A great way to align your vision with the realities of the business of healthcare is to test your ideas and assumptions at conferences. Unfortunately, many of these events peddle hype and highly curated sales pitches rather than actionable intelligence that’ll help you get things done (or get to the “No”, which may be even more important to you right now). Sure, you’ll get valuable networking done in most cases, but we want you to get the most bang for your buck (and time) so you can get back to innovating and giving us great stories to cover. That’s why we told you about Expo.Health last week. And this week we’re sharing another event that’ll be very much worth an innovator’s time: HealthImpact East in NYC on June 12 and 13, 2019.

Co-host Shahid Shah has been involved with this one since its start in 2011. If you’re a fan of The #HCBiz Show, then you know that Shahid gets to the point very effectively. As the on-stage facilitator, you can count on Shahid to drive the conversation towards real-talk right away and to ensure it won’t be all about the speakers on stage. HealthImpact is about discovery and enlightenment for everyone in the room.

On this episode, Shahid tells us why HealthImpact East is a “no BS and no PowerPoint” event, how they keep it that way, and what you, the innovator, can expect to take away.

Apply to attend here.

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Also of note, this is episode #100! The #HCBiz Show has been a labor of love for the past three and a half years, and I can honestly say, it’s been one of the best things I’ve ever done for my education and growth. Thank you all for letting me learn with you over the years.

Here’s to 100 more!
– Don Lee


About HealthImpact East

Health Impact East

HealthlMPACT is not just another Health IT event. It is a curated knowledge-sharing network connecting and elevating the people and organizations leveraging technology to create a human-centered healthcare system. The invitation-only event will bring together those ready to push boundaries, challenge the status quo, and take meaningful action. You’ll enjoy dynamic debate that culminates in solutions you can implement and inspiration that doesn’t end when you walk out of the room.

Since 2011, HealthIMPACT has been where C-Suite healthcare technology executives come to translate innovation into measurable and meaningful improvements in patient experience, clinical outcomes, and operational efficiency. The strict No Slides, No BS, and No Selling from the stage rule creates an open forum for problem-solving and solution sharing. This topped off with expert facilitation by Shahid Shah, HealthIMPACT Chair, and content curation by HealthIMPACT Founder & CEO, Megan Antonelli ensures a memorable and meaningful experience for all.

In its 8th year, we are delighted to be hosting HealthIMPACT at Google Offices in New York City and to partner with NODE.Health again. This year’s forum will bring together a select group of leaders leveraging technology for scalable efficiencies that achieve meaningful and measurable improvements in healthcare delivery. By right-sizing the audience and hand-picking a top-notch faculty and banning many of the crutches used at other conferences, we create an environment where meaningful discussions don’t wait till the networking breaks – they take place all day long.

Learn more: https://www.healthimpacteast.com/

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