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!
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.