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Compliance career success to be explored at the 2014 Compliance Institute

March 30 to April 2, 2014, San Diego

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Successful compliance professionals must possess a wide variety of professional abilities, but fundamental to their success are strong, well-developed leadership skills. The Health Care Compliance Association's 18th Annual Compliance Institute is offering How To Succeed As A Compliance Professional, an educational track to help advance compliance professionals' career goals.

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How to Succeed As A Compliance Professional track features the following 22 speakers and 11 sessions held over four days, from Sunday, March 30 through Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego.

-Compliance Sitting at the Strategy Table – Speakers: Deann Baker, Sutter Care at Home compliance officer, Sutter Health, Dwight Claustre, director, Aegis Compliance & Ethics Center, LLP, and Deborah Smith, COO/administrator, Zwiebel Center for Plastic Surgery & Skin Care;

-Survivor 2014: How to Thrive Under a CIA with an IRO – Speakers: William Priest, chief compliance officer, SouthernCare Inc., Karen Bommelje, senior manager, compliance, Simone Healthcare Consultants, LLC, and Rebekah Plowman, Partner, Jones Day;

-Compliance Monitoring: Effective Communication and Documentation Practices – Speakers: Kelsey Brodsho, attorney/consultant, Halleland Habicht PA and Rebecca Fuller, corporate compliance officer, PrimeWest Health;

-Is Your Compliance Program Window Dressing or Effective? – Speakers: Sean McKenna, partner, Haynes and Boone, LLP, and Kenneth Zeko, director, Navigant;

-Challenges and Helpful Hints for Turning Low Performers into Compliance Performers: A Road Map for Success – Speakers: Robert Ossoff, special assistant to The Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs, Maness Professor of Laryngology and Voice, Vanderbilt Medical Center, and Lori Strauss, chief compliance & privacy officer, University of Virginia Health System;

-Compliance…Who Says It Can't Be Fun? – Speakers:  Richella Abell-Hawes, APD compliance & quality, and Lorene Bass (Hartmann), vice president compliance & quality, Herkimer ARC;

-Effective Compliance Presentations: Use of Art, Literature and the Media to Make Your Presentations Relevant and Lively – Speaker: Juliann Tenney, inst research & compliance officer, UNC, Chapel Hill;

-Strategies for Successfully Transitioning into a New Compliance Position – Speakers: Vicki Dwyer, compliance officer, Vail Valley Medical Center, and Nancy Kennedy, chief compliance officer & privacy officer, Galichia Medical Group;

-The Dance of Compliance Program Oversight: Building a Successful Board & Compliance Officer Partnership – Speakers: Michael Roosevelt, chair- Audit & Compliance Committee and board member, Sutter Health, and Steven Ortquist, partner, Meade Roach & Annulis LLP;

-Secure Your Mask Before Assisting Others – Speaker: Kelly Willenberg, owner, Kelly Willenberg, LLC;

-12-Step Program to Better Compliance: A Practical Approach – Anna Grizzle, partner, Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC, and Kim Harvey Looney, partner, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP.

About the 2014 Compliance Institute
HCCA's 2014 Compliance Institute, a four-day conference with 146 sessions, nine learning tracks, 231 speakers, will immerse approximately 2,000 conference attendees in the vast world of governance, regulatory risk, and compliance obligations health care compliance professionals face daily. The Compliance Institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics in the health care industry. At this meeting, attendees learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance programs in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.

In addition to the How to Succeed as a Compliance Professional track, the Compliance Institute features the following tracks:

  • Hot Topics in Compliance track
  • Long-Term Care Compliance track
  • Physician Compliance track
  • Privacy & Security track               
  • Auditing & Monitoring track
  • Compliance Lawyer track
  • Quality of Care track
  • Advanced Discussion Groups

Use this link to access the Compliance Institute website http://www.compliance-institute.org/

About HCCA
The HCCA, established in 1996 and headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, is a non-profit professional membership organization with more than 9,000 members. It is dedicated to improving the quality of compliance. Visit HCCA's website at www.hcca-info.org. Tel: 888/580-8373.

SOURCE Health Care Compliance Association

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