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

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Flyer HCL 2018

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

8:00 – 8:15   Welcome & Introductions

8:15 – 9:15  Keynote Address – The Sustainable Partnership: The Basis of Transformation

9:15 – 9:30  Break

9:30 – 10:45  AHA / THA Political Update

10:45 – 11:00  Break

11:00 – 12:00  Seeding Innovation with Physicians

12:00 – 1:00 PM  Lunch

1:00 – 1:30  ACHE Update

1:30 – 1:45   Break

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

3:15 – 3:30  Break

3:30 – 5:00  Technology Innovation Changing the Face of Healthcare Delivery         

5:00 – 5:15  Closing Remarks / Announcements / Special Presentations

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.

Education Event & Final Board Meeting of 2017

Plan for the last Face-to-Face educational opportunity of the year, worth 3 face-to-face credit hours.

Also, this will be our final board meeting of the year, open to all Chapter members.  We will have our elections for the 2018 officers and present our 2017 Chapter Awards.

Fall Education Chapter event. This event is open to all those in Healthcare Administration interested in these topics and in professional networking (both members and non-members of ACHE). 

Location: 901 East Sonterra Boulevard, Horizon Room, San Antonio, TX 78258

1:00 PM – 2:45 PM Building the Hospital of Tomorrow: Rehabilitate, Renovate or Replace (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hours)

Moderator: Michelle Ingram, RN, Chief Quality Officer, University Health System


  • Robert Lenza – CEO, Methodist Children’s Hospital
  • Karen Bryant- VP for Strategy & Business Development, CHRISTUS Health- South Texas Region (Santa Rose and Spohn)
  • Ted Day – Exec VP, Strategic Planning & Business Development, University Health System

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Financial Implications: The Push From Inpatient to Outpatient Care  (*ACHE Face to Face Education Credits 1.5 hrs)

Moderator: Brad Beauvais, PhD, MBA, FACHE –  Assistant Professor, Trinity University


  • Travis Smith – Deputy CFO, University Health System
  • Monica Kapur, MD – CEO, UHS Physician Practice
  • Wes Fountain – CFO, Methodist Healthcare System
REGISTRATION FEES (No Refunds or Cancellations after 11/22/2017) — EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION HERE
                                     Before Nov 10          Nov 10-22            After Nov 22
Member                                 $55                         $60                         $65
Nonmember                         $70                         $75                         $80
Student                                  $30                         $35                         $40

Contact for Information/Cancellations

Paul Heyliger, LTJG, MHA –

Hope to see you there!

2017 Student Symposium

TOPIC 1: Leading a Successful Multi-generational Organization (see #37 for details)- 1.5 type I face-to-face credit hours

Moderator: MG (Ret.) David Rubenstein, FACHE, MMAS, MHA- Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration, Texas State University
Panelist:  Amer Kaissi, Ph.D.- Professor of Health Care Administration, Trinity University
Panelist: Jonathan Larson, MD, MBA- CEO & Founder, MedSpoke, Inc


Theresa Scepanski, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer – University Health System


Edward Schumacher, Ph.D.- Professor of Health Care Administration, Trinity University

TOPIC #2: New Governmental Focuses on Fraud and Abuse Enforcement (ACHE panel template 52- fraud and abuse) – qualifying credit

Moderator: Rebeca Martinez, JD- Justice for the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
Panelist:  Jay Dewald, JD- Partner, Jackson Walker
Panelist: Sarah Fontenot, BSN, JD, CSP- Adjunct Professor of Health Law, Trinity University
Panelist: Andre Hampton, JD- Professor, St. Mary’s University School of Law
Panelist: Celeste Lira, JD, BSN- Attorney at Brin & Brin, PC

LOCATION: St. Mary’s University School of Law- Sarita Kenedy Law Library (directions can be found here: Directions)


TIME: 11:30am – 5pm

See flyer for details.

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Attendees: Please see St. Mary’s University Code of Conduct Policy