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Date(s) - 06/30/2017
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

FHI 360 Conference Center


Tactics and Technologies Transforming Long-term Care Conference Agenda

Registration and Breakfast, 8:15 am – 9:00 am

Opening Remarks and Morning Keynote Address, 9:00 am – 9:20 am

Panel Sessions:  

Expanding Home Telehealth within Healthcare Reform, 9:20 am – 10:00 am

  • Driving change in the economic, social and political landscape
  • Avoiding in-patient hospitalization
  • New approaches to home telehealth care

Joseph P. McMenamin, MD, JD, FCLM, General Counsel, Virginia Telemedicine Network
Joel Reich, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer at Eastern Connecticut Health Network  

David Gruber, Managing Director and Director of Healthcare Research, Alvarez & Marsal  

The Reconfiguration of Healthcare for Bottom Line Results, 10:00 – 10:40 am

  • Instructive use case where rehab and virtual visits reduce costs PLUS extending program applications
  • Critical success factors to scale and sustain your telehealth program
  • How to align stakeholders and platforms for best results

Richard S. Bakalar, MD, Former ATA President and current Managing Director, Advisory Services – Healthcare Solutions (Virtual Care)
David Gruber, Managing Director and Director of Healthcare Research at Alvarez & Marsal

To Be Announced, Deloitte Consulting

Refreshment Break & Sponsor/Exhibitor Showcase, 10:40 am – 11:00 am

Population Health and Management: Making it Work, 11:00 am – 11:35 am

  • Lower unit cost and better care through shared care delivery and information exchange
  • Strategies for total population health management to stay stabilized, get “healthy,” and live with chronic illness

Pramod Gaur, PhD, Telehealth SME, Adjunct Professor, Pace University and Clinical Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
Dirk Schroeder, Chief Health Officer & Co-Founder HolaDoctor

Todd D. Ellis, Principal, KPMG

Chronic Condition Management and Value on Investment, 11:35 am – 12:15 pm

  • Example of organizational success of technology and vendor solutions

Measuring programs with the new VOI and not ROI considering revenue, cost avoidance and cost
savings shifting to the appropriate care setting and use of clinical resources

Bryan Arkwright, Senior Consultant at Schumacher Clinical Partners; Telehealth / Telemedicine Strategy and Operations
Monica Leslie, Senior Consultant at Schumacher Clinical Partners – Telehealth/Telemedicine Strategy, Design + Implementation
Rehan Virani, Healthcare Consulting Manager at Schumacher Clinical Partners; Telehealth/ Telemedicine Strategy and Operations  

Luncheon, 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Luncheon Keynote Address, 12:40 pm – 1:00 pm

Maine Health Business Case, 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm 

  • Evidence based outcomes for patient adherence, improved clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and reduced admissions
  • How to select technology, educate patients, and reduce readmit penalties
  • Strategies to collaborate with providers
  • Delivery care model template, program sustainability, and expansion

Robert Abel, MSN, RN, MaineHealth Care At Home, Chief Nursing Officer & Director of  Palliative Care
Ann M. Spenard MSN, RN-BC, Vice President & Principal, Qualidigm  

Work Sessions:

Behavioral Health in Health Systems, 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm

  • Reducing utilization costs downstream through care coordination
  • New reimbursement trends and adoption models for innovative technologies in LTC

Samir Malik, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Genoa Healthcare Telepsychiatry   

Transformative Health Management Utilizing Real Time Data from the Home in a Meaningful Way,
2:30 pm – 3:10 pm 

  • Cut costs and produce better patient outcomes for insurers, health plans, hospitals, care and disease management companies and home health agencies
  • Contain costs while improving quality and patient engagement
  • Capture valuable information from your patients  home
  • How intuitive design enables home health aides, caregivers and patients, regardless of their computer skills or language literacy, to enter extensive behavioral, clinical and medication adherence data

Robert Herzog, CEO, eCaring
Ilyne Rabinowitz, Vice President of Clinical Services, Bestcare Inc.  

Refreshment Break & Sponsor/Exhibitor Showcase, 3:10 pm – 3:35 pm  

Remote Monitoring Success in the Home Health Setting, 3:35 pm – 4:15 pm

  • A window into an industry pioneer, Kaiser Permanente’s success and why
  • Evidence based cost savings demonstrated

Richard Anglin, CEO, telmedx
Sandra J. Barton, MD, Continuing Care Services, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Angela C. Higashi, RN, Kaiser Permanente      

4:15 Essentials for the Design and Implementation of a Long Term Care Telemedicine Program,
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm 

  • Discussion of gaps telemedicine fills for long term care facilities
  • Design a holistic LTC telemedicine program including components and equipment

Dan McCafferty, Vice President, Global Sales & Corporate Development, AMD
Joseph Scarpa, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Vestra Care and TeliStat, Restorative Care Unit

Overcoming the Three Main Telemedicine Challenges to Long-term Care, 5:00 pm – 5:40 pm  

  • What are the tradeoffs of high-cost vs. consumer hardware vs. Bluetooth devices?
  • What are the current telemedicine software options?
  • What are alternatives to traditional physician staffing solutions?

Milton Chen, CEO, VSee
Bill Kelly, CEO & Co-founder, ReelDx   

Closing Remarks, 5:40 pm – 5:45 pm

Conference Concludes, 5:45 pm