SOLD OUT! OPEN MINDS Announces June Strategy & Innovation Institute & I/DD Executive Summit Reach Maximum Registration Capacity

Gettysburg, PA, May 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OPEN MINDS has announced that The 2018 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute, taking place on June 5-6, 2018, and The 2018 I/DD Executive Summit, a collaborative event with CapGrow Partners taking place on June 4, 2018, have both sold out. From June 4-7, 2018, 600+ executivesand 30 innovative exhibitors will join OPEN MINDS for ‘strategy week’ at the Sheraton Hotel (French Quarter) in New Orleans.

The 2018 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute is the only health and human service event focused on the emerging innovations disrupting the market — and the strategic science behind making them work in today’s value-based environment.The faculty and guest speakers for the event will consist of executives who have demonstrated experience making innovations an asset in developing next generation business models and sustainable strategies.

Michael Griffin, Chief Executive Officer, Daughters of Charity will kick-off the Institute with an opening keynote presentation, “Sustainability In A Competitive Market: The Daughters of Charity Services Story.” Charles Gross, Ph.D., Vice President, Behavioral Health, Anthem, Inc., will present the keynote of the second day of the Institute with his morning presentation titled, “Going Beyond Innovation – Developing Partnerships With Health Plans.” OPEN MINDS’ Chief Executive Officer,  Monica E. Oss will close day two of the Institute with her plenary address, “Incorporating Innovation Into Everyday Operations: A New Strategy For Sustainability.”

For the 2018 OPEN MINDS Strategy & Innovation Institute full agenda, including session descriptions, please visit: A full list of speakers and faculty can be found at

The 2018 I/DD Executive Summit is the only national event designed for executives leading organizations that serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The strategic challenges posed by shifting Medicaid policies for financing I/DD – and new reimbursement models for I/DD support services – are the focus of the 2018 I/DD Executive Summit. This full day event will feature 200+ executives and 11 innovative exhibitors. For the 2018 I/DD Executive Summit full agenda, including session descriptions, please visit:

Registration for the upcoming 2018 OPEN MINDS Institutes are also expected to sell out. Early registration is recommended and is available now.

For additional questions and inquiries, please contact Sarah Threnhauser, Vice President, OPEN MINDS at 717-334-1329 or


OPEN MINDS is a national market intelligence and strategic advisory firm focused on the sectors of the health and human service field serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 175+ associates provide market insights and innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at


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