9:15 - 10:14 AM
Keynote Address - Justin M. Senior

10:30 - 11:30 AM 
Keynote Address - Dr. Leonard Hock, DO, MACOI, CMD, HMDC, FAAHPM, Chief Medical Officer, Harbor Palliative Care & AIM, TrustBridge Health, President, FMDA

11:30- 1:15 PM 
Cindy DePorter, North Carolina State Director - Promising Practices Luncheon & Presentations, and State Agency Staff Recognition

1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Palliative Care Dr. Leonard Hock, D.O., MACOI, CMD, HMDC, FAAHPM CMO-Harbor Palliative Care & AIM Trustbridge (Karnofsky and PPS scale)

Oversight Models for Clinics Performing Outpatient Procedures- Deirdre Astin, Deputy Director, Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers, New York State Department of Health –

Management in a Transitional Health Care Environment and How to Navigate Change - Carl W. Taylor, JD, Senior Vice President Unified Physician Management

Rehab of St. Pete (Bayou Shores) Florida Nursing Home Termination and Bankruptcy Case - Thomas Walsh II, Senior Attorney, Agency for Health Care Administration (No PowerPoint)

Introduction to NBCP: Statewide Pre-Employment Screening for LTC- James Joslin, OK, Alexander Netten, ME and Meghan Shears, WVA

3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

Greenhouse Project Update - Susan Ryan, Senior Director & Deborah Wiegand, Project Guide, The Green House Project

Inquiring Minds want to know what is going on nationally in ESRD’s! - Kelly M. Mayo, MS Chief Administration Officer, HSAG, ESRD National Coordinating Center

State Partnerships to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance: Challenges and Opportunities - Dr. Stone, Dr. Meier Dr. Nimalie Stone, MD, Medical Epidemiologist for LTC, CDC

Benefits and Consequences of Quality Assurance and Assessment - Karen Goldsmith, JD Goldsmith & Grout, P.A. and Robin A. Bleier, RN, LHRM, CLC RB Health Partners, Inc.

Panel Discussion: Best Practices in State LTC Pre-Employment - Elizabeth Raistrick, CNA Moderator Steve Gobbo, MI, Jane Lengel, OH, Beth Myers, Innovative Architects, Alem Ghebrezghi, DC, and James Joslin, OK


8:30 AM – 9:45 AM 

Federal Emergency Preparedness Requirements - David R. Wright, Director, Survey and Certification Group, CCSQ/CM

8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

IT Support for NBCP Screening Programs: Core System Capabilities and Recent Enhancements - Beth Myers, Innovative Architects (LIVE DEMONSTRATION)

10:00 AM – 11:15 AM

Provider Engagement: Reducing Complaints in Licensed/Certified Facilities - Kathy McCanna, Branch Chief, Health Care Institution, Arizona Department of Health Services

Working Together to Meet Strategic Service Demand. Is a Bed-Free Hospital on the Horizon?- Liz Dudek, Director of Health Care Affairs, GreenbergTraurig; Dave Kistel, VP Facilities & Support Services, Lee Health; Bradley S. Pollitt, AIA, VP Facilities UF Health Services; Laura Stillman, FLAD Architects

Quality Improvement Organization (QIO): Update on the 11th Scope of Work (SoW) and Plans for the 12th SoW - Amy Osborn, Executive Director Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) QIN-QI

The Future is Now, Health Information Technology’s Impact on Healthcare - Molly McKinstry, Deputy Secretary Health Quality Assurance; Pam King, Florida HIE Outreach Coordinator

Panel Discussions: Multi-Agency Sharing for Background ScreeningCaraLee Starnes, CNA, Moderator, Taylor Haddock, FL, David Ostrander, GA, Brenda Dreher, KS, and Tracy Marshall, AK

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

New Survey Process & Phase II Rule Requirements - Evan Shulman, Deputy Director, Division of Nursing Homes, Survey and Certification Group, CCSQ/CMS

State and Federal Partnerships to Improve Response to Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) Risks and Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Threats - Dr. Daniel Schwartz, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Survey and Certification Group CCSQ/CMS; Patricia Meier, MD, Chief Medical Officer, CMS Kansas City Regional Office; Joe Perz, CDC

Health Information Transparency-Providing Regulatory, Quality, and Health Care Cost Information to Consumers- Florida Health Finder - Molly McKinstry, Deputy Secretary Health Quality Assurance; Nikole Helvey, Chief Florida Center for Health Information and Transparency

Effective Collaboration in Fraud Prevention - Tim Helms, Medicaid Program Integrity, Prevention Strategy and Oversight Unit

Panel Discussion: Measuring Long Term Performance in Screening Programs - Ernie Baumann, CNA, Jane Lengel, OH, James Joslin, OK, Melanie Madore, MO

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Panel Discussion: Screening Programs, Vulnerable Populations and Media Reports - CaraLee Starnes, CNA, Moderator, Meghan Shears, WV, Taylor Haddock, FL, and James Joslin, 

4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Panel Discussion: Getting to Know "Yes" for Enhanced Screening Programs - Ernie Baumann, Moderator, Meghan Shears, WV, and Taylor Haddock, FL



8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Contracting for Statewide Fingerprinting and Software Support - Scott Chisholm, OK

9:30 AM – 11:45 AM

General Session: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Update - David Wright and CMS Staff

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