Connect. Inspire. Lead.
The conference for essential hospital leaders.

June 22-24 | BOSTON

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VITAL2022

Schedule at a Glance

For full session descriptions, please see individual track pages below.

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Wednesday, June 22

7 am – 7 pm
Registration Open

8 am – noon
Preconference

Noon – 1 pm
Climate Lunch: Climate Resilience and Decarbonization at Essential Hospitals
Sponsored by the Kresge Foundation

1:15 – 2 pm
340B Interest Group Meeting

2 – 2:30 pm
First-Time Attendee Orientation

3 – 4:15 pm
Opening General Session
Keynote Speaker: Marcus Whitney

4:30 – 5 pm
Reducing Workplace Violence in the Emergency Department
UCSF School of Medicine

4:30 – 5 pm
Listening to Moms about Perinatal Health
St. Joseph’s Health

4:30 – 5 pm
Providing COVID-19 Vaccine Access to an Underserved Community
NYC Health+Hospitals/Elmhurst

4:30 – 5 pm
GME Policy Developments: New Medicare Residency Slots and More

5 – 6:30 pm
Opening Reception 

Thursday, June 23

7 am – 5 pm
Registration Open

7 – 8 am
Networking Breakfast

8 – 9 am
High Utilizers: A Cross-Sector Approach to Emergency Department Collaboration

Harris Health System

8 – 9 am
Trauma-Informed Care: Creating Safe and Supportive Environments
University Health

8 – 9 am
Using Mobile Units to Meet the Community’s Health and Social Needs
The MetroHealth System

8 – 9 am
Ending the Public Health Emergency: Medicaid Implications for Essential Hospitals
Sellers Dorsey

9 – 10:30 am
General Session
Keynote Speaker: Taryn Marie Stejskal, PhD

11 am – 12:15 pm
Systematically Improving Employee Engagement and Patient Experience
Cook County Health

11 am – 12:15 pm
Expanding Mental Health Services, Reducing Workplace Violence Amid a Pandemic
NYC Health & Hospitals/Kings County

11 am – 12:15 pm
Optimizing Value-Based Care for Diverse, High-Risk Patients
The MetroHealth System

11 am – 12:15 pm
Foundations of Essential Hospital Financing
Eyman Associates PC

12:15 – 1:45 pm
Gage Awards Luncheon

2 – 2:30 pm
The Institutional Path to Health Equity
Grady Health System

2 – 2:30 pm
Automating a Patient Medication Assistance Program in the EHR
Harris Health System

2 – 2:30 pm
Creating a Novel Center for Health Equity and Advocacy Education
Cambridge Health Alliance

2 – 2:30 pm
State Trend: Workforce Policy Initiatives
Einstein Healthcare Network and association staff

3 – 4 pm
Legislative and Policy Update

4 – 5:15 pm
Poster Session

5:15 – 6:45 pm
Federal Action Network (FAN) Reception

Friday, June 24

7 am – noon
Registration Open

8 – 9 am
Networking Breakfast

9 –10 am
A Culturally Competent Approach to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
Cambridge Health Alliance

9 –10 am
Launching and Sustaining a Food-as-Medicine Program
Grady Health System

9 –10 am
Essential Hospitals & Equity Measurement

10 – 11:45 am
Closing General Session and CEO Panel

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