• May 16, 2022
 El Paso/Southern New Mexico Healthcare Summit set for next week

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El Paso/Southern New Mexico Healthcare Summit set for next week

With the healthcare industry growing by leaps and bounds in the El Paso/Las Cruces region, two local groups are working to bring all the major players together.

“Healthcare is now the largest private industry in El Paso,” MCA officials shared via a news release. “the Medical Center of the Americas Foundation (MCA) along with the Southwest Healthcare Executive Association (SHEA) will be co-hosting the El Paso/Southern New Mexico Healthcare Summit”

The summit is scheduled for March 6, 2020, from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM at the Wyndham El Paso Airport Hotel.  Officials say the summit is their attempt to “bring together industry thought leaders to discuss the current state of the healthcare industry and what we need to be doing today to prepare for future challenges and opportunities”

The interactive networking and educational event is designed to rapidly cover a wide range of topics such as: A 20 Year Healthcare Snapshot of the Region, the Region’s Healthcare Gaps that Still Exist Today, Regional and Global Healthcare Industry Trends, Clinical Research as a Care Option, Healthcare Innovation and much more.

Regional panels will also discuss the integration of ideas into our region’s healthcare system. Additionally, the Healthcare Summit will be where our community leaders can connect, collaborate, and develop strategies to compete as a healthcare system on a global scale.

The Summit will feature keynote speaker Mr. Christopher Cornue, FACHE a seasoned healthcare executive, strategist, futurist, innovator, and collaborator with over 25-years of experience.

The agenda also includes a speaker line-up of leaders in the regional healthcare industry, including:

  • Sally Deitch, Group CEO, Tenet Health and Chair, Texas Hospital Association
  • Nicolas Tejeda, Market CEO, The Hospitals of Providence
  • David Shimp, CEO, Del Sol Medical Center
  • Cindy Stout, CEO, El Paso Children’s Hospital
  • Derrick Cuenca, CEO, Mountain View Regional Medical Center
  • Michael Amaral, Director, El Paso VA Healthcare System
  • Colonel Michael Oshiki, Commander, William Beaumont Army Medical Center

Online registration will be open until March 4, 2020, with different registration designations available including general and exhibitor admission. On-site registration will be available. However, participants paying at the door will incur an additional $25.00 late registration fee.

For a detailed view of the agenda, more information about the keynote speaker, or to register for the event, go online.

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