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: