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'Breakfast with the C-Suite' Roundtable Discussion

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The Umstead Hotel & Spa

100 Woodland Pond Dr

Cary, North Carolina (NC) 27513

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The Triangle Healthcare Executives' Forum of North Carolina (THEF) cordially invites FACHEs and senior leaders to the inaugural offering of a 'Breakfast with the C-Suite' Roundtable Discussion.

This event is for FACHEs of all professional levels and Senior Leaders.

Attendees will participate in informal, unfacilitated round table discussion with select system-level C-Suite executives. This is an opportunity for unscripted, cross-organizational, leader-leader discussion about what's on the minds of these local Chief principals.

ACHE has awarded 1 Qualified Credit for this event.

Ticket sales end February 15, 2019, or when capacity is reached.


Agenda

  • Breakfast Buffet opens 7 am
  • Pre-event networking: 7 - 7:30 am
  • Welcome: begin promptly at 7:30 am
  • Roundtable Discussions: 7:45 - 8:45 am
  • Closing / Honorariums: 8:45 - 9 am
  • Post-event networking: 9 - 9:30 am


Roundtable Discussion Leaders

Steve Lawler

Stephen J. (Steve) Lawler, President
North Carolina Healthcare Association

Steve Lawler became president of the North Carolina Healthcare Association in July 2017. He is a veteran health system administrator with experience ranging from one of the smallest hospitals in North Carolina to the largest health system in the state. As president, he oversees NCHA’s work to represent its membership of more than 130 hospitals and health systems providing primary care, inpatient and outpatient care, rehabilitative services, behavioral health care and post-acute care.

Prior to leading NCHA, Mr. Lawler served as senior vice president of regional development of Carolinas HealthCare System from 2014 to 2017. In this role, Mr. Lawler provided strategic development, network and alignment opportunities, and operational support to hospitals and healthcare systems throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Mr. Lawler served more than 20 years in leadership roles at Vidant Health, including president of Vidant Medical Center, the busiest hospital in the state and the exclusive teaching partner of East Carolina University.

A North Carolina native, he received his bachelor’s degree from The Citadel and an M.B.A. from Georgia Southern University. He served as a medical corps service officer in the U.S. Army before joining Vidant Health. Lawler was appointed to the State Health Coordinating Council in 2014, is on the board of the Pitt County Chamber of Commerce and has served on a variety of local and regional charitable boards throughout his career. He has been an adjunct faculty member at East Carolina University and a guest lecturer at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Julie Kennedy Oehlert

Julie Kennedy Oehlert, Chief Experience Officer
Vidant Health

Dr. Julie Kennedy Oehlert is the Chief Experience Officer for Vidant Health. She provides executive leadership and strategic oversight for the patient experience, team member experience and environmental experience across the system. She has held a variety of operational leadership roles in both acute care and outpatient settings during her career in health care. Dr. Kennedy Oehlert has a Doctorate in Health Innovation and Leadership from the University of Minnesota. She is adjunct faculty at East Carolina University College of Nursing.

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Chuck Harr, MD, Chief Medical Officer

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

Chuck Harr is an accomplished and strategic healthcare professional and the Chief Medical Officer as well as Director of Thoracic Surgery at WakeMed Health & Hospitals in Raleigh, North Carolina. A recognized expert in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in private practice for more than 20 years, he recently retired from a parallel career in the United States Navy Reserve. There, he advanced to Rear Admiral and Medical Officer of the Marine Corps and had also served as the Commanding Officer of the 4th Medical Battalion.

With a flawless record of developing and championing strategies that propel organizations to achieve exceptional results, Chuck focuses on quality healthcare improvements, business and performance optimization, and initiatives that ensure premier community healthcare services.

Chuck’s track record reflects consistency in turning around underperforming organizations and positioning already successful teams for even greater results. A catalyst for instituting evidence-based practices and metrics that transform performance, Chuck has earned a reputation for leading teams to develop and implement innovative solutions that consistently improve quality of care and patient outcomes.

His reputation as a leading doctor in the field of minimally invasive robotic techniques in thoracic surgery is well-known: He established an exceptional program that is ranked #2 in volume in the Mid-Atlantic Region and #18 in the U.S. An advocate for lifelong learning, in addition to the recent completion of his MBA, Chuck was a Surgical
Preceptor and Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina for 12 years. In that role, he created and implemented thoracic surgery educational curriculum for general surgery residents.

Complementing his training, Chuck is dually certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Named multiple years by his peers to Charlotte’s list of Top Doctors, Chuck is President of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Board of Medical Alumni. He is actively involved in the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the North Carolina Surgical Association, the General Thoracic Surgical Club, and the Southern Thoracic Association.

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Paul Crews

Paul Crews, FACHE, Health System Director
Durham VA Health Care System

Paul S. Crews, MPH, CPHQ, FACHE, was appointed Director of Durham VA Health Care System (DVAHCS) effective March 19, 2018. In this role, Mr. Crews oversees delivery of healthcare to nearly 70,000 Veterans at 10 sites of care across eastern and central N.C. with an operating budget of $750 million.

Before joining the DVAHCS team, Mr. Crews served as Interim Director of the VA Western New York Healthcare System since October 2017. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Director of the San Francisco VA Health Care System overseeing non-clinical operations from June 2016 – October 2017 and Associate Director from January 2016 – June 2016. He previously served as the Associate Director of the Tennessee Valley VA Health Care System (TVHS) in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, he served as the Chief of Quality, Safety, and Value at TVHS for over four years.

Prior to joining the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Mr. Crews was Associate Administrator for the Riverside Health System's Tappahannock Hospital in Virginia, Vice President of the Virginia Rural Health Association, and served as the Chair of the State's Rural Health Workgroup on Quality. Mr. Crews has over 30 years of healthcare experience which includes rural emergency medical services, hospital emergency medicine, military medicine with both the Navy and Army, rural community health planning, rural health policy analysis, healthcare quality and patient safety, and healthcare administration.

Mr. Crews earned his Bachelor of Healthcare Administration degree from Texas State University and received his Master of Public Health in Management and Policy from the School of Public Health at Texas A&M University. Mr. Crews served seven years in the United States Navy. He is a member of the National Association for Healthcare Quality and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

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**As an independent chartered chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Triangle Healthcare Executives Forum of NC is authorized to award 1.0 hour of ACHE Qualified Education credit toward advancement or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Participants in this program who wish to have it considered for ACHE Qualified Education credit should list their attendance when they apply to the American College of Healthcare Executives for advancement or recertification.**



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The Umstead Hotel & Spa

100 Woodland Pond Dr

Cary, North Carolina (NC) 27513

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