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Conferences and Events
Conferences and Events

Collaborate at Our Events and Enhance Your Expertise

There are many opportunities throughout the year and across the country to meet with VHA experts and your peers to enhance your expertise and help you master the changing health care environment.

National events

Our annual national conference, the VHA Navigating to Excellence Forum, provides attendees the knowledge and insight to help their organizations improve financial performance, operational performance and care delivery.

VHA hosts national conferences and educational series throughout the year. See our Events Calendar for a complete list of scheduled events.

Regional events

Link up with other VHA members in your region through a variety of events and conferences. Our regional events are ideal places to build long-term professional relationships with members near you. You will find that your peers are eager to share knowledge, insights, financial and clinical best practices, and implementation strategies to help boost your performance. Visit your regional office to learn more about the events and networks in your region.

Industry events

VHA attends several health care industry events throughout the year. Plan to connect with us at these events to learn more about VHA’s expertise and solutions.



Network with Your Peers

National Conference
Population Health Symposium
Sep. 21 - Sep. 22, Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL

National Conference
Medical Development Specialists 10th Annual Conference
Oct. 4 - Oct. 6, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

National Conference
VHA Mid-America and Oklahoma/Arkansas Annual Accreditation Update
Oct. 29 - Oct. 30, Drury Plaza Hotel
St Louis, MO
The VHA Mid-America and Oklahoma/Arkansas Annual Accreditation Update Meeting is designed to prepare your health care organization leaders for your upcoming 2016 TJC survey or assist with maintaining continuous readiness for future surveys.



Network with Your Peers

VHA Mid-America Conference
VHA Mid-America Lean Six Sigma Training
Sep. 23 - Sep. 24, Omni Interlocken Hotel
Broomfield, CO
This VHA Lean Six Sigma Training will focus on providing the educational foundation of Lean Six Sigma tools to support successful implementation of process improvement initiatives. VHA’s Performance Services division has an extensive background in Process Improvement and Lean Six Sigma expertise, which includes training and application of tools.

VHA Central Conference
VHA Central/VHA Mid-America CEO/Executive Leader Meeting
Sep. 30 - Oct. 2, Ritz Carlton Beach Resort
Naples, FL

VHA Mid-America Conference
VHA Mid-America & VHA Central CEO/Executive Leader Retreat
Oct. 1 - Oct. 2, Ritz Carlton Hotel
Naples, FL
This year VHA Mid-America will join the members from VHA Central for a combined executive retreat. Please join us for valuable networking with your peers both locally and across the Midwest. Our presentations will focus on “Physician Engagement Strategies: How Have They Delivered on Our Value Propositions”. Hear providers describe how the strategies they have put into place have impacted their safety scores, clinical outcomes and overall costs. This meeting is designed for Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medical Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Chief Nursing Officers and your organization’s board members. Our agenda presents abundant opportunities for interaction with speakers and VHA leaders, as well as peer-to-peer discussions.

VHA Gulf States Conference
VHA Gulf States Clinical Supply Conference
Oct. 15 - Oct. 16, Grand Hotel Marriott Resort
Point Clear, AL
Annual educational conference for VHA Gulf States Materials Management, Perioperative, Cardiology, and Pharmacy Leaders.

VHA New England Conference
VHA New England Northeast Purchasing Coalition Annual Meeting
Oct. 28, The Verve Crowne Plaza
Natick, MA
NPC Board members, committee members and NPC leaders will gather at this all-company event to advance the groundbreaking work of the Northeast Purchasing Coalition.

VHA Central Conference
VHA Central Mastering the Chargemaster
Nov. 17 - Nov. 19, Multiple Locations



Network with Your Peers

National Industry Event
2015 Fall IDN Summit,
Sep. 21 - Sep. 23, No Location