2012 Patient Flow Summit
Hospitals and healthcare systems nationwide are dilligently working to increase their overall productivity while still improving patient care. Central Logic invites you to learn how to make this goal a reality at the 2012 Patient Flow Summit.
The Patient Flow Summit will provide you with an opportunity to network with colleagues who face the same challenges, collaborate on possible solutions, and learn patient flow best practices from industry leaders. From admissions to discharge, you will learn how to ensure efficient system-wide communication and visibility, decrease ED diversion time, simplify bed management, increase patient quality of care, and help your bottom line.
The 2012 Patient Flow Summit will be held on May 14-17 at the luxurious JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa. Central Logic assembles the nation’s leading patient flow experts, providing an unequaled opportunity to learn and network with your peers. Faculty will present curriculum and hands-on training covering all aspects of patient flow including, transport, transfer/admitting, bed management, discharge, and on-call scheduling. Central Logic is adding an additional day of content this year to address this range of topics.
Michael O. Leavitt
Michael Leavitt is a former Utah Governor and former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary. As founder and chairman of Leavitt Partners—a consulting group advising clients in healthcare—Leavitt is actively involved in the healthcare space. He speaks nationwide on topics regarding the future of healthcare.
Dr. Jason Hwang
Dr. Hwang is the co-founder and Executive Director, Health Care of Innosight Institute, a not-for-profit think tank devoted to disruptive innovation. He is the coauthor of The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Health Care with Harvard Business Professor Clayton Christensen, and the late Dr. Jerome Grossman.
Additional Patient Flow Summit faculty, with expertise in areas addressing a wide range of throughput topics, are currently being solidified. Central Logic will continue to update this site as more presenters are added to the agenda.
If you are interested in participating as a vendor or sponsor at the 2012 Patient Flow Summit, please contact Central Logic for more details.
Hospital Employees: $495 Non-Hospital Attendee: $1,995
Hospitals with 3 or more attendees will receive a group discount of $100 off per attendee. (All group members must register during the same registration session.)
Early Bird Award: Participants who register prior to March 2 will receive a $150 Visa gift card redeemable at the JW Marriott Aquae Sulis Spa, the TPC Las Vegas golf course, or other local restaurants and attractions.
Keynote: Governor Michael Leavitt
Chairman, Leavitt Partners
Former Utah Governor
Former U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary
Michael O. Leavitt is the founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners where he advises clients in the health care and food safety sectors.
In 1993, Leavitt was elected governor of Utah. He served three terms and then joined the Cabinet of President George W. Bush, serving in two positions: first as leader of the Environmental Protection Agency (2003-2005) and then as secretary of Health and Human Services (2005-2009).
With HHS, he led the implementation of the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program. The task required the design, systematization and implementation of a plan to provide 43 million seniors with a new prescription drug benefit. By the end of the first year, enrollments exceeded projections, prices were lower than projected and seniors expressed high levels of satisfaction. Leavitt is a prominent speaker nationwide, particularly discussing the future of healthcare in America and also innvoation in healthcare.
He and his wife Jackie have been married 38 years. They have five children and nine grandchildren. The Leavitt’s live in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Keynote: Dr. Jason Hwang
Co-founder and Executive Director of Healthcare, Innosight Institute
Jason Hwang, is co-founder and Executive Director of Healthcare at Innosight Institute, a non-profit social innovation think tank based in Watertown, Massachusetts. He is co-author of “The Innovator’s Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Healthcare,” a book on disruptive innovation in healthcare, with Clayton Christensen, professor at the Harvard Business School.
In his work as an internal medicine physician, Dr. Hwang has received multiple recognitions for his clinical work.
Dr. Hwang taught as Chief Resident and clinical instructor at the University of California, Irvine until 2004 and has also served as a clinician with the Southern California Kaiser Permanente Medical Group and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Long Beach, California.
Director, Patient Flow, American Hospital Association
For over 20 years, Mary Longe has had her pulse on the intricacies of patient care and systems that help make that care safer and more efficient. She is the Director, Patient Flow, AHA Solutions and author of the annual Patient Flow Challenges Assessment. Longe has authored five books on health care management, and is the editor of AHA Solutions monthly e-newsletter which provides information on patient flow, patient safety, and patient engagement.
The 2012 Patient Flow Summit will provide three days of quality content and hands-on training regarding all aspects of the patient flow continuum.
Past Topics Include:
- Reducing Re-admission Rates
- The Future of Transfer Centers
- Tele-Medicine and Patient Flow
- Demonstrating ROI Using Patient Flow Reports
- Integrating Transport and Transfer Centers
- Using Technology to Increase Patient Flow
- LEAN Hospitals
- Marketing Your Patient Flow Advantage
- Quality Measurements for Transfer Centers
- The Physician's Role in Patient Flow
- Keys to Optimizing Throughput
- Improving Care While Increasing Admissions
- The Advantages of Transfer Centers
- And More!
221 N. Rampart Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89145
JW Marriott Resort & Spa
Experience the premier Las Vegas luxury resort, the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa. This Las Vegas resort is located in the heart of Southern Nevada's most prestigious collection of golf courses, boasting 50 acres of flourishing gardens, a resort pool with waterfalls and whirlpools, a lavish spa, and eleven restaurants, from fine dining to casual.
Indulge in soothing therapies at Aquae Sulis, a luxurious Las Vegas Spa & Salon, enjoy on-site gaming at Rampart Casino or explore the stunning landscape of nearby Red Rock Canyon. Conveniently located among the Las Vegas Summerlin hotels, this resort is just 15 minutes from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip.
A special Patient Flow Summit rate of $155 per night has been secured for attendees. This heavily discounted rate is available three nights pre-conference and three nights post-conference.
To reserve your discounted room today, you can click here and complete the online reservation. In addition, you can call the JW Marriott at 1-800-266-9432 (Ask for the 'Patient Flow Summit').
The JW Marriott offers airport shuttle services for $30 (departure from the hotel ONLY). You can also contact the JW's onsite transportation specialists to arrange airport pick-up/drop-off at 702-248-7706, firstname.lastname@example.org. Hertz vehicle rental is also available on site.
For additional transportation information, please visit the JW Marriott Web page: Transportation Page
Central Logic Las Vegas Excursion
One Night You Are Sure to Remember!
Join us for a complimentary evening on the Las Vegas Strip on Wednesday, May 16th! Transportation will be available for all attendees and sponsors from the JW Marriott Resort to a downtown Las Vegas destination. Attendees will be free to come-and-go from the event, stopping by for drinks and food, while at the same time enjoying the nearby shopping and activities Vegas has to offer.
JW Marriott Spa - Aquae Sulis
Relax After an Eventful Day of Patient Flow Training
Inspired by ancient Roman temple baths, water and its healing power are at the heart of this modern Las Vegas Spa. Aquae Sulis Spa is a center for beauty and total wellness combining the ancient healing powers of water with modern therapeutic techniques.
- Body Scrub
- Body Wrap
- Foot Bath
- Steam Room
- Manicures/Pedicures, and more!
JW Marriott TPC Golf
Discuss Throughput Over a Round of World Class Golf
As the home of professional golf in Las Vegas, TPC Las Vegas can most aptly be described as “desert elegance.” This ideally situated course was created by architect Bobby Weed and player consultant Raymond Floyd. Off in the distance, to the south, sits glamorous Las Vegas with all its attractions. Look away and the stark mountains and canyons offer a drama all their own. Reserve a Tee Time Now
World Famous Las Vegas Strip
The Only Thing More Exciting Than Efficient Patient Flow...Las Vegas
From Blue Man Group to the Miracle Mile Shops, there's never a dull moment on the Strip! Las Vegas is teeming with shows and events happening the week of the Central Logic Patient Flow Summit. Attractions include: Donny and Marie, Cirque du Soleil, Frankie Moreno and the Lion King. Also, check out the premium shopping centers including the shops at the Palazzo, Via Bellagio, the Forum Shops at Caesar's Palace, Fashion Show Mall, and Mandalay Palace. For a complete list, please visit the official Las Vegas tourism Web site: visitlasvegas.com
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Explore Some of Nature's Flow Patterns
Lake Mead NRA offers year-round recreational opportunities. Its lakes cater to boaters, swimmers, and fishermen while its desert rewards hikers, wildlife photographers, and roadside sightseers. It is also home to thousands of desert plants and animals, adapted to survive in an extreme place where rain is scarce and temperatures soar. The month of May is a beautiful time to visit the Lake Mead NRA with family and friends.
Desert National Wildlife Refuge
Take a Rejuvenating Break from Patient Flow Logistics
This complex consists of four refuges located in southern Nevada. The Desert National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 1.5 million acres of the diverse Mojave Desert in southern Nevada. It is the largest National Wildlife Refuge in the lower 48 states. The Refuge contains six major mountain ranges. Annual rainfall ranges from less than four inches on the valley floors to over fifteen inches on the highest peaks. Located approximately 23 miles north of Las Vegas, this is a great spot for hiking and rock climbing, particularly during the month of May before the Nevada temperatures soar.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Registration and Opening Reception
Pick up your syllabus, name badge, and Summit items. Also, join us for an evening of exceptional food, drinks, networking, and conversation at the 2012 Patient Flow Summit's Opening Reception, sponsored by Central Logic.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Welcome and Keynote
Governor Mike Leavitt
Light Snacks and Coffee
Light Snacks and Beverages
Join us for an evening of networking and drinks sponsored by the Summit vendors.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Welcome and Keynote
Light Snacks and Coffee
Light Snacks and Beverages
Central Logic Las Vegas Excursion
Join us for a complimentary evening on the Las Vegas Strip! Transportation will be available for all attendees and sponsors from the JW Marriott Resort to a downtown Las Vegas destination. Attendees will be free to come-and-go from the event, stopping by for drinks and food, while at the same time enjoying the nearby shopping and activities Vegas has to offer.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Conference Wrap-Up and Prize Drawings