Preliminary Agenda

  • DAY ONE: Thursday, June 23
  • DAY TWO: Friday, June 24
  • Thrusday, June 23

    • 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.


    • 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

      HANYS' Board of Trustees Meeting

      Open to all HANYS members

    • 11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

      Awards Luncheon

    • 1:45 - 3:00 p.m.

      Overview of Health Care Reform

      Robert Reece, President, Cambridge Research Institute

    • 3:15 - 4:45 p.m.


      Hear from four health care organization leaders about their decisions to seek affiliations or strategic partners, pursue mergers, and take other strategic steps to meet the challenges and opportunities of a reforming health care system.


      Brian Currie
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Long Island Health Network

      Richard J. Murphy
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Richmond University Medical Center

      James K. Reed, M.D.
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Northeast Health

      William F. Streck, M.D.
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Bassett Healthcare


      Raymond Sweeney

    • 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.

      New England-Style Clam Fest

      Hosted by HANYS Solutions
      Don your favorite summer shorts and flip flops for a New England-Style Clam Fest featuring all the favoritesclams, lobster, steak, chicken, and more. After dinner, relax and unwind lakeside for cocktails and music with your colleagues.

    Friday, June 24

    • 7:00 a.m. - NOON


    • 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.


    • 7:15 - 8:45 a.m.

      The Future of Medicaid

      With the first round of changes to New York State's Medicaid system being implemented, Phase 2 of the Medicaid Redesign Team process is starting. Hear leaders from government, health care, and stakeholder organizations from across the state discuss implementation issues and challenges, and their insight on what to expect.


      Stephen Acquario
      Executive Director, New York State Association of Counties

      Steven Anderman
      Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President, Operations, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center

      Elisabeth Benjamin
      Vice President of Health Initiatives, Community Service Society of New York

      Jason Helgerson
      Medicaid Director, New York State Department of Health; Executive Director, Medicaid Redesign Team

      Chandler M. Ralph, F.A.C.H.E.
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Adirondack Medical Center


      Dennis Whalen
      Executive Vice President, HANYS

    • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

      Innovative Physician Relationships

      This panel of chief executives from hospitals and health systems across New York State will discuss their experiences with restructuring and revitalizing their facilities relationship with physicians. The panel will explore challenges they have encountered, alignment of incentives, and strategies to ensure that all staff are on the same page to deliver patient-centered care.


      Stanley Brezenoff
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Continuum Health Partners

      Joseph D. McDonald, F.A.C.H.E.
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Catholic Health Services

      Stephens M. Mundy
      President and Chief Executive Officer, Champlain Valley Physicians

      John B. Rudd
      Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Cayuga Medical Center


      Kathleen Ciccone
      Executive Director, HANYS Quality Institute

    • 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

      President's Address

      Daniel Sisto
      President, Healthcare Association of New York State

    • Noon - 1:15 p.m.

      American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

      Keynote Address and Luncheon

      RSVP required

      Learn about the latest initiatives supporting ACHEs knowledge goal and discover resources for lifelong learning. This session will explore the resources on ACHEs Web site and its new chat feature, explain how to take advantage of ACHEs social media efforts, and discuss ACHEs publishing operation, Health Administration Press.

      Maureen Glass, F.A.C.H.E., C.A.E., Vice President, Publications, ACHE

    • 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

      ACHE Category I Educational Program

      Managing Change:
      Thriving in the 21st Century

      John F. Sena, Ph.D.

      Note: This session is also eligible for National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) credit.

      This session will explain major health care changes and trends, and help participants become more effective managers of change, whether on an individual, departmental, or organizational level. Session participants will learn how to:

      • apply a model for efficiently and effectively planning,managing and implementing change;
      • overcome individual and organizational resistance to change;
      • identify the major changes and trends in health care;
      • achieve buy-in from employees to support change; and
      • think more imaginatively when planning for change
    • 4:30 p.m.