Annual Healthcare Symposium

Join ACHE of Eastern PA for our premier annual networking and education event!

The Case for Quality: Putting Patients at the Forefront of Healthcare

During our 2023 Symposium, we will dive deep into the world of quality to better understand
how we can improve patient outcomes and enhance the patient experience in our organizations.

Session #1:  Accountable for the Care we Provide

Michael Weiss, MPH –
Administrator of Health Informatics, Populytics

Melody Danko-Holsomback, MSN, CRNP – VP of Education, National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS)

Rhonda Holcomb – Director of Corporate Operations, ChristianaCare (formerly Clinical Practice Transformation Consultant, Keystone ACO)

Xinliang (Albert) Liu, PhD, MS – Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor, Department of Community and Population Health, Lehigh University

Tony Reed – Population Health Operations Leader, Past Chairman of the Board of Directors, National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS)

Session #2:  Integrating the Principles of Patient-Centered Care

Justin Matus, PhD, MBA, FACHE
Associate Professor, The Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

John Bulger, DO, MBA – Chief Medical Officer/Insurance, Geisinger Health Plan

Michael Gusmano, PhD – Professor, Department of Community & Population Health; Associate Dean for Academic Programs, and Interim Director, MPH, Lehigh University

Donna Sabol – Senior Vice President & Chief Quality Officer, St. Luke’s University Health Network

Jennifer Stephens, DO, MBA, FACP – Chief Value & Ambulatory Care Officer, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Session #3:  Consumer Focused Healthcare

Bradley Kirkes, FACHE, MBA, OTR/L, CHT –
Service Line Consultant, Corazon, Inc.

Matthew Fenty – Network Director of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships (IT), St. Luke’s University Health Network

Shawn Hughes – Senior Vice President, BSI Corporate Benefits

Michele Saloman – Vice President, The Harris Poll

Nichole Weber – Director of Patient Experience, Evangelical Community Hospital

Session #4:  Sustainable Strategies to Support Resiliency and
Well-Being for Healthcare Professionals

Dr. Daniel J. West Jr, PhD, FACHE, FACMPE
– Professor & Past Chairman, Panuska College of Professional Studies, The University of Scranton

Ammar Abassi, MD – Regional Medical Director, Lehigh Valley Health Network

Hasshan Batts, DHSc, LCSW – Executive Director, Promise Neighborhoods of the Lehigh Valley

Sajeda Bhallo, MS, LPC, CADC, CPRP – Licensed Professional Counselor, Populytics

Amanda Greene, MBA, MSPA, BSN – Director of Operations, Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare and Master Certified Health Education Specialist 

Carolyn Lamparella, EdS, LPC – Preferred EAP Program Director, Populytics

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including an optional lunch break-out session with John J. Lynch III, FACHE, President & CEO, Main Line Health

This program has been developed and is being presented locally by ACHE of Eastern PA.
It has been approved for 6.0 Face-to-Face ACHE Credits toward advancement or recertification in ACHE.

2023 Healthcare Symposium Sponsors: