2015 CMDA Annual Meeting Presentations

“Emerging Importance of Transitions in Health Care”

Summary of 2015 CMDA Presentations

8:00 a.m.        Welcome and Overview: Gregory Gahm, MD; CMDA President – no slides

8:10 a.m.        CHCA/CCAL Update: Doug Farmer, President and CEO – no slides

8:20 a.m.        State of the State — CDPHE: Randy Kuykendall, Director Health Services Division

8:30 a.m.         Telligen Update: Christine LaRocca, MD

8:40 a.m.        Ombudsman Update: Anne Meier, State Ombudsman (presented by Louise Mills) – no slides

8:50 a.m.        Research Collaboration in LTC: Rebecca Boxer, MD and Heidi Wald, MD

9:00 a.m.        The Medicaid Spend Down: Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD

9:25 a.m.        Emerging Importance of Transitions in Healthcare: Lyn Bentley, Senior Director of Regulatory Services, AHCA


Clinical Group#1: Marianne Novelli, MD and Leslie Eber, MD

10:10 a.m.      Implications of Marijuana Legalization for LTC Facilities – Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD

10:35 a.m.       Choosing Wisely: 5 Things Patients/Providers Need to Know – Steven Atkinson, PA–C,   McGeer Criteria Applied to UTIs – Atkinson


11:00 a.m.       Antibiotic Stewardship in LTC – Timothy Jenkins, MD

11:25 a.m.       Common Dermatologic Issues in LTC – Meg Lemon, MD

1:35 p.m.           Anticoagulation 2015 – William Hiatt, MD



Clinical Group #2: Pam Tyrrell, MD, CMD and Fred Feinsod, MD, CMD

10:10 a.m.       ESRD in LTC – Lee Anneberg, MD, CMD

10:35 a.m.        Dental Health in LTC – Ruth Minnema, RN

11:00 a.m.       Integrating the Medical Director into the Facility – Fred Feinsod, MD, CMD

11:25 a.m.         The Psychotropic Review Meeting Revisited – Pamela Tyrrell, MD, CMD


Administrative Issues in LTC: Ann Kokish and Bonita Jones, CHCA/CCAL

10:10 a.m.         Fiscal Penalties to Providers and Facilities – Lyn Bentley, AHCA

10:35 a.m.         Raising the Standard of Care through PCP Identification – John Hiner, MD, CMD; Kara Gibson, Admissions Coordinator; Sing Palat, MD, CMD

11:00 a.m.         Data and What it is Telling LTC Communities – Linda Savage, BSN, RN, CDONA and Penny Cook, MSW

11:25 a.m.         Patients not Percentages: Improving Patient Outcomes by Improving Transitions of Care – Scot Smith, MD


Hospice Issues: David Koets, MD and Jennifer Ballentine, MA

10:10 a.m.         Debility and Failure to Thrive; Regulatory Challenges in the LTC – David Koets, MD

10:35 a.m.         Medication Recommendations at the End of Life – Greg Gahm, MD

11:00 a.m.         MOST Conversation – Ballentine,   Making the MOST of the Initial Conversation – Jennifer Ballentine, MA,  Facts ABOUT CPR – Ballentine

11:25 a.m.         MOST Update (MOST II – New and Improved) – David Koets, MD and Jennifer Ballentine, MA,   MOST Form FINAL 2015 – Ballentine,  Summary of Changes to MOST form 2015 J Ballentine,  Which document prevails – Ballentine


Pain Management Issues: Malcolm Fraser, MD, CMD and Alan Miller, RPh, MS, CGP

10:10 a.m.         AMDA Guidelines for Pain Management in LTC – Alan Miller, RPh, MS, CGP

10:35 a.m.         Pain Management for Hospice Patients – Robert Howe, DO

11:00 a.m.         Pain Management in ALF – Tom Lally, MD

11:25 a.m.         Pain Control without Opioids – Sheldon Goldberg, MD, CMD 


Medical Director Liability Today: case reviews and lessons learned

Carol Manteuffel JD, RN; Fred Feinsod, MD, CMD; Lee Anneberg, MD, CMD; Mike Todd, MD

12:10 pm                    CMDA Med Dir Liability Today C Manteuffel