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6 quotes on leadership—and life—from RISE West 2022 keynotes

The keynote presentations at RISE West 2022 offered lessons on leadership as well as strategies on how to live a better life. If you were unable to attend the annual conference in Los Angeles, here are six quotes that may inspire you in your personal and professional lives.

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RISE West speaker Osato Chitou previews panel session on empowering women in health care and why both men and women need to hear the discussion

During the special breakfast session that kicks off the second day of RISE West 2022 in Los Angeles, a panel featuring four Black women in health care leadership positions will discuss their career paths and what needs to change in the industry to further promote women across all sectors.

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The RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit: Keynote speakers get real about combatting burnout, leading from a place of healing

Year after year, the annual event connects professionals across the health care ecosystem with industry leading executives, leadership coaches, and motivational speakers to cultivate female leadership in health care. This year, keynote speakers Mandie Kelel, M.S., marriage and family therapist, certified facilitator in Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead™ Program, and Dr. Ginny A. Baro, Ph.D., CEO, founder, Executive Bound, will pull back the curtain on what it takes to awaken the authentic leader within.

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A health care crisis looms: Inovalon’s Dr. Paige Kilian on the need to integrate quality and risk programs, improve provider engagement, and reduce administrative burden

The health care industry is facing a crisis, warns the chief medical officer for Inovalon. Risk and quality measurement are major contributors to the administrative burden faced by physicians, which is causing them to leave the practice of medicine. And that means reduced access to care.

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5 reasons to save your seat at The RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit

The 7th annual event will return May 22-24 at an all-new location in beautiful Asheville, N.C., to connect forward-thinking innovators and pioneering senior-level women to address the myriad of challenges women face at work and advance diversity, equity, and inclusion to cultivate female leadership in health care. All genders are welcome in this push for empowerment and innovation.

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20 health care podcasts you should listen to in 2022

Whether you want to learn more about health policy, COVID, health care costs, or the latest news, we’ve gathered our picks for health care podcasts to add to your listening library in 2022. And a shameless plug – of course RISE Radio is on the list!

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Our 10 most-read articles for 2021

As we head into 2022, here’s a look back at our most viewed articles of 2021. Trending topics included fraud lawsuits, Star ratings, and federal investigations into overpayments.

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RISE Radio Episode 11: RISE National 2022 Keynote Ryan Avery on how to take your leadership to the next level

Ryan Avery, a world record holder, two-time best-selling author, Emmy award winning journalist, and world champion, joins us for the latest episode of RISE Radio, our podcast series that focuses on issues that impact our three communities: Quality & Revenue; Member Acquisition & Experience; and Social Determinants of Health.

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Conference preview: Strategies to cultivate female leadership in health care

RISE’s Women in Health Care Leadership Summit will return for its sixth consecutive event Dec. 14-15 in San Diego to connect entry-level and top executives in health care, career coaches, and leadership gurus to share tools for women empowerment and leadership in the industry. Speaking with RISE ahead of the summit, keynote speaker Dr. Amy Nguyen, senior national physician executive, Optum, shared strategies she leveraged to position herself as a leader.

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Women in Health Care Leadership Summit: Speaker Dale Klein on helping other people sound their best

Dale Klein has a built a business helping people present themselves, become better networkers and level up their careers. She'll be speaking about active listening at the upcoming RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Keynote speaker Lisa Orrell on managing a leadership mindset to revive and thrive

After launching her career as a global keynote speaker and certified leadership and success coach, Lisa Orrell realized just how many people were unhappy at work. An expert on leadership development and personal branding, she focused her efforts on helping teams and organizations around the globe enhance their workplaces to improve culture and retain employees. Orrell will kick-off the annual RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, held Dec. 14-15 in San Diego, with a fun and insightful keynote presentation on how to use your personal leadership brand to manage a leadership mindset even in the most difficult times.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Erin Hatzikostas on authenticity as a secret weapon for success

After more than 20 years in the corporate world, Erin Hatzikostas left her role as CEO at a health care financial institution and reimagined her career as a best-selling author, TEDx speaker, executive coach, and founder of b Authentic. Hatzikostas, who will be a speaker at the RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit on Dec. 14-15 in San Diego and RISE National 2022 on Mar. 7-9 in Nashville, talked to RISE about strategic authenticity and how women can change the job rather than change themselves for the job.

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The RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit to return as in-person event with powerful keynote address, robust networking, and collaborative discussion

The sixth consecutive event will return to San Diego December 14-15 to connect pioneering senior-level women inspired to advance diversity and inclusion and cultivate female leadership in health care.

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Risk Adjustment Forum preview: Keynote Laura Cooley on simple recommendations that health care leaders can take to improve communication, outcomes

Laura Cooley, Ph.D., senior director of education and outreach, Academy of Communication in Healthcare, will kick off RISE’s 18th Risk Adjustment Forum on November 16. In this article Cooley shares time-effective steps health care leaders can take to manage complex change.

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RISE accepting nominations for 2022 quality award

Nominations are now open for RISE’s annual Martin L. Block Award for Innovation & Excellence. RISE’s highest honor recognizes excellence and clinical leaders’ passion to improve patient care.

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Cybersecurity best practice: Integra Managed Care’s unique CCO-CISO partnership offers a model for all health care organizations

It’s not easy to get the necessary resources to ensure your organization is able to prevent and properly respond to ransomware attacks. But as the number of attacks increase in the health care industry, it’s vital that organizations put the right people and resources in place. Here’s how Integra Managed Care has responded to the growing threats and why your organization may want to follow the managed long-term care plan’s lead.

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RISE honors our 9/11 heroes and never forgets

Two years ago, RISE West had the honor of having Richard Picciotto, retired NYC fire department chief, present an amazing story of his survival and heroics during 9/11. As the nation commemorates the 20th anniversary of our darkest day, we look back on his inspiring keynote.

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Sneak peek at RISE West 2021: 5 hot topics on the agenda at this year’s hybrid event

RISE West 2021 will bring together senior leaders from Medicare Advantage health plans, commercial marketplace sponsors, Part D health plans, providers groups, pharmacy benefit managers, and accountable care organizations to discuss the hot topics facing the industry. We talked to four of the 50 speakers about their sessions to learn what attendees can expect at this year’s hybrid event, which will take place live in Colorado Springs and virtually via livestream August 30-September 2.

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RISE West 2021 Session Spotlight: Payer experiences in provider engagement

Provider engagement is a key theme at this year’s RISE West, a hybrid event that will take place live in Colorado Springs and via livestream August 30-Sept. 2. In this article we talk to Jeslie Jacob of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, one of the panelists at the session on payer experiences in provider engagement.

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RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit: 11 sessions designed to inspire, promote leadership skills

This year’s Women in Health Care Leadership Summit will be a live-streaming virtual event on June 14-15.

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RISE Radio Episode 5: Dr. Heather O’Toole on population health, quality measures, COVID, telehealth, and opioid safety in the ambulatory setting

Join us for the latest episode of RISE Radio, our podcast series that focuses on issues that impact our three communities: Quality & Revenue; Member Acquisition & Experience; and Social Determinants of Health.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Everything you need to know about harassment in the C-suite

Sexual harassment, age bias, and discrimination of race, sexual orientation, and gender all remain pervasive issues in the workplace, and the C-suite is not immune. During RISE’s virtual Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, Heather S. Sanderson of Franco Signor LLC, offered seven tactics employers can take to address and eliminate sexual harassment at the workplace, instill accountability, and improve workplace culture.

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Have you checked out the RISE Talent Hub?

Learn more about one of the exciting benefits of joining the RISE Association.

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Women in Health Care Leadership Summit: Guided meditative sessions to empower the leader within

RISE’s two-day virtual event features a jam-packed agenda with keynote addresses, panel discussions, and industry leader presentations. But we’ve also planned beginner-friendly, guided meditations throughout the conference to help attendees balance their minds, bodies, emotions, and spirits.

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RISE National 2021 to feature new tracks on digital health care delivery, member experience, and compliance/regulatory updates

Mark your calendars! We are excited to return to Nashville, Tenn. in March for RISE National 2021. Get a first look at the new tracks we’ve already planned for you.

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Countdown to RISE West 2020: What you need to know to make the most out of your virtual experience

Learn more about the interactive virtual sessions and activities we’ve planned for RISE West 2020, which will take place Sept. 9-11.

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Video interview: Jefferson Health’s Dr. Stephen Klasko on the pandemic of the future and what the health care delivery landscape will look like

In this 10-minute video with RISE, Stephen Klasko, M.D., MBA, president and chief executive officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, provides a glimpse into what a global pandemic would look like in 2030 based on what we’ve learned during the COVID-19 public health emergency of 2020.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: A first look at can’t-miss features of the virtual event

For the fourth consecutive year, the industry’s brightest minds, renowned leadership coaches and trainers, and motivational speakers will come together for The RISE Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, held virtually on October 29-30, to promote and advance women in the health care industry. All genders are welcome in this drive for diversity and inclusion.

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The long-term effects of COVID-19 on health care: Part 2 of a video interview with John McDonough of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Part 2 of our interview with John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA, professor of public health practice, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, who will be a featured speaker at RISE’s upcoming virtual event, RISE West 2020, Sept. 9-11.

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Rolling back the surge: New Cotiviti map helps forecast COVID-19 health risk severity

As COVID-19 cases and deaths surge in several hot spots across the United States, many individuals and organizations continue to ask, “What else can we do to help protect ourselves, our families, our communities, and our nation?”

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The 2020 election’s impact on health care: Part 1 of a video interview with John McDonough of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

John E. McDonough, DrPH, MPA, professor of public health practice, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will be a featured speaker at RISE’s upcoming virtual event, RISE West 2020, Sept. 9-11.

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RISE West 2020 goes virtual: Sneak a peek at this year’s agenda and speakers

The live-streamed virtual event will take place Sept. 9-11 and features presentations from leading experts in risk adjustment, quality performance, documentation, HCC coding practices, member engagement, payer-provider collaboration, and social determinants of health. Take a look at the sessions we’ve planned.

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Communication Coach Angela Chee named keynote for The RISE National Women in Health Care Leadership Summit

The award-winning former TV news anchor and reporter broke through Hollywood, paid her dues in television, and created her own business and signature coaching program YOU, Amplified!®. Angela Chee will share life lessons and tips for leaders to own their voice and power at The RISE National Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, October 29-30, a virtual event.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Dr. Ginny Baro shares what it takes to rise to your full potential

Ginny Baro, Ph.D., had more than 20 years of corporate leadership experience before becoming a certified professional coach through the International Coach Federation. Now a motivational speaker, executive coach, career strategist, and #1 bestselling author, she’s teaching professionals how to become exceptional leaders. Baro will share her strategies for success in a special presentation at The RISE National Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, which will be held as a virtual event.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Keynote Speaker Kay Hunter explains why women must be strategic about their personal and professional image

Kay Hunter, an image consultant, says a strategic personal brand can make a significant difference in whether a woman will attain personal and professional success. After working in “corporate America” for 18 years, she left her role as a senior vice president for human resources to establish Kay Hunter Image and help women develop a professional presence so they won’t be overlooked for bigger and better roles. Hunter, who will be the keynote speaker at The 3rd Annual RISE National Women in Health Care Leadership Summit, April 29-30, in San Diego, talked to RISE about how women can best develop their personal and professional image.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Dr. Tiffany A. Love on how to overcome setbacks and help develop diverse health care executives

It’s common to hear positive stories about how leaders rose in the ranks to the executive suite. But not all leadership journeys are easy. Tiffany A. Love, Ph.D., regional chief nursing officer for Coastal Health Care Alliance, will discuss her own bumpy road to the C-suite at The 3rd Annual RISE National Women in Health Care Leadership Summit , April 29-30, in San Diego. RISE talked to Love ahead of the conference about her thoughts on leadership development, diversity, and the need for women to support one another.

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Women in Health Care Leadership: Judy Hoberman on the glass floor, the #MeToo movement, and resilience

Judy Hoberman, a coach, trainer, and author of “Walking on the Glass Floor” and “Selling in a Skirt,” will be a featured speaker next April at the Women in Health Care Leadership Summit in San Diego. Her presentation will focus on how to ask for what you want and what you’re worth during negotiations. RISE caught up with this dynamic speaker to ask her about the different leadership styles of men and women, what she means by the glass floor, the unintended consequences of the #MeToo movement, and how to bounce back from failure.