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2018 CHEF November Face-to-Face Education Event – Walk In Registration Available

November 2, 2018

2018 CHEF Face-to-Face Education Event
Friday, November 2, 2018
NIU Naperville
1120 E. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
Walk In Registration is Available

The November program is an all day educational event and will feature four panel discussions and offer six Face-to-Face credits.

The day’s schedule is as follows:

7:30 – 8:00am – Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:00 – 8:15am – Welcoming Remarks, Timothy Weidman, The Walsh Group – 2018 CHEF President

8:15 – 9:45am –
Program #1:  Legalized Possession and Use of Cannabis: A Legal and Ethical Dilemma for Healthcare Organizations
Moderator:  Bryan C. McCarthy Jr., Director, Adult Inpatient Pharmacy Services and Director, Graduate Pharmacy Education, The University of Chicago Medicine
William Bogot, Partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP
Lauren Carqueville, MSN, APN, FNP-BC, Family Nurse Practitioner: Urgent Care Provider, Online Care Network, American Well Corporation
Jeremy Unruh, Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs, PharmaCann LLC

9:45 – 10:00am – Break

10:00 – 11:30am –
Program #2:  Rebuilding Public Trust Following Hospital Clinical and Managerial Errors
Moderator:  Florence (Flo) L. Spyrow, MSN, MPA/MHA, JD, FACHE, President and CEO, Northern Arizona Healthcare (NAH)
Chris DeMeo, Partner, Health Law Department, Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Marnie A. Robinson, M.A. , Head of Communications and Media Relations, Loretto Hospital
Anthony Wilson, Director of Risk and Claims Management, Silver Cross Hospital

11:30am – 12:00pm –  ACHE Update

12:00 – 1:00pm –  Networking Lunch

1:00 – 2:30pm –
Program #3:  Developing an Environment of Civility and Respect In Healthcare Organizations
Moderator:  Shanon Shumpert, JD, LLM, Associate Vice President, Employee & Labor Relations, Institutional Equity, Rush University Medical Center
Jennifer Grenier, DNP, RN-BC, Nurse Project Planner, R-Path Initiative, Rush University Medical Center
Bill Heffernan, Co-President, Employee Resource Systems
Michelle R. McGovern, Director, Human Resources and Operations, American College of Surgeons

2:30 – 2:45pm Break

2:45 – 4:15pm –
Program #4:  Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Delivery
Moderator:  Jennifer Junis, President, OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center
David Burda, News Editor and Columnist, 4sight Health
Brian Diedrich, Executive Vice President, Employee Benefits, Alliant Mesirow Insurance Services
Airica Steed, Ed.D, MBA, RN, CSSMBB, FACHE, IASSC, President/Managing Partner with Breakthrough Innovation Partners

4:15 – 4:30pm Closing Remarks

For those attendees who wish to come in early, there is a number of hotels in the vicinity of the NIU Naperville Campus.  NIU Naperville has partnered with several hotels located near the center. When making reservations, please let the hotel know that you are attending a meeting at NIU Naperville to ensure the best rate. Many of the hotels provide free shuttle service to the Naperville area.  Click here to link to hotel information.


November 2, 2018
Event Category:


Chicago Health Executives Forum


NIU Naperville Conference Center
1120 E. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563 United States
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