Provider Brings Memorable Stories To Quality Summit
Curated by Provider magazine, the LED
(Lead, Engage, Discover) Talks are aimed at presenting ideas that are
provocative and inspirational. “Many of the talks today will come to you in the
form of stories,” said Moderator Greg Crist, Provider’s publisher and AHCA’s senior vice president of
public affairs, in his intro.
And what better way to
relay these ideas than through stories, he said. “We are hardwired to tell and
remember stories. They get at the core of what it means to be human. They
Stories are a
fundamental element of learning because they force us to engage our
imaginations and remember personal encounters, Crist said. “We bring to the
tale our own images, sounds, and feelings. By taking in the experience, we
retain the information better than if given a list of facts, statistics, and
Most stories have a
least one “Aha” moment—that moment when the message gets through and people
say, “Yes! That’s a powerful idea,” Crist said.
The loss of a parent.
One’s health. One’s freedom. Today’s speakers have faced personal challenges
that have profoundly changed them. They hope that by sharing their experiences
with you, that you, too, will seek change, with an idea, a model, or in your
us,” Crist said. “Stories instruct. We hope that you are inspired by the
stories you are about to hear.”
Below are the six,
18-minute talks that were given Feb. 10, 2016, at the AHCA/NCAL Annual Quality Summit
in San Antonio, Texas.