Gettysburg, Pa, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OPEN MINDS has announced a highly anticipated executive summit, Innovative Treatment Programs For Value-Based Partnerships: An OPEN MINDS Executive Summit & Showcase, will be held on September 9, 2019 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. This summit will focus on exploring successful innovative treatment programs for consumers with complex support needs.

The day will kick off with an overview of the trends driving new innovation in the health and human service market and a review of OPEN MINDS strategic framework for designing and launching sustainable treatment programs. Additionally, the day will feature case study presentations on cutting-edge new clinical programs – including their design and keys to successful implementation and sustainability. The summit will conclude with a round table discussion on the strategic challenges to innovation for specialty provider organizations, which will include all of the day’s case study presenters.

Ken Carr, Senior Associate with OPEN MINDS, will lead the summit. Ken Carr brings over 30 years of finance, technology, data analysis and reporting experience in the health and human service field to OPEN MINDS. In his role as a Senior Associate, Mr. Carr serves as a subject matter expert in the OPEN MINDS consulting practice where he has led numerous engagements in strategic planning, merger and acquisition prospecting, business process improvement, managed care and value-based contracting preparedness, financial analysis of service lines, and technology selection.

Registration for this one-of-a-kind program is limited to only 100 attendees . Any executive purchasing an All-Access Pass to The 2019 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat has access to this summit. Individual registrations for the summit are available for $300. Learn more about the registration options at

This year’s summit will take place the day before The 2019 OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat. The Retreat will be held at the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel and will focus on the strategy insights, business practice models, and personal resiliency tools executive teams need to move their organization from the concept of value-based reimbursement to success in the new financial normal.


OPEN MINDS is an award-winning information source, executive education provider, and business solutions firm specializing in the domains of health and human services serving consumers with chronic conditions and complex support needs. For thirty years, we’ve been pioneers for change – helping organizations implement the transformational business practices they need to succeed in an evolving market with new reimbursement, competition, policies and regulations.

OPEN MINDS is powered by a national team of experienced executives and subject matter experts with specific expertise and experience in nine key market areas – mental health, addictions, chronic conditions, autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities, long-term care, children’s services, social services, juvenile justice, and corrections health care. Our mission is to improve the quality of care for consumers with complex support needs by improving the effectiveness of those serving them – provider organizations, payer and insurance organizations, government agencies, pharmaceutical organizations, and technology firms. Learn more at

Sarah C. Threhauser