2018 Patient Flow Management Congress

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  • 7:15 Conference Registration & Morning Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson's Opening Remarks

    Kris Kaneta
    Senior Vice President, Marketing
    TeleTracking

    8:15

    Patient Flow from a National Perspective

    Scott Newton, DNP, RN, MHA, EMT-P
    Vice President, Care Model Solutions
    TeleTracking 

    9:00

    Patient Flow: Barriers to Discharge, Early Discharges, and Unintended Consequences

    John Vazquez, MD
    Associate Director, Operations, Division of Hospital Medicine
    Medical Director, System Transfer Service & Patient Flow
    Emory Healthcare 

    9:45 Networking Break & Refreshments
    10:15

    Inter-Hospital Transfers: Leveraging Hospitalists as Triage Officers to Facilitate Timely and Appropriate Patient Placement

    Christopher Whinney, MD, FACP, FHM
    Chair, Department of Hospital Medicine
    Cleveland Clinic 

    11:00

    Effectively Managing Patient Throughput at an Academic Medical Center

    Mary Cramer, MBA, CPHQ, MBB
    Chief Experience Officer &
    Executive Director, Organizational Effectiveness
    Massachusetts General Hospital 

    11:45

    A How-To Guide on Patient Flow and Reducing Hospital Readmissions: Examining Effective Models and Strategies

    Nicholas Steinour, MD, FACEP
    Medical Director, Emergency Department
    Seton Medical Center Austin
    Seton Healthcare 

    12:30 Luncheon for All Attendees & Speakers
    1:30

    Examining the Creation of a Capacity Command Center for Effective Patient Flow

    Ian Schwartz, MD
    Vice President, Clinical Operations
    Assistant Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine
    Yale New Haven Health

    2:15

    Panel Discussion: Essential Hospital Wide Strategies to Support Patient Flow and Promote Patient Centered Care

    Elizabeth Miller, RN, MSN
    Executive Director, Care Management
    Adventist Health

    Karen Nelson, MSW, MBA
    Director, Social Work & Case Management
    Stanford Health Care

    John Vazquez, MD
    Associate Director, Operations, Division of Hospital Medicine
    Medical Director, System Transfer Service & Patient Flow
    Emory Healthcare 

    3:15 Networking Break & Refreshments
    3:45

    Connecting the Dots: Improving Patient Flow Between Health Systems

    Baligh Yehia, MD, MPP, MSc
    Senior Medical Director
    Johns Hopkins Medicine 

    4:30

    Patient Flow Strategies to Address Length of Stay and Reduce Readmissions

    Vanessa Rochell-Stacks, CHFP, MHA
    Associate Vice President, Care Management & Care Transition
    Rush University Medical Center 

    5:15 End of Day One
  • 7:15 Morning Breakfast
    8:00

    Chairperson’s Recap of Day One

    Kris Kaneta
    Senior Vice President, Marketing
    TeleTracking

    8:15

    Enhancing Patient Flow: Telemedicine in the Emergency Department and Providing Medical Screening Exams

    Neel Kapadia, MD, MBA
    Assistant Medical Director, Emergency Department
    Division of Emergency Medicine
    Duke Health 

    9:00

    Achieving the Patient Flow Outcomes of a High Reliability Organization through the Creation of a Centralized Operations Center

    Paul Davenport, RN, MBA, NREMTP, CMTE
    Vice President, Emergency & Care Management Services
    Carilion Clinic

    Melanie Morris, MSN, RN, CMTE
    Senior Director, Transfer/Communications Center & Emergency Management
    Carilion Clinic 

    9:45 Networking Break & Refreshments
    10:15

    Panel Discussion: Best Collaborative Approaches to Improve Quality and Patient Flow

    Stephanie Calcasola, MSN, RN-BC, CPHQ
    Vice President, Quality & Safety
    Hartford HealthCare

    Lee Duke, II, MD, MBA
    Senior Vice President, Chief Physician Executive & Chief Medical Officer
    Lancaster General Health
    Penn Medicine

    Tammy Williams, DNP, RN
    Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services
    University Medical Center Health System 

    11:15

    Techniques to Optimize Hospital Patient Flow: Effectively Redesigning the Emergency Department

    Lee Duke, II, MD, MBA
    Senior Vice President, Chief Physician Executive & Chief Medical Officer
    Lancaster General Health
    Penn Medicine 

    12:00

    Enhancing Clinical Documentation to Improve Patient Flow, Revenue and Quality

    Svetlana Chernyavsky, DO
    Medical Director, Clinical Documentation & Improvement
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital 

    12:45 Conference Concludes