InfoSource Events' 4th Annual BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SUMMIT, April 4-5, 2019, Austin, TX
Co-hosted with Dell Medical School – University of Texas at Austin
**Featuring an exclusive site tour of Dell Medical School's state-of-the-art Behavioral Health Facilities

Across the nation, the need for behavioral health services is increasing faster than ever before. Yet most communities face resource funding gaps and a lack of traditional safety net services that are necessary for crisis stabilization and treatment. As a result, forward-thinking healthcare organizations are forging innovative new care models to address the onslaught of mental health and substance use issues and develop comprehensive systems of care to improve treatment and speed patient recovery.

Meet your peers who are reshaping the industry at InfoSource Events' 4th Annual Behavioral Health Business Summit, co-hosted with Dell Medical School – UT Austin, April 4-5, 2019 in Austin, TX.

REGISTER TODAY for the best business-focused behavioral health event of the year! Learn what you are doing well, where others are doing better, and how to implement the building blocks needed to have a successful program that gives you a competitive and clinical advantage. Limited Space.

For more information on speaking opportunities, registration, and sponsorship, please contact Gani Savci at gani@infosourceevents.com or 312 224 9800.


Keynote Address
Stephen Strakowski, MD, Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Dell Medical School, UT Health Austin

Andy Keller, PhD, President and CEO, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

David L. Evans, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Integral Care

Martha Whitecotton, RN, MSN, FACHE, Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health
Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas Health Care System)
Margaret "Margie" Balfour, MD, PhD, Chief Clinical Officer, Crisis Response Center -Connections Southern AZ; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Arizona

Carlos A. Bagley, MD, MBA, FAANS, Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery Director, UT Southwestern Spine Center; Department of Neurological Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Sally E. Taylor, MD, Senior Vice President
Chief of Behavioral Medicine, University Health System

Christine Zazzaro, M.Ed, LPC, Assistant Vice President
Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas Health Care System)

Brandt Bettilyon, MHA, Project Manager, Behavioral Health Collaborative
Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas Health Care System)

Heather Esber, System Program Manager, Behavioral Health Services, OhioHealth

Dallas Erdman, MD, System Medical Chief, Department Chair, Riverside Methodist, Hospital, Ohio Health, Columbus, OH

Connie Kerrigan RN, BSN, MBA
Director of Outreach, Parkview Behavioral Health

Sarah Hogan, MA, LPC, Division Director, Southwest Texas Crisis Collaborative (STCC)
Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council (STRAC)

Anne M. McBride, President, Regional Hospital for Respiratory and Complex Care
Vice President, CHI Franciscan Behavioral Health and Post Acute Services

And several other experts!!


  • Learn more about the future landscape of behavioral health services and the business case for behavioral health integration
  • Manage and differentiate service lines in the face of declining reimbursement and other industry pressures
  • Implement key strategies to improve quality, decrease cost, maintain financial viability and operational sustainability
  • Incorporate staff, community and law enforcement education and training
  • Redevelop your workforce to overcome the shortage of qualified mental health professionals
  • Implement technology solutions such as behavioral health navigation and electronic health records
  • Examine behavioral health costs, utilization, and population trends
  • Set up and manage urgent care, crisis centers and other care models to reduce ED visits and patient boarding
  • Implement new approaches for integrating behavioral health services into a comprehensive system of care
  • Build community partnerships through alignment and collaboration
  • Explore the impact of regulatory and clinical advances on the future delivery of behavioral health services
  • Discussing new approaches for integrating behavioral health services into a comprehensive system of care
  • Redevelop your workforce to overcome the shortage of qualified mental health professionals
  • Discuss the growing importance of tele-health and virtual visits in behavioral health services
  • And many more…

This conference is designed for administrators, VPs, Directors, Nurse Executives, Medical Directors, Health Navigators from hospitals, health systems, medical groups, academic medical centers, and community hospitals, with responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Behavioral and Mental Health
  • Care Coordination and Integration
  • Case Management and Utilization
  • Clinical Outcomes and Management
  • Clinical Effectiveness and Quality
  • Emergency Rooms
  • Medical Staff Alignment
  • Medical Management
  • Patient Relations and Client Services
  • Practice Management
  • Primary and Specialty Care

Suggested Session Times

  • Thursday, April 4, 20109
  • 7:15am-8:15am Registration - Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30am- 12:00pm General Sessions
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm- 4:00pm General Sessions
  • 4:15pm- 5:30pm Dell Medical School - Site Tour

  • Friday, April 5, 2019
  • 7:15am-8:15am Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30am- 12:00pm General Sessions
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm- 2:30pm General Sessions
  • 2:45pm-3:00pm Close of Conference


The Westin Austin Downtown
310 East 5th Street
Austin, TX, 78701

Group Rate $249 per night

Book Your Room Here


Early Bird Rate
(Register by Feb 27)

(After Feb 27)

*Register 3 people and 4th person's fee will be free.

Register Here

Tel: 312 224 9800

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