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PeopleFluent Kicks Off Healthcare Executive Summit at Annual Global User Conference WISDOM 2016

Senior Healthcare Executives Come Together to Discuss Talent Management Strategies Focused on Improving Patient Care

Waltham, Mass. – April 17, 2016 PeopleFluent®, a leading human capital management technology company, today announced the kick-off of the company’s healthcare executive summit, taking place at PeopleFluent’s annual global user conference, WISDOM 2016 at the Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, Florida. The half-day healthcare summit brings together senior executives from hospitals and leading healthcare organizations to discuss talent management strategies focused on improving patient care.

Hosted by platinum sponsor MD Live, the PeopleFluent Healthcare Executive Summit will feature in-depth best practice presentations from PeopleFluent customers Intermountain Healthcare, MultiCare, Texas Health Resources, and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The session will also include a presentation from industry heavyweight Jason Wolf, president of the Beryl Institute and editor / founder of the Patient Experience Journal. The day will include lunch and welcome commentary from Randy Parker, founder and CEO of MD Live, an interactive workshop for individuals to bring back lessons learned to their organizations, and closing commentary from PeopleFluent Vice President Healthcare Practice Michelle Balash.

“A Healthcare Executive Summit is something our clients have been clamoring for since we started bringing them together for WISDOM,” said Michelle Balash, vice president healthcare practice, PeopleFluent. “We are proud of the interactive and informative sessions we have planned for this community and will be focused on providing them with best practices to improve their talent management strategies, stay innovative, patient centric, competitive, and brand reputable. We expect attendees to walk away from the day inspired and ready to continue discussions on innovation and more as WISDOM 2016 continues for the next few days.”

Agenda highlights from the summit include:

“Improve the Patient Experience with Effective Talent Strategies”

Jason Wolf, president of the Beryl Institute and editor / founder of the Patient Experience Journal

In this interactive conversation, participants will engage in an exploration of what matters in patient experience excellence today. The session will reinforce the foundation elements framing what patient experience is, expand perspectives on the market trends driving healthcare today, and examine research data and stories at the heart of creating positive healthcare experiences.

“Workforce Planning and Analytics to Drive Talent Strategies”
Christine Homer, AVP organizational effectiveness and talent management and Mike Harmer, director of analytics and data science and, Intermountain Healthcare

Intermountain Healthcare will share how they are using workforce analytics to continually improve their talent strategies.

Panel Session: “Strategies to Become an Employer of Choice”
Panelists: Kevin Dull, CHRO, MultiCare; Dana Cates, director, system recruitment and strategic workforce planning, Texas Health Resources; Karen Feeney, senior human resource operations manager, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
This session will offer insight into the strategies leading healthcare organizations are making, from talent acquisition to talent development, to offering the right mix or permanent and contingent opportunities, to ensure the best talent is on board to care for patients. These executives will discuss how they are overcoming the business issues impacting talent strategies today and becoming an employer of choice.

Platinum sponsor MD Live was founded in 2009 and is a visionary and pioneer in the digital delivery of high-quality, convenient, cost-efficient care.  The company provides consumers, health plans, health systems and self-insured employers with 24/7/365 access to board-certified doctors and pediatricians via secure online video, phone or the MDLIVE App. 

About PeopleFluent

PeopleFluent, the leading total workforce HCM technology company, redefines Talent Management with an innovative Talent Engagement Cloud that is built around people and not HR processes. By deeply integrating pervasive video, strategic analytics and collaborative social technologies into its complete suite of Talent Management applications, PeopleFluent redefines employee engagement to address productivity loss and diminished financial results due to an increasingly disengaged workforce.  With PeopleFluent, companies can change at the speed of business without costly IT interventions through intuitive, highly configurable software that is built upon the right data. Spanning across an organization’s entire global workforce with one talent cloud, PeopleFluent equips leaders with the meaningful talent data and strategic analytics necessary to make better business decisions.

PeopleFluent has worked with over 5,100 organizations in 214 countries and territories to engage employees to drive better business results. Today, 80 percent of the Fortune 100 relies on PeopleFluent as part of their talent management delivery strategy, helping them successfully achieve their talent aspirations.


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