Health Care Lecture Series

Seventh Annual Health Care Symposium

"Patient-Centered Care: Leadership and Innovation"

Keynote, Ted Epperly, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., president and chief executive officer, of Family Medicine Residency of Idaho

Click here to download complete schedule details and speaker information for the Seventh Annual Health Care Symposium

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University

8:00 a.m. - Gathering and Networking

8:30 a.m. - Welcome

8:40 a.m. - Keynote Address

10:15 a.m. - Speaker Introduction

10:20 a.m. - Plenary Session

11:00 a.m. - Student Breakout Session

11:30 a.m. - Caregiver Breakout Session

12:30 p.m. - Lunch

1:15 p.m. - Health Sciences Faculty Presentations

2:00 p.m. - Closing Remarks

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Leaders and managers at all levels and in all areas of the health care delivery system will benefit from this presentation as well as students in health care administration and clinical fields. Business leaders and the public are also welcome.

This activity has been submitted to the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) for approval to award contact hours. PSNA is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation..

The cost of the symposium is $50, which includes materials, lunch and continuing education units/contact hours. Space is limited. To register, click here..

Event sponsors include Allied Services, Commonwealth Health, Erwine’s Home Health, Geisinger Health System, Highmark Blue Shield, and Metz Culinary Management.

Keynote Speaker - Seventh Annual Symposium

Keynote Speaker

Ted Epperly, M.D., F.A.A.F.P., president and chief executive officers of the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho in Boise, Idaho.

Dr. Epperly will address “Leadership and the Global Approach to Patient Centered Care," and will invite questions following his remarks. A clinical professor of family medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Dr. Epperly serves as co-chair of the Center on Care Delivery and Integration of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative. The past president and past chairman of the board of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Epperly currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and is chairman of the Idaho Healthcare Coalition.

Plenary Session - Seventh Annual Symposium

Sarah Thomas, vice president and chief innovation officer for Genesis Rehabilitation/Genesis HealthCare, the largest post-acute care provider in the country, will present “Technology and Innovation in Health Care,” from 10:20 to 11:30 a.m. in Lemmond Theater. An occupational therapist, entrepreneur, and elder advocate, Thomas also is the Innovation Fellow at Aging2.0, headquartered in San Francisco, California. Aging2.0 is a global organization on a mission to accelerate innovation to improve the lives of older adults. Thomas has 15 years experience dedicated to aging services and health care, and has spent the past seven years advising emerging technology companies on innovation in design and care in the global elder care environment. She recently designed an innovation center in China as a part of a vitality initiative to improve the health and well being of global communities.

Sixth Annual Health Care Symposium

The Sixth Annual Misericordia University Health Care Symposium was held on November 6, 2015 on campus. David Feinberg, MD, MBA, president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, delivered the keynote address in front of 250 regional health care leaders and practitioners. Students from Misericordia University participated in a separate session. The topic, Patient Centered Care: Proven Experience, Expect The Best, was well received.

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