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Refocus, Recharge, and Plan for the Year Ahead

With so much change on the immediate horizon, the Summer Leadership Conference is an ideal way to refocus, recharge, and plan for the year ahead. There are still a few seats available, so register today and get ready for whitewater leadership. You can register here: http://summerleadershipconference.org/register/

The annual Summer Leadership Conference is a unique opportunity to “get away from it all, to get into it.” The conference is regularly attended by executives who relish the opportunity to discuss real-world issues with fellow leaders in an intimate, collegial setting. Loyal participants have been attending for many years, citing the quality of the program, the ability to interact one-on-one with their fellow executives, and, of course, the 15 CEUs!

Bermuda is an ideal setting for this type of conference, with a great mix of family-based outdoor activities, and vibrant nightlife. The conference is designed with ample time to refresh, relax, and consider your next moves. The Fairmont in Southampton is a world-renowned destination, and Bermuda is an easy, direct flight from many US cities.

Refocus, recharge, and enhance your management skills, all while earning 15 CEUs – this is the Summer Leadership Conference! Join us!

 

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Summer Nights in Bermuda, Inspiration, and 15 CEUs: The Summer Leadership Conference

The only thing better than a getaway in luxurious Bermuda is when you receive 15 CEUs, and leave more inspired than when you arrived!

Boasting its own private beach on the pristine South Shore, less than two hours from the East coast, The Fairmont Southampton has a variety of restaurants onsite to choose from, a fabulous golf course, and Experience Southampton resort activities – it is the perfect getaway.

Just a 2-hour flight from most East Coast destinations, you will find Bermuda so easy to get to, but so hard to leave … book your place at the Summer Leadership Conference 2017 now!

Refocus, recharge, and enhance your management skills, all while earning 15 CEUs – this is the Summer Leadership Conference! Join us!

Meet Facilitator Clint Maun

Clint Maun, Maun-Lemke President and Senior Partner. He is nationally recognized for his innovative expertise in healthcare consulting, speaking and research. Learn more!

Program Overview

Day 17 Keys to Personal Success and Happiness in a Healthcare Job

Day 2Dealing with Diffïcult People

Day 3WORKFORCE 21: Recruitment, Selection, and Retention of Quality Employees

Day 4Leadership that Drives Results

Day 5The Art and Science of Teaming

New York Chapter ACHCA Summer Leadership Conference

The Fairmont Southampton, Bermuda

July 24-28, 2017

Conference rates are available from July 19 — 30. Please make sure that you use the conference reservation block code of NEWY0717. Learn more!

Earn 15 Continuing Education Credits at the Summer Leadership Conference

Attend the Summer Leadership Conference and earn 15 continuing education credits. The New York State Health Facilities Association is a certified sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). NYSHFA has submitted for 15 CEUs from NAB for this program. State licensure boards have final authority on the educational program facilitated by acceptance of individual courses. ACHCA is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Read more about the great program we have in store for you, and you can download the Summer Leadership Conference brochure.

Make Your Own Luck! Attend the Summer Leadership Conference

“The harder I work, the luckier I get.” This quote and variations of it have been attributed to Thomas Jefferson and Samuel Goldwyn, among others. We may never know who actually said it, but regardless, the sentiment is clear: Luck is something we make for ourselves through perseverance, work, and by seizing opportunities. This seems especially apropos as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this week. It’s a reminder that we can all be Irish for one day, and lucky, IF we work hard enough!

As we all know, there are potentially huge changes looming in healthcare and long-term care. Nothing could be clearer than the need to develop leadership in this environment. The Summer Leadership Conference, to be held in Bermuda from July 24–28, 2017, is an opportunity to do just that; it provides a unique, once-a-year chance to replenish, recharge, and refocus.

This is the 35th annual edition of The Summer Leadership Conference, a testament to its value to the participants (many of whom have been coming for years), and its endurance as a high-level event, attracting leaders who want to share experiences, in addition to exploring all the recreational, leisure, and sports-related activities Bermuda has to offer.

In light of the coming changes and potential challenges in our industry, let’s work harder, play harder, and conjure up some luck! Consider joining your colleagues, earning 15 CEUs, and recharging those leadership batteries!

We’re thrilled to have as our Facilitator for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference, Clint MaunMaun-Lemke President and Senior Partner.

Read more about the program!

Register http://summerleadershipconference.org/register/

SLC 2017 Day 5: The Art and Science of Teaming

Today’s organizations will find it difficult to be successful without the use of teams to produce important improvement and operational stability. This is particularly true when developing Quality Improvement teams for recruitment, selection, retention, and marketing related teams. To produce a successful team you need to develop boundaries for the implementation of successful group activities.

Objectives:

  1. At the completion of this session, the participants will be able to:
  2. Determine customized team rules/boundaries for their organization
  3. Practice real team implementation
  4. Develop successful meeting participation techniques
  5. Prepare for conflict management with techniques for handling conflict
  6. Capitalize on conflict opportunities which produce positive team public relations

This session will truly allow your team to advance to the next level by facilitative lecture and practice.

Learn more about our facilitator Clint Maun.

Summer Leadership Conference: Who Should Attend?

Long-term care leaders who want to increase levels of productivity and cooperation in his or her organization or community. Administrators, CEOs, facility owners, ACHCA and NYSHFA members and nonmembers, healthcare company providers who will benefit from this week-long workshop.

SLC 2017 Day 4: Leadership that Drives Results

Today’s organizations must promote proactive leadership techniques which drive measurable results for improvement and growth. There is no time left for process without results. Attendees of this invigorating session will learn specific techniques for engaging their co-workers for successful team-based efforts, customer service initiatives and ongoing daily outcomes.

Objectives:

At the completion of this program, the attendees will possess the skills to:

  1. Understand the difference between leadership and management
  2. Use B.S.C.T.P. effectively
  3. Create 50/50 relationships.
  4. Maximize shift report and shift startup
  5. Implement the One Great Unit concept
  6. Handle negative attitudes that interfere with team success
  7. Implement effective/efficient team huddles
  8. Organize a come with me program
  9. Check customer satisfaction at the time of delivery

This session will include specific methods to enhance leadership that encourages results with techniques that can be easily implemented.

Learn more about our facilitator Clint Maun.

Summer Leadership Conference: Who Should Attend?

Long-term care leaders who want to increase levels of productivity and cooperation in his or her organization or community. Administrators, CEOs, facility owners, ACHCA and NYSHFA members and nonmembers, healthcare company providers who will benefit from this week-long workshop.

SLC 2017 Day 3: WORKFORCE 21: Recruitment, Selection, and Retention of Quality Employees

“If you are the employer of choice, you’ll be the provider of choice.”

To run a successful organization, we must have dedicated, quality co-workers that embrace the team concept. Like never before, we’re being challenged to find the quantity and quality of co-workers necessary to be involved on our team. It is possible to reduce turnover lower than the national average in a short period of time by using team-based involvement.

Objectives:

On the completion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Implement methods for recruitment utilizing existing staff.
  2. Develop behavioral interviewing and selection techniques.
  3. Coordinate specific retention techniques (turnover reduction) including mentoring and orientation.
  4. Implement successful self-reporting system that develops team-based accountability and motivated behavior on a daily basis.

This program will rely heavily upon case-study and real-life examples of reasons why an employee eaves, the effects on personnel availability because of negative advertising and practical and innovative techniques for advertising.

Learn more about our facilitator Clint Maun.

Summer Leadership Conference: Who Should Attend?

Long-term care leaders who want to increase levels of productivity and cooperation in his or her organization or community. Administrators, CEOs, facility owners, ACHCA and NYSHFA members and nonmembers, healthcare company providers who will benefit from this week-long workshop.

Program Overview for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference

Program Overview for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference, Clint Maun, Facilitatorclintmaun-18-9-kb

Below is an overview of the topic schedule for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference:

Day 1: 7 Keys to Personal Success and Happiness in a Healthcare Job

Day 2: Dealing with Difficult People

Day 3: WORKFORCE 21: Recruitment, Selection, and Retention of Quality Employees

Day 4: Leadership that Drives Results

Day 5: The Art and Science of Teaming

Check back for more detailed descriptions of what we’ll be covering during each day of the conference!

Learn more about our facilitator
Clint Maun.
Summer Leadership Conference: Who Should Attend?

Long-term care leaders who want to increase levels of productivity and cooperation in his or her organization or community. Administrators, CEOs, facility owners, ACHCA and NYSHFA members and nonmembers, healthcare company providers who will benefit from this week-long workshop.

Download The Brochure

Meet Clint Maun — Facilitator for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference!

clintmaun-18-9-kbWe’re pleased to announce our Facilitator for the 2017 Summer Leadership Conference — Clint Maun, Maun-Lemke President and Senior Partner.

Clint Maun is nationally recognized for his innovative expertise in healthcare consulting, speaking and research. He is one of a select few to receive the CSP designation of distinction, Certified Speaking Professional, from the National Speakers Association.

As co-founder of Maun-Lemke Speaking and Consulting, LLC, Clint has over 38-years experience in healthcare operations, management, leadership, quality enhancement and self-development programs. Clint’s acclaimed leadership process has been successfully implemented in small and multi-facility businesses nationwide. His visions, ideas, techniques and innovative solutions are currently at work in thousands of organizations throughout the country.

Since 1984, Clint has concentrated on “changing the results of healthcare” and improving the “people business” of our profession. He consults and speaks on a diverse range of critical challenges facing healthcare, from revenue and marketing strategies to service excellence, as well as optimizing employee effectiveness. Clint’s strength is optimizing organizational effectiveness with programs targeted to the 3 “C’s” of healthcare: Customers, Co-workers and Collaboration.

Clint has the proven ability to motivate individuals to positive action and implement results-oriented change. Using his vast experience and knowledge of the healthcare profession, Clint also provides free proven and practical best practice stories, tips and anecdotes daily on Clintcast.com.

Bermuda’s Aging Health System, Dr. Ricky Brathwaite, Senior Health Economist

RickyBrathwaite_PresentationPresented at the 2016 Summer Leadership Conference: Bermuda’s Aging Health System, Dr. Ricky Brathwaite, Senior Health Economist

Who are we? The Health Council
Quasi-Autonomous Non-Governmental Organisation (QUANGO)
 Established by Bermuda Health Council Act 2004. Operational since
2006.
 Structure:
 Council (Board) has 15 members
 Secretariat has 8 employed staff
 Mission:
To regulate, coordinate and enhance the delivery of health
services
 Vision:
To achieve a quality, equitable and sustainable health system

What do we know?
 Healthcare in Bermuda is not affordable for all
 Relative low income threshold for 2013 was $51,012
 Our chronic disease burden is significant and our aged population is growing
 13% Diabetes compared to 8.3% globally
 Trends demonstrate growth in healthcare costs and expenditures over time
 Subsidies have more than doubled since 2005
 The international standard of health financing has encouraged greater
collaboration within new financing models
 The current Standard Health Benefit package has the potential to limit choice
and competition
 Our population is aging, with an average age now of 51 years old

You can view the full presentation here.

What the US and Bermuda Have in Common: “Perspectives” from Dr. Claudette Fleming, Executive Director of Age Concern Bermuda

ClaudetteFlemingPresThe challenges associated with aging demographics go well beyond the usual and customary calls for more professional, trained personnel, age appropriate accommodations, or medical and rehabilitation services. While all of these are needed, according to Claudette Fleming, DDippl, the Executive Director of Age Concern Bermuda, the history of how we got where we are, or as Dr. Fleming put it, “perspectives” informs what’s possible for the immediate and long-term future. Speaking at the Summer Leadership Conference 2016, hosted at the Fairmont in Southampton, Dr. Fleming described how the Bermudian and US age care systems are headed toward a period of “integration,” after periods of “institutionalization” and “medicalization.”

This is certainly true in both Bermuda and the United States. With very similar demographics, including progressively aging populations, and growing dependency ratios, post-acute care services are drawing significant new attention. Government bodies in the US such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as private intermediaries are looking for efficiencies and economies in the post-acute, or long-term care systems. Dr. Fleming described the current situation in Bermuda for lodging, rehabilitative, and respite services as, “a crisis situation,” and suggested that only political will would resolve the current difficulties. While the supply and demand situation in the US probably isn’t at a crisis, there certainly are imbalances which government and private market forces are attempting to rebalance. Claudette described the government penchant for commissioning study after study, while the underlying issues go unaddressed. In the US, we call this “kicking the can down the road”.

Another painful fact which Bermuda shares with the US is the extraordinarily high cost of healthcare. While it is common to refer to the United States as the most expensive health care system in the world, in fact, Bermuda ranks 3rd among developed economies. Amazing, considering the small size of the country.

The cost of health insurance is another painful similarity. The Bermuda market is of course much smaller than the US, with a population of only 64,000 versus 384,000, the actuarial characteristics of the risk pool mean that health insurance is staggeringly expensive for the average Bermudian family, often costing $10-$15,000 per year. There is no “safety net” insurance available for the island’s poor, such as the Medicaid program in the US. Moreover, with an age-targeted infrastructure that has been developed like topsy, many Bermudian hospital beds are taken by aged consumers who, while not in need of acute-care hospital services, have no other place to go where their chronic care needs can be met.

There certainly are lessons to be drawn from developed countries around the world, including the US and Bermuda, about how to address the expensive and culturally critical care needs of each populations. Dr. Fleming’s “perspectives” are an excellent place to start.

You can see Dr. Fleming’s full presentation here: http://summerleadershipconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Perspectives-on-LTC-in-Bermuda-Summer-Leadership-Conference-2016.pdf