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Overview:

 2019 Opioid Abuse Management Summit

Innovative Strategies for States, Health Plans & Hospitals to Manage the Opioid Epidemic: Engaging/Educating Clinicians and Patients, Implementing Enhanced Monitoring Strategies, and Incorporating Effective Standards of Care

 November 14 – 15, 2019 •The Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando, FL

Sponsors/Exhibitors & Partners

Florida Pain Relief Centers    Sandoz    saferlock logo RGB color    Pear Therapeutics Final    MC logo 500x500    OpioidResponseNetwork

Overview

The Opioid Epidemic has gained national attention, and there has been increasing pressure on hospitals, health systems and health plans to effectively tackle this complex issue. Chronic pain affects a large number of Americans, and ineffective practices related to prescribing guidelines, prescription monitoring and provider education have led to an increase in opioid abuse/harm. hospitals, health systems and health plans must engage in efficient organizational strategies, enhanced provider education and safer prescription practices to effectively tackle the rise in opioid abuse.

We have created a high-level forum featuring knowledgeable leaders and executives from hospitals, health systems and health plans who will share their perspectives, valuable insights and expertise on how to be best equipped for the rapidly evolving landscape of Opioid Management. Attendees will benefit from learning about best practices and strategies that have been deployed to address the challenges presented by the current healthcare environment impacting hospitals, health systems and health plans in effectively managing opioid abuse/harm. This exclusive event targets senior level executives in order to maximize educational and networking opportunities.

By attending the 2019 Opioid Abuse Management Summit, you will learn what others in the Opioid Management arena are doing to succeed in transforming the nation’s healthcare and its population. Register today to reserve your seat at the conference and take advantage of early bird discounts.

We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Audience:

From Hospitals, Health Systems, Health Plans, Behavioral Health Centers, Employer Plans, TPAs, Managed Care Organizations & Other Payers:

Chief Executive Officers, Chief Medial Officers, Chief Financial Officers, Chief Operations Officers, Chief of Psychiatry, Chief Information Officers

Also, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors & Managers of:

• Behavioral Health

• Medical Management

• Strategic Planning

• Member Engagement

• Health Management

• Managed Care

• Health Promotion & Wellness

• Utilization Management

• Provider Relations

• Case Management

• Government Relations

• Accountable Care

• Health Information Management

• Operations

• Care Management

• Clinical Operations

• Disease Management

• Quality Improvement

• Community Health

• Mental Health

• Finance

• Reimbursement

• Network Management

• Compliance

• Episodes of Care

• Claims Management

• Outpatient Services

• Marketing

• Government Programs

• Risk Management


This program is also geared towards Mental Health Facilities, States, Government Agencies, Vendors, Healthcare Consultants, Solution Providers, Disease Management Organizations, Third Party Administrators, IT & Business Process Outsourcing Companies, Enrollment Brokers and More!

Agenda:

Day One – Thursday, November 14, 2019

7:15 Conference Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:15

Chairperson's Opening Remarks

Ben Lawrence, MA, LPC-S, CCM
Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Operations
Risk Identification & Outreach Program
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

8:30

Developing an Effective and Comprehensive Opioid Management System Across the Health System

Enas Kandil, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management
UT Southwestern Medical Center

9:15

Developing a Health Plan/Payer Focused Strategy to Effectively Manage Opioid Abuse

Ben Lawrence, MA, LPC-S, CCM
Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Operations
Risk Identification & Outreach Program
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

10:00 Networking & Refreshments Break
10:30

Enhancing Provider and Clinician Education on Effective/Appropriate Opioid Prescribing Guidelines

Patricia Gray, PharmD, FCSHP
Pharmacy Clinical Operations Manager
Kaiser Permanente

11:15

Enhancing Health Plan and Hospital Coordination on Opioid Management

Joyce Wale
Executive Director, Behavioral Health
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Senior AVP, Behavioral Health
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

12:00 Luncheon for All Attendees & Speakers
1:15

Implementing Opioid Abuse Initiatives that Provide Enhanced Access and Quality of Substance Abuse Treatment for Patients

Claudia Vicencio, PhD, LCSW, LMFT
Clinical Supervisor, Outpatient Behavioral Health Center
Memorial Healthcare System

2:00

A State's Response to the Opioid Epidemic: A Case Study on the State of Wisconsin

Elizabeth Collier, MSW, CSAC, ICS, LCSW
State Opioid Treatment Authority
Wisconsin Department of Health Services

3:00 Networking & Refreshments Break
3:30

Implementing Opioid Abuse Initiatives that Provide Enhanced Access to Prescribers of Medication Assisted Treatment

Rick Massatti, PhD, MSW, MPH, LSW
State Opioid Treatment Authority
Bureau of SUD Treatment
Ohio Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services

4:15

Effectively Identifying and Managing Prescribers, Patients, and Pharmacies at Risk for Opioid Misuse by Developing a Technologically Robust Opioid Management Program

Christina McCormick, PharmD
Health Risk Management
Clinical Pharmacist
Vantage Health Plan, Inc.

5:00 End of Day One


Day Two – Friday, November 15, 2019

7:15 Networking Breakfast
8:15

Chairperson’s Recap of Day One

Ben Lawrence, MA, LPC-S, CCM
Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Operations
Risk Identification & Outreach Program
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

8:30

The Stigma of Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy – An Opportunity for the Rebirth of Compassion

Gary Stoner, MD, FACOG
Director, Women’s Health Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Program
Geisinger Medical Center

9:15

Enhancing Provider and Patient Collaboration for Effective Opioid Abuse Management

Alex Gnilka, PhD, LPCS
Assistant Vice President, Addiction Services
Atrium Health

10:00 Networking & Refreshments Break
10:30

Increasing Treatment for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder in the Emergency Department: The Evolution of a Peer-Led Model

Julie Dees, MA, LPC
Director, Behavioral Health Services
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

11:15

Implementing Effective Patient Collaboration on an Opioid Sparing Pathway to Minimize/Eliminate Opioid Use for Surgical Services

Lisa Rameaka, MD, FACOG
Chief Medical Officer &
Vice President, Medical Affairs
South County Health

12:00 Conference Concludes
Workshop Session:

Thursday, November 14, 2019 • 5:15 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Enhancing Community Outreach Strategies Targeting Vulnerable Populations to Provide Access to Opioid Abuse Treatment

This session will focus on understanding and enhancing the foundation of the groups of people that are being referred to and the available tools and resources to effectively interact and service them while addressing multiple needs from a multi-pronged network-based strategy. In so doing, attendees will be shown highly successful interventions that meet a range of issues and needs within the life of an individual experiencing opioid addiction, and how to be successful through innovation and realistic methods.

About the Workshop Leader:
John Tote is Vice-President, Behavioral Health Solutions at Mostly Medicaid, and Founder & Principal of BOLD Solutions LLC, a healthcare consulting firm. With his passion for seeing others succeed, John has developed a career of advocacy, service, and organizational growth and excellence. In roles ranging from business and strategic development leadership to CEO, through John’s guidance organizations have experienced more than $500 million of financial growth. Further, these organizations have been able to hire more than 2,500 additional professionals to assist in service delivery and community enhancement.

John has also been able to utilize his experience and background in for-profit, not-for-profit, public sector and academic settings to provide motivating and thought-provoking messages to thousands of individuals and groups around the country. John’s extensive written articles, in-person presentations and webinar events now number more than 500. Additionally, John has also directed and hosted more than 75 conferences and seminars throughout the US.

Speakers:

Alex Gnilka, PhD, LPCS
Assistant Vice President, Addiction Services
Atrium Health

Gary Stoner, MD, FACOG
Director, Women’s Health Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) Program
Geisinger Medical Center

Patricia Gray, PharmD, FCSHP
Pharmacy Clinical Operations Manager
Kaiser Permanente

Claudia Vicencio, PhD, LCSW, LMFT
Clinical Supervisor, Outpatient Behavioral Health Center
Memorial Healthcare System

Joyce Wale
Executive Director, Behavioral Health
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
Senior AVP, Behavioral Health
New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation

Ali Mchaourab, MD
Chief, Pain Medicine Service
Northeast Ohio VA Health Care System
Director, Specialty Care Access Network
Cleveland VA Medical Center

Elizabeth Collier, MSW, CSAC, ICS, LCSW
State Opioid Treatment Authority
Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Ben Lawrence, MA, LPC-S, CCM
Director, Behavioral Health Clinical Operations
Risk Identification & Outreach Program
Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC)

Rick Massatti, PhD, MSW, MPH, LSW
State Opioid Treatment Authority
Bureau of SUD Treatment
Ohio Dept. of Mental Health & Addiction Services

Christina McCormick, PharmD
Health Risk Management
Clinical Pharmacist
Vantage Health Plan, Inc.

Enas Kandil, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology & Pain Management
UT Southwestern Medical Center

   

Julie Dees, MA, LPC
Director, Behavioral Health Services
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Lisa Rameaka, MD, FACOG
Chief Medical Officer &
Vice President, Medical Affairs
South County Health

   

John Tote
Vice-President, Behavioral Health Solutions
Mostly Medicaid
Founder & Principal
BOLD Solutions LLC

Sponsors/Exhibitors:

Exhibitors

Florida Pain Relief CentersAt Pain Relief Centers, our mission is simple: to relieve your chronic pain and restore your quality of life. Our board-certified, fellowship-trained pain relief specialists are equipped with comprehensive pain management training in all areas of medical pain management to customize an effective treatment plan for your chronic pain.

SandozSandoz, A Novartis Division, is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars, and a pioneer in the emerging field of prescription digital therapeutics. Our purpose is to pioneer access to healthcare by developing and commercializing novel, affordable approaches that address unmet medical need. Our broad portfolio of high-quality medicines, covering all major therapeutic areas and increasingly focused on value-adding differentiated medicines, accounted for 2018 sales of USD 9.9 billion. Sandoz is headquartered in Holzkirchen, in Germany's Greater Munich area.

saferlock logo RGB colorSafer Lock is a patented 4-digit locking cap that fits existing prescription bottles designed to help reduce pilfering of medications and accidental poisonings. With studies showing as high as 70% of prescription drug abuse originating in the home medicine cabinet and as low as 3% of homes locking them up, Safer Lock plays a very important piece to the complex puzzle of the opioid epidemic.

Pear Therapeutics FinalPear Therapeutics is the leader in prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs). We aim to redefine medicine by discovering, developing, and delivering clinically validated software-based therapeutics to provide better outcomes for patients, smarter engagement and tracking tools for clinicians, and cost-effective solutions for payers. Pear has a pipeline of products and product candidates across therapeutic areas, including psychiatric and neurological conditions. Our lead product, reSET®, for the treatment of Substance Use Disorder, was the first PDT to receive marketing authorization from the FDA. Pear's second product, reSET-O®, for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder, received marketing authorization from the FDA in December 2018.  

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Registration Pricing:

Hospitals, Health Systems, Providers, Health Plans, Government

Register by
November 1, 2019

Register by
November 14, 2019

Conference Only

$995

$1195

Conference & Workshop

$1195

$1395

Standard Rate, Vendors, Solution Providers

Register by
November 1, 2019

Register by
November 14, 2019

Conference Only

$1295

$1495

Conference & Workshop

$1495

$1695


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Workshop Session: Implementing Effective Standards of Care within Opioid Prescribing and Management
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Orlando, FL 85250
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Managed Care delivers high-interest articles and features developed through original research and writing. Its editorial mission is to advise managed markets physicians, pharmacists, and executives on the integration of the business and medical aspects of the rapidly changing managed care market. A strict fact-checking and peer-review process assures the accuracy and relevance of editorial content.



OpioidResponseNetworkThe Opioid Response Network is a SAMHSA-funded grant initiative that provides free training and education to single state agencies, healthcare systems, organizations, and individuals in the evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery of opioid use disorder. ORN has responded to more than 1,200 requests from all 50 states and nine territories, impacting more than 3.2 million people.

 

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