Register Now2019 Nashville HXO Collaborative Roundtable

Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 4:00 – 8:30pm

As healthcare leaders, we are faced with more challenges than ever before. True solutions require a shift in thought and practice. This is only possible when we come together, across systems, to collaboratively determine the best practices and innovative thinking necessary to advance our industry and truly reshape patient care and safety. Participation in these programs is the beginning of the active change we seek.

Governing Board Members

  • Karen Beam, RN, BS, MSN, CPHQ, CSSGB, Vice President Quality and Clinical Performance, Parkridge Health System
  • Julie A. Becker, DBA, MBA, BSN, RN, Chief Experience Officer/Vice President, RCCH HealthCare Partners
  • Robert M. Brooks, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Erlanger Health System
  • Allen P. Broome, PharmD, DPLA, Senior Director of Pharmacy, Erlanger Health System
  • Micah Cost, PharmD, MS, Executive Director, Tennessee Pharmacy Association
  • Roger Dmochowski, MD, Executive Director Risk Prevention, Professor, Department of Urologic Surgery, Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs and Professionalism, Section of Surgical Sciences, Associate Surgeon-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Wesley Geminn, PharmD, Chief Pharmacist, State Opioid Treatment Authority, Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
  • Michael Herman, Chief Operating Officer, High Point Health System
  • Navin Jain, MHA, RHIA, CHTS-PW, CHTS-TS, Chief Information Officer, Cookeville Medical Center
  • Christopher E. Johnson, PhD, Professor and Chair, Health Management and Systems Sciences, University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Services
  • Chris Lehmann, MD, FAAP, FACMI, MIAHSI, Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Pediatrics Director, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Scott Lethi, RN, BA, BNS, MHA, FACHE, Chief Nursing Officer, Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Amy Matthis, MSHA, MBA, CPHQ, Quality Outcomes Director, West Tennessee Healthcare
  • Anne Melton, RN, MSN, Chief Nursing Officer, Sumner Regional Medical Center, High Point Health System
  • Sue Murphy, RN BSN MS, Chief Experience Officer, Patient Experience and Engagement Program, UChicago Medicine
  • Jennifer Radtke, BSN, RN, CEN, Infection Prevention Management, University of Tennessee Medical Center
  • Michele Reynolds, Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive, Quorum Health
  • David Robert, MD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, West Tennessee Healthcare
  • Ken Sands, MD, Chief Epidemiologist and Chief Patient Safety Officer, HCA Healthcare
  • Edward Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA, Vice President, Medical Director of Research and Infectious Disease, HCA Healthcare
  • Jennifer Slayton, RN, MSN, Executive Director, Quality and Improvement, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Tama Van Decar, MD, Chief Medical Officer, TriStar Health Division (HCA)
  • Lynda Watts, Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Covenant Health – Ft. Sanders Regional Medical Center
  • Herman Williams, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer, RCCH HealthCare Partners
  • Joseph Winick, Lead Executive, Erlanger Innovation Center, Erlanger Health System



Collaborating on Change: Navigating Significant Challenges Across Systems
With more and more challenges facing the healthcare industry, it’s difficult to determine where the immediate needs are or how to even start addressing the issues. The 2019 HXO Collaborative Roundtable Dinner Series takes an intimate look at critical challenges facing leaders in Nashville today. Leadership panels will look at the future of the industry, discuss the most pressing barriers, and collectively create a roadmap to generating forward momentum to positively impact patient care.


More speakers will be added in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned…

Tama Van Decar, MD, ACPE Tama Van Decar, MD, ACPE
Chief Medical Officer
HCA TriStar Division

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The Governing Board is reviewing nominated sponsors and selecting the industry-leading partners that they will be inviting to participate. For sponsorship inquiries, please email Tom Tyson at

Dinner Moderator Sponsor

Sirius Healthcare and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Platinum Partner


Location and Venue

Hilton Baltimore

City Winery
609 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203

Phone: 1.615.324.1010 | Website

Dinner Contact

Please contact Tom about any of your dinner or sponsorship needs.

Tom Tyson, Executive Director, Healthcare Executive ForumsTom Tyson

Executive Director
Healthcare Executive Forums

503.765.9034 – Direct
503.545.5462 – Cell

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