Whitepapers, Webcasts, & Podcasts


  • 7 steps to improve OR financial and operational performance

    OR Administrators struggle with efficient use of OR time. They are challenged with balancing revenue and utilization targets with surgeon and staff preferences against a backdrop of often unpredictable supply and demand. The way in which blocks of OR time are allocated, taken away, and released into open time leaves a great deal of room for optimization. iQueue creates a credible, fair and transparent system for managing block and open time while maximizing staff, equipment and capital utilization.


  • Healthcare Leaders of New York: 2021 Fireside Chat with Art Gianelli, FACHE

    October 21, 2021

    Be inspired by Arthur Gianelli, FACHE Chief Transformation Officer of Mount Sinai Health System and President of Mount Sinai Morningside, sharing his career journey and advice to young professionals in this Fireside Chat with 2021 HLNY President Sam Lin. Listen as Art reflects on the people, the moments, and encounters that have shaped and informed his leadership values and the approach he takes driving excellence in the quality of healthcare delivery, making equity central, and equipping the next generation of professionals.

  • HLNY Mini Congress Panel 3: Biden Administration's Effect on Healthcare Delivery

    October 7, 2021

    Healthcare leaders must be knowledgeable about federal healthcare policy and legislation issues. Strategic imperatives in how care is delivered and financed are impacted by policy and regulation. In this panel with Ezekiel Emanuel, Michael Dowling, and Karen Ignani you will hear the perspective from esteemed healthcare leaders in keeping abreast on various public policy issues to prepare and shape their organization for being poised to provide care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable and patient-centered to their communities.

  • HLNY Cocktails with the Chiefs Highlights

    January 14, 2021

    ICYMI, check-out this video to hear how diverse backgrounds and experiences contribute to professional growth and leadership during the pandemic in HLNY’s annual Cocktails with the Chiefs program.

  • Inpatient Bed Capacity Management: Unlock Bed Capacity and Reduce LOS

    Inpatient bed capacity has always represented a significant part of a hospital’s economic engine, second only to the OR. As growth in outpatient volume continues to rise, hospitals need to strive to be more efficient with their inpatient bed utilization than ever before. UCHealth partnered with LeanTaas to implement iQueue for Inpatient Beds. When using the solution, UCHealth staff are able to predict future admissions and discharges, balance beds across the network, hospital and unit, and confidently make strategic decisions to get the right patient in the right bed at the right time.

  • Intro to HLNY/HIMSS Webinar: Harnessing Innovation to Rethink Your Ambulatory Care Environment

    June 18, 2020

    Harnessing Innovation to Rethink Your Ambulatory Care Environment

  • Fireside Chat on Leadership & Award of Distinction Presentation with Leonard Achan (Partial Replay)

    Aug 27, 2020

    Mr. Achan shared key insights about his journey and career, highlighted his approaches to innovation and change, leadership, and how one cultivates good talent to develop the next healthcare leader. In this discussion, Mr. Achan and Mr. Nicholas Bilas, HLNY President, also addressed how to compete in today’s ongoing COVID environment as well as how to make healthcare more diverse and inclusive.


  • HLNY PODCAST: Shakira Daley, professional journey and experience

    August 25, 2021

    HLNY will be sitting down with leaders from across the healthcare industry to discuss the strategies and solutions they are implementing to address complex challenges such as COVID-19.

    HLNY Vice President Alyeah Ramjit, MS, MHA sat down to Dr. Shakira Daley, DNP, RN, NE-BC, CPPS to discuss her professional journey and experience as a healthcare leader in New York.

  • Lessons in Leadership

    November 9, 2021

    Discovering various topics as lifelong learners in leadership. You will be able to find episodes here, on Spotify and archived at calandrabranch.com.

  • LeanTaas' CMO Sanjeev Agrawal

    May 12, 2020

    HLNY was thrilled to have Sanjeev Argawal, President and Chief Marketing Officer of LeanTaaS join our podcast to discuss OR backlogs and restoring elective surgery caseloads as COVID-19 stabilizes.

    LeanTaaS develops software that increases patient access to medical care by optimizing how health systems use expensive, constrained resources. The company's iQueue platform applies advanced data science to historical EHR data to improve capacity management and operational efficiency without adding staff, hours or capital investment.

    Healthcare Leaders of NY is the NY chapter of American College of Healthcare Executives or ACHE. HLNY represents over 1900 professionals in the New York Metropolitan Area, providing access to networking, education and career development opportunities. The mission of HLNY is to advance healthcare leadership and management excellence through professional enrichment and continuing education of our members.