The Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals is nationally recognized as the preeminent clinical resource in providing education, resources and networking to its membership and promoting Value Analysis in the healthcare community.

AHVAP holds an annual conference to share leading practices to influence healthcare providers and suppliers to uphold the quadruple aim.

This year’s theme “360° Change: Developing a Resilient Culture” aptly describes the level of work required locally, nationally and globally to assure quality patient care in these unprecedented times and uncertain times. This conference will provide strategies that strengthen resilience in origination’s culture even before interruptions take place.
Location
Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N. Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Date & Time
October 27, 2021 - October 29, 2021
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Randy V. Bradley
Associate Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business at The University of Tennessee.
Sponsor Benefits
Booth Registration Now Open
Attendee Registration
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Program 
DRAFT 2021 AHVAP Annual Conference & Supplier Showcase
Tuesday, October 26
Start TimeEnd TimeSession TitleSpeakersRoom
7:00 AM4:00 PMBoard Meeting
Encanto I-II
12:00 PM1:00 PMWorking Lunch
Encanto I-II
12:00 PM1:00 PMPre-Conference Walkthrough

Wednesday, October 27
Start TimeEnd TimeSession TitleSpeakersRoom
8:00 AM5:00 PMRegistration
Silvermen Foyer
8:00 AM5:00 PMPoster Presentations
Silvermen Foyer
8:00 AM5:00 PMExhibitor Set Up
Mohave I-Kiva III
8:30 AM10:00 AMValue Analysis 101 ($)Gloria Graham, DNP, RN, CVAHP, Clinical Value Analyst, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterHacienda I-Paloma III
8:30 AM10:30 AMCVAHP Prep Course ($)Karla Barber, MHA, BSN, RN, CVAHP, Senior Clinical & Operations Consultant, KB Clinical Consulting LLC; Boyd J McCluskey, CVAHP, Director of Resource Optimization, McLeod Health ; Melanie Miller, RN, CVAHP, Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Silver Lining Apparel ; Susan Miller, RN, MN, CMRP, CVAHP;Senior Director, Enterprise Value Analysis, Jefferson Health System; Ann Marie Orlando, MBA, RN, CVAHP, Clinical Program Director, Blue.Point, LLCArcadia/Exeter
10:30 AM12:00 PMValue Analysis  201 ($)Barbara Stain, MA, CVAHP, SM(ASCP), Principal, Barbara Strain Consulting, LLCHacienda I-Paloma III
10:45 AM12:00 PMRapid Fire Sessions10: 45 am- 11:00 am Hard and Soft Savings Combined with Data presented by Erin Arnold; 11:00 am- 11:15 am SBAR: What, When and How to Use it presented by Elizabeth Eisenberg; 11:15 am- 11:30 am How to Write a One-page Executive Summary presented by Andrew Kaiser; 11:30 am- 11:45 am PowerPoint Design Tips presented by Gloria Graham; 11:45 am- 12:00 pm How to use Excel, Tableau or Similar Tools  Arcadia/Exeter
12:00 pm1:00 pmSponsored Light Lunch
Paloma Garden
1:00 pm1:10 PMConference Welcome & AHVAP Updates:  Recognize:  Platinum, Gold  sponsors, New Members, 1st time attendees, Regions, Conference Planning Committee Members
Hacienda I- Paloma III
1:15 PM2:15 PMOpening Keynote: Resilient Culture- Transitional Professional: Keys to Thriving Randy Bradley, Ph.D, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Associate Professor of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, University of TennesseeHacienda I- Paloma III
2:15 PM2:30 PMRefreshment Break
Silvermen Foyer
2:30 PM3:30 PMGetting to the Hard Stuff!  Physician Lead Performance Improvement Projects: Premium Product Utilization Based on Clinical Evidence and Criteria for Use
Keith Beiermeister, MD, Scripps Health
Hacienda I- Paloma III
3:30 PM5:00 PMAHVAP Annual Meeting, Awards Ceremony & Leadership Forum
Hacienda I- Paloma III
5:00 PM6:30 PMPoster Presentations
Paloma Garden 
5:30 PM6:30 PMSupplier Showcase Open
Mohave I-Kiva III
5:30 PM6:30 PMNetworking Reception with Colleagues & Suppliers 
Paloma Garden- back up Arcadia/Exeter
Thursday, October 28
Start TimeEnd TimeSession Title
Room
7:00 AM8:30 AMVendor setup (est. 42 table top exhibits in hall, some in foyer)
Mohave I-Kiva III
8:00 AM5:00 PMRegistration 
Silvermen Foyer
8:00 AM5:00 PMPoster Presentations
Silvermen Foyer
8:00 AM9:00 AMTransparency and Trust - Enhancing the Process between Supplier and Provider Laura Polson, BSN, RN-BC, CVAHP, System Director Clinical Quality Value Analysis, Baptist HealthHacienda I- Paloma III
9:00 AM10:00 AMGoing for Gold - Engaging Clinical Expertise in Value Analysis and the Business World Alexandre Warman, MBA, Adminstrator, Perioperative Business Services, Lehigh Valley Health NetworkHacienda I- Paloma III
10:00 AM12:30 PMSupplier Showcase Open
Mohave I-Kiva III
12:30 PM1:30 PMLunch & Networking with Suppliers
Paloma Garden- backup Arcadia/Exeter
1:30 PM2:30 PMWhat Problem Are You Trying to Solve? One Health System's Value Analysis Deep Dive into Infusion Device Safety Elizabeth Eisenberg, MSN, RN, CVAHP, Directof of Clinical Value Analysis, Scripps Health; Sonja McAllister, MNS, RN, CNS, CCRN-k, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Scripps HealthHacienda I- Paloma III
2:30 PM3:00 PMRefreshment Break (Network with Suppliers)
Silvermen Foyer
3:00 PM4:00 PMAn Evidence Based Approach to Blood Conservation Mary Twomey, BSN, RN, VP of Clinical Resource Management, RWJBarnabas HealthHacienda I- Paloma III
4:00 PM5:00 PMLegacy Health Leans into Clinical Value Analysis: Building a Resilient Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Through the Power of Governance, Education, System Support and Broad Clinician PartnershipSuzanne Smith, BSN, RN, Senior Solution Advisor, Value Analysis,Lumere ; Angelique Vuilleumier, BS, Director of Supply Chain, Legacy Health; Marcia Morgenthaler, MSN/Ed, RN, CNOR, CLNC, Manager Clinical Value Analysis, Supply Chain, Legacy Health SolutionsHacienda I- Paloma III
5:15 PM5:45 PMPlatinum sponsors meet with the board
Encanto I- Fiesta II
5:30 PM6:45 PMPoster Presentations
Paloma Garden- backup Arcadia/Exeter
5:30 PM6:45 PMNetworking Reception
Paloma Garden- backup Arcadia/Exeter
7:00 PMExhibitor Breakdown 
Mohave I-Kiva III
Friday, October 29
Start TimeEnd TimeSession Title
Room
8:00 am 11:30 AMRegistration Desk Open
Silvermen Foyer
7:45 AM8:00 AMFinal announcements, poster award winner

Hacienda I- Paloma III
8:00 AM9:00 AMOptimizing Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction, while Reducing Clinic Workload at No Cost
Estrella (Star) Harrison, BSN, RN, CWON, Outpatient Ostomy Clinic, UC Moores Cancer Center, Dawnette Meredith, BA,  President, Ostomy 101 Inc.
Hacienda I- Paloma III
9:00 AM10:00 AMA Page from the Clinically Integrated Supply Chain Playbook: How MaineHealth Successfully Transformed the Acute Care Value Analysis Methodology to Meet the Needs of Non-Acute Care SettingsJean Fecteau, MS, RN-BC, Manager, Strategic Capital Sourcing, MaineHealth; Suzanne Smith, BSN, RN, Senior Solution Advisor, Value Analysis, LumereHacienda I- Paloma III
10:00 AM11:00 AMAligning Clinical Integration & Value Analysis Practices Across a System: Seismic Shifts in Culture and Process Patricia McCauley, MSN, RN, Senior Director of Value Analysis, Nexera, IncHacienda I- Paloma III
11:00 AM
Closing: Adjourn

Join us on October 27-29, 2021
We look forward to hosting you!

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