Care Innovation Summit

Join CNO leaders & peers to examine the disruptive technology in Healthcare.

Hear from The Advisory Board and healthcare leaders from around the country about disruptive innovations in healthcare.



We are excited to invite you to our upcoming event on October 4th where we’ll hear from The Advisory Board and healthcare leaders from around the country about disruptive innovations in healthcare.

4 CEU Credits Available 


Presented at
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, MD

Registration is open and $100 off when you register online, by October 1st, 2018.

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Advisory Board Names

 Disruptive Innovation

The impact of technology on advancing healthcare delivery.


Keynote Speaker

Carol Boston-Fleischhauer, JD, MS, BSN, with The Advisory Board Company

Author of

“The Explosion of Virtual Nursing Care”

spotlighting Disruptive Innovation

JONA Volume 47, Number 2,
Copyright 2017 Walters Health, Inc.


This summit is for CNOs and healthcare leaders who want to:

  • Network with CNO & other healthcare leaders
  • Learn about the impact of disruptive innovation
  • Drive emerging and sustainable transformation
  • Discuss best practices with healthcare leaders
  • And, receive 4 CEU Credits 


  • Registration is $99 until through October 1st then will be $199
  • Optional Welcome Cocktail Reception, Wednesday October 3rd from 6pm-10pm
  • The event will be on Thursday 4th from 8am to 3:30pm
  • The event will be located at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, MD

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About Carol

Carol Boston-Fleischhauer serves as a global spokesperson for the Advisory Board’s research at key membership forums, including those focused on clinical and operational leadership, human resources, and quality. She is also responsible for presenting this research to member organizations throughout the United States and abroad.

Carol has over 30 years of progressive health care experience in patient care practice, operations, management, education, and consultation in academic medical centers, community hospitals and clinics, multi-hospital organizations, and integrated health care systems.

Her most recent leadership position prior to joining the Advisory Board was that of systems director, quality improvement, for a multi-hospital system in the Pacific Northwest. Other prior positions have included senior leadership roles for various health care consulting firms and executive director of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. Carol’s areas of expertise include clinical operations and care model redesign, quality improvement, human resources, and strategic planning.

Carol holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Nursing from Northern Illinois University and a juris doctorate from John Marshall Law School. She has advanced education and development in quality improvement methods and theories through Intermountain Health Care and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

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We will have a CNO Guest Panel Discussion 
(Here was our 2017 guest panel)

Linda Goodwin, MSN, MBA, FACHE • St. Anthony Hospital, Denver, CO

Dr. Robin McGuinness, DNP, MSN • Florida Hospital Heartland, Sebring, FL

Jennifer Woods, RN, MSN, CNML • McLaren Northern Michigan, Petoskey, MI

Sue Schuelke, PhD, RN-BC, CNE • CHI Health. Lincoln, NE

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CNO Guest Speaker

Cindy Koppen,
SVP of Clinical Solutions

Cindy Koppen is BANYAN's senior vice president of clinical solutions. She is responsible for providing clinical leadership within Banyan while giving our clients expert consultation.

Prior to joining BANYAN, Cindy spent eighteen years in progressive top-level health care leadership roles. She is a previous executive senior leader at a 235-bed medical center located in a highly competitive multi-hospital urban service area of 825,892 people.

Cindy holds a Associate Degree in Nursing from Odessa College of Nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kansas Wesleyan University, and a Master’s of Science in Nursing from Research College of Nursing.

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