Three workshop sessions will be held on the morning of Monday, June 15th prior to the conference opening. These workshops will be an opportunity for attendees to receive a more hands-on learning experience around one of three topics: Creating a Stigma-Free Minnesota, Leadership Strategies for Mid-Level Managers, and Building Value-Based Care Capacity. Registration for workshops will cost $25 per participant and become available on April 1st, 2020.
Creating a Stigma-Free Minnesota

Monday Workshop

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Studies show that the stigma around mental illness and mental health is a significant barrier to individuals seeking treatment and support. This workshop will provide background regarding who holds stigma, some strategies and available programs for eliminating stigma, and an introduction to Bigfork, Minnesota, where they are working hard to “Make It OK” in their community. Attendees will participate in hands-on activities to identify stigma and develop community involvement in eliminating stigma. More details >

Leadership Strategies for Mid-Level Managers: Enhancing Patient Experience

Monday Workshop

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Improving patient experience is a critical piece of preparing for value-based care and payment. Because of its importance, many facilities implement multiple strategies to improve patient experience in the hopes that some will deliver positive outcomes. This can leave mid-level managers, often the drivers of patient experience initiatives, feeling overwhelmed and spread too thin.

This workshop is designed for mid-level leaders such as directors, managers, supervisors, and charge nurses. In our time together, we’ll explore some patient experience improvement tools that you may already be familiar with, such as the 5 P’s, moments of kindness and leader rounding. But we’ll look at them in a new way, using proven models for effectively driving change and focusing efforts on the most important factors. We’ll also practice ways to provide your employees with feedback that impacts future behavior and interactions with patients.

You’ll leave this workshop ready to use evidence-based practices for driving change, improving patient experience, and coaching employees along the way. More details >

Building Value-Based Care Capacity

Monday Workshop

8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The workshop will begin with an overview of the volume-to-value landscape, rural relevant Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) payment programs and models, and the Value-Based Care Assessment tool. Participants will then have the opportunity for facilitated networking and discussion to share challenges, opportunities, strategies, and best practices related to the eight core components of value-based care readiness captured in the Value-Based Care Assessment tool. The workshop will close with an activity to help prioritize and identify initial action steps to help further their organization's capacity for value-based care. More details >