Panel Discussion: The Path To Whole-Person Care – Coordinating Care Across the Post-acute and Human Services Spectrum

Panel Discussion: The Path To Whole-Person Care – Coordinating Care Across the Post-acute and Human Services Spectrum


December 14, 2017 – Free Executive Web Briefing Sponsored By Netsmart

As the healthcare system continues to shift from fee-for-service to value-based care, connecting providers across all care communities is crucial for driving efficiencies and improving outcomes. While partnering with organizations in the same community is a natural starting point, complete whole-person care means collaboration that extends throughout both the human services and post-acute spectrum.

Do you have the tools to turn your data into the actionable insights needed to tell a more comprehensive story about a person? Do the processes in place at your organization enable you to effectively work with other providers and facilitate seamless transitions of care? How can you overcome common collaboration challenges in order to improve outcomes?

Join moderator Denny Morrison, Ph.D., chief clinical advisor at Netsmart, along with experts from across the healthcare community on December 14th at 2:00 p.m. ET for “Panel Discussion: The Path To Whole-Person Care.”  The panelists will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with coordinating care across multiple settings and providers, as well as the healthcare IT tools critical for delivering whole-person care.


Agenda

During this 90 minute web briefing, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of:

  • Whole-person care – what it is and how it affects consumers and outcomes
  • Coordinated care – the challenges and opportunities
  • Integrating care – best practices for working with organizations across the continuum

Featured Speakers

Denny Morrision, Ph.D., Chief Clinical Advisor, Netsmart

Moderator

Prior to joining Netsmart in 2012, Morrison served as chief executive officer of the Center for Behavioral Health (CBH) in Bloomington, Ind. Under Morrison’s leadership, CBH was the first behavioral health company to win the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations’ Ernest A. Codman Award, recognizing excellence in the use of outcomes measurement to achieve healthcare quality improvement. In addition, CBH won the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award for Excellence in the implementation of electronic health records (EHRs) and the Negley Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Risk Management.

In May 2008, CBH merged with three other community mental health centers, creating a $120-million, multistate provider organization serving 70,000 consumers annually. To integrate and manage research and information technology services for the merged entities, a new corporation, Centerstone Research Institute (CRI), was formed; Morrison was named its CEO. He was responsible for integrating four EHRs across two states into a single, homogeneous, internally-managed EHR, utilized by 1,800 employees (1,400 clinicians) and serving 70,000 clients. Morrison was an officer in the U.S. Navy. He is the co-inventor of a patented behavioral healthcare outcomes software product.

Morrison says he makes every day matter by, “changing the way healthcare is delivered.”

Teresa Craig, Director, Client Strategy, Netsmart

Panelist

Teresa’s experience encompasses over 26 years of work with hospice and home care programs, software and technology.  She served as Executive Director, CIO, CFO, and Vice President of non-profit and for-profit hospice providers with census ranges of 75 to 2,500 patients per day. Those programs were located in multiple states in both urban and rural locations. She has served on the Quality Council for four programs, and worked to oversee development of home care software and reporting tools as CEO of Suncoast Solutions.

Teresa is proud to work with providers nationwide to ensure they have the best possible software to serve home health and hospice patients and their families.

Andrew Mersman, Senior Director, myEvolv, Netsmart

Panelist

Andrew Mersman is responsible for overseeing the product roadmap for the myEvolv solution. He is charged with developing the product to sustain relevance through constant changes in the industry. Prior to joining Netsmart, Andrew was manager of performance improvement at Youth Villages, a Netsmart client and national nonprofit organization that helps emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and families achieve stability in their lives. He also held the position of solutions consulting manager at Defran Systems, before its acquisition in 2013.

Andrew makes every day matter by, “following the motto that words and obligations matter, and assisting our clients in achieving their mission of improving the lives of those individuals that they provide services to on a daily basis.”

Hannah Patterson, Director, Long Term Care Solutions, Netsmart

Panelist

Hannah Patterson is responsible for overseeing the lifecycle management of the Vision CareRecord for long-term care. She sets and leads the process for managing the product road map, integrating new products and product changes. She has a strong understanding of the current and future Long Term Care post-acute market to be the lead EHR solution in the industry. Hannah has a team of product strategists and business analysts who work closely with the Netsmart Homecare team to streamline efficiencies within the Vision CareRecord.

Hannah has 10 years of post-acute healthcare expertise, has worked directly on over 80 Vision client implementations and has become a trusted advisor for the client base.

Danielle Ross, CIO, Managed Services, Netsmart

Panelist

Danielle’s experience includes over 16 years of work in leadership and consulting roles within the behavioral healthcare system in the state of Virginia. Her experience encompasses both service delivery leadership in the intellectual and developmental disability, behavioral health, and addiction treatment communities as well as in roles as CIO and Director of Quality/Compliance. She is a sought after advisor for her skills in helping organizations to align their strategic initiatives and organizational operations with their investments in technology.

In her role as CIO for Netsmart managed services, she provides customers with the necessary blend of IT leadership and service delivery knowledge to help them leverage their technology in the day to day operations and service delivery efforts of their organization. Her primary goal is to help clients gain the ability to focus their efforts on consumer care and service delivery by making sure their technology supports and enhances those efforts verses creating challenges and barriers.

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