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OTHC 2015 Conference Itinerary

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

6:00pm-7:30pm:  Pre-Conference Networking Reception at the Omni Richmond, Roanoke Room (Sponsored by Health Care Management Review)

Thursday, May 28th 2015  |  VCU School of Dentistry, Perkinson Building, Rm 3105


Continental Breakfast


Welcome and Introductions


Paper Presentation  and Discussion

“Becoming accountable: Accountable care as a temporally emergent organizational capability”
Authors: Brian Hilligoss, PhD,  The Ohio State University; Ann Scheck McAlearney, PhD, The Ohio State University; Paula H. Song, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: Mary Fennell, PhD, Brown University


Morning Coffee Break


Paper Presentation and Discussion

“Harnessing the flow of social network resources:
The positive influence of social networks on nurses’ use of electronic medical records”

Authors:  Christina T. Yuan, MPH, Yale University; Ingrid M. Nembhard, PhD,  Yale University;  Gerald C. Kane, PhD, Boston College
Discussant: Mattia Gilmartin, PhD, New York University

Networking Lunch, Perkinson 3116 & 3120 

Paper Presentation and Discussion

“Organizations, Environments, and Diverse Forms: Understanding Local Multihospital Systems from a Multi-Theoretical Perspective”
Author: Patrick Shay, PhD,  Trinity University

Discussant: Rebecca Wells, PhD, The University of Texas, Health Sciences Center at Houston

Afternoon Coffee Break

Paper Presentation and Discussion

“Integrators vs. Isolators: Actions that enable improvement in primary care”
Authors: Michaela Kerrissey, MSc, Harvard University; Patricia Satterstrom, Harvard University; Nicholas Leydon, MBA, MPH, North Shore Medical Center; Sara Singer, PhD,  Harvard University
Discussant: Kim Isset, PhD, Georgia Tech University



Paper Presentation and Discussion

“Applying Relational Coordination to Inter-Agency Teamwork
and Patient Experiences with Providers”

Authors: Affan Ghaffari, Texas A&M; Rebecca Wells, PhD, University of Texas School of Public Health; Trey Armstrong, M.S., Texas A&M; Liza Creel, MPH, Texas A&M; Hye-Chung Kum, PhD, Texas A&M; Dan Brossart, PhD, Texas A&M; Sarah Roper-Coleman, M.S.,  Texas Health and Human Services Commission; Tenaya Sunbury,  PhD, Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Discussant: Martin Charns, DBA, Boston University

Conference Dinner at The Hard Shell- Downtown
1411 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219

 Friday, May 29, 2015  |  VCU School of Dentistry, Perkinson Building, Rm 3105

Continental Breakfast


Funding Update, Michael I. Harrison, PhD (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

9:00-9:45am :

Keynote Address

Leah Binder, MA, MGA, President and CEO (The Leapfrog Group)

Morning Coffee Break

A Panel Discussion About Patient Safety and Quality

Leah Binder, MA, MGA, President and CEO (The Leapfrog Group)

Sara Singer, PhD  (Harvard University)

Jill Marsteller, PhD  (Johns Hopkins University)



11:10 am-12:00pm  

Brief Wrap-Up

OTHC Governance Discussion, 
Shoou-Yih Daniel Lee, PhD (University of Michigan; 2012 OTHC Conference Co-Chair)

Travel Information

2015 OTHC Conference: May 27- May 29, Richmond, VA 

Hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University

Conference Organizers: Laura E. McClelland and Stephen F. Mick