Recap of HLC’s 2023 Webinars
The Healthcare Leadership Council hosted 10 webinars in 2023 on various healthcare topics prioritized by its members. Panelists representing the breadth of the healthcare industry showcased private sector innovation, common hurdles, and analyzed legislation and regulations in play which would affect the delivery of care. Additionally, HLC hosted an in-person Hill briefing on artificial intelligence, and is planning on more in-person events for 2024.
- Redefining American Healthcare: The Boots on the Ground
A panel of recent recipients of the Healthcare Leadership Council’s Redefining American Healthcare Award, which was created to draw attention to community initiatives that improve healthcare delivery, highlighted how their work has helped change the lives of underserved populations and might provide insight for federal policy making. They also addressed barriers faced and recommendations for a better future.
Presentation slides Organizations:
Palmetto Care Connections
TESCO Specialty Vehicles
African American Infant and Maternal Mortality (AAIMM) Prevention Initiative
Change Matrix (Colorado Equity Compass)
- Supply Chain Readiness: Where Are We Now?
Supply chain experts discussed the logistics of the supply chain and the challenges experienced in ensuring timely delivery of medicine and medical supplies to providers and patients. They highlighted how innovations and partnerships have played a role in strengthening supply chain resilience, and what more must be done to build upon recent advances. Webinar video
Johnson & Johnson
Cencora (formerly AmerisourceBergen)
- Aligning Digital Services and Coverage to Improve Accessibility
Healthcare experts made the evidentiary case for the value of virtual care and the need to gain permanence for the regulatory flexibilities that were instituted during the COVID-19 pandemic. They focused on policies for safe and efficient digital connectivity that enables patients to receive essential healthcare no matter their location.
Amazon Health Services
Bassett Healthcare Network
- Multisectoral Approach to Patient-Centered Care
Learn about the steady progression of restructuring the healthcare delivery system away from fee-for-service and towards patient-centered care, in a way that pays for improved health outcomes. Shared responsibility across healthcare sectors enables enhanced communication, actionable data, and care coordination. Watch this webinar to see experts highlight how their organizations have implemented changes to improve the experience for both patients and providers.
MemorialCare Medical Foundation
- Optimizing the Healthcare Workforce
The healthcare workforce shortage is a challenge that all sectors of the industry have been facing. With decreasing population growth, there is an even greater concern about recruiting the numbers of healthcare professionals needed to meet patient demands. This expert panel addressed these challenges and discussed which answers are taking shape for both the short and long term.
Texas Health Resources
- Forging Ahead: Disaster Readiness in 2023
The session began with an overview of the newly-released recommendations on disaster readiness from HLC and the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. Then, healthcare experts discussed how their organizations have adapted to a changed environment and guide through innovative actions to better prepare the healthcare system for future public health challenges.
Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
Medxcel, subsidiary of Ascension
As the healthcare industry has transformed throughout the years, the use of healthcare data has evolved as well. Hear from the experts about the HIPAA Privacy Rule, other federal privacy laws, and what the future holds for health data privacy.
Johnson & Johnson MedTech
- Breaking Down Barriers to Achieve the Highest Level of Health
Hear from leaders immersed in the process of creating and implementing practical solutions for eliminating health disparities. Experts discussed their methods to make a lasting impact, and share recent developments in areas such as community-based programs, partnerships and clinical trial diversity.
- Cybersecurity Playbook for Healthcare
As healthcare becomes increasingly accessible and interconnected, cyber risks pose a threat to the healthcare delivery infrastructure. An expert panel examined how healthcare stakeholders respond to cyber attacks, the importance of fostering private-public programs as well as how to strengthen existing privacy and security frameworks to create resilience and trust in healthcare.
- What’s New in Cancer Innovation?
Although it’s been just over half a century since President Nixon declared a War on Cancer, 600,000 Americans still lose their lives each year to the disease. The tide is turning, though, thanks to new innovations in cancer detection and treatment. An expert panel discussed how to ensure accessibility to these breakthroughs and how changes in the legislative and regulatory environment can turbocharge continued lifesaving innovations.
City of Hope