The 2019 16th Annual MHA Business Summit

Program Objectives

  • Define how federal and state legislation and activities may affect long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies and other alternate sites of care
  • Identify short- and long-term trends that may affect the delivery of pharmacy services in long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies and other alternate sites of care
  • Describe the changing roles and responsibilities of long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies within their respective care settings
  • Define strategies that can be used by long-term care, home infusion, and specialty pharmacies to stay financially viable
  • Examine methods that participants can use to establish strategies and better understand emerging models in alternate care pharmacy

Continuing Education

All programs for the 2019 MHA Business Summit are accredited by the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. Ohio Northern University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. All program and credit information is delineated with the individual program summary available in the conference materials and on the mobile app. All pharmacists requesting pharmacy continuing education credit will be required to register with CPE Monitor and have a unique pharmacist identifier number for each continuing education activity that is completed. For more information on CPE Monitor and to apply for a unique pharmacist identifier number, please go to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy website at http://www.nabp.net/ and look for the link to CPE Monitor.

Agenda

Wednesday, March 6
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Business Breakouts

Note: We are excited to announce that Business Breakouts for the 2019 MHA Business Summit will not require pre-registration. This year there will be 5 tracks to allow for more variety of sessions and interaction with faculty. In addition, Mandalay Bay has provided more meeting room configuration flexibility which allows us to not require pre-registration for these sessions.

Long-Term Care Pharmacy Track #1
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm USP Chapter <800>: Understanding Assessment of Risk
Joseph W. Coyne, RPh, QP503A™
Director of Field Operations
Clinical IQ, LLC
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm The Patient-Driven Payment Model: What Pharmacists Should Know About
CMS’ New Payment System for Skilled Nursing Facilities
Juliet M. McBride
Partner
King & Spalding

Alek W. Pivec
Associate
King & Spalding
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm USP Chapter <800>: Understanding Assessment of Risk
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm The Patient-Driven Payment Model: What Pharmacists Should Know About
CMS’ New Payment System for Skilled Nursing Facilities
Long-Term Care Pharmacy Track #2
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Health Care Cybersecurity
Daniel Eliot
Director of Small Business Education
National Cyber Security Alliance
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

How to Set Yourself Apart in the Market
Steven Light
Vice President, General Manager Consumer Health & Customer Pharmaceutical Marketing
Cardinal Health

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Health Care Cybersecurity
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm How to Set Yourself Apart in the Market
Long-Term Care Pharmacy Track #3
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Chronic Care Management and Clinically Integrated Networks in Post-Acute Care: Preparing Pharmacy for Value-Based Reimbursement and Payment Reform
Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Vice President of Pharmacy Programs for Community Care
of North Carolina (CCNC)
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm The Latest Strategy for Healthcare Real Estate Investment Trusts and
Senior Housing Healthcare Providers
Chris Belford
Executive Vice President, Asset Management
American Healthcare Investors, LLC
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Chronic Care Management and Clinically Integrated Networks in Post-Acute Care: Preparing Pharmacy for Value-Based Reimbursement and Payment Reform
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm The Latest Strategy for Healthcare Real Estate Investment Trusts and
Senior Housing Healthcare Providers
Home Infusion/Specialty Pharmacy Track #1
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm What Home Infusion, Specialty Pharma, Home Health, and Alternate Site of Care Pharmacists and Providers are Seeking from Digital Health Innovators
Shahid N. Shah
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Citus Health
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Specialty Pharmacy Panel
Brad Gilchrist, PharmD
Chief Operating Officer
Vital Care of Meridian

Keith McGee, PharmD
Vice President, Pharma Relations
Biomatrix Specialty Pharmacy

Neil D. Ross
Director, Patient Advocacy—Support—Education
Kroger Specialty Infusion
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation Updates and Trends
Quintin Jessee, RPh, DPh
Vice President, Specialty Services and Accreditation
D2 Pharma Consulting, LLC
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Taking the Confusion Out of Infusion Centers
Bryan Johnson
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
WeInfuse

R. Reece Norris
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer
WeInfuse

Industry Partner Technology Track
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Advances in E-HR/E-MAR Solutions
This panel will highlight the benefits of long-term care pharmacies integrating their LTC operating system software with EHR and eMAR solutions. As the health care industry becomes increasingly digitized, long-term care pharmacies need to identify strategies to leverage their present technology options in order to compete effectively in the new digital age of health care.
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Optimization of Medication Management and Drug Dispensing Methods
This panel will discuss the newest technology in medication management and drug dispensing methods. The discussion will focus on ways that long-term care pharmacies can utilize these methods to help grow their bottom line while differentiating themselves from the competition.
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Current Trends and Benefits in Packaging System Integration
This panel will discuss the best ways for long-term care pharmacies to optimize packaging system integration with long-term care pharmacy operations. The saying “doing more with less” applies to all businesses, and as margins continue to be compressed, long-term care pharmacies need to understand how packaging system integration can help them grow their business.
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm

Enhancements to LTC Pharmacy Operations and Workflows
This panel will discuss how to create an efficient technology ecosystem to assist with growing LTC pharmacy margins and achieving higher levels of compliance. The creation of the ecosystem requires an understanding of the available technology stack, how to implement the technology, and how full integration can maximize your long-term care pharmacy business potential.

 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Opening Reception & Exhibits
Thursday, March 7
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am State of the Industry
Michael J. Sicilian, BS
President
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
9:00 am - 10:00 am Technology and the Evolving Nature of Global Security
Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, US Army (Retired)
26th Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
New York Times Best Selling Author
Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution
10:00 am - 11:00 am Networking & Exhibits
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Master the Craft of Leadership
Dave McKeown
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Outfield Leadership
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch & Exhibits
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm The Generic Landscape
Greg Ewing
Vice President, Generic Products and Solutions Marketing
Cardinal Health
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm How to Solve the Work Loneliness Epidemic
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA
19th Surgeon General of the United States
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Reception & Exhibits
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm Networking Reception
Friday, March 8  
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 9:00 am Medicare Policy: Post-Acute Care and Prescription Drug Issues
Jack Hoadley, PhD
Research Professor Emeritus
Health Policy Institute, McCourt School of Public Policy
Georgetown University
9:00 am - 10:00 am Federal and State Legislative Update
James G. Flood
Partner
Chair, Government Affairs Group
Crowell & Moring LLP

W. Scott Douglas
Senior Policy Director
Crowell & Moring LLP
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Disruptive Innovation to Improve Competition and Patient Care
Heather Wall, MBA
Chief Commercial Officer
Civica

11:00 am Closing Remarks
Michael J. Sicilian, BS

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