Opening Discussion Topic:
ABL Technology Featured Presenter Chris Dyer recently was named a best-selling author by Amazon, shortly after his book, The Power of Company Culture, hit the “shelves.” After years of research and hundreds of interviews with industry leaders on his weekly TalentTalk radio show, Chris has distilled what it takes to develop a company culture that:
During our initial Member Go-Round, we’ll discuss which of Chris’s “7 Pillars of Company Culture” you’ve had the greatest success with, in shaping (or reshaping) your company’s culture. We’ll also look to hear your takeaways from any of the Presentations, Events, and/or Receptions you attended during “JP Morgan Conference Week.”
Go-Round Discussion of Member Issues: During this time, each Member is given an opportunity to share an “issue” with the Group in order to receive knowledgeable and confidential feedback on how best to tackle that issue. Issues often center around: management/planning concerns, how to best respond to new industry trends, fleshing out a new strategy, what were the best practices used (or hazards) from fellow Members who have dealt with a similar issue. In order to get the most value from each session, we encourage our Members to bring an issue for discussion to each meeting.
Our Featured Guest Member, Chris Dyer, is the Founder and CEO of PeopleG2. Listed among the Inc. 5000 fastest growing companies in the U.S., and a Top Place to Work, PeopleG2 is a recognized authority on the human capital intelligence process and best practices for background checks. A certified SCRUM master, he has also mastered time management, which allows him to speak at conferences around the world, record and play guitar with his band, and run two book clubs for senior-level and HR professionals.
Opportunity for Continuous Learning
Insights into New Market Trends
Honest Advice & Feedback
"Industry Insider" Insights
Understanding Single Payer Health Systems Around the World
Walter Kopp, President and CEO of Medical Management Services
The 'Disrupters' Are Here: Are You Embracing or Ignoring Them? How?
Harry Soza, President and CEO of CAREMINDr
The Making of Kaiser Permanente's 5-Star MA Plan
Agnes Strandberg, Sr. VP of Medicare for Kaiser Permanente
Lessons from Marketing in Healthcare
Eric Neuner, CEO of Health Coach Institute
Weaving a Stronger Social Safety Net for Infants to Seniors
Al Gilbert, CEO of Felton Institute
Beyond the EHR: Using Technology for Patient Engagement & Data Management
Joshua Newman, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Salesforce
New Approaches for Controlling Healthcare's "Unsustainable" Spending Growth
ABL Member Jack Asher, MD, VP and Chief Medical Officer for Anthem Blue Cross and Jamie Robinson, PhD, is Professor of Health Economics at UC Berkeley
FIELD TRIP: Laguna Honda Hospital & Rehabilitation Center
Giving a Lyft to Healthcare – and Other Helpful New Technologies
Dan Trigub, Regional VP at Lyft-Business
Getting into the Weeds: The Implications of Legalized Marijuana
Paul Armentano, Deputy Director, of NORML, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Introducing the Greater Bay Area's Super Provider Network
Joel Criste, CEO, Canopy Health
Meeting Seniors' Social and Economic Needs to Better Health
Maya Altman, CEO, Health Plan of San Mateo and Janet Van Deusen, Manager of the Health Insurance Counseling and Assistance (HICAP) program in Alameda County, at Legal Assistance for Seniors
Members are able to stay abreast of industry trends that affect their business and keep ahead of the curve in their rapidly changing industry. Connections made within the Round Tables – and throughout the ABL Organization – further accelerate business growth, Members experience full value and a solid return on their investment of time and fees when attending Round Tables on a regular basis. .
"Both speakers and Members provide valuable insights and trigger deep and broad discussions and follow-up explorations."
"I love these meetings. Being able to see and hear what is on others minds is invaluable."
"The primary benefit is the education, timely information, and varied perspectives that are shared by high-level healthcare industry leaders. "
"One of the most valuable aspects of ABL is the broad perspective of what’s happening in the industry."
"I rarely miss ABL; this is where I get my Brain Food. It helps to keep my day-to-day decisions in a larger perspective."
"ABL gives me an opportunity to get input from a cross section of healthcare leaders."
"I find the networking and attentive perspectives from people with different stakes in the system to be very valuable."