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Improving Health, Creating Value: Essentials of Transformative Leadership

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Improving Health, Creating Value: Essentials of Transformative Leadership (ETL), is an advanced leadership development program that offers an extensive look at innovation and leadership, team collaboration and change management using the case method and leadership challenges created by the monumental shift in health care reimbursement and accountability. The program consists of two 2-day in-person sessions over two consecutive weeks in November 2018 and group work under faculty supervision to be completed for a capstone event in May 2019.  This program offers an extensive inter-professional immersion into the leadership, communication and collaboration skills required for teams to succeed in value-based health care. ETL is currently accepting applicants for the November 2018 class.  

Session 1:

Day 1 - Overview of Value-Based Health Care

Objectives: At the conclusion of day 1, participants will be able to:

Key Themes

  1. Framework for Community Health Improvement (IOM 1999)
  2. A Framework for a population-based health management system (McAlearney 2015)
  3. Understanding Social Determinants (Leveraging Social Determinants of Health: What Works, Taylor, et al, 2016)
  4. Community and Population Health Improvement
    • Health Reform and Global Budgets
    • Accountability and Shared Responsibility
  5. Case 1A - Barriers and Solutions at the Community level
  6. Case 1B - Maryland Waiver 2.0

Day 2 - Strategic Alignment: Leadership, Collaboration and Collective Impact, and Other Realities of Value-based, Population-focused Care

Objectives: At the conclusion of Day 2, participants will be able to:

Key Themes

  1. Enabling Transformation: Creating a Leadership Mindset (Kouzes & Posner 2007, Shortell 2000)
  2. Strategic Collaborations: Principles of Meta-Leadership
  3. Creating a new reality: Leveraging the Collective Impact Framework (Kania & Kramer 2011)
  4. Developing mutual alignment and accountability: Putting metrics to the test (Measures and Measurement Tools IOM 1995)
  5. Case 2A: Who are your partners
  6. Case 2B: Breaking down silos
  7. Case 2C: Defining measures of success

Session 2:

Day 1: Motivating for Change: Influence, Power, and the Importance of Incentives

Objectives: At the conclusion of day 1, participants will be able to:

Key Themes

  1. The Power of Culture and the role of governance in cultural transformation
  2. Leveraging Information: Knowledge Management essentials (Sibbald, et al. 2016)
  3. Understanding Behavior in the workplace (Borkoski, N. 2005)
  4. Transforming Behavior: The role of Motivation and Habit (Duhigg, C. 2012)
  5. Motivation: The cornerstone to success (Pink, D. 2009)
  6. Overcoming Organziation Dynamics for Transformation Change

Day 2: Leading, Leadership, and Performance: Developing dimensions of personal strength

Objectives: At the conclusion of day 2 seminar, participants will be able to:

Key Themes

  1. Finding your roots as a leader (Rosen 2014)
  2. A case for Leadership and Culture change
  3. Case A3: Challenges and Solutions within healthcare organizations
  4. Change-oriented incentive designs that align behaviors and enhance sustainability and avoid issues of interdependency, controllability and alignment
  5. Leadership and the art of influence (Cialdini, R. 2007)
  6. Creating a change-adept organization: The power of collective ambition (Ready & Truelove, HBR 2011)