Florida State University’s Business of Healthcare Leadership Academy to begin next month

by | Sep 8, 2022

  • Florida State University in conjunction with the Florida Hospital Association is hosting a Business of Healthcare Leadership Academy, which is slated to being next month 
  • The program is designed to assist Florida’s top healthcare executives in furthering business and leadership skills 
  • The program curriculum is centered around a series of workshops segments covering healthcare finances, innovation strategies, emerging technologies, and more 
  • The academy will feature speakers distinguished in both academic and business fields, including Florida State tenured lecturers and hospital executives 

Florida State University’s Business of Healthcare Leadership Academy is set to begin in October, offering business training and acumen to health policy leaders.

Described as “accelerated and highly applied business training to assist Florida’s hospital executives while strengthening the balance between business operations and optimal patient care,” the program is open to leaders within Florida’s healthcare industry. Program leaders recommend that participants should be director level or above and have influence over hospital policy, including both clinical and administrative functions.

The program curriculum is comprised of a series of workshop segments covering such topics as the healthcare industry’s financial landscape, strategy and innovation, and the impacts of data and emerging technologies.

November through February, virtual sessions will be delivered to participants during one-hour sessions. The academy concludes in March with face-to-face workshops at the Jim Moran Institute in Tallahassee where participants will continue to explore business leadership strategy and the legislative impacts on healthcare provision in Florida including Medicare and Medicaid.

The academy will be facilitated by a slate of recognized academic and industry practitioners including Randy Blass, Senior Lecturer
College of Business at Florida State, Lisa Rawlins, Chief Strategy Officer for Centralis Health, and Douglass Tatum, Entrepreneur in Residence at the Jim Moran College of Entrepreneurship at Florida State University, among others.

Florida State’s College of Business is hosting the event in conjunction with the Florida Hospital Association. “The program will equip leaders with skillsets to navigate changes in health care,” said the organization, which will officially mark the start of the academy at its annual meeting in October.

The Business of Healthcare Leadership Academy will be delivered in both face-to-face and virtual formats. The program launches on October 11 at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando with a two-day series of workshops prior to the Florida Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting.


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