Healthcare Landscape 2018


South Texas Annual Joint Healthcare Conference- Friday, February 23, 2018

Sponsored by the local affiliates of the:
American College of Healthcare Executives
Healthcare Financial Management Association
Greater San Antonio Healthcare Foundation
St. George Maronite Center, 6070 Babcock Road
        San Antonio, TX 78240 210-696-5937

Register at our Eventbrite site

Flyer HCL 2018

6:45 – 8:00 AM Registration, Networking & Light Breakfast

7:00 – 7:45 Leadership Roundtables – Key Healthcare Issues (Creekside Room – sign in for credit)

  • Value-based Care and Reimbursement Models – David Glazener, CPA, MBA
  • Healthcare Consumerism- Ralph Foster II, MBA
  • Cybersecurity/ Digital and Other Technology Issues – David Tapia, MBA, FACHE, FHIMSS
  • Workforce Issues/ Leader and Clinician Burnout – Lynn Downs, FACHE
  • Continuum of Care Partnerships – Roxanne Rosa, FACHE

7:45 – 8:00 Welcome & Introductions

  • David W. Korn, President, South Texas Chapter – HFMA
  • Roxanne Rosa, FACHE, President, South Texas Chapter – ACHE
  • David Neathery, MHA, Executive Director, GSAHF

8:00 – 9:00 Keynote Address – The Sustainable Partnership: The Basis of Transformation

Nicholas Tejeda, FACHE, CEO of The Hospitals of Providence Transmountain Campus, El Paso

9:00 – 9:10 Break

9:10 – 10:25 AHA / THA Political Update (John Hawkins – AHA – THA)

  • Megan Cundari, Sr Associate Director, Federal Relations, American Hospital Association, Washington DC
  • John Hawkins, Senior Vice President, Advocacy and Public Policy , Texas Hospital Association, Austin
  • George Hernandez, Jr., JD, President and CEO, University Health System

10:25 – 10:35 Stretch Break

10:35 – 11:35 Seeding Innovation with Physicians (Friesen slides)

Carol A. Friesen, FHFMA, VP Health System Services, Bryan Health, Lincoln, Nebraska, 2017-2018 Chair, HFMA

11:35 – 12:35 PM Lunch

12:35– 1:35 Economics Driving Healthcare Reform

Michael Nowicki, EdD, FACHE, FHFMA, Professor of Health Administration, Texas State University – San Marcos and \ ACHE Regent – Texas Central and South

1:35 – 1:45 Stretch Break

1:45 – 3:15 Integrating Acute to Post Acute Care Settings: Where Do We Go From Here? (Panel – Acute to Post Acute Care – PShay)

  • Panel Moderator: Patrick D. Shay, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University
  • Panelists:
    • Kristen Lowe, MSA, BSN-RN, CCRN-A, Chief Executive Officer, Kindred Hospital Medical Center
    • Wes Fountain, MBA, Chief Financial Officer, Methodist Healthcare System
    • Kathleen Tregear, RN, BSN, MSN, MBA, JD, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa – Westover Hills

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 5:00 Technology Innovation Changing the Face of Healthcare Delivery (Panel – Technology Innovation – Jon Larson)

  • Panel Moderator: Jonathan Larson, MD, MBA, Founder and CEO, MedSpoke (Why Innovation in Health Care Is So Hard)
  • Panelists:
    • David Tapia, MBA, FACHE, FHIMSS, Managing Partner, Exegete Healthcare International
    • Yolanda L. Kyle, MBA, Health Systems Specialist, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
    • Jill Vogel, JD, RN, Partner, Kreager Mitchell PLLC, San Antonio
    • LTC Chani A. Cordero, FACHE, CHCIO, PMP, CPHIMS, Chief Information Officer, J-7 Information Technology and Multimedia Branch, Defense Health Agency

5:00 – 5:15 Closing Remarks / Announcements / Special Presentations / Door Prize Drawings – 3 chances for a $50 Visa gift card – Must be present to win!

5:15 – 6:45 Reception


ACHE – Program attendees will be eligible to receive 3.0 ACHE Face-to-Face Education Credit, 5.0 ACHE Qualified Education Credit

HFMA – Attendees can receive up to 8.0 CPE hours toward HFMA advancement and approved by TSBPA through South Texas Chapter HFMA, sponsor #009106. No prerequisites required.

Attorneys – 7.5 hours CLE for attorneys… apply through the San Antonio Bar Association, CLE #: 174002836

Nursing – Methodist Healthcare System is an approved provider of Continuing Education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 16014, for 7.5 contact hours.

STC-ACHE Summer Education Chapter Event

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Registration / Networking / Lunch

1:00 PM – 1:15 PM Welcome & Introductions

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM Developing High Performance Teams (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hours)

Moderator: Heather Anderson, Vice President of Quality and Performance Management, Baptist Health System

Panelist: Brian Gibson, Director, Ambulatory Call Center University Health System

Panelist: Karen Bryant, Vice President, Surgery Service Line, Methodist Healthcare System

Panelist: Travis Krug, Director, HR Strategy, Christus Health


3:00 PM – 4:30 PM Employing Social Media to Build Customer Satisfaction and community Outreach (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hrs)

Moderator: Leni Kirkman, Vice President of Strategic Communication and Marketing, University Health System

Panelist: Major Michael Damon King, MBA, FACHE, Vice President of Information Management and Systems, Medical Education and Training Campus

Panelist: David Tapia , MBA, FACHE, FHIMMS, Managing Partner, Convergence Health Solutions, LLC

Panelist: Angel Martinez, Director of Scouting Relations and Communications (Chief Story Teller/PR Director), Boy Scouts of America

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Questions / Closing Remarks


Contact for Information/Cancellations: Roxanne Rosa, MHA, FACHE,