Executive Summit

The healthcare landscape is undergoing a profound transformation, and as visionary leaders, executives play a pivotal role in shaping the future of healthcare. To equip you with the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to thrive in this era of change, we invite all C-Suite executives working in a non-commercial setting to take part in this year’s gathering of health leaders, working to move care forward.

Exclusive Events at HIMSS24:

HIMSS24 Provider Executive Summit: Fostering Inspiration in a Time of Transformational Change


Seismic Shift in Healthcare

Technological innovation is redefining the healthcare ecosystem. Explore the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation, collaborate with diverse stakeholders, and discover best practices that are shaping the future of healthcare.

Leadership Redefined

Healthcare executives must build trust, invest in themselves and their teams and inspire positive change. Learn to lead with empathy, focus and effectiveness, enabling you to ultimately deliver superior care.

Peer-to-Peer Networking

Engage in expanded peer-to-peer networking opportunities with like-minded healthcare leaders. Share experiences, gain insights and build valuable connections.

Educate Before Adoption

By adopting a responsible approach to "educate before adoption," you can confidently embrace disruptive technology. Explore major technologies that present both challenges and opportunities and learn how to implement them successfully in your organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover healthcare executive leadership practices that positively affect care delivery across the healthcare enterprise.
  • Ensure equitable, balanced, unbiased and accessible care delivery when adopting disruptive technologies.
  • Learn effective approaches to "educating before adopting" transformational technologies.

The HIMSS24 Provider Executive Summit promises to inspire you to achieve your personal and professional best. You'll gain access to exceptional educational programming, valuable networking opportunities, and actionable takeaways that reinforce the content discussed. Together, we’re forging the path to an innovative, patient-centric, technologically-driven future.

Find inspiration, drive positive change, and redefine healthcare leadership at the HIMSS24 Provider Executive Summit. We look forward to welcoming you to this transformative event.

Questions? Contact us at execsupport@himssconference.com

HIMSS24 Provider Executive Summit

Date: Monday, March 11, 2024
Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom, Orlando, FL (located directly across from the Orange County Convention Center, West Building)

Opening Keynote: 8:15 am – 9:00 am

Connecting Well-Being and Leadership: A Science-Based Approach to Changing How We Work

As healthcare organizations experience profound transformational change across the digital health ecosystem, reaching sustainable peak performance is key to enabling others to beat burnout while boosting long-term creativity, innovation and productivity. In this keynote address, Suneel Gupta offers attendees perspectives on new, science-based ideas for changing the world of work that will help them learn how to bolster building better habits for life and work. Through a unique combination of neuroscience-based techniques and heartwarming personal stories, Suneel Gupta will offer attendees the ability to connect well-being and performance for maximum personal and professional achievement.


Closing Keynote: 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

Mindful Leadership: Steps to Achieving a Holistic Approach to What Truly Matters

In today’s healthcare environment, senior executives face constant pressure across many facets of care delivery: labor challenges, financial pressures, staff burnout, and increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. Knowing how to proactively address the pressures of work and life, healthcare executives can achieve a renewed sense of what truly matters. As a sought-out brain doctor and mindfulness expert, Dr. Romi Mushtaq brings together a balanced message of science, business and wellness that has inspired audiences to make actionable shifts in their lives, organizations and health by blending the perfect balance of energy and impact.


Session 1: 9:00 am – 9:45 am

The Promise and Peril of Technological Advancements in Healthcare: The Current Pulse Across the Industry

With the healthcare landscape undergoing profound transformation, technological advancements like artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science and so much more hold promise, possibilities, and hope for patients, their caregivers and their families. However, to deliver care today, healthcare executives across the United States and beyond are dealing with seismic, multifaceted shifts in healthcare. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Summarize the three major challenges healthcare executives are faced with today.
  • Identify opportunities to address the challenges experienced by provider executives across the digital health ecosystem.
  • Develop a roadmap within your own organization to overcome potential challenges when leading transformational change.

Session 2: 10:15 am – 11:00 am

Innovation in Action: Delivering Care to the Most Vulnerable

Based on the belief in the transformational and potential power of data in healthcare, the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI), a nonprofit data science and innovation hub located in North Texas, focuses each day on the intersection of artificial intelligence and digital technology to advance the health and well-being of their most vulnerable community members. To do so, however, requires building and nurturing partnerships both internally and externally to the organization, understanding the needs of the community based on data, and investing in resources to achieve the strategic vision.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the mission, vision and strategic purpose of establishing an Innovation Hub focused on the community’s most vulnerable population.
  • Examine the partnerships, and their purposes, that helped to establish, nurture, and maintain a focus on delivering care.
  • Discuss the three most important practices of an advanced Innovation Hub that ensures success today and into the future.

Session 3: 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Finding Harmony Between Innovation and Security in Healthcare

Physician and patient-led demands for technology play an active role in the care cycle and are transforming healthcare at an unprecedented pace. To fuel this innovation, organizations of all types and sizes are sending and receiving an increasing amount of data—and in new and different ways. At the same time, privacy and security risks are growing with threats like cyberattacks and other malicious acts. The concurrent explosive growth in AI, particularly generative technologies like ChatGPT, are fundamentally transforming the industry and expose novel challenges to innovate security. These combined forces create immense pressure for healthcare leaders to balance risk with reward when empowering today’s healthcare workforce to transform care delivery. 

In this session, explore the dynamics of innovation and transformation in healthcare, proven approaches that balance risk and reward, and specific real-world examples of reaching harmony to transform care delivery. You’ll take away actionable strategies to measure risk and reward, frameworks to simultaneously manage innovation and security, and details about how to stand up a tiger team of leadership to guide organizations through conflicting forces leading to successful outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss emerging technologies that pose some of the greatest security risks.
  • Develop a framework to assess risk and reward of healthcare innovation initiatives.
  • Identify cross-functional leaders who can harmonize innovation and security in healthcare.

Session Moderator and Speaker: Jeremy Carriger, Chief Information Security Officer, Arcadia

Session 4: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

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Session 5: 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

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Session 6: 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

A Continuous Pursuit of Excellence: Leveraging Strategy, Operations, and Financial Acumen to Drive Growth

While today’s healthcare executive leaders are focused on strategic imperatives that move their organizations forward by serving in a multitude of ways, creating an environment that supports this focus of a continuous pursuit of excellence, building strong partnerships, maintaining community-centered values, and nurturing innovative thinking is paramount. To do so, one’s approach to organizational growth includes passion, a plan, a commitment to service excellence, and other strategies to ensure favorable health outcomes are realized.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine various attributes that support a culture of continuous pursuit of excellence.
  • Identify ways to maintain and nurture a commitment to service excellence.
  • Describe ways to support an environment of continuous growth