Innovations in ED Management

A New 17-Hour Intensive and Advanced ED Operations Conference for ED Leadership Teams

Join Us for Our 13th Annual Conference!

The focus of the 2018 Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference will be on leadership, management, operations, logistics, strategic planning and healthcare reform. This three-day immersion into the challenges of running an ED will provide you and your leadership team with the tools and techniques to create a world-class emergency department. You’ll hear from “been there - done that” experts who have created successful practices in the ever-changing world of emergency medicine.

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Innovations in ED Management Conference

Kirk Jensen, MD, MBA - Keynote Speaker

Kirk Jensen, MD, MBA
Keynote Speaker

Emergency Physician
ACEP Speaker of the Year
Co-Author, The Patient Flow Advantage


Dr. Jensen is the Chief Innovation Officer with Envision Physician Services (EPS), Chief Medical Officer for BestPractices, Inc. and he has served as the Medical Director for The Studer Group.  His primary interests include patient safety, risk management, integrated clinical care, practice management, standardization, emergency department flow and hospital-wide flow.

Dr. Jensen serves as a faculty member for ACEP’s Management Academy and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.  He has presented at innumerable conferences and has been the recipient of ACEP’s Speaker of the Year Award.  His latest book, co-authored with Dr. Thom Mayer, is The Patient Flow Advantage: How Hardwiring Hospital-Wide Flow Drives Competitive Performance.

Connect With Colleagues, Learn New Skill-Sets and Operational Concepts.

Return Home With a Series of Tested Solutions and a Renewed Enthusiasm for Creating an Exemplary Emergency Department.

Why Your ED Leadership Team Should Attend in 2018

Managing the many challenges associated with the functioning of a contemporary emergency department can prove daunting to even the most skilled managers. The many difficulties that exist can be just overwhelming, yet there are answers. There are EDs that have faced the same challenges and have come up with viable solutions.

  • The Case for Cookbook Medicine
  • Data Driven Flow Solutions
  • Healthcare Networks and Your ED
  • Comparing EDs: Apples and Oranges
  • Burnout and the Broken ED
  • How Payment Models have Impacted the ED
  • The Team: New Staffing Models for the ED
  • New Boarding Research
  • ED Nightmares for Hospital Leadership 2018
  • On the Table: What Are You Leaving Behind?
  • Growth Opportunities for Emergency Medicine
  • Strategies for Clinician Recruitment and Retention
  • Hot Topics from the ED Literature
  • End of Life Strategies for the ED
  • And Much More…

Poster Session & Competition

Showcase Your Work! Submit a Poster Abstract for a Chance to Win Some Great Gifts.

The Innovations in Emergency Department Management conference invites you to submit a poster abstract for the annual competition to be held during the conference in Las Vegas this year. If your poster is selected for presentation your first author will receive $200 towards your conference registration. The winner of the competition will also receive three nights stay and the runner-up will receive two nights stay (taxes, but not incidentals, included) at Caesars Palace.

Poster Session Competition

Great information for an ED leader. There was a lot to take back and work on. Thank you!

This is the 4th time I’ve attended this conference. I always leave motivated and inspired. Thank you.

Great to have 30-minute sessions! Good way to have a range of topics and no drag on.

Meet Our Expert Faculty

Our Energetic and Effective Faculty of Emergency Department Thought Leaders Will Provide You With All-New Skill Sets and Operational Concepts to Effectively Manage Your Emergency Department.

Thanks to Our Sponsors for Helping Make the Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference Possible.

Can’t Make It to the Live Course? No Problem.

Audio & Video Self-Study Versions are Available Online.

The 2018 Innovations in Emergency Department Management Conference will be professionally recorded and made available for self-study in the spring of 2018.

  • Avoid the expense and hassle of travel
  • Don’t miss family/work obligations
  • Study at your own pace and on your own time
  • Available in a variety of formats to suit your needs