To succeed in healthcare today, professionals must develop innovative strategies and communicate a compelling vision of high quality, cost-effective care. This project-based program is uniquely designed to help healthcare professionals drive growth and success in their organizations.
The intensive session, on April 12 – 14, will be held at the Marriott in Park City. Modules 1-5 are located on campus at the David Eccles School of Business.
For your convenience, all intensive week lodging accommodations will be arranged by the Executive Education staff. Participants are required to stay at the Marriott the evenings of April 12 and 13. Lodging is included in the course fee, and breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided.
Some physicians receive sponsorship from their departments. In addition, partial scholarships may be available.
Please contact Kristen.Peko@hsc.utah.edu at the U of U Medical Group for more information.
This session focuses on medical technology innovation and entrepreneurship. It will cover University of Utah resources for technology development, intellectual property protection, basic FDA regulatory pathways, analysis of market potential, and term sheet negotiation. The curriculum is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of the complex pathway for commercialization of medical technology.
Can healthcare providers be effective healthcare leaders? Healthcare is a very complex rapidly evolving enterprise. Historically, providers have yielded to non-clinician administrators the responsibility of navigating the healthcare environment. Now more so than ever, we have to be at the table. This requires providers to be effective leaders and managers to be optimally effective in working together with our administrators to advance our healthcare system. This session will focus on strategies for optimal leadership and management as we work towards our goal of healthcare transformation.
The healthcare environment is challenging because it is people intensive, emotionally charged, technology laden and replete with undefined and unanticipated outcomes. Required Leadership skills and tools include; personnel management, cultural transformation, conflict resolution, resource management, and future visioning and planning. This presentation will focus on the principles of complex adaptive systems and core leadership tools on two case studies: implementation of a new clinical care process model and management of an acute crisis in a hospital setting.
Medical education traditionally focuses on transferring the information, medical decision making and technical skills necessary to perform in clinical settings, but has focused less, if at all, on leadership, teamwork, shared decision making, and systems. This session will discuss basic concepts of leadership, teamwork and decision making, and use several illustrative examples of how these principles can be used to make changes in such areas as department and division structure and governance, and care delivery models.
US health care delivery is expensive and fails to deliver proportionately improved health outcomes compared with other developed countries. In this session, participants will discuss a vision for healthcare transformation, how the patient-physician relationship can drive change, physician leadership in payment transformation, and a case study of how large, expensive decisions can be made in this complex environment.
This session is designed as an overview of accounting and finance. Participants will gain the
necessary tools to interpret and use financial information to make key decisions with a particular focus on practical application. Participants will learn:
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, April 28, 2017 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Understanding and meeting or exceeding customers’ expectations can be a challenge in health care. Participants will take away strategies to effectively create brand equity for their organization. The core learning objectives include:
Thursday, May 11, 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Communication is an essential leadership tool especially when faced with leadership challenges. As a way to improve communication competence, participants will learn: Personal communication strengths and areas of development
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, June 9, 2017, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
The University of Utah Health Sciences (UUHS) values collaboration as a foundation to advance knowledge about health for entire populations. Harnessing world-class expertise from all over campus, UUHS is translating scientific discoveries into prevention, treatment, and cures for conditions like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, addiction, rare and undiagnosed diseases and many others. Dr. Fagerlin will highlight how population health sciences applies this type of research to improve health care outcomes and the delivery of patient centered care.
Angie’s training is in experimental psychology, primarily in the areas of cognitive and social psychology. Her research focuses on testing methods for communicating medical data to patients and providers (e.g., the risks and benefits of cancer treatment) and the development and testing of decision support interventions.
This session will give a broad overview of the greatest innovation disruptions taking place across all industries and particularly in healthcare. Tools and skills will be shared to show how to become more innovative and keep up with the rapid pace of change. Participants will have a better understanding of how to adapt to the changes and help the University of Utah create a more innovative culture.
Dr. Chris Wasden is the Executive Director of the Sorenson Center for Discovery and Innovation at the University of Utah. He is a named inventor on 11 issued patents and has been a leader in 10 different startups where he developed many of his ideas around the innovation cycle and lifecycle and how fast, frequent, frugal, and failure accelerates innovation.
This session teaches physicians how to secure the conditions for their personal success, enhance patient care, and influence healthcare delivery in their communities. In addition to learning concrete techniques that simultaneously advance resources and relationships, this workshop will teach physicians how to:
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, August 18, 2017, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM