NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Healthcare, the leader in healthcare business news, research and data, will bring together healthcare professionals, along with industry leaders and experts, to discuss strategies and techniques for addressing important and topical workforce issues at their eighth annual Workplace of the Future Conference taking place Oct. 6 in New Orleans.
To learn more, visit ModernHealthcare.com/Workplace2016.
Robert Earley, president and CEO of JPS Health Network, will give the opening keynote address, sharing insights on increasing employee engagement and satisfaction and creating a productive workplace culture. Additional conference speakers include LaVone Arthur, chief integration officer of Baylor Scott & White Health; Teri Fontenot, president and CEO of the Woman's Hospital; Kathleen Gallo, senior vice president and chief learning officer of Northwell Health; and Chris Karam, CEO of Christus St. Michael Health System.
"This year's Workplace of the Future Conference brings together a dynamic group of panelists and presenters who are leaders in building high performance culture and authority on employee engagement and satisfaction," said Fawn Lopez, vice president and publisher of Modern Healthcare. "In addition to the networking opportunities with like-minded peers, attendees can expect to walk away with new ideas and tips that are applicable to their team and organization."
The day's agenda also includes panel discussions on topics pertaining to building a leadership pipeline, how to blend cultures during times of transition, strengthening your workforce and minimizing turnover.
The 2016 Workplace of the Future Conference is co-located with the Best Places to Work in Healthcare Awards Dinner. This year marks the ninth for recognizing and honoring the nation's best places to work in healthcare, touching every segment of the industry, including providers, suppliers and payers. An alphabetical list of the 100 companies and organizations is available here. The evening includes a networking reception, celebratory dinner and awards ceremony that includes a countdown to No. 1 on the Best Places to Work in Healthcare list.
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