Powerful keynotes anchor Modern Healthcare's 2015 Workplace of the Future Conference

Nashville, Tenn. – George Foyo, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Baptist Health South Florida, will deliver the opening keynote presentation at Modern Healthcare's 8th annual Workplace of the Future Conference, October 14, 2015 in Nashville, Tenn. Foyo, a recognized expert on human resources and general counsel, is also known for his experience in international services, and government and communication relations.

Craig Deao, Research and Development Leader, Studer Group, will be the closing keynote addressing best practices for "Creating a Culture That Drives Engagement." Mr. Deao is a national expert and speaker on topics related to leadership, accountability, patient experience, quality and safety.

"We're thrilled to have secured two thought leaders for this flagship conference," shares Fawn Lopez, publisher of Modern Healthcare. "Their experience and expertise match attendee objectives to become more effective, esteemed and credible leaders in health care human resources." The full-day October conference offers the opportunity for learning, collaboration, and professional development.

"What's unique about our Workplace of the Future Conference is the format, which allows for rich presenter-attendee interaction and sharing of best practices," said Maureen McKinney, Modern Healthcare's editorial programs manager, "We're fortunate to have these keynotes anchoring the conference as our opening and closing presenters."

The day's agenda also includes panel discussions on critical topics, such as making employee safety a top priority, and cultivating your organization's high-potential employees. To learn more about Modern Healthcare's Workplace of the Future Conference, visit

The 2015 Workplace of the Future Conference is co-located with the Best Places to Work in Healthcare Awards Dinner. The recognition program and dinner, now in its eighth year, honors workplaces throughout the healthcare industry that empower their employees to provide patients and customers with the best possible care, products and services. An alphabetical list of the 100 companies and organizations is available here. Modern Healthcare will reveal the ranked order of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Healthcare at the Awards Dinner on Oct. 14 in Nashville, TN.

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