Hybrid Event with Special Guest Speaker – In Person and Virtual
Lexington Kentucky, Malone’s Prime Events Center
We are pleased to be hosting our Annual Conference as a HYBRID event to give our participants the option to attend either in person* or virtually.
This year, for the first time, registrants will have access to additional content videos on our event website and app.
FEATURED SPEAKER: COACH COLENE – EMERGING ON THE OTHER SIDE
Coach Colene will share ways to acknowledge how tough the past two and a half years have been, celebrate what you’ve been able to achieve, and help you figure out how to keep moving forward with energy and intention.
About Coach Colene, Be More Consulting
Due to her experience and skills in HR, Colene Elridge came to be known as “the fixer” – she’s called to help organizations and leaders create better workplaces, productive teams, and aligned results. Her career in government focused on Affirmative Action, EEO, and Diversity. She was a successful investigator of harassment and discrimination complaints and implemented strategies that resulted in more diverse and inclusive workplaces.
She is the CEO of Be More Consulting, a boutique agency designed to support organizations in creating cultures of inclusion, and developing women leaders. Her first book, Monday Morning Pep Talks, was named by Success Magazine as a top book for professional women. Colene is the founder of EmpowHer Conference, a women’s leadership event that focuses on building women into leaders both at work and in their lives.
Colene has a bachelor’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from Transylvania University, where she currently serves on the Board of Regents, and an MBA from Sullivan University. She loves yoga, her family, movies, and laughing!
Kentucky REC Annual Conference Agenda
Thursday, December 8
9:00 — Welcome
9:10 — Quality Improvement - Kentucky REC Quality Experts
Managing Change in Healthcare: From Theory to Reality – Jessica Elliott & Kelly Fountain, Kentucky REC
10:10 — Behavioral Health
Strategies to Address the Behavioral Health Crisis: Trudi Matthews, Senior Director of Quality and Value Strategy, and Ginny Gottschalk, MD – UK HealthCare
11:10 — Break/Networking
11:25 — Kentucky Health Information Technology in 2023
11:45 — Lunch/Networking
12:45 — Special Guest Speaker Coach Colene, Be More Consulting
Emerging on the Other Side
2:15 — Break/Networking
2:30 — Medicare Promoting Interoperability for Hospitals
Robin Curnel, Kentucky REC