ReThinking Health: Leadership Essentials in a Changing System

February 28, 2013 in Leadership, Organizing, Teaching

Dear Members of the Leading Change Network:

This is an announcement from Kate Hilton and the ReThink Health team (aka Organizing for Health).  They are offering a course that draws on the organizing practices and combines them with skills and approaches from systems thinking, stewardship, sustainability and multi-stakeholder governance.  Please consider joining them – and inviting others to join who you believe would benefit from the program.  Thank you!

 

Join a Growing Community of ReThinkers Working to Transform Regional Health Systems!

ReThinking Health: Leadership Essentials in a Changing System

Eight-Week Online Program for Teams and Individuals

April 3rd to May 23rd 2013

 

ReThink Health has designed this innovative online course to introduce you to tools and methods that:

·           – Engage key stakeholders across the system,

·           – Create shared vision and align priorities,

·           – Build effective multi-organizational leadership teams, and

·           – Overcome resistance to change and mobilize focused action

ENROLL NOW: Registration ends March 15, 2013

Participants already enrolled in the program come from Kaiser Permanente, Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services, Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, State Hospital Associations, Quality Improvement Organizations and IHI Triple Aim Sites.

Past participants in ReThink Health’s programs have used these tools to successfully:

·           – Encourage hospital-wide adoption of a surgical safety checklist

·           – Reduce chronic disease hospital admissions

·           – Engage providers and payers with community members to improve health and increase access

·           – Align regional stakeholders around the best use of health system resources

Each session will be led by a member of the ReThink Health team.  They will be joined by a nationally-recognized guest practitioner who will share his or her own experiences and lessons learned from applying these tools in the field.  Guest practitioners include:

Steve ErkenBrack, JD – President & CEO, Rocky Mountain Health Plans

Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH – Professor, Dartmouth Medical School; Director for Population Health and Policy at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Care Policy and Clinical Practice

Richard Foster, MD – Senior Vice President, Quality and Patient Safety, South Carolina Hospital Association

Karen Minyard, PhD, MSN – Executive Director, Georgia Health Policy Center, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Alan Nobbs, RGN – Associate, Thought Leadership, Institute for Innovation and Improvement, National Health Service of England

Manoj Pawar, MD, MMM, Vice President Clinical Operations & Physician Leadership Development, Catholic Health Initiatives

WHEN: April 3rd to May 23rd 2013

Primary Sessions: Every Wednesday from 2:30 to 4PM EST

Optional Discussions: Every Thursday from 2:30 to 4PM EST

(Recordings will be available if you cannot attend live)

WHERE: Live audio-video sessions via online platform Blackboard Collaborate

Secure website access to readings, exercises, session links and take-home tools

COST: $1,600 for one participant

$1,500 for participants on teams of two

$1,400 for participants on teams of three

Teams larger than three may be eligible for special pricing.

Limited scholarships are also available.

For more information, please visit www.rethinkhealth.org/learning or contact Ella Auchincloss at eauchincloss@rethinkhealth.org. We hope you will join us!