Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit

August 22 – 25, 2014

to be held in conjunction with the

National Conference on Addiction Disorders
St. Louis Union Station Hotel | St. Louis, Missouri

Created for executives, managers, and future leaders in behavioral health organizations, the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit—the management track of the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD ’14)—will engage participants in an intense, multi-day dialogue about key business and clinical-care topics in the business of treatment and recovery from mental health and substance use disorders.

In executive-focused panel sessions at the Leadership Summit, you’ll join with expert panelists to examine a range of strategic issues facing public and private provider organizations, hospitals, and treatment centers, including:

  • The implications of current and anticipated changes in service payment practices amid the push for parity and greater service integration.
  • The political, medical, and market forces driving Medicaid and health insurance expansion.
  • The merits and pitfalls of patient confidentiality legislation—CFR 42, Part 2—in light of increasing pressures for industry consolidation and change.

In addition, Summit participants can engage in timely and practical presentations, workshops, and discussions involving these topics:

  • Creating the organization of the future
  • Building a telehealth infrastructure
  • Branding and marketing your business
  • Quality and outcomes measurement
  • New directions in advocacy

Summit Updates

Q&A: Getting paid in behavioral healthcare

April 10, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Parity, ICD-10 and the Affordable Care Act are hot topics that involve major changes—changes that challenge behavioral healthcare executives who must deal with the details. Among all these, getting paid continues to be a top attention-getter.

Nominate a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion

March 18, 2014     Shannon Brys, Associate Editor

Our annual Behavioral Healthcare Champion awards honor CEOs and Executive Directors who lead behavioral health organizations that are making a difference in the development, delivery, and effectiveness of services and recovery supports...

Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Summit and NCAD '14 planned for August in St. Louis

February 5, 2014     Dennis Grantham, Editor-in-Chief

Outstanding agenda, beautiful venue await at nation’s largest clinical addition conference and co-located executive leadership conference