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Tuesday, February 14

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Getting To The Right Scale: The OPEN MINDS Seminar On Successful Mergers, Acquisitions, & Affiliations

  • Joe Naughton-Travers, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

How To Build (& Succeed With) Value-Based Payer Partnerships: An OPEN MINDS Seminar On Best Practices In Marketing, Negotiating, & Contracting With Health Plans

  • Richard Louis, III, Vice President, Western Region, OPEN MINDS
  • Ramona Osburn, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Grand Opening Of The Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, February 15

7:00 am - 8:30 am

Breakfast & Registration

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Using Technologies & Analytics To Improve Behavioral Health Access & Outcomes: The New Directions Approach To Integrated Care Management

  • Shana Hoffman, President & Chief Executive Officer, New Directions
9:45 am - 11:15 am

How To Radically Re-engineer Your Service Portfolio – Difficult Decisions For A Turbulent Market

  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Ray Wolfe, J.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

What Health Plans Want: Measuring & Communicating Performance To Payers

  • Ramona Osburn, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner

  • Carol Clayton, Ph.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
9:45 am - 10:45 am

Thought Leader Discussion

  • Shana Hoffman, President & Chief Executive Officer, New Directions
  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS
11:30 am - 12:45 pm

Reimagining The Consumer Experience: Process Optimization From The Consumer Perspective

  • Joe Naughton-Travers, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Briefing & Discussion: Results Of The 2023 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Executive Survey


The Financial Opportunities Of Understanding Your Unit Costs – A Tool For Driving Competitive Advantage, Margin & Service Development

  • Tom Kmetz, Chief Financial Officer, Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana
  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Ray Wolfe, J.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Advancing Clinical and Economic Outcomes in Schizophrenia: The Janssen LAI Portfolio

  • Sharon Hicks, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
12:45 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Post Lunch Pick Me Up

2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Building The Workforce Of Tomorrow: New Strategies For Recruiting, Retention & Performance Optimization

  • Deanne Cornette, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

The CFO Role In Preparing For Value-Based Contracting - How The CFO Helps Lead Through The VBR Process

  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Ray Wolfe, J.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner


Addressing Social Determinants Of Health To Achieve Whole Person Outcomes

  • Sharon Hicks, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Strategies For Integration - Optimizing The Experience For Consumers & Payers

  • Lantie Elisabeth Jorandby, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Lakeview Health
  • Deanne Cornette, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Merger, Acquisition & Affiliation Strategy – Gaining Economic Scale In A Rapidly Changing World

  • Keith Neal, MBA, MHL, CHFP, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Advocates
  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Ray Wolfe, J.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking Reception

Thursday, February 16

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Executive Breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

WakeMed's Path To Value & Whole Person Care: The Development Of The WakeMed Behavioral Health Network

  • Rick Shrum, MBA, MHA, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, WakeMed
9:15 am - 10:30 am

Improving Hybrid Service Delivery: Experiences From The Field

  • Sharon Hicks, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner

  • Carol Clayton, Ph.D., Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Thought Leader Discussion

  • Rick Shrum, MBA, MHA, Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, WakeMed
  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Planning For Financial Sustainability

  • Mikel Briggs, President & CEO, Little Friends
  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner


Options For Integration – FQHCs, Look-A-Likes & More!

  • Deanne Cornette, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch On Your Own

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Post Lunch Pick Me Up

1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Preparing For CalAIM: Success & Sustainability - The Data-Driven Path Forward

  • Richard Louis, III, Vice President, Western Region, OPEN MINDS
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Making It With Performance-Based & Risk Based Contracts: Keys To Success

  • Brian Holzer, Chief Executive Officer, Aware Recovery Care
  • Joe Naughton-Travers, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Knowledge Partner

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Raffle Prize Drawing

  • Lauren Evangelist, Chief Revenue Officer, OPEN MINDS
  • Paul M. Duck, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

Closing Keynote

  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS