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Withum’s Healthcare Symposium 2021

Join Withum Virtually For Our 3rd Annual Healthcare Symposium

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Symposium Details
Wednesday, December 8
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM EST

3 CPE Credits Awarded |  3 CLE Credits Awarded

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This year’s virtual event will feature insights from healthcare industry experts on a variety of topics including the future of healthcare, leadership and financial considerations in the industry and cybersecurity concerns. See the full agenda and speakers below.

Meet Our Keynote Speaker

Withum is proud to announce the keynote for our 3rd Annual Healthcare Symposium will be Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President, Thomas Jefferson University | CEO, Jefferson Health.

Dr. Klasko is an advocate for transformation in healthcare and higher education. As President and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health since 2013, he leads one of the nation’s fastest growing academic health institutions based on his vision of “healthcare at any address.”

His track record earned him a place tied for #2 “Most Influential” individuals by Modern Healthcare 2018, and as #21 in Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business 2018.

2021 Healthcare Symposium Agenda

11:00 – 11:15 AM Welcome and Introductions
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Keynote Presentation

Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President, Thomas Jefferson University; CEO, Jefferson Health

Dr. Klasko will look at the future of healthcare delivery and ask, what will be obvious in ten years that we should do right now instead of waiting? He will examine the challenge of health disparities, the revolution in digital health, and the need to shift from sick care to health assurance.

12:30 – 1:20 PM Session 1: C-Suite and Leadership Considerations in the Healthcare Industry

1 CPE credit in Business Management and Organization
Learn how healthcare leaders from various health systems have dealt with, and are continuing to deal with, the COVID-19 pandemic, including vaccination issues, social determinants, and staffing issues; in addition to all of their other daily responsibilities. They will share the struggles they have faced, and provide recommendations for future leadership strategies that focus on sustaining workforce continuity and delivering quality care to patients.

Attendees will be able to:

  • Describe how healthcare leaders from various health systems have dealt with, and are continuing to deal with, the COVID-19 pandemic from many different verticals.

Jolene Calla, Vice President, Health Care Finance & Insurance, Hospital Association of Pennsylvania

Cathleen Bennett, President and CEO, New Jersey Hospital Association
Joe Chirichella, President and CEO, Deborah Heart and Lung Center
Lori Herndon, President and CEO, AtlantiCare Health System
Daniel Messina, President and CEO, Richmond University Medical Center

1:30 – 2:20 PM Session 2: Financial Considerations in the Healthcare Industry During these Uncertain Times – Present and Prospective Viewpoints
1 CPE credit in Finance
The pandemic has impacted all areas of healthcare, particularly the financial sector. Hear from financial executives on their ability to maintain fiscal stability, patient volumes, mergers, affiliations and FTC challenges, reimbursement, accelerate investment that address particular areas of need, and current issues and continued disruption caused by COVID-19.
Attendees will be able to:

  • Identify the issues healthcare financial executives faced due to the financial disruption of the pandemic.

Sean Hopkins, Senior Vice President, Center for Health Analytics, Research & Transformation, New Jersey Hospital Association

Carl Alberto, VP Finance, St Luke’s University Health Network
Susan Green, CFO/Treasurer, Wellforce
Gail Kosyla, Executive Vice President, System Financial Operations, RWJ Barnabas Health
Elizabeth Seeber, CPA, MBA, FHFMA, Vice President, Finance, CFO, Doylestown Health

2:30 – 3:20 PM Session 3: Cybersecurity in Healthcare
1 CPE credit in Information Technology
Today’s health systems are dependent on technology now more than ever. All healthcare entities are at an increased risk for cyberattacks, especially as the industry relies more on electronic patient records, telemedicine, and artificial intelligence. It is therefore essential to keep your organization safe and secure through effective cybersecurity measures. Hear from a panel of experts on how to detect and avoid these cyberattacks, remain compliant, and protect your patients’ data and information.
Attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize how to detect and avoid cyberattacks to protect your organization.

Matthew Ferrante, Partner, Market Leader – Cyber and Information Security Services, Withum

Roger Lathrop, Senior Director, Internal Audit and Compliance, The Guthrie Clinic
Tom Pacek, Vice President and CIO, Inspira Health Network
Jim Robertson, Partner/Chair Healthcare Department, Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP
Jordan Tannenbaum, MD, MBA, MPH, VP/Chief Information Officer/Chief Medical Information Officer, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

Please note: all times are listed in EST. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3 CLE credits.

WithumSmith+Brown, PC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBAregistry.org.

Program Level:  Overview  Prerequisites: None  Advanced Preparation:  None   Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

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