TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --áThree dynamic, healthcare industry-leading experts will keynote Ultimate
UMA, a nonprofit healthcare educational institution, designed the 360 Summit to bring together healthcare providers and educators to encourage collaborative problem-solving by highlighting workforce diversity, innovative design, transformative technology, disruptive solutions, and creative alternatives to traditional healthcare offerings.
The keynote speakers and their topics at the 360 Summit are:
A panel discussion moderated by UMA Executive Chair Jane Swift will highlight perspectives on the education-healthcare pipeline. The panel will feature local healthcare professionals, economic officials, and community leaders. Insight will also be shared by UMA Clearwater Campus Director Dr. Rebecca Sarlo and Adrianne Tolin, a UMA student in the Medical Assistant program at the Clearwater Campus who is completing her externship requirements at Gulf Coast Medical and Geriatric Care in St. Petersburg, Florida.
"The healthcare system is constantly changing," Swift noted. "We need transformative technology, disruptive solutions, and creative alternatives to enhance patient care and improve outcomes."
Almost 300 healthcare and education leaders and practitioners have registered to attend the 360 Summit to participate in the general and breakout sessions on expanding access, managing costs, and improving quality of care and patient outcomes in the face of an aging population and critical staffing shortages.
Breakout session speakers, include Daron Diecidue, MD, CEO, Fast Track Urgent Care, the largest physician-owned urgent care organization in Florida, and Lisa McElhaney, National President, National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators (NADDI), a nonprofit that facilitates cooperation between law enforcement, healthcare professionals, state regulatory agencies, and pharmaceutical manufacturers in the investigation and prevention of prescription drug abuse and diversion.
"The 360 Summit on Healthcare Innovation builds on the success of the inaugural 2017 K-20 Education Summit," UMA Executive Vice President Geordie Hyland said. "Bringing together leaders in healthcare and education makes us a stronger institution. We are committed to immersing ourselves in the issues facing healthcare and helping to educate the next generation of healthcare workers at UMA's Online and Clearwater campuses as well as the healthcare professionals we serve through our continuing medical education division."
The 360 Summit is being held in conjunction with UMA's Advisory Board meetings on Thursday, Sept. 20 and UMA's Fall Commencement on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at the Yuengling Center, formerly the USF Sun Dome, at the University of South Florida.
For more information about and a full list of speakers at the 360 Summit, please visit http://www.ultimatemedical.edu/360summit/.
ABOUT ULTIMATE MEDICAL ACADEMY Ultimate Medical Academy is a nonprofit healthcare educational institution with a national presence. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida and founded in 1994, the school has more than 45,000 alumni and offers content-rich, interactive online courses to almost 15,000 students, as well as hands-on training to hundreds of students. UMA students have access to academic advising, one-on-one or group tutoring, resume and interview coaching, job search assistance, technical support, and more. UMA is institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Learn more by visiting https://www.ultimatemedical.edu/. UMA's continuing medical education division provides CME to almost 40,000 healthcare professionals annually.
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