Gettysburg, Pa. (January 8, 2023) — On Wednesday, June 14, 2023, OPEN MINDS will host The 2023 OPEN MINDS Mergers, Acquisitions & Affiliations Summit during The 2023 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana. This summit will deliver a day of market intelligence, actionable insights, collaboration trends and innovations, and management tools organizations and executives need to maximize growth and sustainability.

As the landscape continues to shift in the health and human services space; merger, acquisition, and affiliation (MA&A) activity for specialty provider organizations will increase. Evaluating successes and failures provides strategic insight into growth plans and strategic partnerships for the future success of your organization. This summit provides a packed day examining lessons learned from previous mergers, the future of private equity firms, and collaborations and affiliations serving the complex consumer.

The 2023 OPEN MINDS Mergers, Acquisitions & Affiliations Summit is the only all-day event exclusively focused on best practices and thought leadership for executives and management professionals addressing specialty health care MA&A. Sessions include:

  • The Due Diligence Process For Mergers, Acquisitions & Affiliations – How To Navigate The Hurdles To Success Without Undue Exposure lead by Joseph Naughton-Travers, Ed.M. and Ken Carr, Senior Associates for OPEN MINDS
  • Build Or Merge? How To Expand Your Service Line Portfolio Or Merge To Get It featuring Joseph Naughton-Travers, Ed.M. and Ken Carr, Senior Associates for OPEN MINDS
  • Reflections: The State Of Health & Human Service Organizations After A Merger – What They’ve Learned & Where They’re Headed featuring Kathleen Jordan, DHA, Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer, Seven Hills
  • Too Small To Survive – How Do I Find An Acquisition Or Affiliation Partner? with Jeff Holsinger, Chief Executive Officers, Volunteers of American Northern Rockies, and Anne Tyree, MPA, CFRE, Chief Operating Officer for Centerstone.

The summit will be held on June 14th at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana during The 2023 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovations Institute. The institute, held June 13 through 15, explores competitive strategies and program innovations that fuel growth and improve outcomes for the most complex consumers.

Register today for this premier institute at The Summit registration is included with the All-Access Institute Pass to The 2023 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovations Institute.

Registration cost is included in Elite-level subscriptions to the OPEN MINDS Circle market intelligence service. For more information on the program, sponsorship opportunities, or media inquiries, contact the Executive Education & Events team at 717-334-1329 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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