Dec. 8-11: Institute for Health Care Improvement, Orlando, Fla.

The 25th Annual National Forum focuses on innovations in care, with learning labs, minicourses and keynote presentations. IHI President Maureen Bisognano and President Emeritus Donald Berwick, M.D., are among the speakers. Visit www.ihi.org.

Feb. 9-12: Rural Health Care Leadership Conference, Phoenix

The annual Health Forum meeting convenes rural hospital leaders and other experts to assess the changing health care environment, explore partnerships and strategic affiliations, clarify roles of trustees and help hospitals improve recruitment and retention of physicians and other skilled personnel. Visit www.healthforum-edu.com/rural.

Feb. 23-26: Center for Healthcare Governance Symposium, Naples, Fla.

"Collaborative Leadership in an Era of Health Care Transformation" is the theme of the winter symposium, featuring a broad range of topics, such as how hospitals can provide safe, equitable care; leverage the benefits of system participation; and improve transparency around cost and quality. Visit www.americangovernance.com.

Feb. 23-27: HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, Orlando, Fla.

Former secretary of state and former U.S. senator Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the keynote address at HIMSS14. The theme will be "Innovation. Impact. Outcomes. Onward." Visit www.himssconference.org.