<p><img src="//relias.innocraft.cloud/piwik.php?idsite=2&amp;rec=1" style="border:0;" alt=""> Impact Nation Conference Oct 2-4, 2018 | Relias

October 2-4, 2018 |  Raleigh, NC


Get connected. Get better.

At Impact Nation 2018, we’re connecting 600+ like-minded individuals who come together to exchange ideas, share best practices, and address today’s toughest healthcare challenges. With more than 50 valuable sessions, 10+ technology partners, inspiring keynotes, unparalleled networking and access to Relias resources, you’ll walk away from this conference with the tools you need to lead your organization for success.

Our theme in 2018, Get connected. Get better., explores how connecting individuals, teams, resources and technology can help you get better at your job, get better results at your organization, get better personal health, and get better outcomes for your clients, patients and residents.

  • Hiring, Onboarding & Turnover
  • Patient Safety
  • Staff & Leadership Development
  • Nurse Solutions
  • Integrated Care
  • Population Health Management
  • Value-Based Performance Management

Want to Become a Sponsor?

Our sponsors and partners play a critical role in helping our customers enjoy a richer, more engaging educational experience. Companies at Impact Nation have the chance to showcase innovative products and services.

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Fall Deal Impact Nation Tickets at $349. Get Your Tickets Today!

BOGO Half Off Still Available

Full pricing details available below.

Pricing & Registration

6 Reasons to Attend Impact Nation

1. Get Inspired.

From key opinion leaders motivating us to succeed in the face of today’s healthcare reform, to technology leaders solving today’s real-world healthcare challenges, to individuals overcoming real-life personal obstacles, you will connect, you will cry, you will laugh and you will be inspired.

2. Learn From the Best.

More than 50 speakers drawn from the entire continuum of care – behavioral health, acute care, post-acute care – will share their leading insights and best practices to get better compliance, employee engagement, clinical outcomes and business results.

3. Get Certified. Earn CEs.

Relias expert trainers will be back again to help you achieve Level 1, 2 or 3 Relias learning management system (LMS) Certification and to get the most out of your investment in the Relias LMS. Plus, many sessions offer CE credits.

4. Connect and Share.

Impact Nation is chock full of networking opportunities to connect with your peers. We all aspire to get better at what we do and Impact Nation is where the greatest minds in healthcare come together to connect and share.

5. Innovate and Discover.

With a dozen partners showcasing their latest innovations alongside Relias. You’ll have hands on access to the newest and developing technologies and facetime with Relias experts.

6. Have Fun.

Join us for 2 evening networking events to mingle and play after a full day of learning. Eat and drink, relax or join us on the dance floor, there’s fun for everyone.

2018 Keynote Speakers

Marcus Engel, M.S., CSP, CPXP

Certified Speaking Professional and Author

Marcus Engel, M.S., CSP, CPXP is a Certified Speaking Professional & author whose messages provide insight and strategies for excellent patient care. His keynote presentation, “The Other End of the Stethoscope” has been witnessed by tens of thousands of healthcare professionals and his books are used in scores of nursing and allied health programs to teach the basic foundations of caregiving.

Visit Marcus’ website

Keynote Session

Amy Wright

Founder/CEO, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee
2017 CNN Hero of the Year

Amy Wright is an advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Her keynote presentation, “Not Broken,” invites us to change the lens through which we view the 200 million people across the world living with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Visit Bitty & Beau’s website

Keynote Session

Linda Rosenberg

President & CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health

Linda Rosenberg is a national expert in the financing and delivery of mental health and substance services. Under her leadership, the National Council for Behavioral Health has become our nation’s most effective advocate for behavioral health prevention, early intervention, science-based treatment, and recovery.

Keynote Session


  • Jim Triandiflou

    Jim Triandiflou


  • Christopher Reist

    Marcus Engel, M.S., CSP, CPXP

    Certified Speaking Professional and Author

  • Amy Wright

    Founder/CEO, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee

  • Jan Wilson


  • Alisha Cornell DNP, MSN, RN


  • Jennifer Flowers

    Jennifer Flowers

    Accreditation Guru, Inc.

  • Amy Johnson

    Amy Johnson


  • David Wolf

    David Wolf

    Health Services Administration at Barry University

  • Dale Willetts

    Dale Willetts


  • Nick Seabrook

    Nick Seabrook

    BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

  • Linda Rosenberg

    Linda Rosenberg

    National Council for Behavioral Health

  • Gayatri Dubey

    Gayatri Dubey

    Innovative Resources for Independence

Schedule Overview

  • 8AM
  • Registration Desk Opens
  • 9AM – 12PM
  • Pre-Day Sessions
  • 12PM – 1PM
  • Lunch
  • 1PM – 4:30PM
  • Afternoon Sessions
  • 6PM – 7PM
  • Welcome Reception
  • 8AM
  • Breakfast
  • 9AM – 10:50AM
  • Welcome and Keynote
  • 10:50AM – 11:30AM
  • Morning Break
  • 11:30AM – 12:30PM
  • Networking Sessions
  • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
  • Lunch
  • 1:30PM – 3:20PM
  • Breakout Sessions
  • 3:20PM – 4PM
  • Afternoon Break
  • 4PM – 4:50PM
  • Breakout Sessions
  • 6:30PM – 11PM
  • Offsite Event
  • 8AM – 9AM
  • Breakfast
  • 9:00AM-9:30AM
  • Opening and Keynote
  • 9:30AM-10:20AM
  • Keynote
  • 10:20AM-10:45AM
  • Closing and Awards

Pricing & Registration

Early Bird


November – March 17

exclusive: flash sale


Now until Aug 31!



September – October

Networking Party Guest Passes
+ $50 per guest. *Must be 21 or over