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Leading Transformation and Change in Health Care

THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED

Date

April 18 - May 30, 2013, with no class May 2
Thursday evenings

Time

6 - 9 p.m.

Location

UB Downtown Gateway Building - Room 205, downtown campus
Parking Lot and Building directions

Cost

$1995.00 per participant (includes cost of course materials)

Payment can be made:

Credit card, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
or
check made payable to: UB Foundation Activities, Inc.
or
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A $50.00 discount is available for:
University at Buffalo Executive MBA alumni
University at Buffalo Professional MBA alumni
Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) program current student or alumni and
School of Management Alumni Association members

Registration

Online or 716-645-3200

Instructor

Paul Tesluk

Course description:

Through a series of presentations and discussions with regional and national health care leaders and experts, participants can gain a strategic understanding of the major trends and transformations taking place in health care at the national and regional levels. We will introduce participants to the concept of creating innovation in health care through Idealized Design and application of Lean and Total Quality methodologies and tools. The program will culminate with giving participants a proven framework for leading effective change in the complex and dynamic environment of health care that addresses the cognitive (mind), motivational (heart), and process (path) components of effective change.

Who should attend:

This new course is a non-degree executive program for managers, executives, and health care professionals with responsibility for or aspiring to assume roles that involve leading transformation and change in health care.  

Program Outline

A Strategic Understanding of the Changing Health Care Landscape
April 18, April 25; 6-9pm

This module will use a series of presentations and discussions with health care leaders and experts to provide participants with a strategic understanding of the major trends and transformations taking place in health care. The first session will focus on large-scale strategic issues facing health care and their implications for change and will feature health care leaders and experts including:

Dr. Michael Cropp, CEO - Independent Health
Bruce Boissonnault, President - Niagara Health Quality Coalition
Greg Slabodkin, Editor - FierceMobileHealthcare
Dr. John Tomaszewski, Chair, Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences - UB School of Medicine
Larry Zielinski, COO - HCR Homecare


The second session will concentrate on how the strategic trends that are being experienced in health care are influencing human capital, workforce development, and leadership development considerations in health care and will feature health care leaders and experts including: 

Tom Fetner, Sr. VP - Healthnow
Dr. Thomas Foels, CMO - Independent Health

Dr. Philip Glick, Vice Chair, Department of Surgery - UB School of Medicine
Connie Vari, COO, EVP (retired) - Kaleida Health

Innovation in Health Care
May 9, May 16; 6-9pm

This module will introduce participants to the concept of creating innovation in health care through applying the concept of Idealized Design and application of Lean and Total Quality methodologies and tools. The module will be delivered by Gerald Suarez, Professor of the Practice, Systems Thinking and Design, University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business.

Leading Change in Health Care
May 23, May 30; 6-9pm

This module will provide participants with a proven framework for leading effective change in the complex and dynamic environment of health care that addresses the cognitive (mind), motivational (heart), and process (path) components of effective change. This module will be delivered by Paul Tesluk, Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior, School of Management, UB.