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2019 CHA Annual Meeting


Join your colleagues from around the state for the CHA 2019 Annual Meeting, on Sept. 18-20 at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort. This is one of the largest meetings of Colorado health care leaders in the state and is the ideal setting for networking with your colleagues. This year’s conference highlights include: 

  • “Discovering New Strengths in Existing Talent to Maximize Performance” – Steven Pemberton, author, A Chance in the World; chief human resource officer, Workhuman 
  • “Getting to the Root of the Problem: Addressing Health in the 21st Century” – Karen DeSalvo, MD, professor of medicine and population health, University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School 
  • “When Good Isn’t Good Enough: How Unconscious Bias Harms Patients … Despite Our Good Intentions” – Gloria Goins, former chief diversity and inclusion officer, Bon Secours Mercy Health System 
  • “Understanding the Whole Response Community: Lessons Learned from the 2019 STEM School Shooting” – panel includes Incident Command, PIO, transportation agency and receiving facilities 
  • “The Cyber Threat Landscape and Risk Mitigation Strategies for Hospitals” – John Riggi, senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, American Hospital Association 
  • And more…

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The conference begins at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and concludes at noon on Friday, Sept. 20.

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The early bird registration fee is $465 for CHA hospital and health system members, $665 for CHA associate members and $865 for non-members, if registered by Friday, Sept. 6. Contact Peggy McCreary for discounted registration for hospital trustees, students, faculty and emergency preparedness.

Who Should Attend

Hospital and health system CEOs, administrators, CFOs, senior executives, trustees, nursing and physician executives and department heads.

Hotel Information

The conference will be held at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort. Prior to Tuesday, Aug. 20, reservations may be made online for a discounted rate of $160 per night. After Aug. 20, reservations may be made by calling 877.622.3140 and asking for the CHA 2019 room rate of $289 per night or contacting Peggy McCreary at 720.330.6034.

Continuing Education Credits

By attending the 2019 Annual Meeting offered by Colorado Hospital Association participants may earn up to 4.75 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Continuing Medical Education 

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and the Colorado Hospital Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the health care team, and learners will receive 8.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

Credit Designation for Physicians
AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation for Nursing
AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for 8.5 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

AXIS Contact Information 

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at 

Click here for disclosure of conflicts of interest, disclaimer and requirements for credits.


Contact Peggy McCreary, CHA meetings and event coordinator, at or 720.330.6034. For exhibiting and/or sponsorship opportunities, contact Valerie Siebert-Thomas, CHA education manager, at or 720.330.6024.

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