Event Format

In-Person Event


Sun, Oct 13, 2024, 08:00 AM – Tue, Oct 15, 2024, 03:00 PM

Event Host

Contact Information

Open To

Members and Non-members


The most timely and reliable health care strategy and market development programming happens at SHSMD's Connections Conference. The field comes together to share their findings, challenges and best practices with the shared goal of advancing health care.

Strategists from every stage of their careers can benefit from sessions and networking at the SHSMD Connections 2024 in Denver, Colorado.

Attendees can expect:

  • Peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and networking
  • Timely and innovative sessions from leading experts
  • Hands-on solutions from vendors
  • Continuing education credits towards FACHE renewal

At SHSMD Connections 2024, we'll discuss the following themes that cut across each conference track:

  • Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
  • Population health/Social determinants
  • Behavioral health
  • Analytics and data privacy and tracking guidelines
  • Small or rural hospital strategies/perspectives
  • Emerging technologies (AI, ChatGPT, Virtual Reality, other)
  • Physician relations/strategies
  • Managing financial pressures
  • Innovative ideas to prepare for the future
  • Workforce recruitment, retention and engagement