WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Theismann, entrepreneur and former star NFL quarterback will be the keynote speaker at the Physician Hospitals of America (PHA) Executive Summit beginning September 30, 2015. Theismann has spent the last two decades working for ESPN on their NFL broadcast and the NFL Network.
"We are thrilled to have Joe as the featured speaker this year at our Executive Summit. We look forward to hearing what he has to say as a leader in his field and about his ongoing successes and overcoming adversity," said executive director, John Richardson.
Theismann played in 163 consecutive games from 1974-1985 and holds Washington team records for passing yardage (25,206), completions (2.044) and attempts (3,602). A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Theismann led Washington to a 27-17 victory over Miami in Super Bowl XVII. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.
Today, Theismann is a much sought after motivational speaker, author, and restaurateur, overseeing a popular Washington, DC restaurant that bears his name. Recently, Theismann was named the recipient of the 2013 Walter Camp Football Foundation "Distinguished American" Award.
The PHA Executive Summit will also feature a number of events and sessions for executives and physician-owners of hospitals. The three-day event will include special networking opportunities, panel discussion on practical ways to become part of ACO networks, breakout sessions that focus on the complexities of physician-ownership, daily operational challenges, and information on legal and financial issues involving ownership and an update on the political climate surrounding the upcoming election.
About Physician Hospitals of America PHA offers support, advocacy and educational services to the physicianowned hospital industry, reflecting at all times the best interests of patients, physicians and other providers who play an inextricable and essential role in the provision of healthcare services. There are approximately 250 physician owned hospitals serving patients in 33 states. These hospitals include general acute care, long term acute care, emergency medicine, multispecialty, women's, children's, rehabilitation and psychiatric. According to its HCAHPS survey data, physicianowned hospitals rank first for patient satisfaction in 20 states. For more information visit: www.phapulse.org.