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This is a special edition of the The Health Leader Forge. On October 7th the College of Health and Human Services and the Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives hosted a special event at the University of New Hampshire, Shaping the Future: Leadership and Public Policy in Healthcare. There were two panels and a keynote speaker.
The keynote talk was by Dr. Louis Josephson, CEO of Brattleboro Retreat. The talk was titled, From Broken System to Accountable Care: Improving Mental Health and Addictions Services by Putting Patients First.
Louis Josephson joined the Brattleboro Retreat as President and CEO in January 2016. He came to the Brattleboro Retreat from Los Angeles, Cal., where he had served as president and chief executive officer of Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services since July of 2013. From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Josephson served as president and CEO of Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., in Concord, NH. While there he successfully stabilized the organization’s finances, launched several innovative new clinical programs and established a new strategic alliance with the community health system. During the same period of time Dr. Josephson also served as vice president of behavioral health for Concord Hospital.
Slides from the presentation are available here.
The Health Leader Forge
Co-produced by University of New Hampshire College of Health and Human Services (UNH CHHS) and Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives (NNEAHE).
Josephson, L. "From Broken System to Accountable Care: Improving Mental Health and Addictions Services by Putting Patients First." Interview by Mark Bonica. Podcast. Health Leader Forge, 15 Oct. 2016. Web. https://soundcloud.com/healthleaderforge/from-broken-system-to-accountable-care