Last Chance: 6 Advancing Tech Sessions in March

CAST | March 11, 2022 | by Donna Childress

Don’t miss the latest on technology policy, advocacy, best practices, broadband in affordable housing, infection control, and data, March 28-30 in DC.

Be sure to catch six technology sessions at the 2022 LeadingAge Leadership Summit, March 28-30, 2022, in person in Washington, DC, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

The summit will help you invest in innovative strategies to build a stronger future. The Advancing Technology Solutions track focuses on technology policy, advocacy, best practices, broadband connectivity in affordable housing, infection control, and data analytics. 
 
A must-attend gathering for a range of leaders in aging services, the summit will give you access to robust opportunities to gain insight, explore ideas, collaborate with your peers, and influence the nation’s decision makers. Register today!

Advancing Technology Solutions Track

3-A. Policy Priorities: Technology
Monday, March 28, 2022
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (A)

 
As the LTPAC sector still struggles with technology access challenges, this session will explore needed legislation and regulations that could ensure that technology can continue to support service delivery well beyond the COVID-19 emergency. It also covers LeadingAge’s advocacy for technology-related policies and ways that members can advocate effectively.
 
Speakers:

  • Andrea Price-Carter, Manager, Congressional Affairs, LeadingAge
  • Juliana Bilowich, Director, Housing Operations & Policy, LeadingAge
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge

9-B. Encouraging LTPAC Providers to Adopt Technology: An Advocacy Campaign
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (B)

 
Learn about the group of 10 organizations, including LeadingAge, collaborating on a major advocacy campaign aimed at seeking federal investments in creating a technology infrastructure and offering financial incentives to encourage providers of long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) to adopt interoperable electronic health record systems—and how you can participate.
 
Speakers:

  • Daniel Ciolek, Associate VP Therapy Advocacy, American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  • John Knapp, Vice President, Advocacy, Premier Inc.
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge

 
16-C. Advancing Broadband Connectivity in Affordable Housing
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (C)

 
Hear an overview of a new resource from LeadingAge CAST that reviews different approaches to providing low-cost internet connectivity in housing communities and helps providers select their best broadband options.
 
Speakers:

  • Donnald Heckelmoser, President & CEO, LSC Service Corporation
  • Juliana Bilowich, Director, Housing Operations & Policy, LeadingAge
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge
  • Richard Foor, CTO, Givens Communities
  • Scott Code, Senior Director, CAST, LeadingAge

 
20-D. The Rise of Telehealth: Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (D)

 
Explore the rapid adoption of different types of telehealth among LTPAC providers. Hear panelists’ best practices and the lessons they learned while ramping up their telehealth implementation, plus how they plan to sustain that implementation in the future.
 
Speakers:

  • David Finkelstein, CIO, RiverSpring Living
  • Frederick Hindman, Assistant Executive Director, Buckeye Hills Regional Council
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge
  • Patrick Palma, National Director, Clinical Informatics Data, Covenant Living Communities and Services
  • Scott Code, Senior Director, CAST, LeadingAge

 
26-E. Infection Control Technologies: Lessons Learned During COVID
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (E)

 
Explore the full range of infection-control technologies to contain the pandemic, including hand-hygiene monitoring and air purification systems, staff and resident screening and contact tracing technologies, and disinfecting robots. Hear lessons learned from providers who have implemented these technologies in their senior living communities.
 
Speakers:

  • Jim McGovern, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Christ's Home Retirement Community
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge
  • Scott Code, Senior Director, CAST, LeadingAge
  • Sue Schlener, Executive Director, Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center, Phoebe Allentown

 
32-F. Is Your Data Working for You?
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (F)

 
Learn about analytics tools that can help you use your data to better understand and address such issues as high hospital readmission rates, the effectiveness of infection control measures, the impact of interventions, or how your organization compares with others in the field. Hear from LeadingAge members about their experiences with data analysis and its ability to help you make well-informed decisions.
 
Speakers:

  • Jim Dellapa, CIO, Parker Health Group, Inc.
  • Majd Alwan, SVP of Technology and Business Strategy/Executive Director, CAST, LeadingAge
  • Margie Pregent, Chief Clinical Officer, ArchCare
  • Sara Dettore, Assistant Vice President, Nursing Home Clinical Reimbursement, ArchCare

 
Register Today
 
Register today for the invaluable 2022 LeadingAge Leadership Summit and Advancing Technology Solutions track.