Regional representation, nationwide influence

HIPS participation is by invitation only. Membership is limited to the Council of 33 and is free of charge for the duration of the term. Admission to all HIPS-related events are paid for by HIPS, a non-profit 501c3, and includes airfare, hotel, food, transportation, and any associated attendance costs.

Be one of 33 unique perspectives

Each Councilor will experience a safe, dynamic, no-pressure environment with no influences outside of members and relevant subject-matter experts. Councilors at the annual conference will enjoy peer-to-peer idea exploration, relevant education, and fascinating discussions on topics related to their most important initiatives. From this unique and prestigious forum, they will walk away with actionable points to support their business goals.

Councilor Criteria

Leading hospital system executives

whose roles involves strategy, transformation, and innovation

Relative experience

with innovative companies, approaches, and technologies

Those actively seeking

pioneering ideas, support, education, and engagement on these fronts from peers in similar administrative roles

Ability to attend

the HIPS annual conference Oct 2-4, 2018 in Houston, Texas and participate in occasional thought leadership contributions via social media channels


to a multi-year term; relationships and success take time

Selection vetting

includes peer reference, leadership approval and support, interview, and committee approval

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead