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Brain Injury Association of America Announces the 12th Annual Brain Injury Business Practice College

04-Nov-2016 Vienna, Va. – The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has announced that the 12th Annual Brain Injury Business Practice College will take place at the Curtis Hotel in Denver, Colorado, from Feb. 8-10, 2017.

The conference brings together professionals from the nation’s top brain injury rehabilitation programs and long-term care facilities to cover issues affecting the current healthcare landscape, focusing on how brain injury programs can respond in a way that has a positive impact on their organization’s survival and those they serve. Session topics include:

  • The current legislative and political landscape and trends that we can anticipate
  • The importance of advocacy and its impact on business and access to care
  • Evaluation of external forces and conditions on an organization’s survival and growth 
  • Trends in the reimbursement, including strategies to align with funders to promote access to care
  • Principles of identification and communication of value propositions for brain injury rehabilitation
  • Best practices in change management
  • The importance of outcomes and process measurement in rehabilitation
  • Case study discussions covering session topics and evaluating trends, threats, and opportunities
The event will include a wide range of speakers, all of whom are experts in their fields. Peter Thomas of Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville PC will offer insights on the state of government affairs for rehabilitation. With more than two decades of experience as a practicing attorney in the field of health care, rehabilitation, and disability law, Thomas lends his expertise to the event. Additional speakers will be announced as they are confirmed.

“In the ever-changing healthcare environment that we are in, it is vital that we as a field work together to understand the threats and opportunities we are facing,” said planning committee chairperson David Harrington, MBA, OTR/L, CBIST, vice president/chief operating officer, Center for Neuro Skills. “The BIAA Business Practice College brings it all together for three days of thought-provoking discussions, and I guarantee that attendees will leave with ideas and action items that can and will positively affect their organizations.”

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