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Monday, August 12

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How To Build Value-Based Payer Partnerships: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Best Practices In Marketing, Negotiating, & Contracting With Health Plans

  • Deb Adler, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Yanick (Nicky) Hazlewood, Esq., Vice President, Third Party Payer Contracting, LifeStance Health

Tuesday, August 13

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Registration & Executive Networking Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Mind, Body, Community: Kaiser Permanente’s Unique Approach

  • Bechara Choucair, M.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente
10:15 am - 11:30 am

Thought Leader Discussion Session With Bechara Choucair, M.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente

  • Bechara Choucair, M.D., Senior Vice President & Chief Community Health Officer, Kaiser Permanente
  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS

Prioritizing Access To Care: How Health Plans & Provider Organizations Are Improving Consumer Access

  • Deb Adler, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Guy Maytal, M.D., Chief Integrated Care & Psychiatric Oncology, Weill Cornell Medicine
  • Richard Rodriguez, Director, Behavioral Network Services, Optum
  • Michael M. Siegel, M.D., Medical Director, Molina Healthcare of California

Going From Tech Tolerant To Tech Savvy: How Managerial Staff Can Directly Impact The Adoption Of Technology

  • Katie Morrow, LBSW, MPA, Vice President of Compliance, Streamline Healthcare Solutions
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Community Integration & Consumer-Centered Care: Building A New Model For Community Living & Participation

  • Margaret M. Conner-Levin, MSW, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Jeffrey Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, CN Guidance and Counseling Services
  • Mark McHugh, President & Chief Executive Officer, Envision Unlimited

Best Practices In Workforce Development: Recruiting & Retaining Staff

  • John F. Talbot, Ph.D., Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Jefferson Center for Mental Health, & Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • James Carlino, SPHR, CCP, SHRM-SCP, CHHR, Chief Human Resourses Officer, Bancroft
  • Kiara Kuenzler, Psy.D., LP, President & Chief Executive Officer, Jefferson Center for Mental Health

Telepsychiatry’s Potential To Close The Access Gap In Behavioral Health Care

  • David Theobald, Telepsychiatry Partnerships Manager, Genoa Healthcare
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Lunch On Your Own


Breaking The Barriers To Organizational Change, Salisbury’s Story

  • Matt Chamberlain, Chief Operating Officer, Welligent
  • Tracy Hockenberry, MA, NCC, LPC, Director of Business Systems, Salisbury Management, Inc.
  • Shaun Poulton, Chief Information Officer, Salisbury Management, Inc.
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Building A Value-Based Sustainability Strategy: How To Develop Innovative Programs & Manage Your Service Line Portfolio

  • John F. Talbot, Ph.D., Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Jefferson Center for Mental Health, & Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Faith Richie, Senior Vice President, Development, Telecare Corporation
  • Kim Scott, Chief Executive Officer, Trillium Family Services
  • Jamie Vandergon, LPC, President, Trillium Family Services

Can Social Determinants Of Health Replace Traditional Utilization Management?: An Aetna Case Study

  • Deb Adler, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Hyong Un, M.D., Head of EAP & Chief Psychiatric Officer, Aetna BH

Are You Ready For Value-Based Reimbursement? An Executive Guide For Assessing Readiness In A Value-Based Market

  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Taking Your EHR From Data To Strategic Information: Real-World Cases Of EHRs Supporting Value-Based Care

  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS
  • Scott Green, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Human Services, Netsmart
  • AJ Peterson, Vice President of Interoperability, Netsmart
  • Brandon Ward, Psy.D., Director of Enterprise Applications, Mental Health Center of Denver
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Executive Networking Reception

Wednesday, August 14

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Executive Networking Breakfast

9:00 am - 10:15 am

Quality Measurement In Addiction Treatment: Advancing Adoption Of Best Practices

  • Samantha Arsenault, MA, Vice President of National Treatment Quality Initiatives, Shatterproof
  • Eric Bailly, LPC, LADC, Business Solutions Director, Anthem, Inc.
  • Doug Nemecek, M.D., MBA, Chief Medical Officer - Behavioral Health, Cigna
10:30 am - 11:45 am

Best Practices In The Shift To Virtual Health: How To Integrate Digital Treatment Tools Into Programs & Treatment Models

  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • David Heffron, Vice President, Operations, Telecare Corporation
  • Sandra Stein, M.D., Medical Director of Care Integration, Banner University Health Plans

A New Value-Proposition: Primary Care & Behavioral Health Integration In A Value-Based Market

  • Margaret M. Conner-Levin, MSW, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Allen Brown, MSSW, Chief Executive Officer, Adult & Child Health
  • Christy Dye, MPH, President & Chief Executive Officer, Partners In Recovery, LLC
11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Networking & Raffle Prize Drawing

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

The ‘Melting’ Value Chain: Defining Best Practice Management Models In An Era Of Change

  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How To Reduce Your Unit Costs When Market Rates Go Down: An OPEN MINDS Executive Seminar On Reengineering Unit Costs

  • Ken Carr, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Thursday, August 15

7:30 am - 3:30 pm

The OPEN MINDS Mergers, Acquisitions, & Affiliations Summit: Best Practices For Non-Profit Health & Human Service Organizations – A Centerstone & OPEN MINDS Collaboration

  • Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer, OPEN MINDS
  • John F. Talbot, Ph.D., Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Jefferson Center for Mental Health, & Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS
  • Scott Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer, Mosaic
  • David C. Guth, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Centerstone
  • Roy Leitstein, MS, Chief Executive Officer, Legacy Treatment Services
  • Mike Lyons, Strategy & General Counsel, Mosaic
  • John Markley, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Centerstone of Illinois
  • Patrick Maynard, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, I Am Boundless, Inc.
  • Donald Parker, LCSW, President, Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

How To Develop A Successful Marketing Plan: The OPEN MINDS Seminar On Marketing Strategy

  • Timothy Snyder, Jr., Executive Vice President, OPEN MINDS
  • Sean Klutinoty, MBA, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS