Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Schedule at-a-Glance

Sunday, June 24

12:30 – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open 
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.  Technology Vendor Round Table: Vendors’ LTPAC and Cross-Continuum Strategies

Panel Speakers:
Speakers invited and to be announced soon
Description: 
Engage in a moderated discussion of vendor around their strategies for:
  • LTPAC sector,  
  • Engagement with Acute Care (hospitals, Physicians) Providers, 
  • Engage with Acute Care technology vendors, and interoperability intermediaries (EHR Repositories and Health Information Exchange (HIE) entities). 

Moderator: Peter Kress, VP&CIO, Acts Retirement-Life Communities.

Monday, June 25 

7:00 – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 – 8:00 a.m Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Time
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Early Riser’s Session: State of Technology Adoption
Speaker:  John Derr, R.Ph, Strategic Clinical Technology Healthcare Executive, JD & Associates Interprises
 
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Opening of the 14th Annual LTPAC Health IT Summit 
Katie Smith Sloan, President & CEO, LeadingAge
 
8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Policy Keynote: Payment Reforms in an Era of Change
 

Kate GoodrichDr. Kate Goodrich joined the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in September of 2011 where she serves as Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) and CMS Chief Medical Officer. This Center is responsible for over 20 quality measurement and value-based purchasing programs, implementation of the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System and the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act, quality improvement programs in all 50 states, clinical standards and survey and certification of all providers across the nation, and all coverage decisions for treatments and services for CMS. The Center budget exceeds $1.3 billion annually. Previously, Dr. Goodrich served as the Director of the Quality Measurement and Value-based Incentives Group in CCSQ where she oversaw the implementation of over 20 quality, value-based purchasing and public reporting programs across multiple settings. She also co-lead an HHS-wide group to align quality measures across programs, and more recently has worked with numerous private payers to align measures across the public and private sectors. From 2010 – 2011 she served as a Medical Officer in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at DHHS where she managed a portfolio of work on comparative effectiveness research and quality measurement and improvement. Dr. Goodrich is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University where she received training in health services research and health policy from 2008-2010. From 1998 to 2008, Dr. Goodrich was on faculty at the George Washington University Medical Center (GWUMC) and served as Division Director for Hospital Medicine from 2005-2008 and was chair of the Institutional Review Board from 2004-2008. She went to medical school at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA, and completed her internal medicine residency and chief medical resident year at GWUMC. She continues to practice clinical medicine as a hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine at GWUMC.
, MD, MHS, Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), CMS

 

Description:
 * Learn about innovative care and payment models providing opportunities for long-term and post-acute care to work with others in the healthcare eco-system 
 * Hear he results of some of the ongoing demonstrations and the impact of the technology, integration and coordination on care quality, cost, and patient experience. 
 * Discuss the important role of technology, health IT in particular, in enabling quality improvement within and across organizations, patient engagement, and care coordination.

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Proactive Advocacy Panel: Technology and Health Policy Priorities
Speakers: Majd Alwan,Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Technology/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge. Additional speakers invited and to be announced soon. 
Description: 
  • Engage in a moderated discussion of technology and health policy priorities for the memebers of the LTPAC Health IT Collaborative.
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break and Exhibit Time
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Panel
What Acute Care Wants!
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description: 

  • Hear from Acute Care Providers (Hospitals and Physician Groups) on the critical data elements they need, where from, when, and how they’re receiving. 
  • Discuss data acute care providers struggle with getting
  • Explore process change and how providers are leveraging technology to support transitions and shared care.  
11:00 – 12:00 p.m.       

Panel 
LTPAC and ACOs – Experience from the Field
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:

  • Hear from long-term and post acute care providers who assumed risk, implemented technology and embraced data to improve care and reduce cost
  • Explore people, processes and technologies employed to meet acute care partners’ expectations 
  • Discuss quality and cost outcomes attained and lessons learned.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Time
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.   

Afternoon Keynote: Provider’s Survival Guide!

Dr. David GruberDavid Gruber MD, MBA, Managing Director and Director of Research, Alvarez and Marsal Healthcare Industry Group (HIG) New York, (Portland, OR) David specializes in strategy, analytics, due diligence, and health benefits. His most recent publications include: “Healthcare: Economic value need not apply (yet)”, “Post-acute Care: Risks (and opportunities) lurking beneath the surface”, and “Provider survival strategies in an at-risk environment.” Dr. Gruber brings 33 years of diversified healthcare experience as a physician, corporate executive, Wall Street analyst, entrepreneur and consultant. He joined A&M in 2011. Before joining A&M, he spent three years as the Founder of Healthcare Convergence Associates, a consulting firm focused on the convergence of healthcare, technology and the consumer. Until 2008, Dr. Gruber was Vice President of Corporate Development and New Ventures with the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Companies. In 1995-2004, he worked on Wall Street as a top-ten rated medical supplies and devices analyst at Lehman Brothers, Piper Jaffray and Sanford Bernstein. He was the lead analyst for the IPO of Intuitive Surgical (robotics) and Given Imaging, and a merchant banking investment in Therasense; and was involved in several secondary offerings. Prior to entering Wall Street, Dr. Gruber was VP, Planning and Business Development for the $1.6 billion healthcare group at Bristol-Myers that included Zimmer, ConvaTec, Linvatec and Xomed-Treace. Dr. Gruber has appeared on NPR and C-Span; quoted in the Washington Post and LA Times, and many trade publications; and has been published. Dr. Gruber is a magna cum laude graduate of a six-year BS-MD program from CCNY (1981) the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (1983). He also has an MBA from Columbia University (1986), was a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow (1990-93) and is currently a Senior Fellow at the HITLAB. He is a re-elected Trustee to the Teaneck Board of Education.
, Managing Director, Director of Research, Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group, LLC

 

 Description:
  Learn about the importance of risk stratification as well as risk and gain sharing in this era of change 
  Explore a new definition of population health in a paradigm of person-centeredness 
  Discuss the role of actionable data analytics and other important enabling technology tools in the success of this paradigm. 

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.  Managed Care
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:
  • Discuss why providers of long-term and post-acute care are opting to become capitated payment plans (Medicare Advantage, Managed Medicaid Plans) and how markets are reacting
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Break and Exhibit Time
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Panel 
Payer-Provider Convergence
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:

  • Discuss the implications of convergence between payers and providers on care for the older adult population and health care ecosystem.
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Technology Innovation Keynote: Healthcare in the Era of Cognitive Computing!
Keynote Speaker:

Judy MurphyJudy Murphy is Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at IBM Global Healthcare, where she is responsible for building relationships and expanding business across the healthcare industry. She is a strategic advisor to clients and helps put together health IT solutions for providers in order to improve health and healthcare, and lower costs. Prior to working at IBM, she was CNO and Deputy National Coordinator for Programs and Policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in Washington D.C. In these roles, she led federal efforts to assist health care providers in adopting health information technology to improve care and to promote consumers’ greater understanding and use of health information technology for their own health. She came to ONC with more than 25 years of health informatics experience at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, an integrated delivery network with 15 hospitals, 120 ambulatory centers, and over 30,000 employees. As Vice President-EHR Applications, she led their EHR program since 1995, when Aurora was one of the early adopters of health IT. She publishes and lectures nationally and internationally. She served on the AMIA and HIMSS Board of Directors, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the American College of Medical Informatics and HIMSS. She has received numerous awards, including the HIMSS 2018 Most Influential Women in Health IT, AMIA 2014 Don Eugene Detmer Award for Health Policy Contributions in Informatics, the HIMSS 2014 Federal Health IT Leadership Award, and the HIMSS 2006 Nursing Informatics Leadership Award.
, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) - IBM Global Healthcare

 

Description:
Describe how the concept of ‘care’ is changing in our health delivery system
Identify how cognitive computing can help deliver the digital reinvention to move beyond traditional EHR tools
Discuss the impact of cognitive computing on areas such as population health management, analytics, decision support, aging in place, telehealth, and IoT.

Moderator: Susheel Ladwa, Industry Leader, Life Sciences, IBM Cloud Application Services, and Co-Chair - AHIP IT Advisory Group 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Technology Innovations Keynote 
Keynote Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Exhibits & Pavilions remain open
 

Tuesday, June 26 

7:00 – 1:15 a.m Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 – 8:00 a.m Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Time
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. ONC-CMS Update 
Keynote Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Panel 
Patient & Family Engagement: Tools and Provider Case Studies 
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Break and Exhibit Time
10:15 – 11:10 a.m.

Tracks
Track 1 Telehealth and Chronic Care Management
Panel Speakers: 
Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 2 Medication Management: Case Studies
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 3 Shared Care Planning and Coordination
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 4 Cybersecurity
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

11:15  – 12:10 p.m.

Tracks
Track 1 Telehealth and Chronic Care Management
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 2 Medication Management: Case Studies
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 3 Shared Care Planning and Coordination
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 4 Cybersecurity
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

12:10 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Time
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Exhibitor Tear Down
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Afternoon Keynote: Sustainability Beyond Technical Requirements & HITECH Funding: Lessons from Oklahoma
Keynote Speaker: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Panel 
Engaging in Cross-Continuum Health Information Exchange: Provider Success Stories 
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Townhall on Integrated Care – Round Table Discussions and Call To Action
Speakers: Nicole Fallon, Vice President, Health Policy & Integrated Services, LeadingAge & Majd Alwan, Senior Vice President, Technology/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge.
 
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks  
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Schedule at-a-Glance

Sunday, June 24

12:30 – 7:00 p.m. Registration Open 
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.  Technology Vendor Round Table: Vendors’ LTPAC and Cross-Continuum Strategies

Panel Speakers:
Speakers invited and to be announced soon
Description: 
Engage in a moderated discussion of vendor around their strategies for:
  • LTPAC sector,  
  • Engagement with Acute Care (hospitals, Physicians) Providers, 
  • Engage with Acute Care technology vendors, and interoperability intermediaries (EHR Repositories and Health Information Exchange (HIE) entities). 

Moderator: Peter Kress, VP&CIO, Acts Retirement-Life Communities.

Monday, June 25 

7:00 – 7:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 – 8:00 a.m Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Time
7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Early Riser’s Session: State of Technology Adoption
Speaker:  John Derr, R.Ph, Strategic Clinical Technology Healthcare Executive, JD & Associates Interprises
 
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Opening of the 14th Annual LTPAC Health IT Summit 
Katie Smith Sloan, President & CEO, LeadingAge
 
8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Opening Policy Keynote: Payment Reforms in an Era of Change
 

Kate GoodrichDr. Kate Goodrich joined the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in September of 2011 where she serves as Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) and CMS Chief Medical Officer. This Center is responsible for over 20 quality measurement and value-based purchasing programs, implementation of the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System and the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act, quality improvement programs in all 50 states, clinical standards and survey and certification of all providers across the nation, and all coverage decisions for treatments and services for CMS. The Center budget exceeds $1.3 billion annually. Previously, Dr. Goodrich served as the Director of the Quality Measurement and Value-based Incentives Group in CCSQ where she oversaw the implementation of over 20 quality, value-based purchasing and public reporting programs across multiple settings. She also co-lead an HHS-wide group to align quality measures across programs, and more recently has worked with numerous private payers to align measures across the public and private sectors. From 2010 – 2011 she served as a Medical Officer in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at DHHS where she managed a portfolio of work on comparative effectiveness research and quality measurement and improvement. Dr. Goodrich is a graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University where she received training in health services research and health policy from 2008-2010. From 1998 to 2008, Dr. Goodrich was on faculty at the George Washington University Medical Center (GWUMC) and served as Division Director for Hospital Medicine from 2005-2008 and was chair of the Institutional Review Board from 2004-2008. She went to medical school at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, LA, and completed her internal medicine residency and chief medical resident year at GWUMC. She continues to practice clinical medicine as a hospitalist and Associate Professor of Medicine at GWUMC.
, MD, MHS, Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), CMS

 

Description:
 * Learn about innovative care and payment models providing opportunities for long-term and post-acute care to work with others in the healthcare eco-system 
 * Hear he results of some of the ongoing demonstrations and the impact of the technology, integration and coordination on care quality, cost, and patient experience. 
 * Discuss the important role of technology, health IT in particular, in enabling quality improvement within and across organizations, patient engagement, and care coordination.

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Proactive Advocacy Panel: Technology and Health Policy Priorities
Speakers: Majd Alwan,Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Technology/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge. Additional speakers invited and to be announced soon. 
Description: 
  • Engage in a moderated discussion of technology and health policy priorities for the memebers of the LTPAC Health IT Collaborative.
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Networking Break and Exhibit Time
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Panel
What Acute Care Wants!
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description: 

  • Hear from Acute Care Providers (Hospitals and Physician Groups) on the critical data elements they need, where from, when, and how they’re receiving. 
  • Discuss data acute care providers struggle with getting
  • Explore process change and how providers are leveraging technology to support transitions and shared care.  
11:00 – 12:00 p.m.       

Panel 
LTPAC and ACOs – Experience from the Field
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:

  • Hear from long-term and post acute care providers who assumed risk, implemented technology and embraced data to improve care and reduce cost
  • Explore people, processes and technologies employed to meet acute care partners’ expectations 
  • Discuss quality and cost outcomes attained and lessons learned.
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Time
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.   

Afternoon Keynote: Provider’s Survival Guide!

Dr. David GruberDavid Gruber MD, MBA, Managing Director and Director of Research, Alvarez and Marsal Healthcare Industry Group (HIG) New York, (Portland, OR) David specializes in strategy, analytics, due diligence, and health benefits. His most recent publications include: “Healthcare: Economic value need not apply (yet)”, “Post-acute Care: Risks (and opportunities) lurking beneath the surface”, and “Provider survival strategies in an at-risk environment.” Dr. Gruber brings 33 years of diversified healthcare experience as a physician, corporate executive, Wall Street analyst, entrepreneur and consultant. He joined A&M in 2011. Before joining A&M, he spent three years as the Founder of Healthcare Convergence Associates, a consulting firm focused on the convergence of healthcare, technology and the consumer. Until 2008, Dr. Gruber was Vice President of Corporate Development and New Ventures with the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Companies. In 1995-2004, he worked on Wall Street as a top-ten rated medical supplies and devices analyst at Lehman Brothers, Piper Jaffray and Sanford Bernstein. He was the lead analyst for the IPO of Intuitive Surgical (robotics) and Given Imaging, and a merchant banking investment in Therasense; and was involved in several secondary offerings. Prior to entering Wall Street, Dr. Gruber was VP, Planning and Business Development for the $1.6 billion healthcare group at Bristol-Myers that included Zimmer, ConvaTec, Linvatec and Xomed-Treace. Dr. Gruber has appeared on NPR and C-Span; quoted in the Washington Post and LA Times, and many trade publications; and has been published. Dr. Gruber is a magna cum laude graduate of a six-year BS-MD program from CCNY (1981) the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (1983). He also has an MBA from Columbia University (1986), was a Kellogg Foundation National Fellow (1990-93) and is currently a Senior Fellow at the HITLAB. He is a re-elected Trustee to the Teaneck Board of Education.
, Managing Director, Director of Research, Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group, LLC

 

 Description:
  Learn about the importance of risk stratification as well as risk and gain sharing in this era of change 
  Explore a new definition of population health in a paradigm of person-centeredness 
  Discuss the role of actionable data analytics and other important enabling technology tools in the success of this paradigm. 

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.  Managed Care
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:
  • Discuss why providers of long-term and post-acute care are opting to become capitated payment plans (Medicare Advantage, Managed Medicaid Plans) and how markets are reacting
3:15 – 3:45 p.m. Break and Exhibit Time
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Panel 
Payer-Provider Convergence
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Description:

  • Discuss the implications of convergence between payers and providers on care for the older adult population and health care ecosystem.
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Technology Innovation Keynote: Healthcare in the Era of Cognitive Computing!
Keynote Speaker:

Judy MurphyJudy Murphy is Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at IBM Global Healthcare, where she is responsible for building relationships and expanding business across the healthcare industry. She is a strategic advisor to clients and helps put together health IT solutions for providers in order to improve health and healthcare, and lower costs. Prior to working at IBM, she was CNO and Deputy National Coordinator for Programs and Policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in Washington D.C. In these roles, she led federal efforts to assist health care providers in adopting health information technology to improve care and to promote consumers’ greater understanding and use of health information technology for their own health. She came to ONC with more than 25 years of health informatics experience at Aurora Health Care in Wisconsin, an integrated delivery network with 15 hospitals, 120 ambulatory centers, and over 30,000 employees. As Vice President-EHR Applications, she led their EHR program since 1995, when Aurora was one of the early adopters of health IT. She publishes and lectures nationally and internationally. She served on the AMIA and HIMSS Board of Directors, and is a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the American College of Medical Informatics and HIMSS. She has received numerous awards, including the HIMSS 2018 Most Influential Women in Health IT, AMIA 2014 Don Eugene Detmer Award for Health Policy Contributions in Informatics, the HIMSS 2014 Federal Health IT Leadership Award, and the HIMSS 2006 Nursing Informatics Leadership Award.
, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) - IBM Global Healthcare

 

Description:
Describe how the concept of ‘care’ is changing in our health delivery system
Identify how cognitive computing can help deliver the digital reinvention to move beyond traditional EHR tools
Discuss the impact of cognitive computing on areas such as population health management, analytics, decision support, aging in place, telehealth, and IoT.

Moderator: Susheel Ladwa, Industry Leader, Life Sciences, IBM Cloud Application Services, and Co-Chair - AHIP IT Advisory Group 

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Technology Innovations Keynote 
Keynote Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception
Exhibits & Pavilions remain open
 

Tuesday, June 26 

7:00 – 1:15 a.m Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 – 8:00 a.m Continental Breakfast and Exhibit Time
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. ONC-CMS Update 
Keynote Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Panel 
Patient & Family Engagement: Tools and Provider Case Studies 
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Break and Exhibit Time
10:15 – 11:10 a.m.

Tracks
Track 1 Telehealth and Chronic Care Management
Panel Speakers: 
Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 2 Medication Management: Case Studies
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 3 Shared Care Planning and Coordination
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 4 Cybersecurity
Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

11:15  – 12:10 p.m.

Tracks
Track 1 Telehealth and Chronic Care Management
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 2 Medication Management: Case Studies
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 3 Shared Care Planning and Coordination
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced
Track 4 Cybersecurity
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

12:10 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch and Exhibit Time
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Exhibitor Tear Down
1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Afternoon Keynote: Sustainability Beyond Technical Requirements & HITECH Funding: Lessons from Oklahoma
Keynote Speaker: Speakers invited and to be announced
 
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.

Panel 
Engaging in Cross-Continuum Health Information Exchange: Provider Success Stories 
Panel Speakers: Speakers invited and to be announced

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Townhall on Integrated Care – Round Table Discussions and Call To Action
Speakers: Nicole Fallon, Vice President, Health Policy & Integrated Services, LeadingAge & Majd Alwan, Senior Vice President, Technology/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge.
 
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks