San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Executive Performance Improvement Summit:
LEAN LEADERSHIP FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF COMPLEX INTEGRATED HEALTH SYSTEMS
featuring: James Hereford,
former COO, Stanford Health Care, and incoming President and CEO, Fairview Health Services
James Hereford is one of the most PI oriented, lean savvy healthcare executives in the Bay Area and in the nation. Having served in executive roles at Group Health Cooperative, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, and Stanford Health Care, Mr. Hereford has unique experience to share on lean and lean leadership in complex health systems.
Mr. Hereford will soon be departing the Bay Area to take the helm as president and CEO of Fairview Health Services, an integrated health system in Minnesota with a rich history of delivery system innovation. BAPIN is very fortunate to welcome Mr. Hereford to present for our 3rd Annual Executive PI Summit, a mere five days before he begins in his new role in Minneapolis.
About the speaker: James Hereford is the departing COO of Stanford Health Care, where he was resonsible for all inpatient and ambulatory operations, as well as Human Resources and other administrative functions. On December 12, Mr. Hereford begins in the role of president and CEO for Fairview Health Services. Previously, he was chief operations officer at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, where he was responsible for operations serving over 800,000 people in the Bay Area. While there, he implemented a lean management system. He was also the lean champion charged with implementing the Group Health Management System while serving as executive vice president of the Group Health Care Delivery System in Seattle.
Mr. Hereford holds bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics from Montata State University and is a faculty member in the University of Washington's Master of Health Administration program. He also teaches in the Business Operations Excellence master's program at The Ohio State University. He is a member of several local and national organizations and boards, including the Healthcare Value Leaders Network. He is the past chair of the Washington State Health Care Authority health Information Infrastructiure Board, and One Health Port, a health care secuirty serivce located in Washington State.
5:00 - 6:00 Registration and Reception
6:00 - 7:30 EXECUTIVE PI SUMMIT: Lean Leadership for the Transformation of Complex Integrated Health Systems, featuring:
James Hereford, incoming President and CEO, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis, MN
7:30 - 8:00 Concluding Remarks and Networking
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Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided.
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The venue is conveniently located near Highway 101 and the San Mateo Bridge. Parking is availble on El Camino Real, Barneson Ave., Madison Ave., and in the surrounding residential areas.
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