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Schedule of Events Monday, February 5 12:00- 5:00pm 2:00 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 4:00pm Registration Open Welcome Refreshments provided by Current Trends and Future Drivers in Skilled Nursing and Post-Acute Care Robert G. Kramer Founder and Strategic Advisor, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Mr. Kramer is founder and strategic advisor to NIC, a non-profit education and resource center that serves debt and equity investors interested in the senior housing and care industry. NIC is the leading provider of research as well as business and financial performance data on this sector for capital providers. NIC’s focus is to enable access and choice in senior housing and care by providing data, analytics and connections that bring together investors and care providers. Mr. Kramer, a frequent writer and speaker on trends in senior housing and long-term care, directed NIC from its inception in 1991 until July, 2017. A former county government official and Maryland state legislator, Mr. Kramer was a leader on health and environmental issues while representing the state capital of Annapolis in the 1980s. With Health IT, the Future Is Now – A Keynote by America’s Top Health IT Official Hear directly from the National Coordinator for Health IT Don Rucker, MD about how HHS is working through ONC to facilitate patient access to their health information and to leverage health IT to improve population health. We’ll also hear how emerging standards and technology are driving innovation and quality improvement and how ONC views LTPAC’s role in the nation’s health IT landscape. Don Rucker, M.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Dr. Don Rucker, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, comes to the ONC from the Ohio State University where he was Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine and Biomedical Informatics 4 NASL 2018 Winter Conference Dolley Madison Foyer Dolley Madison Ballroom

and Premise Health, a worksite clinic provider, where he served as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Rucker started his informatics career at Datamedic Corporation, where he co-developed the world's first Microsoft Windows based electronic medical record. He then served as Chief Medical Officer at Siemens Healthcare USA. Dr. Rucker led the team that designed the computerized provider order entry workflow that, as installed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, won the 2003 HIMSS Nicholas Davies Award for the best hospital computer system in the US. Dr. Rucker has served terms on the Board of Commissioners of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology and Medicare's Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) and has extensive policy experience representing healthcare innovations before Congress, MedPAC and HHS. 4:00 - 4:30pm Networking Break Sponsored by Dolley Madison Foyer 4:30 – 5:30pm Congressional Committee Staff Panel: Priorities for 2018 Panelists: Dolley Madison Ballroom 6:00 – 7:30pm Una Lee, Chief Oversight Counsel, House Committee on Energy and Commerce (not pictured) James “J.P.” Paluskiewicz, Professional Staff, Majority House Energy and Commerce Committee Nicholas Y. Uehlecke, Professional Staff, House Committee on Ways and Means Health Subcommittee NASL Opening Night Reception “Party with the Presidents” Sponsored by Rural Society (lobby level) 5 NASL 2018 Winter Conference