On August 27–29, Practice Management exhibited at the 2017 Community Health Institute & Expo as part of the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) annual conference. Held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, the 3-day event is the largest and most significant annual events that brings together over 2,000 community health center managers, clinicians, board members and leaders.
The NACHC 2017 Community Health Institute (CHI) covered important topics related to health centers and transformation of healthcare. Health center leaders are looking to the future focused on the medical and management teams needed for tomorrow’s healthcare – the collaborative partnerships that can spur innovations – and the technologies to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness in the delivery of care.
What to Expect
The CHI will position health centers for sustained leadership in the coming years. Participants will hear NACHC leadership, government officials, healthcare industry leaders and other special guests speak to the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, including up-do-date information on policy shifts, federal regulatory changes, funding and proposed legislation. The national conference will foster opportunities for health center professionals and consumer board members to network, share perspectives and best practices, and stay competitive and relevant in the healthcare marketplace. A host of educational sessions and events will be offered on major topics relevant to the operations and governance of health centers.
Every aspect of the community health center movement is represented at the CHI expo, making it an excellent networking opportunity for many professionals in the industry. In addition to networking, attendees can learn new skills, discover new ideas and solutions, and explore the latest information from industry thought leaders.