CHICAGO

Connect. Inspire. Lead.
The nation’s only essential conference

June 17–19

COVID-19 UPDATE

As the nation confronts the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, America’s Essential Hospitals is assessing the impact of this emerging health threat on VITAL2020 and other association meetings and events. We will make the welfare of our conference participants a priority in all decisions. Please monitor this website for updates on the status of VITAL2020, and contact us at events@essentialhospitals.org if you have questions.
About

VITAL2020


Advance quality and improve operations at your hospital by connecting with hundreds of essential hospital and health system leaders to explore behavioral and population health, hospital financing and policy, patient safety, quality improvement, and other key issues. With more than 25 sessions in four tracks forged by member experience—a program unequaled in its focus on mission-driven hospitals—VITAL2020 will arm you with the knowledge you need to keep your hospital on the forefront of innovation.

Learn promising practices from the field, gain valuable insight into the opportunities and challenges unique to mission-focused hospitals like yours, and help your organization shape a strategy for success.


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Who

Should Attend

VITAL2020 meets you where you are in your career and gives you insights, strategies, and connections to reach a new level of success. Conference attendees represent diverse leaders who shape the future of essential hospitals and the vulnerable people and communities they serve.
Make

Connections

With rich networking opportunities, you will build relationships that last long after the conference ends. Join a vibrant community of leaders to help shape the future of essential hospitals and their patients.
Featured

Speakers

VITAL2020 brings together expert speakers to invigorate, inspire, and energize leaders from essential hospitals. These thought-provoking presentations, focused on enduring growth and success in the ever-evolving health care market, are the center of the VITAL2020 conference.
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Opening Keynote Speaker

Marcus Whitney

CEO and Founder of Health:Further


Venue

Loews Chicago Hotel

The deadline for making room reservations at the special America’s Essential Hospitals rate of $315 S/D is Friday, May 22. When making reservations by phone, please mention you are with America’s Essential Hospitals. Please note that rooms might sell out before the deadline.


Address

455 North Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611

Phone

312.840.6600

Venue & Travel Details


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Gage Awards Luncheon

The 2020 Gage Awards program honors the outstanding work of America’s Essential Hospitals members. The awards recognize exceptional achievement in quality improvement and population health, distinguish association members nationally as industry leaders, and promote the spread of innovative programs and best practices.

We will showcase recipients at one of our conference’s most popular events: our annual Gage Awards luncheon, Thursday, June 18.


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Our Sponsors

Thank you to our VITAL2020 sponsors:

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Become a Sponsor

When you support America’s Essential Hospitals, you invest in the future of high-quality health care for all, especially vulnerable people. You also raise your profile as an organization aligned with our members through a commitment to the best possible care for all people.

A look back at

VITAL2019 in Miami

VITAL2019, America’s Essential Hospitals’ annual conference, covered a wide variety of topics important to essential hospital leaders. Take a look back at last year’s conference.


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