The National Readmissions Summit New York 2015

June 11, 2015
Crowne Plaza White Plains in White Plains, New York

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The National Readmissions Summit 2015

Crowne Plaza White Plains
66 Hale Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Thursday, June 11, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration - 7:15 AM

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7:15 am - 8:00 am Registration / Networking / Vendor Expo
8:00 am - 8:30 am Sue MacInnes, Medline
Preventing Readmissions
8:30 am - 9:00 am Lanita Knoke, Home Instead
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9:00 am - 10:05 am Josh Luke, Presenter
Successful Care Coordination for a ACO's, Bundles and Readmission Prevention
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10:05 am - 10:30 am Morning Break & Award Presentation and Solution Showcase
10:30 am - 11:15 am Chuck Bongiovanni, Care Patrol
The Game has Changed Drastically: Reducing MSPB Measures & Hospital Readmissions
11:15 am - 12:00 pm Eric Coleman, MD, CTI
Improving Care Transitions by Infusing True Person and Family Centered Care
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch & Vendor Expo
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Natalie Cruz, Bronx Lebanon Hospital & Kate Huber, Cipher
Author of "The Community Integration Model"
Health Bronx Lebanon Reduced Readmissions to Improve Coordinated Care Model
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Kelsey Mellard, Post-Acute Center for Research
Health Policy and Its Impact on Transitions of Care
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2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Kirsten Andersen, CareCentrix
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Afternoon Break & Vendor Expo
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Break-out Session 1

Hall A
Steffan Telford, Vree Health
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Hall B
Virginia Feldman, Nexus, Hospital Solutions
Patty Metzger, Co-Presenter
Utilization of Tools to Avoid Common Pitfalls in Care Coordination
Orange Regional Medical Center Experience

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3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Break-out Session 2

Hall A - New York/New Jersey Care Transitions Panel
1) Brent Feorene, Moderator
2) Aline Holmes, NJHA
3) Sara Butterfield, IPRO
4) Patty Metzger, Orange Regional
5) Dr. Amy Kelley, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative
6) Dr. Robert Coates, Hunterdon Medical Center
7) Margaret Deyo, St. Luke’s CornwallCenter

Hall B - Connecticut Care Transitions Panel
1) Josh Luke, Moderator
2) Dr. Alison Hong, CHA
3) Wendy Martinson, UConn
4) AnneNeary, ECHN
5) April Bil, Hspitl of Central Conn.
6) Anne Elwell, Qualidigm
3:50 pm - 4:40 pm Ray Hurd, CMS
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4:40 pm Closing Remarks

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
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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
Raymond Hurd Raymond Hurd
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Regional Administrator
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Kirsten Anderson, M.D., M.P.H. Kirsten Anderson, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Clinical Officer
Kelsey P. Mellard Kelsey P. Mellard
Post-Acute Care Center for Research
Executive Director
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Sue MacInnes Sue MacInnes
Medline Industries, Inc.
Chief Market Solutions Officer
LaNita Knoke RN, BS, CMCN LaNita Knoke RN, BS, CMCN, NCRP
Home Instead Senior Care
HealthCare Strategist
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Natalie Cruz Natalie Cruz
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
Care Transitions Manager
Kate Huber Kate Huber
Product Manager
Steffan Telford Steffan Telford
Vree Health
Director of Client Services and Solutions
Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE
Care Patrol

New Jersey Track

Robert G. Coates, M.D., M.M.M., C.P.E. Robert G. Coates, M.D., M.M.M., C.P.E.
Hunterdon Medical Center
Vice President Medical Affairs
Aline M. Holmes, DNP, MSN, RN Aline M. Holmes, DNP, MSN, RN
New Jersey Hospital Association
Senior Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Patricia A. Metzger, LMSW, CCM Patricia A. Metzger, LMSW, CCM
Orange Regional Medical Center
Director of Case Management Services
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Virginia Feldman, MD Virginia Feldman, MD
Nexus Health Resources
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Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Assistant Professor
Sara Butterfield, RN, BSN, CPHQ, CCM Sara Butterfield, RN, BSN, CPHQ, CCM
Senior Director of Health Care Quality Improvement
Margaret Deyo Allers RN BSN MSN ANP Margaret Deyo Allers RN BSN MSN ANP
St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital
Assistant Vice President
Brent Feorene Brent Feorene
Health Dimensions Group
Vice President, Integrative Delivery Models
Loretta Kaes Loretta Kaes
Healthcare Association of New Jersey
Director of Quality and Clinical Services

Connecticut Track

Anne Elwell, RN, MPH, CPEHR Anne Elwell, RN, MPH, CPEHR
Vice President of Community Relations
Alison L. Hong, MD Alison L. Hong, MD
Connecticut Hospital Association
Director, Quality and Patient Safety
Anna Bil, RN, BSN Anna Bil, RN, BSN
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
Heart Failure Navigator
Wendy Martinson Wendy Martinson
Hartford Healthcare
Care Transition Coordination Program Director
Anne Neary, RN Anne Neary, RN
Manager of Care Transitions
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