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2013 RC Roundtable

October 17-18, 2013   |   University of California, Berkeley

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MIT Sloan    Moore Foundation      Brandeis

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Roundtable Overview

The 2013 RCRC Fall Roundtable will bring together practitioners and researchers to share innovations and challenges in the practice of Relational Coordination.

Keynote Speakers:

Steve Shortell

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, MBA
(UC Berkeley)

Ed Schein

Edgar Schein, PhD
(MIT Sloan School)

All activities will take place at the Alumni House on UC Berkeley's campus, unless otherwise noted.

DAY 1:  Thursday, October 17th

12:00 - 1:00pm

Roundtable Lunch

Welcome by our Local Host Committee: Thomas Huber, Dominick Frosch, Kathy McDonald, Terry Hill, and Barbara Belk

1:15 - 3:00pm

Developing Accountable Care - The Challenge of RC
   Keynote: Steve Shortell

Small Group Discussions, Large Group Sharing led by Ed Schein and Jody Hoffer Gittell

3:00 - 5:00pm

Welcoming Activities

Choose from the following activities options when you register. View details page for more info.

  • Berkeley Gardens Walk - led by Kathy McDonald (Stanford Health Policy), Terry Hill (Hill Physicians Medical Group), Dominick Frosch (Moore Foundation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation) and Thomas Huber (Quantros)
  • Book Discussion at Berkeley Library - led by Ed Schein, Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking Instead of Telling (MIT Sloan School) and Steve Shortell "Bridging the Divide Between Health and Health Care" (UC Berkeley)
  • Introduction to Relational Coordination Workshop - led by Jody Hoffer Gittell (Brandeis University) and Barbara Belk (Kaiser Permanente)

5:30 - 7:00pm

Reception at Jupiter Restaurant and Beerhouse

  • Beer and wine
  • Salad, pizza and appetizers
  • Cookies!

View details page for more info.

DAY 2:  Friday, October 18th

8:00 - 8:45am

Roundtable Breakfast

9:00am - 12:00pm

Six Tracks - Advancing the Practice of Relational Coordination

Participants are invited to select one of these topics and bring their expertise, experience and burning questions to share with others. Morning will conclude with sharing across tracks.

RCRCBuilding Relational Coordination at Multiple Levels - the Challenges of Accountable Care
Facilitated by Steve Shortell and Tom Rundall (UC Berkeley), and Stan Wallack (Brandeis)

RCRCInter-Professional Care - Unfreezing Traditional Roles
Facilitated by Barbara Belk (Kaiser Permanente) and Curt Lindberg (Billings Clinic)

RCRCPatient and Family Engagement to Enhance Relational Coordination and Coproduction
Facilitated by Dominick Frosch (Moore Foundation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation), and Dale Collins Vidal (Dartmouth Hitchcock)

RCRCProcess Improvement and Relational Coordination - Bringing Systems Thinking to Lean
Facilitated by Thomas Huber (Quantros), Gareth Parry (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) and Jody Hoffer Gittell (Brandeis)

RCRCInformatics and Data Visualization as Impetus for the Change Process - Adding Relational Coordination and Network Data to the Dashboard
Facilitated by Kathy McDonald (Stanford Health Policy) and Jim Best (Kaiser Permanente)

RCRCSystems Thinking and Relational Leadership Development for Clinicians and Managers
Facilitated by Terry Hill (Hill Physicians Medical Group) and Margie Godfrey (Microsystems Academy, The Dartmouth Institute)

12:00 - 1:00pm

Roundtable Lunch

1:00 - 4:00pm

Six Tracks - New Opportunities for Advancing the Practice of Relational Coordination

New topics will be chosen by voting on desired topics that are introduced by the participants themselves.

4:00 - 5:00pm

Advancing the Practice of RC - What Have We Learned?
   Keynote: Edgar Schein

The 2013 Fall Roundtable is hosted by:

Kathryn McDonald                                                     
Kathryn McDonald 
(Stanford Health Policy)                        

Dominic Frosch
Dominick Frosch
(Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, PAMFRI)

Terry Hill
Terry Hill 
(Hill Physicians Medical Group)

Thomas Huber
Thomas Huber

Jody Hoffer Gittell
Jody Hoffer Gittell 
(RCRC, Brandeis University)

Barbara Belk
Barbara Belk
(Kaiser Permanente, Northwest Region)

The 2013 Fall Roundtable is Sponsored by:

University of California Berkeley | The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation | Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management | The Relational Coordination Research Collaborative.

MIT Sloan    Moore Foundation      Brandeis


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