Featured Speakers :

 Nancy Naylor
Nancy Naylor
Associate Deputy Minister, Delivery and Implementation
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)
 Glenn Kissmann RD, MHS, EXTRA Fellow
Glenn Kissmann RD, MHS, EXTRA Fellow
Director, Information Management
Interior Health
 Pamela Jarrett MD, FRCPC, FACP
Pamela Jarrett MD, FRCPC, FACP
Geriatrician, Horizon Health Network New Brunswick
Medical Officer for Home Care, Department of Health, Province of New Brunswick
 Kerry Kuluski MSW, PhD
Kerry Kuluski MSW, PhD
Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System
 Lisa Jensen RD, MBA, Prosci
Lisa Jensen RD, MBA, Prosci
Corporate Director, Integrated Access and Executive Lead, COV Path to Home
Covenant Health
 Shannon Knelsen ‎B.A.Hon., RSSW-Ger
Shannon Knelsen ‎B.A.Hon., RSSW-Ger
Alternate Level of Care (ALC) Patient Flow Specialist
University Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital
 Laurie Zimmer BSN, MSN
Laurie Zimmer BSN, MSN
ED/ALC Manager
Erie St. Clair Local Health Integration Network
 Helen Johnson BSc(PT), MSc
Helen Johnson BSc(PT), MSc
ESC Rehabilitation Lead
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
 Linda Jussaume RN,BScN, MBA
Linda Jussaume RN,BScN, MBA
Program Director, Surgery
North York General Hospital
 Sandra Dickau RN, MN
Sandra Dickau RN, MN
Director Complex Continuing Care, In-Patient Rehabilitation, Family & Community Medicine
Toronto East General Hospital
 Elaine Burr RN, BScN, MHA
Elaine Burr RN, BScN, MHA
Client Services Manager
Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre
 Wendy MacLellan MSW, RSW, MHSc, CHE
Wendy MacLellan MSW, RSW, MHSc, CHE
Manager, Patient Flow and Navigation
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
 Leslie McDonald
Leslie McDonald
Executive Director
Habitat Services
 Melonie Hopkins MA, MSW, RSW
Melonie Hopkins MA, MSW, RSW
Project Manager, ALC High Support Housing Initiative
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
 Noel Simpson
Noel Simpson
Executive Director
Regeneration Community Services
Esmé French
Regional Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, Co-Chair for the Ontario Stroke Network's Provincial Integrated Working Group on ESD
Northwestern Ontario Regional Stroke Network
Donna Cheung
Rehab and Community Re-engagement Coordinator, Co-Chair for the Ontario Stroke Network's Provincial Integrated Working Group on ESD
South East Toronto Stroke Network
 Luke Turcotte Msc
Luke Turcotte Msc
PhD candidate, School of Public Health and Health Systems
University of Waterloo
Jerrica Little BA (Honors), MSc
PhD candidate, School of Public Health and Health Systems
University of Waterloo
 Paulina Ferreira RN, BN, MSN
Paulina Ferreira RN, BN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Educator
North York General Hospital
 Valeria Thompson RN, BA, MBA
Valeria Thompson RN, BA, MBA
Clinical Team Leader
North York General Hospital
 Lynn Hall BSN, MSN
Lynn Hall BSN, MSN
Senior Vice President of Clinical Services and Chief Nursing Executive/ Professional Practice Leader
Winchester District Memorial Hospital
 Naomi Thick BSN, MSN
Naomi Thick BSN, MSN
Clinical Manager of Inpatient Services
Winchester District Memorial Hospital
 Agnita Pal
Agnita Pal
Manager of Clinical Administrative Databases Operations
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
 Candace Chartier RN, CHE, MBA
Candace Chartier RN, CHE, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Long Term Care Association
 Malcolm Moffat M.H.Sc., CHE
Malcolm Moffat M.H.Sc., CHE
Executive Vice President, Programs
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
 Vania Sakelaris BSc, MBA, CHE
Vania Sakelaris BSc, MBA, CHE
Senior Director, Health System Integration, Design and Development
Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
 Maggie Bruneau RN BScN MHScHA CHE
Maggie Bruneau RN BScN MHScHA CHE
VP Partnerships CNE
Providence Healthcare, Toronto
 Alice Kennedy BN, RN, MBA, FCCHL, FCHSRF
Alice Kennedy BN, RN, MBA, FCCHL, FCHSRF
Vice President
Eastern Health

Canada’s only national conference examining ALC patient care to help reduce readmission rates, improve patient flow & resource allocation.

The Canadian Alternate level of Care Conference is all about identifying and exploring tools aimed at improving patient flow and access to care across all silos of the healthcare system. The conference format will include case based presentations, 1st hand experiences, workshops & more to encourage sharing of best practices to improve the continuum of care. Our goal is to create an environment to foster collaborative dialogue, plan of action development & strategic partnering from stakeholders representing the spectrum of care on shared priorities to improve the delivery of the appropriate level of care in the proper setting to all patients.

Highlighting Evidence Based Approaches to Improve:

  • Patient Flow & Service Integration
  • Health System Delivery, Financing & Sustainability
  • Quality, Safety & Patient Outcomes
  • Workforce & Work Environment
  • Leadership & Interprofessional Collaboration

Featuring industry leading speakers from across the nation & abroad!

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  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Alberta

Who will you meet?

  • Hospital Leadership COO, CNO, CMO, CFO, CIO
  • Hospital Operations Directors
  • Throughput Specialists & Lean Managers
  • Emergency Department Leaders
  • Quality Improvement Directors
  • Nurse educators & team leaders
  • Care Coordinators & Case Managers
  • Social Workers
  • Family & Community Caregivers
  • Transfer Center Leaders
  • Bed Management Leaders
  • Rehabilitation Specialists: Occupational, Physiotherapy
  • Health Systems Research Experts
  • Health Policy Advisors

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