Spring Conference

HMMC Spring 2019 Conference: Education Excellence

Where Manufacturers come to Learn, Network & Succeed!

May 21- 23, 2019
Madison, WI

HMMC is pleased to introduce our new “Education Excellence” conference being held at The University of Wisconsin School of Business – Madison on May 21 – 23, 2019.

Please join us at our Spring Education for Ongoing Success conference being held at The University  Wisconsin School of Business,  on May 21 – 23, 2019.

Join us while we continue our commitment to provide for our members a platform focused on “Education for Ongoing Success.”  During our meeting you will have the opportunity to improve your Business GPA = Goal attainment, Processes & Actionable takeaways.

HMMC is committed to help you Learn, Network & Succeed

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

12:00 – 3:00 PM Board Meeting

3:15 – 5:00 PM Committee Meetings- New Members Welcome

6:30 – 7:15 PM Welcome Reception

7:30 – 9:00 PM OPENING DINNER AND TAILGATE

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 AM Welcome to the Spring 2019 Manufacturers Executive Conference

Janis Dezso – President

8:15 – 9:30 AM Susan Finerty; Keynote and Facilitated Action Learning

Master the Matrix and Influence in the Healthcare Space

You’re in a Matrix, whether you realize it or not. Matrix roles are everywhere in the healthcare industry and when you can understand the dynamics that exist within the matrix, you can master anything. And then there is Influence. It doesn’t happen on a schedule, and it can’t be calculated on a spreadsheet. It’s also becoming increasingly uncoupled from formal authority as represented on organizational charts. But in modern cross-functional organizations, influence is how decisions get made, how changes are implemented and ultimately how things get done.

Develop the ability to build strong, trusting partnerships across the healthcare industry that enable you to work effectively and to influence beyond the lines of direct authority. This engaging keynote and action-learning workshop will allow participants to:

  • Pinpoint role conflicts on a macro and micro level and outline required actions
  • Diagnose personal decision-making challenges and structure key decisions
  • Build influence skills in the healthcare manufacturing industry; identify influence opportunities and apply influence tactic

9:30 – 10:00 AM Break

10:00 – 11:30 AM Susan Finerty; Part 2 with Chuck West

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM SEAN ROBBINS; ORGANIZATION SPOTLIGHT; EPIC

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 PM Networking Activity

Bilge Mutlu; Associate Professor of Computer Science, Psychology and Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Disruptive Technologies in the Healthcare Industry

The Healthcare manufacturing industry is no stranger to disruptive technologies. Learn from a world-renowned researcher on what is coming and how it will impact you. Mutlu will share his experiences during his sabbatical at Johns Hopkins where he studied AI-based clinical decision support systems as well as developed his research program. His program builds human-centered methods and principles for designing robotic technologies that help people communicate, work, and pursue personal goals and draws on a transdisciplinary design research process that combines aspects of design, computer science, and social and cognitive sciences.

3:00 – 3:30 PM Break

3:30 – 5:00 PM TAURA PROSEK; COACH & CONSULTANT, STEWART LEADERSHIP

The Power of Personal Branding & Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn

This interactive working session is focused on achieving results through intentional and strategic personal branding and networking. Participants will learn and apply the tools and strategies introduced to create your personal brand and build a strong network – both vital sales skills.

Our instructor will introduce a 4-step process you can keep top of MIND allowing you to Meet, Initiate, Nurture, and Develop a strong network transforming cold contacts to long-term relationships built on a creation of mutual value and trust.

Participants should bring their laptops or mobile devices to experience first-hand how LinkedIn can support their networking and prospecting goals. Implementing these techniques and tools like LinkedIn will help participants create a stronger brand and build a deeper network, impacting their results both personally and professionally.

6:30 – 9:00 PM Networking and Trivia Event at Tripp Commons

Thursday, May 23, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 AM Breakfast

8:00 – 8:30 AM HMMC Business Meeting & Updates to Membership

Janis Dezso – President

8:30 – 10:00 AM ADAM BOCK; FACULTY INDUSTRY LEADERS – GE HEALTHCARE: TOM WESTRICK, UW HEALTH: VICKI HILL, WISCONSIN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION INFORMATION CENTER (WHAIC): JENNIFER MUELLER

Red Talks and Panel Discussion – Innovative Strategy & Process for Healthcare Manufacturers

Engage with top faculty and industry leaders on how strategy and process for innovation is changing in the healthcare manufacturing industry. Faculty members Adam Bock and Scott Converse will highlight their personal and professional experience leading strategy and process with brief “Red” talks on their respective areas of expertise. Bock and Converse will then moderate a panel discussion of industry experts from Wisconsin based organizations like GE Healthcare, UW Health and more.

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 – 11:30 AM NANCY OTT; VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION QUAD MED

Holistic, Patient-Centered Primary Care

25 years ago, Quad/Graphics frustration with the rising costs of healthcare costs. Hear how they leveraged the transformative power of an integrated primary care model rooted in prevention and wellness.

11:30 – 11:45 AM Closing Comments

Janis Dezso– President

11:45 AM Adjournment

Conference Speakers

  • Susan Finerty M.A. Adhoc Instructor

    Center for Professional and Executive Development,
    Wisconsin School of Business

    Susan has experience in organization development working with large multinational companies. She has held positions at Baxter and two pharmaceutical companies. Her focus is matrix organizations and how to navigate and influence cross-functionally in these organizations.

  • Chuck West M.B.A. Program Director, Management and Leadership

    Center for Professional and Executive Development, Wisconsin School of Business

    Chuck specializes in individual professional development and organizational consulting in the areas of sales and management. Prior to joining the University of Wisconsin, he was a marketing manager with profit and loss responsibility for 3M’s industrial electrical products division. He began his career as a market analyst at Ford Motor Co., and he was a management scientist at Honeywell. Chuck also directed the marketing and sales consulting firm West & Associates of St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Adam J. Bock Adjunct Faculty

    Center for Professional and Executive Development,
    Wisconsin School of Business

    Adam is a co-author of three books about innovation and entrepreneurship and has published peer-reviewed research on innovation and entrepreneurship in several business journals.  As an academic, he studies entrepreneurship, business models, and technology venturing. Adam is the co-author (with Gerry George) of The Business Model Book (Pearson 2018), Models of Opportunity (Cambridge 2012), and Inventing Entrepreneurs (Pearson Prentice Hall 2009). He has published peer-reviewed research on innovation and entrepreneurship in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Management Studies, Venture Capital: An International Journal of Finance, and other journals.

  • Bilge Mutlu Ph.D. Adjunct Faculty

    Center for Professional and Executive Development,
    Wisconsin School of Business

    Bilge Mutlu is an associate professor of computer science, psychology, and industrial engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he directs the Wisconsin Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory. His research program focuses on building human-centered methods and principles to enable the design of robotic technologies and their successful integration into the human environment.

  • TOM WESTRICK VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF QUALITY OFFICER GE HEALTHCARE

    Thomas Westrick has been the Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for GE Healthcare since January 2016. In this role, Tom leads the Global Quality, Medical, Regulatory Affairs, and Global Research organization. He partners with business teams across products, regions and supply chain and provides leadership to deliver product quality, reliability and compliance to all regulatory standards.

  • VICKI HILL VICE PRESIDENT, CLINICAL OPERATIONS UW HEALTH AT THE AMERICAN CENTER

    Vicki Hill assumed her role as vice president, Clinical and Interventional Services, UW Health American Center in June 2014. Vicki provides overall administration, direction, coordination and evaluation of the operational, financial, space, and human resource functions and activities for the following areas: universal care services, perioperative services, overnight care services, and ambulatory care services.

  • JENNIFER MUELLER VICE PRESIDENT AND PRIVACY OFFICER

    Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center (WHAIC)

    Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, FACHE, FAHIMA is Vice President and Privacy Officer at the Wisconsin Hospital Association Information Center (WHAIC). Her primary responsibilities include overall direction and oversight of WHAIC, including managing and developing WHAIC’s product and service portfolio, guiding staff development, maintaining customer relationships, and assisting in the growth and development of the organization.

  • Sean Robbins DEVELOPER

    EPIC

    Sean Robbins is a developer at Epic, who develops software to help patients get well and stay well. For the last seven years, he’s been designing and developing software for healthcare’s rapidly changing landscape in domains ranging from clinical care to health insurance. Passionate about focusing first on what’s right for the patient, Sean currently focuses on MyChart, Epic’s patient portal.

  • Trevor Berceau DEVELOPER

    EPIC

    Trevor Berceau is a software developer at Epic, working to improve healthcare for both patients and clinicians. In his 11 years at Epic, Trevor has led development across many acute care domains ranging from the emergency department to the operating room. Drawing on that background, Trevor’s primary focus is helping patients become more engaged and active in their health, working with Epic’s patient experience product suite.

  • Taura Prosek COACH AND CONSULTANT

    STEWART LEADERSHIP

    Taura Prosek is an experienced coach and consultant with Stewart Leadership with expertise in the areas of talent management, coaching, training, and business development. Prior to joining Stewart Leadership, she worked for diverse organizations such as GE Healthcare, Cielo Talent, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Nancy Ott Vice President of Human Resources & Administration QuadMed

    Nancy is Vice President of Human Resources & Administration for QuadMed, the health and wellness subsidiary of Quad, a marketing solutions partner with headquarters in Sussex, Wisconsin, and locations on four continents. In her role, Nancy is responsible for all HR strategy and delivery, and business solutioning.

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SPONSORS/EXHIBITOR INFO

The purpose of HMMC Sponsorships is to enable organizations to support HMMC and have access to its membership. Members meet twice a year to network and learn from distinguished speakers the latest marketplace trends on a broad range of business topics.

EVENT ACTIVITY

HMMC is looking forward to hosting our Spring meeting at the University of Wisconsin Business School in Madison, WI, May 21-23, 2019. Check back for information on our night out event.

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