The National Readmissions Summit 2015

July 30, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri

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The National Readmissions Summit 2015

Union Station
30 West Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108

Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration - 7:15 AM

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


7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration / Networking / Vendor Expo
8:00 am - 8:10 am Opening Remarks
8:10 am - 8:40 am Beth Carlson, Health Dimensions Group
8:40 am - 9:10 am LaNita Knoke, Home Instead Senior Care
Thinking Differently about Hospital Readmissions
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9:10 am - 10:20 am Josh Luke
How Bundles and ACO’s Shape The Health System of the Future
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10:20 am - 10:40 am Morning Break & Award Presentation and Solution Showcase
10:40 am - 11:25 am Chuck Bongiovanni, Care Patrol
MSPB and the Community Integration Model
11:25 am - 12:15 pm Eric Coleman, MD, CTI
Readmission Prevention and Care Taker Tools
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch & Vendor Expo
1:20 pm - 2:00 pm Care Transitions Panel
Josh Luke, Moderator
1) Robert Arkin, Sensiotec
2) Karen Orr, Prime Health Care
3) Kim King, Shawnee Mission Medical Center
4) Robert White, Primaris
5) Lisa Morales, Liberty Hospital
6) Erin Hennessey, Health Dimensions Group
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Robert Arkin, Sensiotec
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2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Afternoon Break & Vendor Showcase
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Dr. Kussmaul, CMS
CMS Update 2015
3:30 pm Closing remarks

Keynote speakers and topics listed below.

C-Suite Panelist
Josh D. Luke, PH.D., FACHE
National Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Founder, National Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Executive Faculty, CSULB
Author, Readmission Prevention: An Operators Guide to Solutions

C-Suite Panelist
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

C-Suite Panelist
Annette E. Kussmaul, MD, MPH, FACPM
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Acting Associate Regional Administrator
C-Suite Panelist
LaNita Knoke RN, BS, CMCN, NCRP
Home Instead Senior Care
HealthCare Strategist
C-Suite Panelist
Catherine Lauridsen, MSN, RN, CNL
Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium
Director of Clinical Services
C-Suite Panelist
Robert White BA, PT, CPHQ
Program Manager
C-Suite Panelist
Karen Orr
Providence Medical Center
Chief Nursing Officer
C-Suite Panelist
Kim King RN, BS, MSHA
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Administrative Director, Care Coordination
C-Suite Panelist
Lisa Morales BSW, LCSW
Liberty Hospital
Transition Coordinator
C-Suite Panelist
Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey
Health Dimensions
Director, Business Development
C-Suite Panelist
Beth Carlson, EdD, MHA, BSN
Health Dimensions
Senior Consultant
C-Suite Panelist
Robert Arkin
C-Suite Panelist
Chuck Bongiovanni, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE
Care Patrol
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