Mark your Calendars! PMI-SVC May Technical Dinner Meeting
Speaker: Dean Ward, VP Operations, Dignity Health Medication Foundation
When: May 11, 2017
Where: La Provence Restaurant & Terrace
Time: 6 pm - 8.30 pm
Presentation Topic: “Leveraging the Talent Triangle to Transform Health Care”
For all the hard work to improve coordination and collaboration in health care, most health care organizations are still organized into silos based on clinical specialties — and communication among them is uneven at best. Teams may function fairly well within silos, but coordination across them is often poor, which has potentially serious consequences for patients. The solution to these problems is to shift focus from the structure to the activities of teamwork, which involves fluid, collaborative, interdependent work across shifting projects and with a shifting mix of partners, often across organizational boundaries. The key to this is Leadership with an understanding of the Strategy and Technical needs to achieve improved collaboration and outcomes.
Dean Ward is currently the Vice President-Operations for Dignity Health Medical Foundation. He is responsible for leading the strategic direction, service line growth, partnership with hospitals a multispecialty medical groups and operations oversight of a multisite clinic operations over 6 markets. Previously he was an Administrator at Sutter Health, since November 2007, responsible for management and administration of a multispecialty group practice, ambulatory surgery center, endoscopy center and surgical hospital affiliated with Sutter Health in California. Mr. Ward has experience of over 35 years in health plan and hospital management and administration including acute care and specialty hospitals. He is knowledgeable about operations implementation, process improvement, and managed care contracting and development. Previously, Mr. Ward has served as a Senior Executive in national and regional managed care organizations and as a hospital executive.
This Event is Sponsored by Academy Leadership.