Executive Workshops

Join us before or after the institute for one of our can’t-miss executive workshops. Workshops will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

The I/DD Executive Leadership Summit

Monday, June 4, 2018 | 9:00am – 4:00pm

Which business models are most likely to succeed given these turbulent times? What does a successful intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) service providers look like, in terms of size, leadership skills, management, financing, and technology? Today’s I/DD provider organizations and executive teams need to consider these questions in order to tackle the numerous challenges in the market and position for sustainability. In order to do this, executives need to understand the latest best practices in the evolving Medicaid managed care system and value-based payment market, as well as how to build a system that accurately measures performance in order to get paid.

The 2018 I/DD Executive Summit is designed to provide practical, cutting-edge ideas for executives, with a clear vision on how to continue to move their organization forward successfully, despite all the turbulence.

To register & for additional information: https://idd.openminds.com/


Speaker: Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS




Finding The Path To Online Marketing Success: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Best Practices In Website & Social Media Marketing

Monday, June 4, 2018 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Having a contract with a managed care company is no longer enough. With health care reform creating more choices for consumers, the effectiveness of a provider organization’s website and “online presence” (social media buzz, search rankings, online reviews etc.) is more important than ever. Regardless of whether you are trying to reach new consumers or build better relationships with your existing consumers, your online brand presence and reputation matters.  It’s also a determining factor in your success with engaging payers, partners, funders and staff recruits. Join us for this interactive session where we explore best practices in evaluating and improving your organization’s online presence.

Speaker: Kristi Hamilton, MBA, CPPM, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS



Best Practice Service Line Development: An OPEN MINDS Seminar On New Service Line, Design, Development, & Launch

Thursday, June 7, 2018 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

In the current environment of changing consumer expectations and new financial models, one essential skill that all executives need to master is the ability to evaluate and modify current services – and to develop new services to meet the challenges and opportunities in the market. In this exciting session, we will review everything you need to know about developing a new service line. We will review how to analyze current service lines and determine strategic options for diversification, a structured approach for selecting new services for your organization and ensuring they are financially sustainable, a target costing model for launching new services. and a structured service line feasibility analysis and development process.

Speaker: Joseph Naughton-Travers, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS       joent_large_original