Welcome to CAHF's 2022 Summer Conference Materials Page!

 Click on the titles below to download the slides/handouts from each presentation. 

If you don't see a presentation available, that means we have not received it. 

Please check back regularly for updates.

Sunday, July 10

1:00pm – 1:50pm        Pressure Ulcers: A review of Fundamental Concepts

                                                       Dr. Gurpreet Dhillion, M.D., PhD - Med Director OCWH, Advantage Surgical and Wound Care


1:00pm – 2:50pm        California Labor & Employment Law Update   

                                                       Keahn Morris, JD - Partner, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP


2:00pm – 3:50pm        Infection Prevention: What have we learned? 

                                        Dolly Greene, RN, BSN, CIC - VP of Infection Control, New Gen Health


2:00pm – 3:50pm        Fraud & Abuse - Annual Update - [not yet available]

                                                       Scott Kiepen - Partner, Hooper Lundy & Bookman

                                                       Mark Johnson, JD - Principal, Hooper Lundy & Bookman

Monday, July 11

8:00am - 8:50am          State of the Association and Long-Term Care Sector - No Materials      

                                                       Craig Cornett - CEO/President, CAHF


9:00am - 9:50am          Staying Power  

                                                       Courtney Ramsey - Workforce Retention Strategist, Magnet Culture


10:00am - 10:50am     Solution Driven Medicare Compliance[not yet available]

                                                       Terry Sheets, OTR, MHA, RAC-T - Consultant


10:00am - 11:50am      The Emergency Management Continuum- A "Team Approach"

    Stan Szpytek - CAHF Life Safety Consultant, Fire and Life Safety, Inc.
    Jason Belden - Director of Emergency Preparedness and Physical Plant Services, CAHF

    Handout Packet




10:00am - 11:50am     Provider Relief, Compliance & Prep for Audits - [not yet available]

   Mark Reagan, JD - Managing Shareholder and CAHF General Counsel, Hooper Lundy & Bookman
   Bill Ulrich - President / CEO, Consolidated Billing Services, Inc


10:00am - 11:50am     Precision Medication Selection 

                                      Dr. David Krause - Co-CEO and Chief Strategy Officer, Genomind

                                                    Cynthia Kilroy, MBA - Co-CEO and Chief Strategy Officer, Genomind

                                                        Rob Bright, MCM - Senior Clinical Account Executive, Genomind


1:00pm - 1:50pm         PBJ: Staffing Trends and Solutions

                                       Jennifer Breen - Assistant Director of Reimbursement, CAHF

                                                      DeAnn Walters, LNHA, CQP - Director of Clinical Affairs and Quality Improvement, CAHF


1:00pm - 1:50pm          Understanding Schizophrenia in Long-Term Care 

                                                       Dr. Torna Li, PsyD - Clinical Director and Clinical Psychologist, CHE Behavioral Health Services]


1:00pm - 1:50pm         Utilizing Employee Recognition to Achieve Retention and Engagement

                                              Nate Hamme - President, Ceca Foundation

2:00pm - 2:50pm          Working with the Medical Director - Medical Certification - [not yet available]          

                                                       Karl Steinberg, MD, CMD, HMDC, HEC-C - Chief Medical Officer, Beecan Health


2:00pm - 2:50pm         Rapid-Fire Retention No Materials  

                                                      Courtney Ramsey - Workforce Retention Strategist, Magnet Culture


2:00pm - 2:50pm         QAA Data: Managing Documentation   

                                                       Staci LePage, RHIT, RAC-CT - Health Information Consultant, Anderson Health Information Systems, Inc.


3:00pm - 3:50pm         An Update from the Director of HCAI

                                                       Elizabeth Landsberg, JD - Director, Department of Health Care Access and Information


Tuesday, July 12

9:00am - 10:50am        Engaging and Retraining Top Talent - [not yet available]

                                                       Lance Olsen - Senior Consultant, The Arbinger Institute


11:00am - 11:50am      Surviving Staffing Audits & Questionable CDPH Practices

   Mark Reagan, JD - Managing Shareholder and CAHF General Counsel, Hooper Lundy & Bookman
   Patti Owens, LVN, NHA - Director of Regulatory Affairs, CAHF


11:00am - 11:50am      Building a Successful AIT Program (Leadership for the LongTerm) 

    TG Akins - Staff Services Manager I, Department of Public Health, Center for Healthcare Quality, Licensing and Certification, 

   Healthcare Workforce Branch, Nursing Home Administrator Program


11:00am - 11:50am       Serious Mental Illness (SMI) Online Training for Long-TermCare Staff

                                                         John Hobday, M.A. - CEO and Founder, HealthCare Interactive, Inc.


11:00am - 11:50am       A 100-Day Crisis: The Truth about New Employee Turnover

                                                        Sarah Dirks - Executive Vice President of Business Development, Pinnacle Quality Insight


1:40pm - 2:30pm          AB 1629 What Happens After December 31, 2022 - No Materials 

                                         Craig Cornett - CEO/President, CAHF

                                                        Jeff Sandman – Director of Reimbursement, CAHF

                                                        Jennifer Snyder - Partner, Capitol Advocacy

                                                        Mark Reagan, JD - Managing Shareholder and CAHF General Counsel, Hooper Lundy & Bookman



2:30pm - 3:20pm          Preparing for a Successful CalAIM Implementation

   Karen Widerynski, M.P.H. - Managed Care Specialist, CAHF

   Jennifer Breen - Assistant Director of Reimbursement, CAHF

 3:30pm – 4:20pm         Closing Session - Staying Power: How to Keep EmployeesLonger

   Peter Corless Executive Vice President, OnShift


3:30pm – 4:20pm         Skills for All – Innovative Funding Recruitment, Retention,and Promotion

                                         Kevin Davis - Program Officer, Workforce, International Rescue Committee


3:30pm – 4:20pm         CDPH HAI Program Updates - [not yet available]

                                                       Dr. Erin Epson, MD - Medical Director of Healthcare - Associated Infections (HAI) Program, CA Department of Public Health


4:30pm – 5:20pm         Coping and Practicing Resilience

                                                       Dr. Torna Li, PsyD - Clinical Director and Clinical Psychologist, CHE Behavioral Health Services

Wednesday, July 13

8:00am - 8:50am          Office of the Long-Term Care Patient Representative Program Overview

                                                       Susan Rodrigues - Assistant Director, CA Department of Aging


9:00am - 9:50am          CNA Retention

                                                      Matt Cantrell - COO, National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA)


10:00am - 10:50am      Successfully Implementing New Survey Requirements [not yet available]

                                                       Blanca Castro - CA Department of Aging, Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman