2015 Spring Convention Wrap-Up
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OPENING GENERAL SESSION

The annual UCAOA Spring Convention held in Chicago officially commenced on Tuesday, April 28 with the Opening General Session and Keynote. UCAOA President Dr. Nathan Newman addressed a crowded room of health providers, summarizing the evolving condition of the urgent care market. Read more


OPENING KEYNOTE

Following the general session, Sally Hogshead took the stage, energizing the crowd with her keynote "How to Fascinate: From First Impressions to Lasting Value." Among her many pearls of wisdom, Sally reviewed the 49 personality archetypes. Her data revealed the audience's collective responses, indicating that urgent care workers are 29 percent more inclined to have a "Power" advantage personality, meaning they lead with command. Sally then provided a special, deep-dive breakout session for attendees on how to build your personal brand.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS' ELECTION RESULTS

Members voted online and turned out on site in Chicago to cast their votes in the 2015 UCAOA Board of Directors’ Election. When the polls closed at 6pm on Wednesday, April 29, three new directors had been named. Read More

UCAOA AWARDS CEREMONY

During the Members’ Breakfast Meeting on Wednesday, April 29, UCAOA held its annual awards presentation to recognize laureates for their significant contributions to UCAOA, urgent care and/or health care. UCAOA would like to congratulate the following 2015 award recipients...Read More


EVENING RECEPTIONS & NETWORKING

The 2015 Spring Convention Exhibit Hall showcased a sold out floor of nearly 200 companies, displaying the latest urgent care medical devices, software and services. To enhance networking in the exhibit hall, one-on-one appointments for vendors and attendees provided additional face-to-face meeting opportunities and in-depth demos and dialogue outside of dedicated Exhibit Hall hours. During the evening reception on Tuesday, April 28, attendees were able to get their palms read by Mr. Vibe who UCAOA hired as a fun, interactive way to spread the word about the 2015 Fall Conference (Sept. 24-26) in New Orleans.

CLOSING KEYNOTE & GENERAL SESSION

On Thursday, April 30, Jonathan Bush presented the closing keynote entitled "Connecting the Healthcare Disconnect." During the presentation, Jonathan spoke about the benefits of inter-access and explained how urgent care centers are ideal for providing patients more choices for care. Read more


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