The Advisory Board Company at ASHHRA

By special invitation from ASHHRA, The Advisory Board Company will present a full learning track of our latest research at the annual ASHHRA conference in Grapevine, Texas. on Sept. 24-27, 2016.


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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

1 p.m.-2 p.m.
Data-Driven Prescription for Nurse Engagement
Speaker: Kate Vonderhaar, Senior Consultant, HR Advancement Center

Among all frontline staff, nurses are the least engaged—a troubling situation for the largest segment of the health care workforce. Get best practices to build a highly engaged nursing workforce in today's rapidly transforming health care environment.

Learning objectives:

  • Find the greatest opportunities to improve nurse engagement
  • Rationalize the flow of change
  • Translate market forces into frontline terms

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Related resource: Build Your Nurse Manager 'All-Star Team'

2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Data-Driven Prescription for Physician Engagement
Speaker: Steven Berkow, Executive Director, Research and Insights

Which drivers have the greatest impact on physician engagement? And where should most organizations focus their efforts? Find the greatest opportunities to strengthen physician partnership.

Learning objectives:

  • Advance physician-specific engagement drivers
  • Identify "hotspots" of disengagement among employed physicians
  • Onboard new physicians effectively

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Related resource: Data-Driven Insights for Your 2016 Physician Engagement Strategy

3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Data-Driven Prescription for Leader Engagement
Speaker: Micha'le Simmons, Consultant, HR Advancement Center

Organizations won't succeed in today's turbulent market without leaders who are energized and excited by their work. But health care leader engagement is declining much more quickly than frontline engagement. Get strategies to reverse the trend.

Learning objectives:

  • Promote executive ownership of engagement
  • Give leaders meaningful recognition
  • Set guardrails around work-life balance

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26

ASHHRA General Session: Employee Engagement – Five Essential Paradigm Shifts
Speaker: Steven Berkow, Executive Director, Research and Insights

Download "The Business Case for Investing in Engagement" presentation

Download the "Five Essential Paradigm Shifts" presentation

9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Stop Turnover in the First Three Years, Part I*
Speaker: Kate Vonderhaar, Senior Consultant, HR Advancement Center
*HR Advancement Center members only

With a looming workforce shortage, you can’t afford to keep losing staff just when they've become fully trained and productive. We're dedicating two sessions to sharing best practices to retain staff.

Learning objectives:

  • Screen candidates for cultural fit
  • Understand the most powerful retention levers for each generation in the workforce
  • Turn managers into chief engagement officers for their own staff

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11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Stop Turnover in the First Three Years, Part II*
Speaker: Kate Vonderhaar, Senior Consultant, HR Advancement Center
*HR Advancement Center members only

With a looming workforce shortage, you can't afford to keep losing staff just when they've become fully trained and productive. We're dedicating two sessions to sharing best practices to retain staff.

Learning objectives:

  • Anticipate—and preempt—future turnover
  • Foster peer relationships
  • Show staff how meaningful their work is

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2:45 p.m.-5 p.m.
Executive Symposium: Creating the Space to Innovate*
Speaker: Steven Berkow, Executive Director, Research and Insights
*By invitation only

2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
Reduce Stress and Burnout, Part I
Speaker: Jim Veronesi, Special Director, Talent Development

Some of the drivers of stress and burnout in health care are beyond your control, but you can take greater control over how you and your team respond to those conditions. Learn best practices for reducing stress now and preventing burnout in the long run.

Learning objectives:

  • Advocate for your needs by making successful requests for help
  • Learn to say “no”—or at least “not now”
  • Build your emotional support network

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4 p.m.-5 p.m.
Reduce Stress and Burnout, Part II
Speaker: Jim Veronesi, Special Director, Talent Development

Some of the drivers of stress and burnout in health care are beyond your control, but you can take greater control over how you and your team respond to those conditions. Learn best practices for reducing stress now and preventing burnout in the long run.

Learning objectives:

  • Advocate for your needs by making successful requests for help
  • Learn to say “no”—or at least “not now”
  • Build your emotional support network

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Developing Emerging Leaders, Part I
Speaker: Brendan McGinty, Managing Director, Talent Development

Top-tier organizations emphasize leadership development across all levels of staff—a critical investment amidst high turnover and staff shortages. Get the tools you need to constant refresh your leadership bench.

Learning objectives:

  • Determine current and future leadership needs
  • Recruit and hire staff with strong leadership potential
  • Identify potential leaders and design effective development opportunities

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8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Developing Emerging Leaders, Part II
Speaker: Brendan McGinty, Managing Director, Talent Development

Top-tier organizations emphasize leadership development across all levels of staff—a critical investment amidst high turnover and staff shortages. Get the tools you need to constant refresh your leadership bench.

Learning objectives:

  • Determine current and future leadership needs
  • Recruit and hire staff with strong leadership potential
  • Identify potential leaders and design effective development opportunities

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Learn More About Our HR Memberships

Find out how an Advisory Board membership can support your organization. Learn more about the HR Advancement Center, our Talent Development partnerships, and Advisory Board Survey Solutions. For more information on membership, please contact Maggie Hartman at HartmanM@advisory.com.

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