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The Healthcare Council/Premier: Fall Conference

Oct 26, 2021 12:45 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The Healthcare Council/Premier
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SPEAKER: Machelle Behzadi, MHA, BSN, RN
Vice President Quality, Regulatory, and Risk Management, Chief Nursing Executive @Mid-Atlantic Kaiser Permanente
Machelle Behzadi has over 35 years of healthcare experience. In her role as Vice President for Quality, Regulatory, Risk and Chief Nursing Executive, she provides the Quality strategic leadership for the Mid-Atlantic Kaiser Permanente Market. She is responsible for ensuring the quality of services provided to members, including clinical quality outcomes and accreditation, clinical risk management, peer review, patient safety, workplace safety and credentialing. Machelle directs the development, communication and implementation of programs, policies, and procedures to oversee, measure and improve the quality of care and services provided to our members. In addition, as the Chief Nursing Executive, Machelle has oversight for the professional practice of nursing and the provision of nursing care and is leading the journey to achieve Magnet Nursing designation by 2024. She provides strategic leadership for all nursing and nursing-related Patient Care Services.
PANEL MODERATOR: Nathaniel Beers, M.D., M.P.A., F.A.A.P.
President @HSC Health Care System
Dr. Beers is a general and developmental-behavioral pediatrician. He is a recognized expert in the area of children with complex needs and has held a variety of clinical, executive and cross-sector leadership roles including service with District of Columbia Public Schools and the DC Department of Health. HSC is a comprehensive system of care in the Washington, D.C., area that includes a health plan, pediatric specialty hospital, home health agency and rehabilitative therapy centers to serve and empower families with complex health needs. As a general and developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Dr. Beers currently sees patients at Children’s National Hospital, where he was previously the medical director of the Children’s Health Center.
PANELIST: Christiane Corriveau, M.D., MA
Pediatric Intensive Care Physician @Children's National Hospital
She is originally from Boston, MA, and has been a doctor at Children's National since 1993. Dr. Corriveau's interests include medical education and faculty development. She is on the board of directors of the Washington Regional Transplant Consortium.
PANELIST: Andrea N Johnson, RN, BSN, JD, CPHQ
Senior Director, Accreditation, Licensing, & Regulatory, Credentialing, Risk Management, Integrated Safety, and Professional Dev @Mid-Atlantic Kaiser Permanente
As Senior Director, Andrea has direct oversight of accreditation, certification, and licensing of accredited and regulated areas, provider credentialing and enrollment, risk management, integrated safety (which includes Patient Safety, Workplace Safety, Environmental Health & Safety, and Simulation) and professional development. Andrea has over 25 years of extensive experience in a broad range of leadership roles and health care related activities including strategic planning, regulatory compliance, business and clinical operations, quality, claims management, and risk mitigation. Andrea is committed to standardizing processes to drive consistent results. Andrea is a Registered Nurse and an Attorney member of the Maryland State Bar. She holds a Juris Doctor and a Health Law Certificate from the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT.
Vice-President of Mission Integration and Spiritual Care @Adventist HealthCare
Ann Roda uses her meaningful nursing and pastoral experiences to help employees discover what healthcare and the system mission means to each individual. Prior to joining Adventist HealthCare, Ann worked for 10 years as a pastor at New Hope church in Fulton, MD. She also has helped guide church communities in Georgia and Illinois. Before entering the pastoral ministry work, Ann worked for 15 years as a nurse. She leads efforts to integrate the organization’s mission into both the organization’s culture and daily work. She encourages focus on outreach to clergy in the community, health ministry, ethics and community benefit, as well as assisting the organization’s leaders in addressing the spiritual and ethical dimensions of their work. Additionally, she works with the chaplain service to ensure that the pastoral care teams function properly, and that pastoral education programs maintain a high level of excellence.