The CEO-CMO/HMD Dance: How to Avoid Stepping on Toes and Maximize Your Performance

Friday, April 22, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
Chesapeake 7-9 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 2nd Level
Diana Franchitto, MBA, HopeHealth, Providence, RI and Edward Martin, MD, MPH, HopeHealth, Providence, RI
The relationship between the CEO and CMO (hospice medical director) is fraught with natural tension, the most prominent being the need for the CEO to ensure organizational growth and financial stability and the need for the CMO to ensure adherence to hospice eligibility standards in an era of escalating regulatory scrutiny. This session will focus on areas of potential conflict and strategies for alignment that will maximize opportunities for organizational success.

Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss the organizational tensions between the CEO and CMO
2. Identify ways to leverage the value of a strong CEO/CMO relationship to enhance the organizationís position in the community
3. Create organizational philosophical alignment to benefit key internal stakeholders

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker