Building off of a successful six years, more than 375 healthcare industry executives and government leaders attended the sixth annual Nevada Health Care Forum last fall. The event was an overwhelming success with thirty nationally and locally recognized dynamic presenters addressing legislative changes impacting our healthcare system, issues and opportunities for improving our national, regional and local healthcare systems, and much more.
The Nevada Chapters of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and Nevada Medical Group Management Association (NVMGMA), in conjunction with the Clark County Medical Society, Case Management Association of Las Vegas, Las Vegas HEALS, Nevada Executive Women in Healthcare, Nevada Health Information Management Association, Nevada Nurses Association, Nevada State Board of Nursing, Nevada Organization of Nurse Leaders, and Washoe County Medical Society, have all come together to organize this Nevada statewide symposium. The event to be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the Tuscany Suites & Casino - 255 E. Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169.
This year's symposium will focus on a broad range of healthcare topics including the impact of healthcare reform on the industry and Nevadans, healthcare quality, nursing / autonomy of practice, visions for Graduate Medical Education in Nevada, mental health / substance abuse, Medicare and Medicaid, healthcare Information technology/systems, health information exchanges (HIE), health insurance exchanges (HIX), wellness and disease management, and more. The program, still being developed, again will feature national and state leaders in the health care industry.
This event brings together most of Nevada’s healthcare leaders covering a broad section of the industry, including providers and provider executives (physicians, nurses, allied health providers); hospital, post-acute care facility and ancillary care provider executives, academia, employer group and health plan/insurance executives, government officials, students, media and consumers of healthcare.