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The Center for Health Affairs' 2023 Annual Meeting

Hear from experts on how you can prepare for the healthcare landscape of the future and position yourself and your organization for any challenges ahead. Join us for a day of education and networking with other leaders in our community on topics such as healthcare workforce, mental health, telehealth trends and more.


7:30 A.M. – 8:15 A.M. – Registration Check-In 

8:30 A.M. – 9:30 A.M– Keynote Breakfast Session  |  Setting the Stage: A Fireside Chat With Hospital Leaders  |  1 F2F Credit

  • Moderator - Brian Lane, The Center for Health Affairs
  • Dr. Airica Steed, Ed.D, MBA, RN, CSSMBB, FACHE, IASSC, The MetroHealth System
  • Dr. Dan Simon, University Hospitals
  • Dr. Donald Malone, Cleveland Clinic
  • Julie Idoine, FACHE, Ohio Select Medical
  • Timothy M. Heimann, Pharm.D., MBA, VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System

9:30 A.M. – 9:45 A.M. – Networking Break ---------------------------------------------------------------

9:45 A.M. – 10:45 A.M. – Remote Patient Care Trends in the Post-COVID Era  |  1 Qualified Credit

  • Moderator - Jeana Singleton, Brennan, Manna & Diamond
  • Dr. Steven Shook, M.D., Cleveland Clinic
  • Kyle Zebley, American Telemedicine Association
  • Tony Burke, Teladoc

10:45 A.M. – 11:30 A.M – Strategy Shift: Responding to the Evolving Nature of the Mental Health and Substance Use Crisis
CAPT Jeffrey Coady, Psy.D, ABPP, SAMHSA Regional Director (5) Acting Regional Director (1), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

11:30 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. – Networking Break -------------------------------------------------------------

12:30 P.M. - 1:15 P.M. – Lunch Session  |  A Better Future for All: Prioritizing Health Equity
Lita Wills, Commissioner, Division of Health Equity and Social Justice Cleveland Department of Public Health

1:15 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. – Networking Break ------------------------------------------------------------------

1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. – Closing Session  |  A Look Toward the Horizon: What’s Ahead for the Healthcare Workforce  |  1 Qualified Credit

  • Moderator - Kyle Underwood, ACHE, Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic
  • Alan K. Nevel, The MetroHealth System
  • RandiLynn Lukac, Altius Healthcare Consulting Group
  • Adam Haas ACHE, Head and Neck Institute, Cleveland Clinic
  • Adrianne Shadd, University Hospitals


Tickets - Purchase Here

Advance purchase is required for event attendance. Tickets are $50 and include Breakfast and Lunch. 

If you are interested in becoming an event sponsor, please download our sponsorship packet or email our Manager of Corporate Sponsorships, Pat Raffaele. 


Thank you to our Event Sponsors!



When:  May 11, 2023

8:30 A.M. - 2:30 P.M. EST


Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square

1260 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115