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Registration is free for all PREMIER members

If you’re a Premier member, there’s no cost to register for Breakthroughs 24. We know you’ll be paying for travel and accommodations, so we’ve purposely packed everything you love about Breakthroughs 24 into a condensed schedule – allowing you to experience more and spend less.

Make Connections at Breakthroughs 24


Breakthroughs 24 is designed for anyone in the healthcare industry looking to connect, accelerate innovation and move forward together. From artificial intelligence to supply chain innovations, Breakthroughs 24 is where healthcare systems discover the latest advancements of suppliers. As we gain greater insights and partnerships, we stand united in our goal: to keep moving patient care forward.

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Breakthroughs 24 Continuing Education


Did you know that you can advance your professional continuing educational needs and meet ongoing licensure requirements while at Breakthroughs? Continuing education sessions highlight success stories and industry best practices that qualify to provide professional continuing education credit through peer-to-peer knowledge share.

85 Continuing Education Sessions

This year, our CE sessions include 85+ member-led educational sessions covering hot topics in healthcare, including: Continuum of Care, Health Equity, 100 Top Hospitals® - for Performance Improvement, Artificial Intelligence and Tech Enablement, Labor Optimization, Movement to Value – Delivering Value to Your Communities, Supply Chain Success: Traditional, Purchased Services and Value Analysis, Supplier Diversity, Research, and Women and Infants.


These sessions will highlight strategies that providers, payers and supplier partners can take to build transparency and predictability into today’s systems to prevent shortages and barriers to effective patient care.

Disaster preparedness

Purchased services

Supplier diversity

GPO purchasing success

Tech-enabled supply chain



Value analysis

Clinically integrated supply chain

Supply and process standardization


These sessions will focus on the latest trends in innovation and implementation being deployed that demonstrate health benefit returns for invested dollars.

Continued adoption of value-based payments

Real world evidence for regulatory review and comparative effectiveness

Identification of best practices - collaboratives and scaling

Consumer measures of value

Environmental social and governance efforts in the supply chain

Managing star ratings

Data and analytics for next-gen payment

Considering the value of the lowest cost of care setting

Leveling the playing field between providers and payers


Healthcare outcomes vary across zip codes, genders, income levels and race. These sessions will feature leaders who are working to keep all communities healthy using new business models, payment incentives, datasets and technologies to close the gaps in healthcare.

Women and infants

Research technologies and data to measure social determinants of health

Addressing food insecurity


Combatting substance abuse disorders

Diversifying clinical trials

Health equity research

Rural access best practices

Overcoming bias


Healthcare is on the cusp of a digital revolution. From artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and natural language processing, to virtual reality and 3D printing, the practice of medicine is moving toward greater tech-enablement. These sessions will focus on how providers and others can use data and technology to deliver better, smarter, high-value care.

Electronic prior authorization

Using advanced technology

AI and public policy

HCC coding

Data stewardship and access

AI for quality improvement

PAMA/Appropriate use criteria

AI research

AI for back-office automation

Scientific concepts and research design

Clinical trial operations

Data management informatics


The 100 Top Hospitals
program brings transparency to performance for all hospitals. By using publicly available data and peer classifications, the program allows for national benchmarking on clinical, operational and financial performance plus patient perception. This completely non-biased, objective approach allows leaders to focus on and improve key metrics as they address this balanced scorecard approach. In these sessions, organizational leaders will share success stories from across their organizations. Whether they used PINC AI™ for access to custom reports, technology to accelerate improvement or expert-led engagements to optimize performance, they found that PINC AI™ and the 100 Top Hospitals
program, is the trusted one-stop-shop for healthcare cost and quality improvement.

Infection prevention

Clinical risk reduction

Operational improvement

Clinical performance

Financial improvement

Patient experience


Learn about best practices and strategies that can be deployed to make the most of scarce labor resources and build a sustainable talent pipeline for the future.

Workforce optimization strategies

Workplace culture and retention

Building a diverse and inclusive team

Overcoming staff shortages

Automation and scale to extend labor resources

Managing labor costs and designing optimal benefit packages


ACPE: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy

ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center

AHRMM: Association for Healthcare Resource and Materials Management

CVAHP: Certified Value Analysis Healthcare Professional

CBIC: Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology

NAHQ: Certified Professionals in Healthcare Quality

HIMSS: Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

SOCRA: Society of Clinical Research Associates

Foodservice Professionals: Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals for Certified Dietary Managers (CDM) American Culinary Federation (ACF)

You may also self-report to MyACHE and ISM