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

2014 Behavioral Healthcare Very Honorable Mention Theresa Fawvor

July 18, 2014     Julie Miller

Among her achievements, Theresa Fawvor was instrumental in launching four mental health crisis clinics in underserved areas.

Mergers: 85% of you are doing it wrong

July 16, 2014     Julie Miller

Learn how to avoid common pitfalls, identify suitable partners, and review the due diligence process required for a successful partnership at the Behavioral Healthcare Summit presentation 

Behavioral Healthcare announces 2014 Champions

July 14, 2014     Julie Miller

The 2014 Champions were selected from dozens of outstanding nominees who are making a difference in the development, delivery, and effectiveness of mental healthcare services.