Iowa Hospital Association Annual Meeting: Celebrating 90 Years of Caring for Iowa's Health

Des Moines, IA US
October 8, 2019 to October 10, 2019

Registration


The Annual Meeting is a benefit of IHA membership. Employees of IHA member hospitals and health systems; IHA Associate Members, IHA Annual Meeting Sponsors, IHA Personal Membership Groups, Healthcare Financial Management Association and American College of Healthcare Executives of Iowa members may attend the education sessions at no charge unless noted otherwise. Solicitation of IHA members is strictly prohibited.

Individuals not affiliated with IHA member institutions may attend for $990.

Please visit the meeting website to register. 

If you have questions, contact Corey Martin at martinc@ihaonline.org or 515-288-1955.
 

Target Audience

You are encouraged to bring as many members of your hospital teams as possible, so all can learn and gain from the expertise assembled at one convenient event. Among those who will benefit from this conference: chief executive officers, administrators, senior executives, trustees, clinical and nurse leaders, finance officers and business office leaders, health care attorneys, compliance officers, quality and patient safety directors, department managers, public relations and marking directors, human resource directors, education and staff development directors, physician leaders, medical group managers, auxilians and volunteers, Healthcare Financial Management Association and American College of Healthcare Executives of Iowa members.

Purpose

As only the IHA Annual Meeting can, this year's conference will address the issues and topics that hospital leaders care about most. Expert presenters will provide the latest information and lead dynamic discussions that will leave participants informed and energized.

Learning Objectives

This three-day event brings together Iowa health care professionals to learn and gain from experts in the industry. Attendees coming to the conference will achieve the following objectives:

  • Describe the role of hospitals have in addressing social determinants of health and how to ensure health care resources are responsive to the needs of their communities. 
  • Recognize innovative health care strategies and best practices within the clinical setting that are enhancing patient-focused initiatives. 
  • Identify emerging technologies and initiatives changing the model of health care delivery. 
  • Summarize financial payment policies, hot topics and trends affecting Iowa health care professionals and organizations. 
  • Discover new skillsets to transform and advance the ability to lead a health care organization. 
  • Examine key legal and regulatory issues affecting how facilities deliver health care. 
  • Explore practical ways organizations can nurture a culture of gratitude and illustrate how gratitude positively impacts employee engagement, burnout and patient satisfaction.

See agenda for session specific objectives.

Agenda

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Speakers

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Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If you're interested in reviewing an individuals disclosure form, please contact the DMU CME office at cme@dmu.edu

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 14.25 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
10/08/2019
Course expires: 
10/10/2019
Event starts: 
10/08/2019 - 8:15am
Event ends: 
10/10/2019 - 11:45am
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Parking

Parking is available north of the Iowa Events Center with entrances off the following streets: Third, Fifth and Crocker. Iowa Events Center surface lots offer the closest and most convenient access to the facility, and easy access to I-235 and other major routes after the event. AD- accessible parking is available at the Iowa Events Center by entering the lot south of Crocker Street, next to Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. NOTE:  Cost is $10 per vehicle per entrance. Cash or credit will be accepted this year.

City parking garages are located throughout downtown with convenient skywalk access to the Iowa Events Center. Payment for city garages is collected each time you enter the garage. The City of Des Moines recently completed a downtown parking signage system to give up to the minute details on where parking is available in the garages.

Street parking is available throughout downtown with the convenience of parking meters. Pay attention to the location and rates as many meters have different time limits and parking restrictions during certain times. (Typically no parking between 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm).

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 14.25 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • MD:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS) through the joint providership of Des Moines University (DMU) and the Iowa Hospital Association. DMU is accredited by IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

THE FOLLOWING SESSIONS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR CREDIT

Keynote address with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, R5, T13, W5

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Disclaimer

Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 14.25 AOA Category 2­A
  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 14.25 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/08/2019
Course expires: 
10/10/2019

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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The Annual Meeting is a benefit of IHA membership. Employees of IHA member hospitals and health systems; IHA Associate Members, IHA Annual Meeting Sponsors, IHA Personal Membership Groups, Healthcare Financial Management Association and American College of Healthcare Executives of Iowa members may attend the education sessions at no charge unless noted otherwise. Solicitation of IHA members is strictly prohibited.

Individuals not affiliated with IHA member institutions may attend for $990.

Please visit the meeting website to register. 

If you have questions, contact Corey Martin at martinc@ihaonline.org or 515-288-1955.