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Second Quarter Education Event

Thursday, April 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 Panels are approved for 1.5 Face-to-Face credits each (3.0 for both)

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Panel 1: Financial Implications: The Push from Inpatient to Outpatient Care

Moderator:

Brett McClung, FACHE
Executive Vice President & North Zone Operations Leader
Texas Health Resources

Panelists:

Tina Barker
Vice President, Strategy Management and Development
CHRISTUS Health

Leslie Pierce
VP Revenue Cycle
Methodist Health System

Steven R. Newton, MPH, FACHE
President
Baylor Scott & White West Region, North Division

Panel 2: Managing Your Clinical Supply Chain

Moderator:

Ben Isgur, FACHE
Leader
PwC Health Research Institute

Panelists:

Juliann Helsel, MSHM, BSN, RN
Utilization Director
ROi

Tony W. Johnson
Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Baylor Scott & White Health

Bill Lammers MHA, RT(R)(CT)
Service Line Director, Capital Equipment
CHRISTUS Health

Nathaniel Mickish, MBA
Vice President Strategic Sourcing
Texas Health Resources

Speakers Bios:

Tina Barker
Vice President, Strategy Management and Development
CHRISTUS Health

Tina Barker joined CHRISTUS Health in January of 2013 as the Vice President for Strategy Management and Development. The Strategy Management and Development office resides at the system office in Irving, TX and is responsible for planning, development and monitoring strategic plans for key system departments and the CHRISTUS Health regions both within the U.S. and Internationally.

Tina has over 15 years of relevant industry experience including roles at HCA, Tenet Healthcare, Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Trinity University, San Antonio and her undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Science in Genetics, from Texas A&M, College Station.

Immediately prior to CHRISTUS Health Tina worked for HCA in the corporate office based in Nashville, TN where she held a Senior Director role in their centralized planning and development group. In this role she supported planning and development for the Southwest region which included 46 hospitals located in Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma. In addition, she had national oversight for service line planning for multiple service lines, including Ortho, IP Rehab, Oncology, Pediatrics, and Cardiovascular.

Juliann Helsel, MSHM, BSN, RN
Utilization Director
Roi

Juliann Helsel, Utilization Director, with Roi and has extensive experience in healthcare operations specializing in projects, quality and cost management. Prior to joining ROi, Ms. Helsel worked for Vizient where she worked as a consultant and assisted hospital executives with supply cost reduction. While at Vizient she also assisted hospital executives in managing their Value-Based Purchasing requirements along with overseeing the operations, education and development of Vizient’ s new web-based clinical and analytical tools. She also has experience in working with physicians and executives on utilization, consolidation and quality improvement initiatives and has served as a Chief Nursing Officer. She has received recognition and multiple awards for her leadership skills. Ms. Helsel received her B.S. in Nursing from Baylor University and Master’s in Health Services Management from University of Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Ben Isgur, FACHE
Leader
PwC Health Research Institute

Benjamin Isgur leads PwC’s Health Research Institute.  HRI is a dedicated research group that provides new intelligence, perspective, and analysis on major health-related business issues. In this role, he oversees thought leadership and research initiatives for the firm and clients.  He also consults with healthcare systems, trade associations, and policy groups on strategic planning, and industry intelligence and trends.

Ben is a published writer and his research is often cited by health leaders across the industry. He has been quoted in media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Modern Healthcare and has appeared on the CNBC Nightly Business Report. In addition, he frequently speaks on a range of topics, including physician-hospital alignment, government policy, medical cost trends, consumerism, academic medicine and digital health.

Prior to joining PwC he developed health policy as a legislative director in the Texas House of Representatives and as a government relations officer for the City of Austin. Ben received a master’s degree from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin where he was a US Department of Defense fellow.

Tony W. Johnson
Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Office
Baylor Scott & White Health

Tony Johnson is a corporate senior vice president and Chief Supply Chain Officer for Baylor Scott & White Health. Tony joined Baylor Scott & White Health in July 2016. Tony is accountable for a system wide integrated supply chain and for controlling the cost of over $2B in annual spend for supplies andservices. Tony was previously an executive at Novant Health of Winston Salem NC. During his tenure at Novant, he developed an integrated supply chain that supported 13 Novant Health hospitals, 6 surgery centers, 71 imaging centers, and 356 physician practices in NC, SC, GA and VA. He has also developed a strategic sourcing organization that reduced Novant Health supply spend by over $300 million in 5 years, lowering Novant’s supply cost as a percent of net patient revenue from 19.5% to 14.3%. Tony also led a clinical engineering organization that self-maintained over 75,000 pieces of medical equipment to include over 200 CT’s and MRI’s. His supply chain and clinical engineering organizations were benchmarked as top performers in the country. Tony has an exceptional understanding of the healthcare supply chain, physician partnerships and optimizing costs for all non-labor expenses. As COO for Shared Services, Tony was responsible for operational improvements for 9 additional affiliated and managed hospitals.

Prior to joining Novant, Mr. Johnson served as Vice President of General Services for the Grady Health System in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a retired army lieutenant colonel. Tony’s career includes leadership roles in civilian and military hospitals, a combat logistics battalion and a global logistics center located in Europe. He served as the Joint Task Force healthcare supply chain officer for the Department of Defense in support of the Rwandan refugee crisis in 1994. From Uganda, he provided medical supply support for healthcare operations in Rwanda, Uganda, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Kenya.

Tony has an undergraduate degree in biology and a master’s degree in business with a concentration in materials management. Tony served on local chambers of commerce and was a board member for the school of business at WinstonSalem State University and the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC. Tony served as chairman of the operations council for the MNS supply chain network. Mr. Johnson has over 35 years of national and international healthcare operations and supply chain experience and has led and implemented several significant advancements in supply chain operations during his career that were adopted globally.

Bill Lammers MHA, RT(R)(CT)
Service Line Director, Capital Equipment
CHRISTUS Health

Bill Lammers is the current Service Line Director, Capital Equipment with CHRISTUS Health. He has over 30 years of healthcare experience. Bill’s medical experience started in the US Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. After the Navy Bill attended the Medical University of South Carolina and received his Master’s in Health Administration. He has research experience with capital equipment and life-cycle-analysis from working with MD Buyline and has spent many years negotiating capital equipment for large health care systems and GPOs. Bill maintains a license in both CT and radiography.

Brett McClung, FACHE
Executive Vice President & North Zone Operations Leader
Texas Health Resources.

Brett S. McClung, FACHE, is the executive vice president and North Zone Operations Leader for Texas Health Resources. He has operating responsibility for owned and partnered assets in the northern 6 county region of Texas driving over $1.4 billion in total operating revenue.

Prior to this role, McClung served as president of hospitals in suburban and large urban markets and has been associated with Texas Health Resources and Harris Methodist in various roles since 1993. Among others, McClung volunteers his leadership to: March of Dimes, Dallas Division Board of Directors, Healthy Tarrant County Collaboration (past chair), Trinity University Healthcare Advisory Council, and faculty/moderator for American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

McClung’s honors include being a Wharton Fellow with the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and being a Marshall Memorial Leadership Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States. He also has been recognized as the Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council Young Executive of the Year, the Early Careerist Healthcare Executive Award from ACHE, and “40 Business Leaders under 40” recognition from the Fort Worth Business Press. McClung earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Southwestern University and a Master of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University. He and his wife Nancy have been married for 25 years and have two daughters, Madison a Graduate Student at Stanford University and Mackenzie, a sophomore at University of Southern California.

Nathaniel Mickish, MBA
Vice President Strategic Sourcing
Texas Health Resources

Nate Mickish is the vice president of strategic souring for Texas Health Resources in Arlington, Texas. He has been with Texas Health Resources since January 2013 and prior to that, he was with CHI Health (f/k/a Alegent Health) in Omaha, NE. In addition to his role at Texas Health, Nate serves on the board of the Bellwether League; an organization dedicated to the development and recognition of supply chain leaders in healthcare. Nate earned his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nebraska system.

 

Steven R. Newton, MPH, FACHE
President
Baylor Scott & White Health, North Texas Operations

Steve Newton is a senior vice president of Baylor Scott and White Health, and president of the DFW West Region, which has annual operating revenue of 800 million and more than 4,000 employees. Steve has 28 years’ experience in large integrated delivery systems in the for-profit and not-for profit sectors, and more than 20 years’ experience as president of tertiary/quaternary care hospitals.

Steve serves as a board member of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation, Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Tarrant County, and the Healthy Tarrant County Collaborative, and is past chairman of the Dallas – Fort Worth Hospital Council and the American Heart Association Tarrant County affiliate. He was a founding board member of the Healing Shepard Clinic of Union Gospel Mission, and served as the 2016 Chair of the Tarrant County March for Babies campaign. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

He is a cum laude graduate of Williams College and received a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Yale University. He is married, has three children, and is an avid long-distance runner and veteran of 17 marathons.

Leslie Pierce
VP Revenue Cycle
Methodist Health System

Leslie Pierce is SVP Revenue Cycle at Methodist Health System. She is currently responsible for guiding highly skilled cross functional teams in the design, development, and implementation of best practice revenue cycle solutions and processes. She was previously an AVP Client Relations at Parallon Business Solutions. Leslie has 18+ years experience as a healthcare executive with multi-facility operational experience and is a proven leader in revenue cycle best practices consistently achieving revenue, cost, and productivity goals.

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Details

Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

ACHE of North Texas
Phone:
972-413-8144
Email:
info@achentx.org
Website:
www.achentx.org

Venue

CHRISTUS Health
919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX 75038 United States
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