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Inspiring Greatness: A Vision for Our Future – 2023 AHEN Annual Conference

October 12 @ 7:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm

Annual Conference – October 12-13, 2023

The Alaska Healthcare Executives Network is pleased to announce we will host Meredith Inniger, FACHE and Burl Stamp, FACHE for our 2023 Annual Conference.

ACHE HOURS: 9.0 Face-to-Face ACHE Credit Hours will be awarded.

3851 Piper ST Anchorage, AK 99508

COST:  $650


Meredith C. Inniger, FACHE



Meredith Inniger is a manager with Veralon Partners Inc., in Philadelphia, a national healthcare consulting firm with expertise in strategy, mergers and transactions, clinical transformation and network integration and valuation. Ms. Inniger brings over 10 years of experience in academic and community health system operations to provide focused and actionable strategies for her clients. She advises healthcare leaders on strategic planning for service lines and ambulatory care, with an additional emphasis on strategies for population health. She holds a master’s degree in health administration and a bachelor’s degree, both from The Ohio State University.

Ms. Inniger serves as faculty for the following ACHE seminars:

  • Advanced Strategic Planning to Transform Your Organization

Burl E. Stamp, FACHE


Stamp&Chase, Inc


  • Burl Stamp, president/founder of Stamp & Chase, has broad-based experience working alongside healthcare professionals from the boardroom to the bedside. He has helped major health systems, academic medical centers and community hospitals improve bottom line, patient experience, staff engagement and operating results. His firm partners with healthcare organizations across the globe to improve performance by developing enhanced communication competencies and practices at all levels of the enterprise.
  • Prior to launching Stamp & Chase more than 16 years ago, Burl served several leading healthcare organizations in executive roles. As president/CEO of Phoenix Children’s Hospital, he spearheaded development and construction of the first comprehensive, freestanding healthcare campus in Arizona dedicated to pediatrics. He developed the first strategic planning and marketing department at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, where he started the highly successful Answer Line to provide reliable, accessible health advice to families—a solid population health strategy that was roughly 20 years ahead of its time. He went on to lead pediatric service line development for BJC HealthCare/Washington University Medical Center.
  • In the healthcare community, Burl has served as a member of the Board of Directors of SoutheastHEALTH, a regional system serving southeast Missouri and southern Illinois. He also was a member of the FOCUS St. Louis 2019 Impact Fellows cohort, which focused on improvements to the community’s healthcare safety net through a racial lens. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and a past board member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy & Market Development of the American Hospital Association.
  • Burl earned his master of business administration and has served as president of the Olin School of Business Alumni Association at Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his bachelor of science in business administration at Southeast Missouri State University.

Burl is the author of The Healing Art of Communication, a healthcare professional’s guide to improving communication, and the creator of CAREmunication® and MyTEAM®, comprehensive professional development programs and tools designed to help healthcare providers improve relationships and communication among front-line managers and staff. He is a frequent speaker on leadership, change management, organizational culture, communication and business development strategy in healthcare organizations.


Event Schedule

Thursday, October 12, 2023

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast

Thursday Sessions with Meredith Inniger, FACHE: Hospitals and Healthcare Systems of the Future

  • 8:00 am – 9:30 am Meredith Inniger
  • 9:30 am – 9:45 am Break
  • 9:45 am – 11:15 am Meredith Inniger
  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am Sponsor Presentation
  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch / Diversity and Inclusion Panel
  • 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Break
  • 1:15 pm – 1:30 pm Sponsor Presentation
  • 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Meredith Inniger
  • 3:00 pm -3:15 pm Break
  • 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm Meredith Inniger

Friday, October 13, 2023

  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am Breakfast

Friday’s Session with Burl Stamp, FACHE: Improving Results Through Better Team Engagement and Accountability

  • 8:00 am – 9:30 am Burl Stamp
  • 9:30 am – 9:45 am Break
  • 9:45 am – 1:15 am Burl Stamp
  • 11:15 am – 11:30 am Sponsor Presentation
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
  • 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Panel: The Role Vision Plays in Your Strategic Planning Process
  • 2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Break
  • 2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Sponsor Presentation
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Spencer Mills, FACHE – President’s Acknowledgements
  • 5:00 pm Annual Business Meeting Dinner