Hilton Garden Inn in Granbury

Oct. 3-4, 2018, in Granbury

Join your peers from across the state for a full day of education designed for Texas hospital leaders.

Free for THIE subscribers • $75 for non-subscribers
The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 27.


Hilton Garden Inn
635 East Pearl Street
Granbury, TX 76048

Reservations: 817/579-3800
Room Rate: $109-$129 plus taxes depending on the view
Cut-off Date: Sept. 2 or earlier if block sells out
Act early to ensure room rate and availability.


Wednesday, Oct. 3

12:00 p.m.
Golf Tournament
Squaw Valley Golf Course

5:30-8:30 p.m.
Reception and Vegas Night
Granbury Resort Conference Center

Thursday, Oct. 4

7:30-8 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8-8:45 a.m.
Brian Jackson & Craig Carter
Jackson & Carter, LLC featuring Lea Anne Porter
Legal Update/ THA Retirement Plan

This two part legal session will focus on a variety of the most common legal issues facing healthcare today.
Click here for presentation.

8:45-9 a.m.
Networking Break

9-10:15 a.m.
Tracy Butz
Holy Cow - How to create an amazing workplace that steers passion, performance and prosperity

Discover how to significantly alter workplace behaviors and performance - where people feel safe and empowered to do their best work and willingly cooperate and collaborate with one another in meaningful and effective ways.

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m
Networking Break

10:30-11:15 a.m.
Matt Feehery, CEO Foundations Recovery Network
Medical Abuse in America

The opioid epidemic and the effects on the medical community.
Click here for presentation.

11:15-11:30 a.m.
Networking Break

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Ted Shaw, CEO THA & John Henderson, CEO TORCH
Looking Forward to 2019

What healthcare providers can expect in 2019.
Click here for presentation. 

12-1 p.m.
Lunch and Networking Break

1-1:45 p.m.
Anita Bryant, AVP Underwriting
NAS Insurance
Cyber Threats

Learn how a cyber-attack can create a liability exposure for your facility.
Click here for presentation.

1:45-2 p.m.
Networking Break

2-2:45 p.m.
Anjanette Hebert, US Director of Healthcare for PalAmerican Security & Safety
When Disaster is Bigger Than Your Plan

You have worked tirelessly to create that fail proof emergency operation for your facility.
But disaster strikes, how do you handle a disaster that exceeds your planning?

2:45-3 p.m.
Networking Break

3-4 p.m.
Brian Jackson and Craig Carter
Jackson & Carter, LLC
Legal Update

Second half of this two part legal session continues focus on a variety of the most common legal issues facing healthcare today.

4 p.m.

Continuing Education

The Texas Hospital Association is authorized to award up to 5 1/4 (conference) pre-approved qualified education credits (non-ACHE) for each Hot Topics Forum toward advancement of recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives. Participants in this program wishing to have the continuing education hours applied toward ACHE Qualified Education credit should indicate their attendance when making application to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or re-certification.

To register for the Hot Topics Workshop, the options below take you to the Texas Hospital Association website, where you will need to login or create an account on the website in order to register. Click for help logging in or for help with registration, or contact the THA Service Center at 512/465-1057.

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