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Breakfast with Healthcare Champions Series

Transforming an Urban Community Hospital to a Regional Hospital: The Story of Lawrence General Hospital

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 – 8:30 AM
Massachusetts Hospital Association Conference Center
500 District Avenue
Burlington, MA

Dianne Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lawrence General Hospital will discuss how she has been able to transform an urban community hospital in Lawrence, MA to a regional Massachusetts Hospital.

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Dianne Anderson, President and Chief Executive Officer
Lawrence General Hospital

Dianne AndersonDianne J. Anderson, was appointed as the President and CEO of Lawrence General Hospital in 2009, following a national search. Over the past four years, she has lead Lawrence General Hospital’s successful strategic initiatives to transform the community hospital into a Regional Health System. Her career in healthcare began as a Registered Nurse specializing in Pediatrics. She spent several years in clinical practice at both Tuft's Floating Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital and quickly moved into management positions. She then spent 3 years in Scotland as part of a Boston team that built and opened a large American Medical Center affiliated with Harvard and Glasgow Universities. She was recruited back to the United States to assume the position of VP of Patient Care and Operations at Glens Falls Hospital in upstate New York. During her tenure there, she was elected as the President of The American Organization of Nurse Executives. She had the honor of presenting testimony to the Joint Committee of the US Congress on Nursing shortage and workplace environment issues, where she was recognized for her leadership by Committee member Senator Hillary Clinton.

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7:00 to 7:30 AM Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:30 to 8:30 AM

Remarks and Discussion


$20 ACHE of Massachusetts Members
$30 Non-members
*$20 Full-Time Healthcare Administration Students and those "In Transition"

*Please have your Student ID available to show at the registration desk.

Online registration is closed, but you can
register at the door with cash or check ONLY.

CANCELLATION: To cancel your registration, please notify us in writing no later than one week prior to the event for a refund, less a $5 nonrefundable processing. If a cancellation takes place less than 3 days prior to the event, no refunds will be given; however, you may send a substitute in your place.