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Concurrent Track Sessions

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Conference Programing
- Welcome & Medical Rehabilitation Patient Perspecive Speaker
- Evidence-Based Leadership in Healthcare
- Networking Breakout Sessions
Sponsor & Exhibitor Hours​

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Concurrent Tracks

 

Track One: Business Operations and Leadership Development

  • The Potential Impact of a Pandemic on Physician Compensation
    Jane Snecinski, MBA, President, Post Acute Advisors
    Michael J Soisson, MHA, VP Operations: Central Region, Vibra Healthcare

 

Track Two: Clinical Care Delivery - A Team Approach

  • The Implementation of an Interdisciplinary Protocol for Weaning Patients Off of Direct Observation: Balancing Patient Safety and Fiscal Responsibility in the Care of Patients with Acute Brain Injury
    Kirk Lercher, MD, Medical Director Brain Injury Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
    Debra Zeitlin, MS, CCC-SLP, CBIS, Therapy Manager Brain Injury Unit, Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Cristina Parfene, PsyD, Inpatient Clinical Neuropsychologist, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital
    Lisa A Spielman, PhD, Associate Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital

 

Track Three: Regulatory, Legislative, and Accreditation Matters

  • Improving Quality of Physician Documentation in the Inpatient Rehabilitation Setting
    Vanessa Flaherty, PT, DPT, Manager, Post-Acute Assessments, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine
    Mahesh Ramachan, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine

 

Track Four: Technology, Research and Innovation

  • Mobile Photo Application Wound Management System (WMS): A two-year retrospective study of a 42 bed inpatient rehab facility (IRF) for quality reporting and patient care improvement.
    Nancy A Estocado, PT, CWS, Physical Medicine Supervisor, Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center Rehab Unit

2:00 - 2:45 p.m. ET

Concurrent Tracks

 

Track One: Business Operations and Leadership Development

  • Accessing an Untapped Source of Funds: Philanthropy Revisited
    Kathleen Yosko, RN, LCNA, PhD, President, KCY Healthcare Advisors; Former President/CEO, Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital

 

Track Two: Clinical Care Delivery - A Team Approach

  • A Conservative And Comprehensive Approach to Spine Care Yields Improved Outcomes at Minimal Costs
    Andrew Lovig, PT, DPT, MBA, Regional Director, Outpatient Rehab Svcs, Trinity Health of New England, Major Medicare Legal and Policy

 

Track Three: Regulatory, Legislative and Accreditation Matters

  • Developments Impacting IRF Coverage and Reimbursement
    Peter W Thomas, JD, Principal, Powers Law Firm
    Ron Connelly, JD, Principal, Powers Law Firm

 

 Track Four: Technology, Research and Innovation

  • Know When To Pivot: Transitioning Outpatient Speech Therapy into a Hybridized Telerehabilitation Delivery Model
    Hannah Floyd, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
    Mario Rodriguez, PT, Director of Rehabilitation/Therapy Services, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital
    Sarah Covert, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist, San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

Conference Programing​
- Lessons Learned During a Quarter of a Century in International Medical Rehabilitation Accreditation with Christine MacDonell

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

Conference Programing
- Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units Panel
- COVID-19 and Medical Rehabilitation
- Networking Breakout Sessions
Sponsor & Exhibitor Hours

1:00 - 1:45 p.m. ET

Concurrent Tracks

 

Track One: Business Operations and Leadership Development

  • Using eRehabData Outcomes to Optimize Your Performance
    Lisa Werner, MBA, Director of Consulting Services, Fleming-AOD
    Sam Fleming, BA, Director, eRehabdata

 

Track Two: Clinical Care Delivery - A Team Approach

  • Implementing an Interdisciplinary Safe Patient Handling Program in a Rehabilitation Facility
    Rebecca Orischak, OTR/L, CBIS
    Coordinator of Professional Development, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing of Tower Health
    Kelley Crozier, MD, MBA
    Chair of the PM&R Department, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing of Tower Health

 

Track Three: Regulatory, Legislative, and Accreditation Matters

  • IRF Utilization of Home Health:  Understanding your data, Understanding your Risk, and What to do about it
    Nate Miller, MS PT
    Vice President of Clinical Operations, ClearSky Health

 

Track Four: Technology, Research and Innovation

  • Wound Photography: a Simple and Effective Technological Modality to Improve Interdisciplinary Communication for the Care of Pressure Injuries
    Nicole McClain, MBA, MSN, RN
    Clinical Nurse Manager Inpatient Rehabilitation, Sarasota Memorial Hospital

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Tracks 

 

Track One: Business Operations and Leadership Development

  • Resource Management: Unlocking The Data You Need To Deliver Care Efficiently And Effectively
    Alberto Fiandaca, BS, Solutions Manager, WellSky

 

Track Two: Clinical Care Delivery - A Team Approach

  • An Interdisciplinary Multi-focal Approach to CAUTI Reduction in an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital
    Molly Mesibov, RN,BSN,CRRN
    Nurse Manager, HCA-CarePartners Rehabilitation Hospital

 

Track Three: Regulatory, Legislative, and Accreditation Matters

  • Understanding Social Determinants of Health's Impact On Rehabilitation
    Christine MacDonell, FACRM
    Managing Director, Medical Rehabilitation, CARF International

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

Conference Programing
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation: Upcoming Changes to Ranking Methodology with Ben Harder

Thursday, October 8, 2020

10:00 a.m. 12:45 p.m. ET

Conference Programing
- Welcome & Presentation of National Leadership Excellence Award
- Legislative Update
- Trends and Forecasts for Inpatient Rehabilitation
- Educational Roundtables

1:00 - 1:45 p.m. ET

Concurrent Tracks

 

Track One: Business Operations and Leadership Development

  • All Systems GO- Designing Consistent Care Experience Across the Continuum
    Lorissa MacAllister, PhD, President, Enviah

 

 Track Two: Clinical Care Delivery - A Team Approach

  • Timeliness of Medication Administration in Patients with Parkinson’s
    Melissa Holbert, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing
    Jane Fisher, BSN, RN, CRRN, Registered Nurse, Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing

 

Track Three: Regulatory, Legislative, and Accreditation Matters

  • Epidemiology Of Bone Cancer In The United States: An Updated Analysis Of The Surveillance Epidemiology And End Results Program (SEER)
    Chisom Asuzu, MD, MPH, MD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

 

Track Four: Technology, Research and Innovation

  • Casa Colina Fall Risk Assessment Scale-Revised: predicting falls in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities
    Emily R Rosario, PhD, Director of Research, Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare

2:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

Conference Programing
- Poster Presentations
- Panel: How Do Caregivers Address and Overcome Biases