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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.

  • Blended Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • Turnover
  • Compliance
  • Integrated Care
  • Pay-For-Performance

Early-bird pricing is now available. Register today!

Only $149*

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 RLMS Certification and to get the most out of your investment in the RLMS. 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.

Past Keynote Speakers

Elliot Kotek Keynote

Elliot Kotek

Executive Director, The Not Impossible Foundation

Elliot is a recognizable figure in the sphere of science and technology. As co-founder and content chief of Not Impossible, founding editor-in-chief of Not Impossible Now and former executive director of The Not Impossible Foundation, Elliot and his team used crowd-sourcing to crowd-solve healthcare issues by providing low-cost and DIY tech to people in need all over the world. Not Impossible projects Elliot produced include - Project Daniel - 3D Printing Prosthetic Limbs for Children of War-Torn Sudan; and two products to assist those with locked-in syndromes such as ALS or Motor Neuron Disease communicate: the Brainwriter - a prototype EEG sensor and eye-tracking device used to create and communicate using just brainwaves and eye movements; and Don's Voice - a freely downloadable interface software that helps people to spell and "speak" independently.

Josh Sundquist Keynote

Josh Sundquist

Author and Paralympian

Josh Sundquist a bestselling author, motivational speaker, and Paralympic ski racer. He has spoken across the world to groups ranging from Fortune 500 companies to inner city public schools to the White House.

At age nine Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer and given a fifty percent chance to live. He spent a year on chemotherapy treatments and his left leg was amputated. Doctors declared Josh cured of the disease at age thirteen and he took up ski racing three years later. He trained for the next six years and in 2006 he was named to the US Paralympic Ski Team for the 2006 Paralympics in Turino, Italy.

Past Speakers

  • Jim Triandiflou


  • Christopher Reist

    Christopher Reist, MD MBA

    University of California, Irvine

  • Josh Sundquist

    Author and Paralympian

  • Jan Wilson


  • Elliot Kotek

    The Not Impossible Foundation

  • Shiza Shahid

    Shiza Shahid

    The Malala Fund

  • Dr. Jamie Fenton

    Crittenton Services for Children and Families

  • Mark Belles


  • Jen McCraw


  • douglas triebel

    Carol Clayton


  • gayatri dubey

    Gayatri Dubey

    Innovative Resources for Independence

  • John Jacobs

    John Jacobs

    Life is good

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

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July - October

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

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