The National Readmissions Summit Anaheim 2015

April 16, 2015
Business Expo Center in Anaheim, California

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The National Readmissions Summit 2015

Business Expo Center in Anaheim, California
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA 92805
Thursday, April 16, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Become part of the Preferred Post Acute Provider Showcase - Limited Space!

Keynote speakers and topics listed below.

Josh D. Luke, PH.D., FACHE Josh Luke, Ph.D., FACHE
National Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Founder, National Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Executive Faculty, CSULB
Author, Readmission Prevention: An Operators Guide to Solutions
Presentation: The Health System of the Future: Becoming a Preferred Provider in the Narrow Network
David Sayen David Sayen
Regional Administrator
Jaime Garcia Jaime Garcia
Hospital Association of Southern California
Regional Vice President, Greater LA Area
Dr. Eric Coleman Dr. Eric Coleman
Founder, Coleman Transitions Intervention
Professor of Medicine and Head of the Division of Health Care Policy and Research
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Cali Overbeck Cali Overbeck
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Performance Improvement Facilitator
Sue MacInnes Sue MacInnes
Medline Industries, Inc.
Chief Market Solutions Officer
Jim McAleer MPA Jim McAleer MPA
Alzheimer's Association Orange County Chapter
Presentation: Community Collaborations & Early Diagnosis
Mark Parkinson Mark Parkinson
American Health Care Association
President and CEO
Presentation: A Rare Convergence: Industry, Government and the Free Market
Nick Merkin Nick Merkin
Healthcare Attorney
Readmission Prevention and the Law: What All Providers Should Know
Presentation: Readmissions Conundrum
Jason Zepeda Jason Zepeda
Hoag Hospital
Manager, Performance Improvement
Avi Handa Avi Handa
Project Manager, Performance Improvement
Michael Demoratz, PhD., CCM., LCSW Michael Demoratz, PhD., CCM., LCSW
Amada Senior Care
Author/Palliative Care Expert
Presentation: Palliative Care
Qiana Hines Qiana Hines
Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
Director Case Management
Charlene Platon, RN, BSN, PHN Charlene Platon, RN, BSN, PHN
White Memorial Hospital
SWAT/Admissions Nurse
Gio Corzo Gio Corzo
Vice President, Home & Care Services
Dr. Jiten Chhabra Dr. Jiten Chhabra
Medical Director
Shannon Brown R.N., M.S.N Shannon Brown R.N., M.S.N
Mission Hospital
Director of Case Management
Angela Graf Angela Graf
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
Care Transitions Manager
Gavin Ward Gavin Ward
24Hr HomeCare
Regional Director of Strategy and Partnerships
Ruthie Goldberg Ruthie Goldberg
Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center
Director, Population Care Management
Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE
Care Patrol


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7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration / Networking / Vendor Expo
8:00 am - 8:30 am Mark Parkinson, American Health Care Association
A Rare Convergence: Industry, Government and the Free Market
8:30 am - 9:00 am Sue MacInnes, Medline
Thinking Differently About Hospital Readmissions
9:00 am - 10:00 am Josh Luke
The Health System of the Future: Becoming a Preferred Provider in the Narrow Network
10:00 am - 10:15 am Morning Break & Award Presentation and Solution Showcase
10:15 am - 11:15 am Josh Luke, Moderator
ACHE Case Management Panel
Becoming a Preferred Provider in a Narrow Network
1) Gavin Ward (Co-Moderator)
2) Gio Corzo, SeniorServ
3) Qiana Hines, Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center
4) Jaime Garcia, Hospital Ass of Southern California
5) Charlene Platon, White Memorial Hospital
6) Jason Zepeda, Hoag Hospital
7) Angela Graf, Glendale Adventist Medical Center
8) Ruthie Goldberg, Kaiser
9) Shannon Brown, Mission Hospital
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Eric Coleman, MD, CTI
Improving Care Transitions
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Lunch & Vendor Expo
12:45 pm - 1:30 pm Chuck Bongiovanni, Care Patrol
MSPB and the Community Integration Model
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Dr. Jiten Chhabra, Sensiotec
Quality Results through Continuity of Care
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Afternoon Break & Vendor Expo
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Break-out Session 1

Main Hall
A - Jim McAleer, Alzheimers Assn of OC
Community Collaborations & Early Diagnosis

Hall A
B - Michael Demoratz, AMADA
Palliative Care
2:45 pm - 2:50 pm Room transfer time between break-outs
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Break-out Session 2

Main Hall
A - Cedars-Sinai, Cali Overbeck and Avi Handa
Enhanced Home Health Program

Hall A
B - Nick Merkin, Healthcare Attorney
Readmissions Conundrum
3:20 pm - 4:00 pm David Sayen, CMS
CMS Update 2015
4:00 pm Closing Remarks & Cocktail Reception

We would like to thank the following organizations for their support of our event.

Onyx Smart Healthcare Super Care Health Home Instead Alzheimers Association


Sensiotec Silverado Senior Living Health Care Executives VitaPhone
Metagenics Cambrian Homecare Boehringer Ingelheim Maxim Health Services
Liberty Ambulance Community Integration Model Senior Helpers Medline
Care patrol Irvine Cottages CareCentrix Vree Health
Assured InHome Care Health Dimensions Group 24 Hr Home Care Cubist Pharmaceuticals
Gentiva Windsor

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