The Healthcare Association of Hawaii (HAH) & the Hawaii Hospital Education and Research Foundation (HHERF) presents the 2018 Inaugural Healthcare Conference – Building a Stronger, Healthier Hawaii: Integrate, Innovate & Inspire on September 20 & 21, 2018 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Learn more about the conference by visiting their conference website.

The four keynote speakers are Drs. Ruben Juarez, Drew Ramsey, Kevin Kunz and Emiliana Simon-Thomas. Learn more about this exciting conference by visiting their conference website.

There are four conference tracks:

Addressing Social Determinants of Health

The purpose of this track is to share new knowledge with attendees that addresses social determinants of health and reduces health disparities. We invite you to submit a proposal to share you expertise on emerging trends and best practices that promote health equity and holistic models of health care.

Advancing Trauma-Informed Care in Primary Care and Behavioral Health Settings

The purpose of this track is to share insights and new knowledge that support the integration of trauma-informed care principles into practice. In addition, we are looking for presentations that will offer attendees information, tools, and solutions to promote workplace wellness, address compassion fatigue, and promote self-care for helping professionals.

Focusing on Behavioral Health Across the Lifespan

The purpose of this track is to introduce attendees to different interventions and best practices for promoting mental health and wellness among diverse populations. We welcome a broad range of presentations that will introduce practical skills for optimizing behavioral health and for better managing patients with complex behavioral health needs.

Integrating Primary Care and Behavioral Health

The purpose of this track is to educate providers, administrators, and other stakeholders to best practices and policies for integrating primary care and behavioral health in various settings across the continuum of care. We invite submissions that will offer attendees information, tools, and solutions to various integration related topics, including but not limited to: integrated care models, approaches to implementation, workforce challenges and opportunities, clinical practice guidelines, issues specific to operations and administration, and bringing innovation to scale.