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Rutgers Health Administration/ACHE-NJ Fall Congress

October 25, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

ACHE-NJ fall congress with changing leaves

Registration required

9:30 am          Registration opens

10:15-10:30 am   Welcome Remarks:  Bloustein School Dean Stuart Shapiro, PhD and ACHE-NJ President Anamika Desai

10:30-12:00 am   Panel 1: The Value of Developing and Implementing Alternative Care Models

Moderator: Sophia Brown, PhD, DBA, FACHE, Senior Program Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and co-chair, ACHE-NJ Clinical Committee

  • William Oser, MD, JD, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Partners
  • Thomas Kloos, MD, President, Atlantic Health System Accountable Care Organization and Vice President, Atlantic Health System
  • Daniel Varga, MD, Chief Physician Executive, Hackensack Meridian Health

12:00-12:30 pm   Lunch

12:30-2:00 pm     Panel 2: Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

Moderator: Ellen Kurtzman, PhD, RN, Director of Rutgers Health Administration Program

  • Sandra Powell-Elliott, MBA, Chief of Innovation and Commercialization at Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Kevin Joyce, Vice President, Insurance Networks and Business Advisory Services at Atlantic Health
  • Andrew Evens, DO, MBA, MSc, Associate Director (Clinical Services), Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Associate Vice Chancellor, Clinical Innovation & Data Analytics, and System Director of Medical Oncology and Oncology Lead for RWJBarnabas-Rutgers Medical Group,
  • Rachel King, MBA, Vice President & General Manager, Hospital at Home, BD

2:15-3:45 pm  Panel 3:  Healthcare Executives Role with the Opioid Crisis

Moderator: Keith Stowell, MD, MSPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC/Rutgers/RWJB)

  • Chris Freer, MD, Senior Vice President of Emergency and Hospitalist Medicine,    RWJBarnabas Health
  • Deborah Visconi, MHA, President and CEO, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
  • Donald Parker, MSW, President, Behavioral Health and Transformation Services, Hackensack Meridian Health

4:00-5:30 pm  Panel 4: The State of Healthcare: Industry Leader’s Perspectives

Moderator: Cathy Bennett, JD, CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association

  • John Matsinger, DO, MBA, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Virtua Health
  • Kenneth Sable, MD, MBA, FACHE, Regional President, Southern Market, Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Deborah Visconi, MHA, President and CEO, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
  • Honorable Sarah Adelman, NJ Commissioner Human Services

5:30-5:35 pm      Closing Remarks: Ellen Kurtzman, PhD, RN, Director of Rutgers Health Administration program

5:35-7:00 pm  Reception


October 25, 2023
9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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