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First Annual

Southern California Readmissions Summit

A Showcase of Southern California's
Top Hospital Readmission Prevention Programs

Thursday, February 6, 2014

1601 Bayside Drive, Corona Del Mar, CA 92625 – Newport Beach Adjacent

Keynote speakers and topics listed below.

Health Services Advisory Group
Jennifer Wieckowski, MSG Jennifer Wieckowski, MSG
Program Director, Care Transitions
Representing the CMS mandated Quality Improvement Organization for the state of California.
Cedars-Sinai Health System
Neema Haria Neema Haria
Performance Improvement Facilitator
Cedars Sinai has implemented a Baldrige-like model to integrate with Home Health agencies.
California Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Josh D. Luke, PH.D., FACHE Josh Luke, Ph.D., FACHE
Vice President, Post Acute Services
California Readmission Prevention Collaborative
University of California, Irvine
Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, MACP, SFHM Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, MACP, SFHM
Endowed Chair, Department of Medicine
Professor & Hospitalist Program Director
Readmission strategies and the importance & of medication management to prevent readmits.
Proven Communication Solutions
Best Practice national programs utilizing innovative software solutions to enhance communication across the continuum.
Proven Integration Strategies
Learn how hospitals and doctors are partnering with post acute providers and care takers to reduce readmits.
Patty Huang, M.D. Patty Huang, M.D.
Medical Director, Pneumonia Program
Hoag Memorial Presbyterial Hospital
Dr. Huang is the Physician Lead for the Readmission Reduction Initiative and the Physician Advisor for the Performance Improvement Department at Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital.
Jeffrey Hay, M.D. Jeffrey Hay, M.D.
Vice President, Care Continuum & Physician Utilization Management
Sharp Healthcare System
Dr. Sharp is also the Chief Medical Officer of Pioneer Accountable Care Organization at Sharp Healthcare System, an integrated delivery system that consists of 7 Hospitals, 2 Medical Groups, Health Plan, and Hospice & Home Health.
Dr. Siva Subramanian Dr. Siva Subramanian, CareInSync
Founder and Chief Operating Officer for CareInSync, a Santa Clara, Calif.-based mobile care collaboration company dedicated to advancing safer, quality healthcare delivery and reduced costs and readmissions through effective patient care transitions.
Scot Anderson, RN, BSN, MBA Scot Anderson, RN, BSN, MBA
Manager, Telemedicine Service
Vitaphone Health Solutions
Mr. Anderson also plays a leading role in the development of new chronic disease management programs, including monitoring parameters, and enrollment and educational materials, as well as serving as the Compliance Officer for Vitaphone.
Matt Ruth, MBA Matt Ruth, MBA
Chief Operating Officer
Matt is Chief Operating Officer at RightCare, an evidence-based medical technology company helping providers optimize care transitions and improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Christina Mailloux Dr. Christina Mailloux, Iverson Genetics
Dr. Christina Mailloux serves as Medical Science Liaison for Iverson Genetics where she routinely speaks to healthcare providers about the importance and application of pharmacogenetic testing and personalized medicine.
Lindsay Holland, HSAG Moderator, Lindsay Holland, HSAG
Clinical Project Manager at Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG-CA) with five years expericence working the healthcare quality field.
Donn Wurts Moderator, Donn Wurts, Nexus Connected Healthcare
As the Director of Information Systems at Nexus Connected Healthcare, Donn formulated the Nexus Health Practice Portfolio which involves Core Foundation, Distance Care, Point of Care Workflow, Patient Hospitality Services and Clinical Business Consulting. All focused on improving healthcare workers’ efficiency and effectiveness through the use of Advanced Technology; Delivering Clinical value and improved patient healthcare experience.
Wayne Sensor Wayne Sensor, Chief Executive Officer
A seasoned hospital and health system CEO, Mr. Sensor is now the C.E.O. of a care management solutions company.
AMR’s Evolution Health
Edward M. Racht, MD Edward M. Racht, MD
Chief Medical Officer
American Medical Response
Evolution Health
Pioneering the Delivery of Care: Evolution Health's innovative programs delivering results nationwide.
Southern California’s Community Based Care Transitions Network
Holly Hagler Holly Hagler, Chair, So Cal CCTP Network and CEO, SeniorServ (Orange County)
President & CEO of SeniorServ and is on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Providers. She also serves as chair of the Southern California Community Care Transitions Collaborative / Care Transitions Network SoCal and vice chair of the Orange County Aging Services Collaborative (OCASC).
Gio Corzo Gio Corzo – Chair, OC Care Transitions Partnership and VP, SeniorServ
Gio Corzo is Vice President, Home & Care Services of SeniorServ, Orange County’s largest community-based senior services provider of social, nutrition and health services to older adults and their families.


8:30 am Welcome
8:35 – 9:10 am Speaker: Jennifer Wieckowski, HSAG of California
An update from the CMS mandated Quality Improvement Organization for the state of California.
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9:15 – 9:45 am Speaker: Neema Haria, Cedars Sinai
Showcasing Cedars Sinai’s innovative Baldrige-like model integrating with multiple Home Health agencies.
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9:50 - 10:20 am Speaker: Wayne Sensor, Ensocare
Innovative technology solutions providing measurable results in preventing unnecessary readmissions.
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10:20– 10:40 am Break and Vendor Showcase
10:40 – 11:10 am Speaker: Dr. Edward M. Racht, AMR’s Evolution Health
Pioneering the Delivery of Care: Evolution Health's innovative programs delivering results nationwide.
11:15 am - noon Panel: Proven Communication Solutions
Moderator: Lindsay Holland, HSAG
Dr. Patty Huang, Hoag
Matt Ruth, RightCare Solutions
Dr. Siva Subramanian, CareinSync
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noon Lunch and Vendor Expo
12:45 – 1:00 pm Platinum Solution Provider Showcase
1:00 – 1:40 pm Speaker: Dr. Alpesh Amin, UCI
Readmission strategies and the importance & of medication management to in preventing readmissions.
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1:45 – 2:30 pm Speakers: Holly Hagler and Gio Corzo
Orange County’s CCTP Grant Program Showcasing
Southern California’s Community Based Care Transitions Network

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2:30 - 245 pm Afternoon Vendor Showcase
2:50 – 3:30 pm Speaker: Josh Luke, Torrance Memorial Health System
Founder, California Readmission Prevention Collaborative
Innovate and Integrate: The hospital delivery system of the future.
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3:35 – 4:25 pm Panel: Proven Integration Strategies
Moderator: Donn Wurts, Nexus Connected Healthcare
Dr. Jeffrey Hay, Sharp
Scot Anderson, VitaPhone
Dr. Christina Mailloux, Iverson Genetics
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4:30 pm Closing Remarks: Drawings, Readmission tools, announcements
4:35 – 5:30 pm Harbor-side cocktail reception sponsored by Coms Interactive

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