leaders drive operational excellence, build staff and employee engagement and achieve a legacy that produces financial success, extraordinary clinical outcomes and transformation of their businesses and industries. Tuesday, June 3, 15:45 – 16:50
Presenter biographies, concurrent session and poster project abstracts can be found at http://www.nhlc-cnls.ca. Follow us on Twitter @NHLC2014 and #NHLC2014.
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About the National Health Leadership Conference: The conference is the largest national gathering of health system decision-makers in Canada representing various sectors and professions across the continuum of care. Visit http://www.nhlc-cnls.ca for the full conference program. Follow us on Twitter @NHLC2014.