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Al Stubblefield, President and CEO of Baptist Wellness Care to be Keynote Speaker for Healthcare Retail ’06

Celebration, FL (PRWEB) January 16, 2006

The Paquin Group (http://www.thepaquingroup.com) the nation’s leading specialist in healthcare-based retail, today announced Al Stubblefield as 1 of the keynote speakers for the nation’s very first healthcare retail conference, Healthcare Retail ’06, getting held in Orlando, Florida April 10-11th 2006. He will be speaking about Baptist Wellness Care’s journey to service excellence and the leader’s role in cultural change.

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Stubblefield is President and CEO of Baptist Health Care Corporation and author of The Baptist Wellness Care Journey to Excellence: Generating a Culture that WOWs!, which shares the ideas and tools employed to turn Baptist Health Care into a world-class organization earning the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, as nicely as being distinguished as an Employer of Choice™. This week Baptist Well being Care was named to Fortune’s 100 Greatest Locations to Function for the fifth consecutive year.

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“We are really pleased to have Al as 1 of our keynote speakers,” mentioned Tony Paquin, CEO of The Paquin Group. “He is an innovative leader in the healthcare market that has created verified techniques for building a culture focused on customer service – a key requirement of any successful retail initiative,” he added.

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In addition to Al Stubblefield, Healthcare Retail ’06 will also function Paquin as a keynote speaker providing his insights on the mission-based retail movement that is being adopted by hospitals across the country. The Conference will feature two days of presentations by retail and healthcare executives that will include particulars and case studies on profitable retail programs at hospitals nationwide. The program consists of analysis of direct marketing and advertising, catalogue, shops, eCommerce and service retail outlets like spas and well being clubs.

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Healthcare Retail ’06 is the only national conference dedicated to educating hospital executives on the income opportunities designed by offering high quality services and products to their patients through healthcare retail. For a lot more information check out http://www.healthcareretail06.com or contact Elena Mcmiller, conference director, at 407-566-1017.

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About The Paquin Group

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The Paquin Group is an alliance of business leading experts and resources created to assist hospitals in the implementation of healthcare retail strategies. The company’s core mission is to improve revenue opportunities and minimize risks for healthcare organizations. As Medicare reimbursement rates continue to be pressured downward and costs rise, new sources for non-reimbursed revenues are becoming vital to the financial viability of hospitals. The Paquin Group assists hospitals identify and implement these new retail income techniques.

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