Education Excellence

HMMC Spring Conference • Austin, Texas • May 19-21, 2020

HMMC Spring 2020 Conference: Education Excellence

May 19 – 21, 2020
McCombs School of Business at
The University of Texas
Austin, TX

  • Tina Vatanka Murphy, Chief Revenue Officer, GHX
  • Governmental Affairs Update
  • Linda Rouse O’Neill, Vice President Government Affairs, HIDA
  • Additional Topics
  • GPO and IDN Speakers
  • Customer Panels
  • Providers Across the Continuum of Care
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

HMMC is committed to help you Learn, Network & Succeed

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AT&T Executive Education Conference Center
The University of Texas at Austin
1900 University Ave
Austin, Texas 78705

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Conference Agenda

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

12:00 – 3:00 PM Board Meeting

3:00 – 5:00 PM Committee Meetings – New members Welcome!
Programming Committee
Sponsor Committee
Marketing Committee
Membership Committee

6:30 – 9:00 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner
Cocktails, Hors d’oeuvres
AT & T Executive Conference Center

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

6:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

Tejas Dining Room, AT & T Executive Conference Center

8:00 – 8:15 AM Janis Dezso – President

Welcome to the 2020 Spring Manufacturers Executive Conference

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

8:10 – 10:00 AM Dr. Elizabeth Teisberg:

Redefining Healthcare: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

10:15 – 12:15 PM Mellie Price:

Innovations in Healthcare

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

12:15 – 1:30 PM Lunch

Tejas Dining Room, AT & T Executive Conference Center

1:30 – 3:30 PM Networking and Panel Discussion

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

1:00-1:15 Business Update (Janis/Kurt)
1:15-1:30 Discussion Topics/Guidelines (Jim)
1:30-3:00 Breakouts

  • Membership, Sponsorship
  • Future Conference Themes/Content
  • Marketing and Promotion

3:00-3:30 Team Reports

3:30 – 4:40 PM


6:30 – 9:00 PM Evening Dinner and Tailgate

Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on the campus of The University of Texas

Thursday, May 21, 2020

6:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast

Tejas Dining Room, AT & T Executive Conference Center

8:00 – 11:30 AM Dr. Art Markman

Smart Thinking

Dr. Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. He is now executive director of the IC2 Institute. IC2 is a think-and-do tank that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship.
The course highlights six facets of human thought that are simultaneously hidden and obvious. Most of us are unaware that these factors control the way that we think, and yet, when we are told about them, we recognize situations where they have affected our thinking. By making these characteristics explicit, we give people more insight into the strengths and weaknesses of their own thinking. We then provide specific techniques based on these insights that they can use to be more effective in the workplace and beyond.

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

11:30 – 11:45 AM Janis Dezso– President

Closing Comments

Guadalupe Classroom, Robert Rowling Hall

11:45 AM Adjournment

Conference Speakers

  • Mellie Price Speaker

    Mellie Price is managing director of the Texas Health CoLab and executive director of commercialization at Dell Medical School. She is also the director of the Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs at the McCombs School of Business and adjunct assistant professor of the Longhorn Startup entrepreneurship course.

  • Dr. Art Markman Speaker

    Dr. Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. He is now executive director of the IC2 Institute. IC2 is a think-and-do tank that focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • Dr. Elizabeth Tiesberg Speaker

    Dr. Elizabeth Teisberg, serves Dell Medical School and McCombs School of Business as executive director of the Value Institute for Health and Care and is the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Distinguished University Chair in Value-Based Care. Co-creator of the concept of value-based health care delivery, Teisberg is best known for writing Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results, which she co-authored with Michael E. Porter.


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