8:30 AM



9:00 AM


Bonnie Cushman, CPA, Chief Executive Officer, Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

What’s Next in Rehabilitation: AMRPA Legislative and Regulatory Update

Kate Beller, JD, EVP for Government Relations and Policy Development, AMRPA

Jonathan Gold, JD, Director of Government Relations & Regulatory Counsel, AMRPA

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Case Management and Care Scores

Wendy Albertson, MAPL, BSN, RN, CCM, CCDS, VP of Case Management & Clinical Documentation Rehab Division

Lisa Werner, MBA, MS, SLP, Director of Consulting Services, Fleming-AOD and eRehabData®

11:00 AM -  11:45 AM

Improving Documentation: Care Scores from a Physician Point of View

Sheldon Goldberg, MD, Medical Director, Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

Clinical Perspective: Rehabilitation Nursing

Kim Pickerel, RN, CRRN, Vice President, Rehabilitation Clinical Operations, Vibra Health

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch


1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Treating Clinically Complex Patients

Eric Yaeger, MD, Pulmonologist, Kindred Hospital – Denver

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM

Patient Continence: A Dignified Interdisciplinary Approach to Toileting Programs

Brend Simon, OTR/L, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital

3:00 PM – 3:45 PM

TOPs – A Patient Engagement Platform Designed to Reduce Potentially Preventable Readmissions

Suzanne Quillen, RN, CNP, MPA, Vice President of Clinical Innovation , Ernest Health


3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Tour of Vibra Hospital of Denver