Convention | 50 Foster Street, Worcester
Apr 25, 2024 09:00am - Apr 25, 2024 03:00pm
2024 Spring Conference

 

Join us for a dynamic and informative program with the morning session featuring Steven Littlehale and a team from Zimmet Healthcare offering attendees an analysis of the PDPM Medicaid reimbursement transition in the Commonwealth and other states, along with effective strategies for facilities to utilize data analytics and technology to improve performance. Our afternoon session will feature dynamic healthcare leader and speaker Jerald Cosey, who will delve into the core principles of Five STAR leadership, a methodology that emphasizes Strategic thinking, Transformational actions, and Results-driven outcomes.

The trade show and lunch will feature 50 sponsors and exhibitors and the opportunity to network with these vendors and your colleagues.

Morning Session, 9:30 am – 11:30am (2 CEUs)

Using Data and Technology for Medicare and Medicaid PDPM and Quality Management

Zimmet Healthcare Services Group Presenters:

  • Steven Littlehale, MS, RN, Chief Innovation Officer
  • Vincent Fedele, Partner; Chief Operating Officer of z.PAX
  • Michael Sciacca, Chief Operating Officer

Like Massachusetts, several states have converted to PDPM for Medicaid case mix. Changes to the MDS, quality programs – namely Five-Star, and ongoing staffing challenges have advanced the acceptance and use of technology and data to accomplish the workforce efficiency necessary for a successful transition. How are you doing Massachusetts? This session offers an analysis of this Medicaid reimbursement transition in the Commonwealth and other states, along with effective strategies for facilities to utilize data analytics and technology to improve performance. The implications of this transition on Five-Star and ways to mitigate the downward tug of this case-mix reimbursement will also be discussed.

 Afternoon Session, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (2 CEUs)

Becoming a Five S. T. A. R. Leader

  • Jerald Cosey, BA, HFA, CNA, Chief Executive Officer, J.Cosey Speaks, Inc

Join Jerald for an electrifying journey towards leadership excellence in senior healthcare. Drawing on his ten-plus years of experience as a nursing home administrator and leadership development director, Cosey will share real-time examples and lessons learned from his journey from pharmaceutical sales executive to senior healthcare leader. In this dynamic keynote presentation, Cosey delves into the core principles of Five STAR leadership, a methodology that emphasizes Strategic thinking, Transformational actions, and Results-driven outcomes. Through engaging anecdotes and practical wisdom, attendees will discover how to strategically transform their approach to leadership, unlocking their full potential to drive meaningful change in senior care. Join us and embark on a journey towards excellence that will leave a lasting impact on both your career and the lives of those you serve.