Why cutting costs isn't enough to support financial recovery in 2021 — Tips for hospital leaders

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am CT

When faced with economic uncertainty, healthcare institutions often react by focusing only on expenses — cutting costs, furloughing employees and halting purchases. Unfortunately, this approach can serve to delay financial recovery because it overlooks opportunities to generate revenue.

Join us for a discussion on how strategic staffing, proper reimbursement and provider retention can help preserve your bottom line and the health of your community.

You will learn strategies to:

  • Effectively use locum tenens not only to see more patients, but also to realize revenue from high reimbursement specialties.
  • Increase ROI by reducing days-to-fill & maximize provider reimbursement by efficiently billing for locum tenens.
  • Improve provider engagement, retention and prevent burnout during a pandemic.
  • Ensure high quality placements and create positive experiences for your patients.



Melinda Giese - Katie Hare

Melinda Giese

SVP, Enterprise Client Solutions, CHG Healthcare

Melinda leads the enterprise client solutions for CHG Healthcare, the largest privately-owned healthcare staffing firm in the country, to provide comprehensive staffing solutions to hospitals and health systems - large and small alike. With 25 years of strategic account management, business development and operations experience, Melinda has a proven ability to develop and lead engaged teams that produce extraordinary results.

Thomas Lanvers - Katie Hare

Thomas Lanvers

VP, Enterprise Business Development, CHG Healthcare

Experienced Vice President with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. Strong professional skills in Permanent Placement, Physician Recruiting, Locum Tenens, Value added Services, Team Building, and Technical Recruiting.

Cindy Slagle - Katie Hare

Cindy Slagle

VP, Enterprise Accounts, CHG Healthcare

Cindy’s passion lies in developing and implementing client-focused solutions for healthcare executives in large health systems, medical groups, hospitals, and clinics nationwide. Focused on creating a world-class customer experience with every interaction, Cindy can assist in creating a more efficient and lean recruitment processes, consult on cost containment initiatives, and increase overall value through a comprehensive strategic partnership.

Patty Riskind - Katie Hare

Patty Riskind

Head of Global Healthcare at Qualtrics

Patty is a dynamic healthcare tech leader with demonstrated success developing innovative analytic software products, selling digital solutions, streamlining operational processes, supporting C-level clients, and managing high performance teams. She has achieved exponential growth with both small and large companies, reengineered stagnant operations, and energized company cultures for expansion and growth.