By Monica E. Oss Greetings from Philadelphia, where we kicked off The 2017 OPEN MINDS Technology and Informatics Institute this morning. It was a day with lots of discussion about the role of technology in improving organizational performance, competitive advantage, tech strategy, and the emerging technologies that may change the health and human service field as we know it. What did I learn today? The ability to exchange data is critical to managing value-based reimbursement. The future is not in wearables but "invisibles." There are 165,000 health and medical apps on Google play and in the app store—but only 220 FDA-cleared medical apps. The…
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COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer

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