Event Details

for the

Midwest Post-Acute Executive Leadership Summit 2020

D3 Conference: IN, KY, MI, OH & WV

This annual event brings together the key executives, industry experts, thought leaders and future professionals, representing the post-acute industry in the Midwest, for extensive training, skills enhancement and networking in an informal setting.

In its eleventh year, this "must attend" summit will include the following educational offerings...

  • Six Sigma White Belt Training with Doug Sabotin, Haelan Group
  • BEST Simulations with David Wolf and Kevin Hansen
  • Keynote Speakers including AMDA and ACHCA Representatives
  • Click here to see the event schedule.

Featured Educational Sessions

Six Sigma White Belt Training with Doug Sabotin, Haelan Group

*PLEASE NOTE: Sign-up required at time of registration (additional $100).

White Belt Training Description
This would be considered the entry point for members wanting to engage in the Performance Improvement Program. Participants are introduced to the methodologies of Lean and Six Sigma and how they are used to improve processes. They learn basic tools to map and remove waste from processes, following the A3 roadmap. They would be then be able to return to their home facility and undertake simple projects to improve their organizational processes.

Participants Would Attend
• 1 day classroom training to review tools and introduce roadmaps and application to real world problems

Tools/Topics Include
• Introduction to methodologies
• A3 roadmap
• Murphy’s Analysis
• Detailed (Value Stream) Process Mapping
• Identifying and reducing variation and waste
• Standard Work Instructions
• Performance tracking

Presenter Info
Doug Sabotin is an enthusiastic champion, speaker, teacher and coach of project management, leadership, strategic planning & deployment, lean sigma and design thinking.

Doug joined Columbus Regional Health (CRH) over 22 years ago, and his contributions have been vast. He currently works in the organization as a Lean Sigma Black Belt, Educator, and Project Manager. Since 2016, Doug has successfully completed 41 projects and has also trained 60 individuals in Lean Sigma Green Belt and 22 in Design Thinking. From 2009-16 he served as the Director of the Lean Six Sigma Department. Doug was an analyst and manager in the Information Services Department for from 1997-2008. In 2008, he served as the project manager for the reopening of CRH (including work with FEMA) after a devastating flood caused more than $180 million of damage to the hospital. Since beginning Lean Six Sigma in 2005, Columbus Regional Health has completed more than 250 improvement projects and realized savings or revenue generation of more than $35 million.

Doug also teaches lean sigma, strategic planning, innovation, organizational development, and healthcare administration classes in MBA programs for Indiana University and Indiana Wesleyan. Doug loves spending time with his wife and four beautiful children, coaching high school swimming, running, golf, and playing guitar/singing in a band in his local church.

Why Does a Nursing Home or Residential Care Administrator Need Six Sigma?

Building Excellence with Simulation Training (BEST)

*PLEASE NOTE: Sign-up required at time of registration (at no extra charge).

BEST is an interactive experience in an environment simulating actual operations of various settings using real data behavior. The educational simulation is designed to reflect current realities in the changing marketplace and provides a ‘hands on’ learning experience.

BEST assists individuals in the field to interpret the cause and effect of individual decisions; explain the impact of working collaboratively with stakeholders; and identify what skills individuals and organizations may need to enhance their professional proficiency.

Presented by Panel
Dr. Douglas Olson, Robert Lane, Douglas Fullaway, Louis Lenzmeier, Kirstin Dunsworth, Robert Siebel, Dr. Kathryn Hyer, Denise Boudreau Scott, Dr. David Wolf

Conference Objectives
At the conclusion of the conference, participants will be able to:
1. Apply leadership, management, and marketing concepts to post-acute and long-term care administration.
2. Explore new protocols and practices for the management and treatment of post-acute and long-term care residents.
3. Identify key changes in federal regulations affecting the post-acute and long-term care field.

CE Attendance Verification Requirement
To ensure attendees are exposed to the entire content of the session and benefit from the established learning objectives, CE credit cannot be granted to attendees who arrive more than a few minutes late or leave prior to the conclusion of the session, including the Q&A and interactive components of a session. ACHCA’s ability to offer CE credits is dependent upon our adherence to the NAB attendance policy and verification procedures. ACHCA will verify CE credit eligibility by using the attendance data obtained onsite, and data will be entered into NAB’s CE Registry for certificate download.

Continuing Education
The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is a certified sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards and approved for 25 continuing nursing education by the Florida Board of Nursing. This program has been approved for 25 general nursing hours. State licensure boards have final authority on the acceptance of individual sources.

General Sessions

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General Session #1 – Thursday
Lisa Chambers – Blue Sky Therapy – PDPM for Administrators and Owners: How to Succeed Post-Implementation

General Session #2 – Thursday
Proactive Medical Review – PDPM Essentials For Physicians and Pharmacy

General Session #3 – Thursday
Sean Fahey – Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C – Fines and Headlines – Review of DAB and ALJ Case and Decisions – Learning Lessons from Others

General Session #4 – Thursday
Future of the Industry Panel

General Session #5 – Friday
Medical Director Panel

NAB Continuing Education Hours*

Wednesday CE – 7.5 hours
Thursday CE – 5.75 hours
Friday CE – 6 hours
Total = 19.25

*The NAB continuing education hours are approximates. This program is currently pending with NAB and awaiting approval. Based on the time approved, hours estimated may be more, or less, than published.