Hospital leaders face some daunting—and some would argue, unprecedented—challenges these days. From forging new relationships with physicians and other providers to implementing robust health information technology systems, leaders need to respond in new and innovative ways to ensure their hospital or health system is well-positioned for the changing business model. At the Health Forum and the American Hospital Association Leadership Summit July 17-19 in San Diego, some of the nation's brightest thinkers on leadership and health care will come together to discuss delivery-system transformation. Keynote speakers include surgeon, researcher and writer Atul Gawande, M.D.; author Chip Health; newsman Tom Brokaw; and Duke University men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski. Educational sessions focus on quality of care and the patient experience, new models of physician engagement, payment reform and more. For details, go to