Meeting Archive:
The New Era of Healthcare Reform - Part 1

Meeting Description:

This hour long webinar will focus on the implementation of the Patient Protection Affordable Care Act.  This is the most major expansion and overhaul of the American healthcare system since 1965 when Medicaid and Medicare were established.  Learn how this one piece of legislation is changing the quality and delivery of healthcare here in the USA.  The webinar leader will share the impact of these changes on the Perioperative setting and lay the foundation for changes that the OR Director must drive to be successful in this new era.





Discuss the major transitions occurring in payment models.

Describe the 4 major issues impacting a health systems profitability.

Describe why Surgical Services is so critical as part of the healthcare reform agenda.

Discuss what OR Directors need to accomplish under healthcare reform.
Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Brian Tepp
 Presenter Information
Judy Pins

Ms. Pins has an extensive background in perioperative nursing.  She began her career in Iowa as a surgical staff nurse, and eventually worked her way into the role of OR Director. 

In 1988 she accepted a position with Baxter Healthcare as a Clinical Consultant. Over the next twenty years, she worked in the healthcare industry for Baxter, Allegiance, and Cardinal Health in a variety of roles, including VP/General Manager Consulting, where she was responsible for providing leadership direction and managing 300 healthcare consultants. In this role Ms. Pins was involved with various initiatives with a cross section of US hospitals to improve the quality of healthcare by making it safer and and more efficient. Pins has also held senior positions with Industry in both Sales and Marketing.

She holds an undergraduate degree in Nursing and graduate degrees in Human Resources and Business. She currently serves as Vice Chairperson, Board of Directors at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, IL.