GETTYSBURG, Pa. (September 18, 2022) – Registrations are limited for The 2022 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat, being held from October 4 through 6, 2022, at The Wyndham Gettysburg, Gettysburg, PA. Take advantage of your last chance to join executive colleagues as they walk in the footsteps of legendary battlefield leaders to learn how their challenges, successes – and even defeat – provide great leadership lessons to apply today.

The 2022 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat is the only Retreat designed to provide health and human service leaders with the strategic insights, business practice models, and personal resiliency tools they need to tackle the unique challenges of a changing landscape in the “next normal.” The OPEN MINDS Care Innovation Summit, sponsored by NextGen Healthcare, opens the Institute on Tuesday, October 4, and offers attendees an overview of the trends driving innovation in the market, a review of the OPEN MINDS strategic framework for launching sustainable treatment programs, and a deep dive of cutting-edge new clinical programs to ensure that consumers have access to the right services and supports at the right time, through case study presentations.

Sandra Stein, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Banner University Health Plans, will lead the Summit keynote, “The Behavioral Health Epidemic – How Banner University Health Plans Is Driving Innovation Through Integrated Care, SDOH & Technology.”

Tuesday’s events also include two executive seminars: How To Develop A New Service Line: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Diversification Strategies, Feasibility Analysis & Successful New Service Development and Finding An Electronic Health Record System For Your Future: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Best Practices In EHR Selection, Contracting & Optimization.

On Wednesday, October 5, Monica Oss, OPEN MINDS Chief Executive Officer, will open the retreat by welcoming attendees and sharing the 2022 OPEN MINDS Executive Compensation & Retention Survey results.

Margaret Mays, Vice President, Staff Accreditation, Beacon Health Options, will lead Wednesday’s keynote, “Where Do We Fit? A Place For Specialty Provider Groups In Beacon Health Options Integrated Model”.

Ray Prushnok, Executive Director, UPMC Center For Social Impact and AVP, Government Programs, UPMC Health Plan, will kick off the day on Thursday, October 6, with his keynote “Person-Centered Health For Complex Consumers – The UPMC Collaborative Approach.”

Additional sessions include:

  • Women in Leadership: An Open Discussion On The Challenges & Opportunities
  • Becoming An Efficient Organization – The Metrics Of Financial Strength & Streamlining Your Service Portfolio, sponsored by NextGen Healthcare
  • Positioning For Success – General John Buford & The High Ground: The Beginning Of The Battle Of Gettysburg
  • Data-Driven Decision Making: Using Data To Improve Your Market Position
  • Exit, Pursued By A Bear: A Lesson In Succession Planning
  • Framework For Becoming A ‘Next Generation’ Organization
  • Building A Diverse Management Team: Experiences From The Field
  • Best In Show: The Competitive Edge For Surviving In a Digital First Health & Human Service Market
  • Cultivating Growth Mindset While Balancing The Day-To-Day
  • How Do You Know When It’s Time To Merge? Using MA&A Strategy To Improve Your Financial Strength

There will also be a special networking reception on Wednesday night, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET, at The Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center.

An audio recording of each session, along with corresponding presentation materials, will be made available on the event website after the retreat.

Additionally, select institute content will be delivered virtually, including:

Premium Partners of the retreat include: Akili, Inc., Core Solutions, Inc., NephU, Netsmart, NextGen Healthcare, PsychU, and Qualifacts.

Partners of the retreat include: Blaze Advisors, ContinuumCloud, Genoa Healthcare, Health Information Management Systems (HiMS), Market Access, Streamline Healthcare Solutions, and Terrapin Pharmacy.

Affiliate Education Sponsors of the retreat include: Awake Labs, Cantata, Carenodes, CCNY Inc., Concord Technologies, DrFirst, Eccovia Solutions, EnSoftek, Evernorth, FieldWorker, Foresight, Humana, i2i Population Health, ICANotes , Integrative, Iris Telehealth, Janssen Pharmaceutical, Kipu Health, Kiriworks, Koa Health, Liberty Healthcare Corporation, Millin Associates, Owl, Relias, Sigmund Software, SilverCloud, Therapy Brands, Tridiuum.

To view the full agenda, all faculty, and for more information about the institute, visit

Registration for this exclusive institute is $950 for a regular pass or $1,050 for an All Access pass and is now available at Registration is complimentary for Elite-level subscribers to OPEN MINDS Circle market intelligence services. For more information on the program, sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the Executive Education & Events team at 877-350-6463 or


OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence, management consulting, and marketing services firm specializing exclusively in the markets of the health and human service field that serve consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. OPEN MINDS’ mission is to provide payers, service provider organizations, and technology and scientific firms that serve these consumers with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

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