The National Readmissions Summit (Las Vegas) 2015

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Eric Coleman
Eric Coleman
Founder, The Care Transitions Program
Josh Luke
Josh Luke
Founder, National Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Diwen Chen
Diwen Chen
Dignity Health
Executive Director, Payment Innovation & Accountable Care
Gina Pierotti-Buthman, RN, MSN, ACHRN
Gina Pierotti-Buthman
Director Case Management
UHS/Valley Health System
Upinder Singh, MD, FACP
Dr. Upinder Singh
Medical Director
Kindred Helathcare
The National Readmission Prevention Collaborative kicks off 2015 with the National Readmissions Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, January 16, 2015. See presentations from leading national speakers on care transitions including Dr. Eric Coleman, Dr. Josh Luke, Dr. Roland Pua and Medicare Spending Per beneficiary expert, Chuck Bongiovanni. The first 100 registrants get a complementary copy of "Readmission Prevention: Solutions Across the Provider Continuum," written by speaker Josh Luke and published by the American College of Healthcare Executives. There will also be a pre-conference workshop with Dr. Coleman and Dr. Luke, from 2:00 - 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 15, 2015 limited seating is available. The event is approved for 4 registered nursing contact hours.


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Thank you to the more than 400 that attended the Northern California Readmissions Summit, September 12, 2014 in South San Francisco California!

Special thanks to the Educational Underwriters of our most recent events!

Sutter Health Los Alamitos Medical Center


Congratulations to Premier Home Infusion for meeting all the requirements to become a Certified Readmission Prevention Partner -- the stamp of approval for providers committed to preventing unnecessary readmissions!

Chuck Bongiovanni, CEO of Care Patrol Franchise Systems' presentation on Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary was the talk of the Summit. Bongiovanni's White Paper on MSPB and the newly launched Community Integration Model was the talk of the Summit. MSPB, "the new readmissions penalty," launches on October 1, 2014.

Eric Coleman, designer of Coleman Transitions Intervention; Eric Heil, CEO of Rightcare Solutions; and ​​​Josh Luke​,​​​ hospital CEO and Founder​ of the ​National Readmission Prevention Collaborative​, ​discuss MSPB (Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary), risk assessment and caretaker tools at the Northern California Readmissions Summit, September 12, 2014 in San Francisco.

Jennifer Pearce of Sutter Care at Home presented one of the hottest topics of the day,patient literacy. Sutter Health served as the educational underwriter for the event.

Glenna Yaroch of Home Instead opened up the Northern California Readmissons Summit by presenting a Best Practice case study on preventing readmissions through coordinated home care services.

Loren Shook, CEO of Silverado Senior Living and Author of The Silverado Story, was one of the most well-received speakers at the Northern California Readmissions Summit, Friday, September 12, 2014 in San Francisco.

The National Readmissions Summit (Las Vegas) 2015

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January 16, 2015
Palace Station Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada

First 100 to register receive free copy of readmissions book

Bonus Workshop on 1/15 with Eric Coleman and Josh Luke limited to 100 attendees - includes free readmissions book

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The San Diego Readmissions Summit 2015

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February 05, 2014
Scottish Rite Center in San Diego, California

First 100 to register receive free copy of readmissions book

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The Arizona Readmissions Summit 2015

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February 12, 2014
Mesa Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona

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Barlow COMS Interactive Iverson Genetics Life Care Centers of America
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