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Wednesday, December 6
11:00 – 3:30 PM ET
3 Credits of CPE Offered
3 Credits of CLE Offered
Withum is proud to announce the keynote for our 5th Annual Healthcare Symposium will be Lori Herndon, retired President and Chief Executive Officer of AtlantiCare Health System!
This year’s virtual event will feature insight from healthcare industry experts on key topics to put your organization in a position of strength in today’s market including mergers and acquisitions, financial considerations and innovation including AI. See details below!
Register now as space is limited.
Meet our Keynote Speaker
Named as one of the 100 most influential people in healthcare in 2022, Lori Herndon has over 40 years of experience in the healthcare space, earning respect and acclaim far beyond New Jersey. She began her career as a critical care nurse and transitioned to multiple leadership positions following. Most recently, she served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of AtlantiCare Health System for the past seven years, prior to her retirement as of June 2023 where she will leave a standing impact through her leadership in unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, joint venture strategy, and clinical program expansion.
Keynote Presentation: Reflections in Leadership
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
In this presentation and fireside chat, Lori Herndon will reflect on her 40-year tenure in the healthcare industry starting as a critical care nurse and then transitioning to leading one of New Jersey’s larger integrated health care delivery systems, AtlantiCare, and the challenges she faced along the way. Lori’s presentation will also speak to issues encountered during the pandemic and its lasting impact, healthcare M&A including affiliations, partnerships, joint ventures and other care coordination models and clinical program expansion, including telehealth and workforce development. Lori will offer practical considerations, recommendations and best practices for today’s healthcare leaders.
12:30 PM – 1:20 PM | 1 CPE- Specialized Knowledge
Mergers and acquisitions and other business combinations, including consolidations and affiliations, joint ventures and private equity partners remain red hot in the healthcare industry. Hear from industry experts regarding an update on FTC actions and issues for large healthcare system acquisitions in the hospital environment from a regulatory perspective including cross state merger strategies, the different types of M&A; affiliations, joint ventures and other strategic alliances and combinations in healthcare today. Our panelists will discuss legal and financial factors when considering a potential healthcare transaction, including choice of partner, antitrust enforcement issues, structural and management issues and private equity. This panel will offer valuable healthcare industry insight into M&A, and offer practical considerations, recommendations and best practices.
Session 2: Healthcare Focus on Finance
1:30 PM – 2:20 PM | 1 CPE- Finance
Continued decreased patient volumes, acquisition activity, workforce shortages, ongoing payor issues, rising interest rates, a lower stock market, ratings downgrades, higher operating expenses and a tight labor market combined with remote worker flexibility and new competition structures are some of the issues affecting the healthcare industry today from a finance perspective. Hear from healthcare industry chief financial officers on their ability to maintain fiscal stability in these uncertain and changing times. These healthcare finance leaders will discuss lessons learned and offer practical considerations, recommendations and best practices.
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM | 1 CPE- Information Technology
In today’s rapidly evolving world, the intersection of cutting-edge technology and healthcare promises to reshape the industry as we know it. This session will delve into the benefits and consequences of healthcare innovation, artificial intelligence and machine learning from operational and financial standpoints. Our range of panelist experts will touch on AI’s impact on data analytics, reimbursement, research, diagnostics, telehealth, clinical care, cost savings, and more while also noting the regulatory governance and ethical considerations organizations should be aware of as AI will continue to revolutionize the healthcare industry.
- Identify both advantages and benefits as well as disadvantages and regulatory concerns associated with today’s healthcare transactions.
- Identify current financial and operational issues healthcare financial executives face in today’s everchanging environment.
- Assess the current and future impact of AI in the healthcare industry including benefits, challenges and lessons learned and offer practical considerations, recommendations and best practices.
Managing Member - Brach Eichler
Founding Partner - A1A Investment Partners
Partner - Epstein Becker Green
Partner - Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Senior Vice President, - Center for Health Analytics, Research & Transformation New Jersey Hospital Association
Senior VP and Chief Financial Officer - Holy Name Medical Center
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer - RWJBarnabas Health
Chief Financial Officer - Virtua Health
Chief Financial Officer - Saint Peter’s Healthcare System
Chief Product Officer and Co-founder - Adonis
Senior Vice President and Performance Management - Med-Metrix
Chief Innovation Officer - Penn State College of Medicine
Chief Information Officer - UConn Health
CPE & CLE Credit Information
3 Credits of CPE Offered
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
For information regarding complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our Withum Learning Department at [email protected].
NJ CLE: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3 hours of total CLE credit (Full Credits Available: NJ General: 3.0).