Affinity Health Services participated in the 65th PHCA Annual Convention & Trade Show held at the Lancaster Marriott Convention Center. This conference was a great opportunity to connect and re-connect with various healthcare professionals and medical professionals; advance our awareness of the changes and innovations occurring in the industry; and cultivate the relationships with the Pennsylvania’s aging service leaders who support our seniors.
On Thursday, September 29, Denise McQuown-Hatter, President/CEO of Affinity Health Services, spoke about the “Upside and Downside for the Continuum and Alternative Payment Models.” Her presentation provided an overview of the impact on nursing facilities and explored the impact on acute care, home health, personal care and the consumer. Experiences were shared from ACO participation to acute care partnerships and opportunities for assisted living residence and personal care homes.
Affinity Health Services proudly welcomes our new Clinical Consultant, Dana Heitzenrater to the management team. Dana began her career in long term care in 1994. She has functioned as an RN Supervisor, RNAC, RN Case Manager, Quality Assurance Coordinator, Assistant Director of Nursing and most recently as a Director of Nursing for 11 years. Dana obtained her Nursing Home Administrator’s license in 2010. Dana has experience in several long term care organizations and brings an extensive knowledge of nursing department operations as well as overall long term care facility management in relation to employee development, staffing, quality management and budgeting. Dana is dedicated to promoting collaborative relationships with staff, residents and families and is committed to facilitating exceptional resident care. Dana’s experience also includes federal and state regulatory compliance as well as developing effective plans of correction. She also serves on the Jefferson County EMS Board of Directors as Secretary as well as the Jefferson County Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force.
September 27th – 29th, 2016
Lancaster County Convention Center
Presentation: The Upside and Downside for the Continuum and Alternative Payment Models
Presenter: Denise McQuown-Hatter, President/CEO
Date and Time: Thursday, September 29th 8:00am to 9:00am
Presentation Description: There is a lot of talk on how nursing homes are impacted by the alternative payment models and preferred provider status. This program provides an overview of the impact on nursing facilities and then exits the nursing facility doors and explores the impact on acute care, home health, personal care and the consumer. Experiences will be shared from ACO participation to acute care partnerships and opportunities for assisted living residence and personal care homes.