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Coronavirus Rapid Preparation: Ensuring Operational.....

Date: 03/06/2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Coronavirus Rapid Preparation: Ensuring Operational, Legal and Financial Readiness

The normal registration fee is being discounted to $100 for this webinar.
 

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
This webinar will be of particular interest to CEOs, CFOs, clinical leaders, compliance officers, public information officers, legal staff, and emergency preparedness leaders.

Overview:
As the CDC continues to identify Coronavirus cases in the United States it is essential for hospital leaders to make sure your facilities are prepared. In addition to the clinical safeguards and precautions that you may be thinking about, there are legal, operational and financial issues you can learn about now to make sure you are prepared.

 Topics Covered:

  • Emergency preparedness planning and management

  • Infection control and prevention recommendations

  • Managing employee and workforce questions

  • How to keep informed with the most up-to-date facts

  • Legal implications

    • HIPAA—what you can and cannot say about your patient

    • Staffing impact including physician contract implications

    • Transfer agreements

  • Supply chain implications—protecting and managing supply chain during and after an event 

  • Financial implications—accessing your reserves, preparing to engage in new or emergency contracts

Who would benefit most from attending this program?
This webinar will be of particular interest to CEOs, CFOs, clinical leaders, compliance officers, public information officers, legal staff, and emergency preparedness leaders.

Faculty:
Jolene H. Calla, Esquire currently serves as the vice president of health care finance and insurance for The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP). Calla directs all activities related to health care finance policy, including Medicare, Medicaid, and other government reimbursement. Her responsibilities include analysis of state and federal budgets, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of policy, legislation and regulation impacting hospital and health system finances. Prior to joining HAP, Calla served the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for several years as Bureau Director for the Office of Medical Assistance Programs where she directed all operations and implemented multiple federal and state initiatives. Calla received her Juris Doctorate from the Widener University School of Law, her Master of Arts in Communication Arts from the New York Institute of Technology, and her Bachelor of Arts in English and Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts from Villanova University.

Delphine O’Rourke, Partner, Duane Morris LLP, represents health and wellness corporations on issues that are critical to leadership: governance, strategic alliances and crisis management. She has deep experience advising corporations, their boards of directors and officers and executive teams on foundational and transformative governance. Delphine serves as a trusted advisor to resolve the most sensitive issues and mitigate enterprise risk. Whether detangling the impacts of new legislation on her clients' business and operations, drafting and negotiating intricate contracts that will create competitive advantages in future markets or educating leaders on health and governance regulations, Delphine’s inside knowledge of the industry and experience with operations adds unique value to her clients' legal strategies.

Delphine has particular experience with hospitals and health systems, including serving as Associate General Counsel and on the Senior Leadership Team for the largest nonprofit health system in the United States and as general counsel and chief advocacy officer of a regional health system in New York.

Mark R. Ross, CHEP, is currently Vice President for Emergency Management, The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania. His prior role was a regional manager for the Southeastern PA region health care facilities and agencies. He also supported program leadership for the HAP/PADOH HPP partnership team. He also serves as Team Deputy Leader of Southeastern Pennsylvania Surge Medical Assistance Response Team (SEPA SMART) since 2008.