Presentations and Speaker Resources

Presentations and Speaker Resources (In Process April 5)

Below are links to pdf versions of speaker presentations and additional resources. Organizers will be adding more presentation files in the coming days. Please check back for additional resources.

MONDAY, MARCH 26 – INTENSIVE WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS

Jumpstart Water Management for Rural Healthcare Facilities

Patricia Montgomery, Washington State Department of Health
Vivian Hawkins, Washington State Department of Health
Sara Podczervinski, Washington State Department of Health
Kevin Wickersham, Washington State Department of Health
Elizabeth Gordon, Washington State Department of Health
Elisabeth Long, Washington State Department of Health
Larry Lee, Pacific Industrial Hygiene
Lisa Hannah, Morton General Hospital
Amy Abbott, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services
Jeff Robbins, Morton General Hospital
Alan VanBeek, Astria Sunnyside Hospital
Tyler Henning, Washington State Department of Health



The Rural Workforce of the Future: Strategies to Innovate, Apply Data, and Develop Partnerships

The Data Disconnect, Making sense and use of the data available for rural workforce planning

Dan Ferguson, WA State Allied Health Center of Excellence
Ben Lindekugel, Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
Alison Carl White, Better Health Together
Daniel Smith, SW Washington ACH
Suzanne Swadener, Washington State Health Care Authority
Susan Skillman, University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies
Jennifer Brackeen, CHOICE Regional Health Network


Community Health Worker Core Competency Training

Debbie Spink, Washington State Department of Health, Office of Family and Community Health Improvement
Sonora Stampfly, Washington State Department of Health, Office of Family and Community Health Improvements


Leading Change and Transition

Deb Curless, Washington Trust Bank
Natalie Keller, Washington Trust Bank
Jaclyn Nagata, Washington Trust Bank
Shelly Detrick, Washington Trust Bank


The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

Mary Catlin, Washington State Department of Health
Caleb Holtzer, Providence


Dementia Care is Changing, Are You?

Lori La Bey, Alzheimer’s Speaks


Practice Transformers: Caring for Communities through Collaboration and Partnership Development

The Practice Transformation Support Hub

Washington Rural Multi-payer Model

Rick Helms, Practice Transformation Support Hub at Qualis Health
Gwen Cox, Practice Transformation Support Hub at Qualis Health
Leslie Robison, Pullman Regional Hospital and Palouse Medical
Bridget Beachy, Community Health of Central WA
Becky Corson, Mid-Valley Medical Clinic
Gary Swan, Health Care Authority


Expanding Access to Financing & Telehealth for Rural Health

Marti Canatsey, USDA Rural Development
Rick Rose, USDA Rural Development
Peter McMillin, USDA Rural Development
Kirk Pearson, USDA Rural Development
Jason McGill, Govenor’s Office State of WA
Michael Cade, Thurston County EDC (Economic Development Council)
Craig Nolte, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Community Development
Pat Justus, Department of Health
Kim McCollim, HUD Seattle Regional Office
Steve Dunk, WA Department of Commerce
Josh Martin, Summit Pacific Medical Center
Lindy Vincent, Department of Health
Bonnie Burlingham, Department of Health


TUESDAY, MARCH 26 PRESENTATIONS


BREAKOUT A 1

Behavioral Health HIE: Best Practices for Networks

Joe Wivoda, Analysts International


BREAKOUT A 2.1

Rural Insights from Washington’s Behavioral Health Workforce Assessment

Rachelle McCarty, UW Dept of Family Medicine, Center for Health Workforce Studies


BREAKOUT A 2.2

Bi-directional Behavioral Health Integration Toolkit: Building Integrated Teams for Rural Communities

Anna Ratzliff, UW AIMS Center


BREAKOUT A 3

Data Sleuthing for Population Health: A Hands On Practicum Using Washington Tracking Network

Tina Echeverria, Washington State Department of Health


BREAKOUT A 4

Rural-Urban Disparities in Access to Medicaid Pharmacy Services in Washington State

Janessa Graves, Washington State University
Laura Forman, Washington State University


BREAKOUT A 5

Acute Stroke: Mimics and Widening Windows

Madeleine Geraghty, Multicare Rockwood Clinic


BREAKOUT A 6.1

Risk Management and the Governing Board:  What You Need to Know

Sharon Gilmore, Coverys


BREAKOUT A 6.2

Tips on Negotiating Value Based Contracts with Payers

Andrew Nelson, Molina Healthcare


BREAKOUT B 1.1

Community – Clinical Linkages: A Rural Health Sustainability Story

Lisa Packard, Qualis Health
Jamie Hunter-Mitchell, Qualis Health


BREAKOUT B 1.2

Improving Chronic Conditions in Rural Eastern Washington Through Patient Home Visits

Kyle Frazier, Washington State University
Kim McKeirnan, Washington State University
Lisa Woodard, Washington State University


BREAKOUT B 2.1

Demystifying the Behavioral Health Assistant – Roles, Services, and Training

Connie Lieseke, Kitsap Mental Health


BREAKOUT B 2.2

Overcoming Barriers to Providing Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder and the Expanding Supply of Providers with a Waiver in the WWAMIO Region.

Holly Andrilla, WWAMI Rural Health Research Center


BREAKOUT B 3.1

Foreign Medical Graduates: Alleviating Doctor Shortages in the Trump Era

Eamonn Roach, Roach & Bishop Law Offices


BREAKOUT B 3.2

Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Healthcare Providers in Rural Settings

Andrew Dresback, Wilderness Medical Staffing
Mary Ellen Doty, Wilderness Medical Staffing
Doug Kelley, Wilderness Medical Staffing


BREAKOUT B 4

Integrating Oral Health into Primary Care

Madlen Caplow, Arcora – The Foundation of Delta Dental of Washington
Jill Dudik Bross, Parkview Medical Group


BREAKOUT B 5

Managing Medical Records as an EMS Provider

Brian Snure, Snure Law Office, PSC


BREAKOUT B 6

Piloting through Rough Waters: Leadership Challenges and Opportunities

Ben Lindekugel, Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
Tom Wilbur, Newport Hospital and Health Services
Tom Warren, Lake Chelan Community Hospital
Dean Gushee, Mason General Hospital and Family of Clinics


BREAKOUT C 1

Setting Up a Telepalliative Care Program

Gregg VandeKiefte, Providence Health and Services, Southwest WA
Dana Lustbader, ProHEALTH Care
Michael Fratkin, ResolutionCare Network/ResolutionCare Institute


BREAKOUT C 2

Demystifying Community Health Workers – What Do They Do and How Can They Help Your Rural Community

Sarah Salomon, Foundation for Healthy Generations
Kathy Burgoyne, Foundation for Healthy Generations
Seth Doyle, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association/CHW Task Force


BREAKOUT C 3.1

Telehealth – Sustainable Access for Rural Healthcare

Zach Griffin, Providence St. Joseph Health


BREAKOUT C 3.2

Using Virtual Technology to Fully Implement EHDDI (Early Hearing-loss Detection, Diagnosis and Intervention) in Rural Settings

Kim Hamren, Listen and Talk
Yoko Ishii, LIsten and Talk
Maura Berndsen, LIsten and Talk


BREAKOUT C 4

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: The Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring Project

Chris Baumgartner, Washington Department of Health
Blake Maresh, Washington Department of Health


BREAKOUT C 5

The Workforce Pipeline: Creating the Health Workforce of the Future

Toby Keys, University of Washington School of Medicine, Office of Rural Programs, Dept of Family Medicine
David Evans, University of Washington School of Medicine
Kenley Unruh, University of Washington School of Medicine


BREAKOUT C 6.1

Listening, Modeling, Coaching to Success

Kurt Kuykendall, Samaritan Healthcare


BREAKOUT C 6.2

Lead With Your Heart:  A Success Story

Steve McNeece, Community Hospital of Anaconda
Laura Austin, Community Hospital of Anaconda


BREAKOUT D 1.1

Palliative Care

Jeannie Eylar, Pullman Regional Hospital
Pullman Regional Hospital Palliative Care


BREAKOUT D 1.2

Introducing Palliative Care in a Rural Health System: Lessons Learned

Lisa Holt, Jefferson Healthcare
Deborah Kaldahl, Jefferson Healthcare
Mary Fortman, Jefferson Healthcare


BREAKOUT D 2

Pathways 101 – Community-Based Care Coordination

Kathy Burgoyne, Foundation for Healthy Generations


BREAKOUT D 3.1

Autism: How Early Diagnosis Makes a Difference in Your Community

Jill Dudik Bross, Parkview Medical Group


BREAKOUT D 3.2

Telehealth Tools to Address the Behavioral Healthcare Crisis

Trevor Davis, Pacific Rehabilitation Centers


BREAKOUT D 4

Just Between Us: The Math of an RHC

Krystal Guzman, Island Hospital
Katie Jo Raebel, Wipfli


BREAKOUT D 5.1

State Approval Process for Non-Medically Trained Ambulance Driver in Rural Areas

Catie Holstein, Washington State Department of Health, Emergency Services System


BREAKOUT D 5.2

NREMT Initial Cognitive Exam Vouchers for EMS: A Pilot Project

Dawn Felt, Washington State Department of Health



BREAKOUT D 6.1

Steps Towards Sustainability with the Second Year of the Quality Payment Program

Deanna Graham, Qualis Health


BREAKOUT D 6.2

Building Teams United By Place: Natural Communities of Care for Sustainable Health Equity

Maria Klemesrud, Qualis Health


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 PRESENTATIONS


BREAKOUT E 1.1

Recent Research on Home Health Care for Rural Populations and Implications for Policy and Practice

Tracy Mroz, University of Washington
Susan Skillman, University of Washington
Davis Patterson, University of Washington


BREAKOUT E 1.2

Palliative Care in the Medicare Population: Opportunities for Rural Areas

Meghan Donohue, Qualis Health


BREAKOUT E 2

Issues and Strategies to Improving Diversity and Access to Nursing Care in Rural Communities

Wendy Buenzli, Washington State University College of Nursing
Sofia Aragon, Washington Center for Nursing
Rhonda Martinez McFarland, USPHS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Region X, Native American Contact
Anne Shields, UW AIMS Center
Cynthia Nelson, Ferry County Memorial Hospital


BREAKOUT E 3.1

Engaging Local Tribal Community Members in Research and Outreach Efforts: What We Have Learned So Far for Success

Amiyonette Goodblanket, Indian Health Council, Inc.
Roland Moore, Pacific Institue for Research and Evaluation
David Gilder, The Scripps Research Institute


BREAKOUT E 3.2

Staying Safe and Healthy at Home: Using Photovoice to Document Native Elder Health in Rural Washington State

Anna Foucek Tresidder, Eastern Washington University
Nora Flett, Spokane Tribe of Indians
Tanya Gleson, EWU School of Social Work


BREAKOUT E 4.1

RHC Compliance and Risk Management

Pam Schlauderaff, Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics


BREAKOUT E 4.2

RHC Manager New Certification Process

Pam Lowder, Shoshone Family Medical Center


BREAKOUT E 5

From Silos to Square Dancing: Building a Network Together

Cindy Button, Aero Methow Rescue Service


BREAKOUT E 6

Demystifying Emergency Preparedness for Rural Hospitals

Erika Henry, Washington State Department of Health
Elizabeth Gordon, Washington State Department of Health
Alex Giel, Washington State Department of Health


BREAKOUT F 1.1

Promoting Telemedicine Adoption in Managed Medicaid: Use Case of a Statewide Virtual Care Program

Jorge Rivera, Director, Community Engagement, Molina Healthcare of Washington


BREAKOUT F 1.2

Reaching Rural Diagnostic Parity and Interventional Radiology Competitiveness Through Urban Partnership – A Win,Win,Win

Kenneth Symington, MD, Director of Rural Imaging and Interventional Radiology-Inland Imaging
Christina Wagar, Director of Primary Care and Ancillary Services, Newport Health and Services


BREAKOUT F 2

Launching Rural Workforce Development Strategies: Facilitated Discussion

Dan Ferguson, WA State Allied Health Center of Excellence
Ben Lindekugel, Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts
Cori Garcia Hansen, Area Health Education Center for Western Washington


BREAKOUT F 3.1

Finding Our Balance: Preventing Older Adult Falls in Rural Areas through Evidence-Based Tools

Carolyn Ham, Washington State Department of Health


BREAKOUT F 3.2

Field Thrombolytics in Jefferson County

Sandra Smith-Poling, MD, East Jefferson Fire and Rescue
Gordon Pomeroy, East Jefferson Fire and Rescue


BREAKOUT F 4

Rural Health Clinic Reconciliation

Madina Cavendish, Health Care Authority
Michaela Snook, Health Care Authority
Cindy Robertson, NorthShore Medical Group
Katie Jo Raebel, WIPFLI


BREAKOUT F 5

Providing EMS with Volunteers or Employees –  Navigating the legal issues

Brian Snure, Snure Law Office, PSC


BREAKOUT F 6

Using Video for Rural Community Engagement and Action

Bonnie Burlingham, Washington State Dept of Health
Marilyn Freeman, Washington Technology Solutions


WORKSHOP

Rural Health Clinic Billing and Medicare Cost Reports

Katie Jo Raebel, WIPFLI


WORKSHOP

Building Industry Partnership to Address Nursing Education in Rural & Tribal Communities

Cori Garcia Hansen, Center Director of the AHECWW