LTPAC Health IT Summit Highlights: 

LeadingAge CAST is convening this year's long-term and post-acute (LTPAC) Health IT Summit, themed Technology Connecting the Healthcare Eco-System, to bring LTPAC providers together with acute care providers, payers, health IT vendors, health information exchange intermediaries, consultants, system integrators, and solution providers with a shared goal—to discuss how technology is connecting the healthcare ecosystem in the era of health and payment reforms. The summit will take place June 24-26, 2018, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. Learn more and register. 

The keynotes, panels, and breakouts will address the ways technology in general, and health IT particularly, enables innovative care delivery and payment models, supporting care management, coordination, interoperability, and health information exchange across providers.

Cross-Continuum Health IT Vendor Panel: 

The Summit opens on the afternoon of Sunday June 24 with a one-of-a-kind engaging, moderated discussion, where Health IT leaders from the acute and LTPAC vendor space will discuss their efforts, perspectives, strategies, and challenges in helping their customers address competitive, strategic, business, and cross-continuum interoperability opportunities in the rapidly changing provider landscape. 

Thought-Provoking Keynotes: 

Hear thought leaders deliver thought-provoking keynotes on Payment Reforms and Survival in an Era of Change, Healthcare in the Era of Cognitive Computing, and Sustainability of HIEs Beyond HITECH's Technical Requirements & Funding!

ONC-CMS Update Keynote 
Don Rucker, MD
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)

Payment Reforms in an Era of Change!
Kate Goodrich, MD
Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), CMS

Provider Survival in an Era of Change!
David Gruber, MD
Managing director, director of research
Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group, LLC

Healthcare in the Era of Cognitive Computing!
Judy Murphy 
Chief Nursing Officer (CNO)
IBM Global Healthcare

Sustainability Beyond Technical Requirements & HITECH's Funding: Lessons from Oklahoma
David Kendrick, MD
Principal investigator & CEO
MyHealth Access Network

ACO and Acute Care Partnership Panels

Engage in discussing what physicians, hospitals, ACOs and other acute care partners want from an LTPAC care partner in terms of data, information sharing and coordination technology, competencies and performance. 

Hear how LTPAC assumed risk and/or partnered successfully with acute care providers, including Physician- and Hospital-based ACOs. 

Managed Care and Payer-Provider Convergence

Discuss innovations in Managed Care,  why providers of long-term and post-acute care are opting to become capitated payment plans, and/or partnering with such plans. Explore the implications of convergence between payers and providers on care for the older adult population and healthcare ecosystem. And discuss the role that data and technology play in the success for payers and providers. 

Interoperability and Health Information Exchange

Learn about interoperable solutions and experience demonstrations of information sharing on the showfloor and hear success stories from care providers engaging in cross-continuum health information exchange, care coordination, and consumer engagement. Explore exhibiting and the interoperability demonstration opportunities.

Town Hall on Integrated Care and Call To Action

Engage in discussing a vision for technology-enabled integrated care for older adults that brings health, wellness, and social support from across the continuum improves quality of care and quality of life, and fairly rewards all involved stakeholders while reducing cost. Rally  and rally to turn the vision into reality! 

Networking with Peers and Potential Strategic Partners

Expand your network and socially engage with peers and thought leaders from the whole healthcare eco-system, bring new ideas, and explore potential strategic partnerships. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Explore available sponsorship opportunities that can enhance your company's presence and extend your branding and marketing well beyond this year's conference. Some sponsorship packages will include email blasts pre-event and post-event, acknowledgments in the online summit program, and signage noting your sponsorship. All packages include 2 complimentary Summit registrations. Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of levels of benefits. For example, your organization may sponsor the Monday evening reception, one of the keynotes, or Wi-Fi.

Support the Summit as a Strategic Partner and Collaborative Member

Summit strategic partners and Collaborative members are acknowledged on the event website and get a special discount code that gives each of their employees, clients, networks and/or members $100 off the registration fee. 

We thank our current LTPAC Health IT Collaborative Members and Strategic Partners who are supporting the summit in partnership with LeadingAge and LeadingAge CAST.

Special Discount

LeadingAge and CAST members should use the coupon code LA_CAST18 to get $100 off the full attendee registration fee.

Learn how you can sponsor, become a strategic partner, and/or attend. Register to join us.