Gettysburg, Pa. (February 14, 2021) – More than 1,000 executives registered to take part in the 2021 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute, held virtually from February 10-12 with on-site outdoor networking opportunities at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Virtual attendees took a deep dive into improving performance and customer value in the “next normal” as they learned expert recommendations on what leading organizations are doing and what payers want. All session recordings, presentations, and exhibit booths will remain available to registered attendees at until March 12, 2021.

The three-day event featured two insightful keynote speakers. Erin Boyd, behavioral network strategy director at Cigna answered the big questions around what provider organizations can do to make it easier for consumers to get care, build stronger relationships with health plans, and deliver better outcomes. Amy Kendall, vice president of complex health solutions at CareSource spoke on what health plans are looking for and how provider organizations can come to the table with innovations and evidence-based practices to impact consumers’ health and non-health indicators.

The Institute also included three special events:

  • The Children’s Services Executive Summit: The Future of School-Based Health Services
  • Succeeding With Value-Based Reimbursement: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Organizational Competencies & Management Best Practices For Value-Based Contracting
  • How To Develop A New Service Line: An OPEN MINDS Seminar On Building A Diversification Strategy & Conducting A Feasibility Analysis

The institute was produced in collaboration with a number of noted industry leaders. Exhibiting event partners include Qualifacts + Credible, PsychU, NephU, Netsmart, Genoa Healthcare, and DATIS HR Cloud. These partners have made available a number of complimentary resources in the Performance Management Institute virtual exhibit hall:

OPEN MINDS Platinum Partners include: Qualifacts + Credible, PsychU, NephU, NextGen, and Netsmart.

OPEN MINDS Gold and Silver Partners include: Genoa Healthcare, Streamline Healthcare Solutions, and Welligent.

OPEN MINDS Bronze Partners include: DATIS HR Cloud, Iris Telehealth, Relias, sigmund Software, and TenEleven Group.

OPEN MINDS Affiliate Partners include: Cureatr, Eccovia, Harris Coordinated Care Solutions, i2i Population Health, Millin Associates, Sparkrock, The Echo Group, Tridiuum, and Wex.

OPEN MINDS Association Partners include: Alabama Council of Community Mental Health Boards, Alliance for Strong Families & Communities, California Alliance of Child and Family Services, California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies, Child Welfare League of America, Colorado Association of Family and Children’s Agencies, Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council, Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, Florida Council for Community Mental Health, Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland, Minnesota Assoc. of Community Mental Health Programs, Missouri Coalition of Children’s Agencies, National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, New Jersey Alliance for Children, Youth & Families, New Jersey Association of Community Providers, New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers, Rehabilitation & Community Providers Association, Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services, Virginia Association of Community Services Boards (VACSB), West Virginia Behavioral Healthcare Providers Assocation, Together Georgia, and Iowa Association Of Community Providers.

Next in the OPEN MINDS executive education series is The OPEN MINDS Technology & Analytics Institute, being held on March 9-11, 2021. The institute is fully virtual with on-site outdoor networking receptions at the M Resort Spa & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The institute is the only boot camp for c-suite executives focused on how to leverage technology for a strategic advantage in the “next normal” – from strategy, to budgeting, to optimization.

The 2022 OPEN MINDS Performance Management Institute will be held from February 16-18, 2022. Registration is complimentary for Elite-level members of OPEN MINDS Circle, a market intelligence online community. You can register now by clicking here.

For more information on the program, upcoming sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the events team, at 717-334-1329 or


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