October 2004

Keynote Speakers 2004 National Leadership Conference

James Orlikoff President, Orlikoff and Associates, Inc. Executive Director, American Governance & Leadership Group Bozeman, Mont. Orlikoff reviewed environmental trends and challenges facing Catholic Health Initiatives leaders and outlined best practices to effectively lead the organization's passage to tomorrow. Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HealthTech San Francisco, Calif. Coye spoke on technology trends, their implications for the design of hospitals and the role of physician leadership in guiding technology planning and adoption. John J. Nance, JD Pilot, Author, Consultant Founding Board Member, National Patient Safety Foundation Federal Way, Wash. Nance used hair-raising parallels from aviation and how that industry dealt with change to explore the cultural shift that must occur within health care to address patient safety. William J. COX President and Chief Executive Officer San Francisco, Calif. The Alliance of Catholic Health Care Sacramento, Calif. Cox examined the distinctive contribution Catholic health care makes to the Church's mission and the larger society and explored what will be required to sustain and strengthen the vision of Catholic identity.