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Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County


Keynote Speaker

Tonya Bowers
Acting Associate Administrator,Bureau of Primary Health Care, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Slide Deck)

SESSION 1 WORKSHOPS • 10:30 a.m. – Noon

Preparing for PrEP: Understanding Access and Clinical Practice (Emerald I)
Janie Caplan, MD, Academic Research Track Fellows in Infectious Diseases, UCLA
Gifty-Maria Ntim, MD, MPH, Medical Director, AIDS Project Los Angeles
David Evans, Director of Research Advocacy, Project Inform
(Full Slide Deck)

Reimagining Your Workforce: Using MAs as Health Coaches (Emerald II)
Karissa Moreno, MA, Chief Operation Officer, Livingston Community Health Center (Slide Deck)
Mary Renner, BA, Chief Operation Officer, Central Valley Health Network (Slide Deck)
Mike Witte, MD, Chief Medical Officer, California Primary Care Association (Slide Deck)

Addressing Toxic Stress and Childhood Adversity Using a Trauma-Informed Approach (Emerald III)
Elisa Nicholas, MD, MSPH, Pediatrician & Chief Executive Officer, The Children’s Clinic (Resource List)
Leon Altamirano, PsyD, Director of Integrated Behavioral Health, North County Health Services (Slide Deck)

Undiagnosed Hypertension: How to Fix Your “HIPS” Problem (Balboa I & II)
Melissa Barajas, RN, BSN, PHN, Director of Population Health, Neighborhood Healthcare (Slide Deck)
Meg Meador, MPH, C-PHI, Director of Clinical Integration and Education, NACHC (Slide Deck)
Sonia C. Tucker, Quality Improvement Director, La Maestra (Slide Deck)

Enhancing Practitioner Vitality: Tangible Strategies for Providers and Teams (Laguna I & II Banquet 1 Level)
Jeffrey Ring, PhD, Principal, Health Management Associates (Slide Deck)

SESSION 2 WORKSHOPS • 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Preparing for the Future of FQHC Finance: From Legislation to Implementation of FQHC Payment Reform (Emerald I)
Rachel Tobey, MPA, Director, John Snow International (Slide Deck)
Ralph Silber, MPH, Executive Director, Alameda Health Consortium (Slide Deck)
Robert Young, MD, Associate VP of Patient Financial Services, AltaMed Health Services (Slide Deck)

Working with School Aged Kids and Teens: Understanding Consent and How School-Based Health Centers Effectively Operate (Emerald II)
Taylor Dudley, Esq, Attorney & Manager of Medical-Legal Partnerships, The Alliance for Children’s Rights (Slide Deck)
Steve Perez, BS, Clinic Service Manager, San Ysidro Health Center (Slide Deck)
Raul Trejo, MD, Clinical Faculty, Scripps and Physician, San Ysidro Health Center (Slide Deck)

Working to Deliver Better Health Outcomes and Healthier Lives: Lessons Learned from a Clinically Integrated Network (Emerald III)
Sabra Matovsky, MBA, Executive Vice President, Integrated Health Partners
Jessica Savage, MBA, Director of Performance Improvement, IHP
Patrick Tellez, MD, MPH, MSHA, Chief Medical Officer, North County Health Services
(Full Deck)

What is Medication Assisted Treatment? Why is it an Important and Necessary Treatment Option for Some? Who is Appropriate for it and Who Isn’t? (Balboa I & II)
Ako Jacintho, MD, Director of Addiction Medicine & Medical Director, HealthRIGHT360, (Slide Deck)

Ransomware and Other Cyber Attacks: The Threat is Real, Are You Prepared? (Laguna I & II Banquet 1 Level)
Dayna Nicholson, JD, MPH, Attorney, Pepper Hamilton LLP
Mark Kadrich, Chief Information Security Officer, San Diego Health Connect
(Full Slide Deck)

SESSION 3 WORKSHOPS • 3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Can We Improve Health By Collaborating Across Systems? The Results of Two Pilots Between Primary Care and Mental Health (Emerald I)
Marty Adelman, MA, CPRP, Behavioral Health Program Manager, Health Quality Partners (Slide Deck)

Caring for the Expanding Patient Population: Treating Transgender, Geriatric and Recently Incarcerated Patient Groups (Emerald II)
Katheryn Howell, BA, Project Director, Partners in Care Foundation (Slide Deck, Handout 1, Handout 2)
Ward Carpenter, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Los Angeles LGBT Center (Slide Deck)
Michelle Monroe, BS, Chief Operations Officer, Vista Community Clinics (Slide Deck)

Innovative Approaches to Controlling Diabetes and Hypertension in the Community Health Center Population: Results from the ALL HEART Pilot Projects (Emerald III)
Debra Rosen, RN, MPH, Director, Quality and Health Education, Northeast Valley Health Corporation (Slide Deck)
Cathy Sakansky, RN, BSN, Quality Improvement Director, North County Health Services (Slide Deck)

Specialty Care Collaborative (Balboa I & II)
Milton Allione, President, Brilogy Corporation
Ed Gerber, Chief Executive Officer, Lestonnac Free Clinic
Rosa Martinez, Referral Coordinator & Surgery Scheduler, UCI Family Health
John Kim, Director of Grants, Illumination Foundation
(Full Slide Deck)

Best Practices to Maximize Your UDS QI Incentives (Laguna I & II Banquet 1 Level)
Jim Schultz, MD, MBA, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Neighborhood Healthcare (Slide Deck)
Mary Ann Huntsman, PharmD, Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Share Our Selves (Slide Deck)
Despina Kayichian, MD, Chief Medical Director, Venice Family Clinic (Slide Deck)