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CNO Forum Agenda Finalized


Monday, March 6th

4:00 p.m.

Health System Registration

4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

CNO Health System Discussion: Welcome and 2017 Top Priorities!

This opening session of The Academy CNO Forum will start with a round of introductions and discussion of current top priorities. CNOs will come prepared to share their top 3 strategic priorities for 2017. Additionally, members will have the opportunity to ask for insights and feedback for their most pressing challenges.

Session Chair: Marilyn Dubree, M.S.N., R.N., Executive CNO, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Reception, Fireside Chat & Dinner

Tuesday, March 7th

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

CNO Health System Breakfast: The Role of the RN in Ambulatory Practice

As healthcare systems are in the process of shifting their care models there is increasing emphasis on the ambulatory care environment. This open-discussion session will focus on the evolving role of the CNO and ambulatory care.

Pamela Johnson, M.S., R.N., Chair, Department of Nursing, CNO, Mayo 
Incl. Bill Farrell, NewYork-Presbyterian, 2017 Finance Fellow

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

CNO/CNIO Issues Forum: Digital Health

This session will highlight innovations in digital health. NYP OnDemand is a suite of digital health services for patients and providers, delivering care and expertise from Columbia Doctors and Weill Cornell Medicine. It allows users to quickly and easily communicate with NYP doctors from their mobile phone, tablet, or computer-and address their health faster. Chief Innovation Officer, Peter Fleischut, M.D., will lead this interactive discussion.

Session Chair: Willie Manzano, R.N., Senior VP & Chief Nurse Executive, NewYork-Presbyterian
Peter Fleischut, MD, Chief Innovation Officer, NewYork-Presbyterian

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

CNO Executive Briefing: Academy GE Nurse Fellows Action Projects

As part of The Academy GE Fellows Program, each participating Fellow must work in conjunction with their health system mentor and CEO to identify and lead an action project that contributes to the system's corporate strategic aims. These projects provide detailed insight into some of the high-level initiatives being addressed by health systems across the country. In this session, executives from the 2017 Fellowship class will lead a discussion on the progress and end goal of their projects. In order to allow for meaningful discussion, each Fellow will be at a different table. Seating is assigned, so be sure to check The Academy app for your table number!

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.


1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

CNO Issues Forum: Consumer Insights & Innovation

This session will focus on how Aurora is working to understand the consumer journey and the insights that generate product innovation and enhanced brand experiences

Session Chair: Mary Beth Kingston, R.N., EVP, CNE, Aurora Health Care
Anne Martino, VP, Consumer Insights & Innovation, Aurora Health Care

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.

CNO/CNIO Issues Forum: Leveraging Informatics to Improve Clinical Workflow

The goal of this session is to better understand how informatics and information technology can support clinical workflow and quality patient care. Ann Martin, R.N. and Tracey Moffatt, R.N. from Ochsner Health System will kick-off the discussion with casestudy examples from their experience at Ochsner as well as facilitate discussion with the other health system teams on how nursing informatics can support the practice of nursing.

Ann Martin, RN-BC, MSN, Assistant Vice President Clinical Transformation, Ochsner Health System
Tracey Moffatt, MHA, BSN, RN, CNO & VP of Quality, Ochsner Health System

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

CNO Health System Only Session: Debrief

6:00 p.m.

Reception, Academy GE Fellows Graduation & Dinner

Wednesday, March 8th

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

CNO Health System Breakfast:The Journey to Becoming a High Reliability Organization

This session will focus on two health systems and the challenges of creating a high reliability organization and the best practices they have learned to-date on the high-reliability journey. The session will feature Susan Campbell, R.N., SVP, CNO, AdvocateHealth Care and Kim Henrichsen, R.N., M.S.N., VP, Clinical Operations & CNO, Intermountain Healthcare

Susan Campbell, R.N., SVP, CNO, Advocate Health Care
Kim Henrichsen, R.N., M.S.N., VP, Clinical Operations & CNO, Intermountain Healthcare

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

CNO/CNIO JOINTIssue Forum:New Medicare Payment Models & Strategic Considerations For Leading Health Systems

The politics of unconventional presidential campaigns, evolving value based programs (e.g., MACRA), and other CMS programs and health policy issues, create a fluid environment. Caitlin Greenbaum., will provide an update on key health policy issues, trends and implications for The Leading Health Systems.

Caitlin Greenbaum, Director of Health Policy and Strategy, The Health Management Academy

10:45 a.m.