Keynote sessions

2021 Crowe Healthcare Summit keynotes 

Explore ideas and trends that will transform the business of healthcare by attending our in-depth Summit keynotes. Keynote sessions are included with all conference registration experiences.

Access to—and cost of—capital: Insights to manage the healthcare business of tomorrow

Hospital/investor relations in a post-COVID-19 era are continuing to unfold, but what can healthcare systems do today to improve the outlook despite potential continued volatility? Gain perspective from an expert panel that will discuss financial performance metrics and ratios driving the cost of capital, lending agreement risks, maintaining strong financial forecasting, and the impacts of investor and lender perceptions on access, terms and pricing. Develop deeper insights into the trends affecting your system’s borrowing power and costs, shifts in the operational challenges that led to pandemic-era downgrades, liquidity issues, and more.

After attending this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Describe essential financial performance metrics tied to cost of capital
  • Discuss how to connect program elements
  • Identify examples of increased value from a cohesive capital management program
  • Assess where your organization’s financial forecasting and investor relations program stands today and determine the next steps for strengthening program effectiveness

CPE details to come!

CFO Spotlight:  Innovative thinking to solve today’s healthcare financial challenges 

Whether you want to work effectively with your healthcare system’s C-suite or you’re an aspiring CFO, it’s important to understand how C-level leaders consider, evaluate and respond to the evolving financial challenges facing hospitals today. Our keynote speaker brings 25 years of CFO experience, as well as a term as the chief elected officer of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and he won’t be doing the work alone. This interactive session will lead audience members through three real life scenarios he and financial leaders across the country have faced—with audience participation exercises attached to each case study. Sharpen your perspective on our industry’s most challenging financial strategy issues to build a better healthcare system for tomorrow.

After attending this webinar, you should be able to:

  • Identify three major concerns affecting healthcare financial leaders
  • Describe possible resolution to these issues
  • Assess your organization’s readiness to address emerging financial challenges

CPE details to come!

Think together better: Building  innovation, collaboration, and creativity into every meeting 

In this engaging, hands-on session, you'll learn how to make every meeting better (including your virtual ones) and you'll leave with tools and frameworks that help you approach everyday challenges in unique, collaborative ways.

By attending this session, you should be able to:

  • Determine alternative ways to collaborate with your team by moving nearly half your meetings to asynchronous work
  • Explore ways to make your virtual meetings more engaging to your attendees
  • Build simple agendas that get people to attend (and prepare for) your meetings
  • Incorporate Filament's Meeting Preparation Framework to help you prepare for every single meeting

CPE details to come!

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Prepare your itinerary with our 2021 Healthcare Summit agenda overview