TORCH Leadership & Management Institute (TLMI) Conference & Retreat
Register now and save! TORCH and the TORCH Foundation are excited to host the revamped TLMI Annual Conference & Retreat on January 22-23, at the Lakeway Resort & Spa. The conference theme will be Reaching New Heights with an agenda including interactive team building exercises, the magic of leadership and hands-on curriculum.
If you register by December 31 you can bring someone for free. That's BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE! This deal is perfect for leadership teams planning to attend TLMI. Don't miss out on the savings in this limited time offer! Contact Quang Ngo or Carrie Ruiz with any questions at (512) 873-0045.
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The TLMI conference will be held at the beautiful Lakeway Resort and Spa, 101 Lakeway Dr., Austin, TX 78734. Rooms are $129/night. You must reserve your room by January 7, 2014 to secure this rate. You can register for your room on-line by clicking Here
We're also seeking nominations and applications for the following opportunities:
TLMI Leadership Culture Award - Know a high-performing team, department or a healthcare organization? Nominate them! This award recognizes an accomplished team or culture that has worked successfully together to help their organization, patients and the community they serve. Click here for the application.
TLMI Essence of Leadership Award - This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, service and contribution in healthcare, and who has made a significant impact in his or her organization and community. Click here for the application.
Now accepting job applications for EDUCATION AND MEMBER SERVICES COORDINATOR
The Education and Member Services Coordinator will work closely with the executive team to support the organization's priorities and to provide coordination for the planning, development and execution of educational programs and other services that meet member needs. This position will work with the executive team to plan, develop and execute the various onsite education conferences as well as the online education webinars and educational workshops. This position is also responsible for the overall growth, development and management of the member services, including, coordinating activities to enhance the value and benefits of memberships, improving member participation and increasing the utilization of services. This position will assist the executive team to plan, develop, and implement high-impact educational programs and member services that deliver value. Click here for more information.
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The Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program (the transformation waiver) allows the state to expand Medicaid managed care while preserving federal hospital funding historically received as Upper Payment Limit (UPL) payments—supplemental payments to make up the difference between what Medicaid pays for a service and what Medicare would pay for the same service. Replacing the UPL payment methodology are two funding pools – the Uncompensated Care and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) pools. [READ MORE]