Recap of the 4th Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS)

On September 19, Kyruus kicked off its fourth Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS) in Boston, MA. The two-day conference was a combination of engaging presentations, breakout sessions, panels, and networking events. The theme of the event was centered on “Patient Access in Focus: Staying Ahead in a Shifting Landscape.”

The conference commenced with opening remarks from Graham Gardner, co-founder and CEO of Kyruus. Afterward, entrepreneur, writer, and combat veteran Brent Gleeson gave a keynote speech on how Navy SEAL leadership principles can be applied in business settings.

Other highlights from the first day include a panel discussion on how to improve the patient experience. Matt Gove, Chief Consumer Officer of Piedmont Healthcare, followed up this discussion with a presentation on healthcare consumerism. Afterward, several key industry leaders led an informative discussion on patient access in an evolving political landscape.

The evening concluded with a welcome reception at the Skywalk Observatory.

On day two, participants were given the option of attending one of three panel discussions. The first panel was centered on innovative ways to improve care transitions. The second panel focused on the ways in which technology is transforming the health care industry. The third panel touched on best practices for transitioning to centralized patient access.

Other panel discussions/presentations revolved around brand management, transparency, engaging provider groups, building a community, offering virtual health care, enabling online scheduling, and increasing revenue through improved patient access.

Information originally appeared in HIE Answers.