ACHE of Mass. spring conference set for Friday

ACHE of Massachusetts (American College of Healthcare Executives) is holding its spring conference on Friday, June 24, from 7 a.m. registration/breakfast to noon at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. ACHE’s "Making Healthcare Work" conference takes a look at today’s healthcare challenges and opportunities – from the growing cost care, to advancement of technology, evolving reimbursement models, policy changes, and greater demand for quality outcomes measurement – and provides a critical reflection on how the system has adjusted so far. Keynote speakers include Stuart Altman, from Brandeis University and the Health Policy Commission; Andrew Dreyfus, president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts; and Michael Wagner, M.D., president and CEO of Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children. A panel discussion will be moderated by Jeanette Clough, president and CEO of Mount Auburn Hospital, and features Altman, Wagner, Atrius Health’s CMO Joe Kimura, M.D., and Karen Tseng, from the Attorney General’s Office.