Central Logic Announces New Speakers for the Advancing Care Coordination & Analytics (ACCA) Summit

Central Logic is pleased to announce a new group of distinguished speakers who will deliver key insights on Patient Flow at the 9th annual Advancing Care Coordination & Analytics (ACCA) Summit, September 14th – 16th, at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes in Orlando, Fla.

“We’ve expanded the Summit to address the full continuum of care, but the foundation of the annual event remains progressive trends in Patient Flow,” said Jennifer Holmes, President and CEO of Central Logic. “The addition of this latest slate of presenters certainly adds to our momentum and will give attendees further exclusive access to information and industry-leading trends. It’s also a great opportunity for healthcare leaders to connect and interact with their peers from across the country.”

Julie Hamill, R.N., Corporate Director of Access Services for Meridian Health, will present alongside previously-announced speaker Maureen Sintich, MSN, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, WHNP-BC, Senior Vice President and CNO of Meridian Health. In their presentation, Hamill and Sintich will focus on leadership in the midst of changes impacting the healthcare industry and the role transfer centers play in a health system in growth mode.

Joining them at this year’s Summit are two other prestigious healthcare thought leaders. Dr. Abraham Warshaw, Senior Vice President, Chief and Medical Director for Access Services at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, will discuss the rewards and challenges of health system integration and Robin Hynds, MSN, RN, CPHM, Vice President of Care Continuum at Lawrence General Hospital, will present at one of the Summit’s breakout sessions.

“The roster of healthcare industry leaders slated to speak at the ACCA Summit just keeps getting better and better,” added Dr. Darin Vercillo, Central Logic Co-Founder and CMO. “Julie, Robin, and Abraham reflect diverse perspectives that will equip attendees with innovative ideas for health systems to comprehensively address some of our industry’s greatest challenges.”

The latest group of speakers is part of a previously-announced list that also includes Ginger Graham, former President and CEO of Amylin Pharmaceuticals; Mary A. Ditri, Director at the New Jersey Hospital Association; Dr. Nicholas Marko, MD, Chief Data Officer of Geisinger Health System, Scott Kashman, Chief Administration Officer of Lee Memorial; Melissa Harte, RN, MSN, Senior Director of Transfer Services at Banner Health; and Grace Plackis, RN, MSN, Transfer Center Director at New York Presbyterian Hospital.
Not only is the Summit filled with dynamic speakers, but new this year, Central Logic has added an executive event specifically for top hospital executives and senior leaders. The Executive Forum on September 13 and 14 will provide an opportunity for hospital executives to collaborate with peers nationwide and share best practices and targeted education. Dr. Geeta Nayyer, CHIO of Femwell Group Health, Inc, will host the Executive Forum.

Registration is now open for the Summit and Executive Forum, but space is limited. For more information on both, visit ACCASummit.com.

About Central Logic: As the industry’s leading provider of innovative transfer center and on-call scheduling technology, Central Logic’s team works collaboratively with more than 430 hospitals and thousands of healthcare customers or relationships – including physicians, administrators, and healthcare staff – to design and implement patient flow software solutions that increase admissions and capacity. Founded in 2005, the company helps hospitals and systems measurably increase the number of patient admissions and patient transfer volumes while maximizing hospital staffing, efficiency and care coordination.


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