Clinical Impact Symposium The Fifth Annual Kindred Clinical Impact Symposium, “Clinical Excellence in Care Transitions and Disease Management: Managing Diabetes, Infections and Cognition Across the Continuum,” is being held in Louisville this week, November 11-14, 2013.

This year’s symposium will offer the latest evidence-based information from some of the most widely respected experts in the nation as well as interactive break-out sessions, hands-on skills demonstrations and a poster session and trade show exhibits.

The audience for the symposium is made up of caregivers and leadership from across the Kindred enterprise, including the Hospital Division, Nursing Center Division, RehabCare, the Care Management Division and Kindred at Home. The goal is to enhance clinical practice across the post-acute continuum and maintain Kindred as a leader in clinical excellence.

Speakers at the symposium will include:

  • Stacey A. Seggelke, MS, RN, ACNS-BC, BC-ADM, CDE, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Ruth Carrico, PhD, RN, FSHEA, CIC, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • Kim Warchol, OTR/L, DCCT, President, Dementia Care Specialists, Crisis Prevention Institute
  • Alice Kim, MD, Director of Infectious Disease/Control, Kindred Hospital Cleveland
  • Ronald S. Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH, Senior Vice President, National Practice Leader, Health and Productivity, Wells Fargo Insurance Services
  • Eric Coleman, MD, MPH, AGSF, FACP, Director, Care Transitions Program
  • Ronald S. Leopold, MD, MBA, MPH, Senior Vice President, National Practice Leader, Health and Productivity, Wells Fargo Insurance Services

Visit this blog often throughout the conference; we will cover the conference live with interactive blog posts, pictures and video.