Seminars and Forums: Spring 2014

Friday Forums provide an opportunity for discussion with an external healthcare speaker. Friday Forums are scheduled for each Friday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm during the Spring and Fall semesters. Friday Forum participation is required of all residential HMI students. Plan work and study schedules accordingly.

  • January 24, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Jason Bauer (HMI 2012), Asst Director, Retail and Production Food and Nutrition Services Registered Dietician, Cox Medical Center
    Topic: Role and importance of Dietary Services in Hospital Operations
  • January 31, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Deborah Pasch, Executive Director, University Hospital/ Chief Nursing Officer
    Topic: Role of Nursing Service in Healthcare Organizations and related issues
  • February 7, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Dr. Brian Hensel, HMI Faculty
    Topic: The ACA: Perspectives of a Health Policy Fellow Who Worked on Capitol Hill During Its Development
  • February 14, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Kevin McRoberts (HMI 1994), Sr. VP,Lake Regional Health System
    Topic: Career Progression and Healthcare Leadership. Challenges of hospital operations in a seasonal recreational area (Lake of the Ozarks)
  • February 21, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Herb Kuhn, President, Missouri Hospital Assn
    Topic: Discussion of current issues facing Missouri Hospitals, ACA
  • February 28, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Matt Wenzel, (HMI 2004), CEO Hedrick Medical Center
    Topic: ACHE membership
  • March 7, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Eric Rosenhauer (HMI 2007), Director of Performance Improvement, MU Health Care
    Topic: Process Improvement
  • March 14, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Jack Miller, Owner, True Media
    Topic: Purchase and Positioning of Media Coverage for Healthcare Facilities
  • March 21, 2014: Spring Break, No Forum
  • March 28, 2014: Spring Break, No Forum
  • April 4, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Brenda Jensen, Manager of Emergency Services at MUHC
    Topic: Managing a Level 1 Trauma Center/ER
  • April 11, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Jim Sinek, CEO Boone Hospital Center
    Topic: Healthcare Leadership, current issues facing Hospitals
  • April 18, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Mitch Wasden, CEO, MU Health Care
    Topic: Healthcare Leadership, current challenges facing MUHC
  • April 25, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Joe Dorko, Regional VP, and Chris Jones, CEO, Moberly Regional Medical Center
    Topic: Community Health Systems, discussion of for profit hospital management and CHS's CEO apprentice program
  • May 2, 2014: Friday Forum (Room: CE 705, Noon-1:00pm)
    Speakers: Theresa Rogers, Director, Hospital Information Data Institute, Missouri Hospital Assn.
    Topic: Discussion of HIDI as operations and planning resource
  • May 9, 2014: Reading Day, No Classes, No Forum