ACHE-WI 2018 Annual Conference Schedule

Monday, September 17

7:00 – 8:00 am

8:00 – 8:15 am
Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:30 am
Increasing Your Leadership Power to Bridge Building Levels
Jerry Teplitz JD, Ph.D, CSP, The Energy Doctor: Brain Performance Expert, Jerry Teplitz Enterprises

9:30 – 9:45 am

9:45 – 11:15 am
Employing Social Media to Build Customer Satisfaction and Community Outreach (Face-to-Face)
Dawn Garcia, MBA, MS, CMQ-OE, Principal, Pursuit of Excellence, LLC
Gary Kunich, MMC, Public Affairs Officer, Clement J. Zablocki Veteran Affairs Medical Center
Stephanie Marquis, Vice President, Communications, Wisconsin Hospital Association

11:15 – 12:30 pm
Lunch/Annual Meeting

12:30 – 12:45 pm

12:45 – 2:15 pm
Interdependence of Public, Private and Federal Healthcare Delivery (Face-to-Face)
James McLain, FACHE, Chief Operating Officer, Milwaukee VA Medical Center
Alan Bridges, MD, Chief of Staff, William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Marie Dominguez, MD, FACHE, Chief Medical Officer, Greater Milwaukee North and Sheboygan Patient Service Area, Aurora Health Care 

2:15 – 2:30 pm

2:30 – 3:15 pm
A Discussion on Ambulatory Surgery Center Strategies
Tom Shorter, JD, FACHE, Shareholder, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
David Arnold, Executive Vice President, Irgens – Milwaukee Office
Timothy Prince, FACHE, Senior Advisor, J.H. Findorff & Sons, Inc.
by Premier Sponsor, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

3:15 – 3:30 pm

3:30 – 5:00 pm
Accountability for the Care We Provide (Face-to-Face)
Steven Robinson, MHA, Senior Director Administrator, Aurora UW Medical Group
Amanpreet Sethi, MD, Medical Director, Population Health & Risk, Aurora Health Care Family Medicine-Downtown
Lisa Ellinger, MA, Vice President Public Policy, Wisconsin Hospital Association
Sarah Coyne, JD, Partner, Quarles & Brady LLP

5:00 – 6:30 pm


Tuesday, September 18

7:00 – 8:00 am
Breakfast/Registration/Fellowship Cafe 

8:00 – 8:15 am
Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:45 am
Ensuring Your Community’s Emergency Preparedness (Face-to-Face)
Michael T. Lohmeier, MD, Section Chief, Emergency Medical Services/Medical Director, Advanced Life Support Consortium and Basic Life Support Services, University of Wisconsin/Dane County
Steve Steinhardt, Emergency Manager, Sheboygan County
Bob Mayer, Disaster Program Manager, American Red Cross  – Northeast WI
Tracey Froiland, RN, MSN, Emergency Management Coordinator, Fox Valley Emergency Readiness Coalition 

9:45 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 11:30 am
Closing Gaps in Patient Care Plans: The Executive’s Role in Engaging Care Teams to Improve Patient Safety, Quality of Care, and Operating Margins (Face-to-Face)
Stephanie Sobczak, Project Manager – Administration, UW Health at The American Center
Annette Severson, EdD, RN, Associate Director for Patient Care Services, Milwaukee VA Medical Center
Betsy Clough, MPH, Vice President for Performance Excellence, UW Health
Eric Erickson, MBA, FACHE, Vice President, Primary Care, Medical Education and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science | Mayo Clinic

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch/Healthcare State of the State
Eric Borgerding, BA, President and CEO, Wisconsin Hospital Association

1:00-1:15 pm

1:15 – 2:00 pm
Designing for Patient Access Across the Acuity Spectrum to Improve the On-Demand Care Experience
Emily McNamara, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Architect, Eppstein Uhen Architects
Kristin Dufek, AIA, ACHE, LEED AP, Vice President + Healthcare Studio Director + Principal, Eppstein Uhen Architects
by Premier Sponsor, Eppstein Uhen Architects

2:00 – 2:45 pm
ACHE Career Edge
Christina Orr, D.P.T., Assistant Medical Center Director, Milwaukee VA Medical Center
Teresa Lindfors, FACHE, RN, CNO/VP Patient Services, Stoughton Hospital

2:45 – 3:00 pm

3:00 – 4:30 pm
The Promise and Perils of Precision Medicine (Face-to-Face)
Steven Ziemba, MBA, PhD, FACHE, FACRP, Assistant Professor, Northcentral University
Jennifer Geurts, MS, CGC, Associate Director of Genetic Counseling Genomic Sciences & Precision Medicine Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
Jeff Whittle, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin
Randall Lambrecht, PhD, Senior Vice President for Aurora Health Care, Inc. and President of Aurora Research Institute LLC, Aurora Research Institute

4:30 – 6:00 pm


Wednesday, September 19

Wednesday sessions were also offered at local programs in Wisconsin in 2018.

7:00 – 8:00 am

 8:00 – 8:15 am
Opening Remarks

8:15 – 9:45 am
Managing for Morale—Effective Management Techniques to Retain Your Staff (Face-to-Face)
Vicki Hill, MS, MBA, FACHE, Vice President, Operations, UW Health – The American Center
Paul Pejsa, BS, MS, MBA, Director, Catalysis Healthcare Value Network
Teresa Lindfors, FACHE, RN, CNO/VP Patient Services, Stoughton Hospital
Jon Hardesty, System Vice President, Human Resources, Aspirus, Inc.

9:45 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 11:30 am
Coaching for Optimal Provider Behavior: A 360-Degree Model (Face-to-Face)
Stephen Francaviglia, RN, BS, MBA, President, Greater Milwaukee South, Aurora Health Care
Jonathon Truwit, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin
Paul Horvath, MD, FACEP, Regional Chair, Emergency Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire
Cory Geisler, JD, Vice President, Provider Services, UW Health

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