2018 Leadership Summit

2018 Leadership Summit
Total Cost of Care:  Partnerships and Innovation
June 7, 2018
Turf Valley Resort - Ellicott City, MD

LifeSpan and The Beacon Institute teamed up with the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA) and the Maryland National Capital Homecare Association (MNCHA) and Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) to produce the 2018 Cross-Continuum Leadership Summit.  Focusing on Maryland's Care Redesign Amendment to the All-Payer model, which begins in January 2019, this one-day conference aimed to help increase collaboration across healthcare in order to improve population health, especially for seniors.

The following conference presentations are now available for viewing:  

Morning Key Note Toward Total Accountability: Partnering for Our Patients
Bob Atlas, the Maryland Hospital Association’s new President and CEO, will share his perspectives on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for Maryland’s hospitals and their partners as they work together to create a system of care that that is seamless, efficient and in the best interest of the patient.
Bob Atlas, President & CEO, Maryland Hospital Association

Total Cost of Care: Redesigning Maryland’s Care Delivery System
A team from Maryland's Health Services Cost Review Commission and the Maryland Hospital Association will share the latest on Maryland’s unique agreement with the federal government that holds hospitals accountable for the total cost of care, as well as discuss innovative tools, policies and partnership opportunities that will be available to support transformation
Chris Peterson, Principal Deputy Director, HSCRC
Nicole Stallings, Vice President, Policy & Data Analytics, MHA
Maansi Raswant, Director, Policy & Data Analytics, MHA

Technology That’s Making a Difference – Panel Discussion
Craig Behm, Sr Director of Marketing and Product Development, Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patient (CRISP)
Brandon Neiswender, Vice President & COOs, CRISP
Scott Rifkin, Founder & Executive Chairman, Real Time Medical

The Role of Home Health Care in Total Cost of Care
This session will explore the tectonic shifts under way in the U.S. health care system, with a focus on the key policy and regulatory trends that are reshaping the economics of home care. Having defined the major headwinds an tailwinds impacting home health, hospice, and related sectors of the health care industry, Mr. Bentley will highlight the opportunities for innovation and strategic imperatives for home health providers and other home-based care organizations
Fred Bently, VP, Avalere Health

Afternoon Key Note - Disruptive Innovation: The Future of Senior Housing and Care
We are entering a time of disruptive innovation in seniors housing and care and in aging services and healthcare delivery more broadly.  Companies will either be disruptors or disrupted. The current seniors housing, long-term care and post-acute care products will need to be repositioned, reimagined and recreated in order to serve the future customer and respond to the move to value-based, outcomes-based healthcare.  Come hear the key concepts that will define this future, the key trends that are driving it, and the key success factors for providers of care and services to seniors.
Robert Kramer, Founder & CEO, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC)

Driving Health Care Innovation
In this session, presenters will share examples of how partnerships between health care providers and community based organizations are improving quality of life, extending independence, and reducing hospital utilization and total cost of care.  Through the Nexus Montgomery Regional Partnership, the six hospitals are Montgomery County are leading a series of interventions that bring together a range of health care providers and community partners to address the health and non-health needs of targeted populations in Montgomery and parts of Prince Georges counties.  Jeff Goldman will provide a look into how these partnerships were formed as well as share an overview of each of the Nexus interventions to date.  In addition, representatives from partner organizations will share recent successes with two key interventions: Wellness and Independence for Seniors at Home (WISH) and the Nexus Montgomery Skilled Nursing Facility Alliance. 
Jeff Goldman, VP Population Health & Director, Nexus Montgomery
Ben Peck, PhD,Program Director, Wellness & Independence for Seniors at Home (WISH), The Coordinating Center
Joseph Podson, Executive Director, Homecrest House
Margie Hackett, Transition Guide Nurse Manager, Suburban Hospital, A Member of Johns Hopkins Medicine
Cherrie Eubanks, Director of Nursing, The Village at Rockville

How Hospice Can Be an Effective Partner in Total Cost of Care
Learn how partnering with serious illness and end of life programs can help reduce the overall cost of care while at the same time improving the quality of one’s life.
Cathy Hamel, President, Gilchrist and VP Continuing Care/GBMC



Leading Partners

 Flagship2016  family and nursing care new 2014  Morgan Keller

Supporting Partner

bank of texas 


Refreshment Sponsors

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