2024 AHVAP Southeastern Region Educational Conference

The AHVAP Southeastern Regional Leadership Team is excited to announce our 2024 Educational Conference. We have limited seats available, so registrations are confirmed on a first-come, first-serve basis. We look forward to your participation in this upcoming Regional Event. This event is open to both value analysis professionals and our valued industry partners. 

Conference Dates:

CVAHPTM Certification Review Course Pre-Conference:
February 11, 2024
2-6 p.m.

Main Conference
February 12, 2024
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Conference Venue:

Premier, Inc.
13034 Ballantyne Corporate Place
Charlotte, NC 28277




*Special thanks to the Premier leadership Team for their valued partnership in hosting this event
and providing the venue for the conference.

Tentative Conference Schedule and Faculty: 

Pre-Conference Schedule (CVAHP Certification Exam Review Workshop)

Sunday, February 11, 2024

Time Topic Faculty
2:00-2:10 p.m.
Welcome, Introductions, Course Objectives, and Continuing Education Announcements
J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC,
VA-BC, ICE-CCP, LTC-CIP, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, CVAHP, CPXP, CDIPC, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP, FACHE, FSHEA, FIDSAAdjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of MedicineUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
AHVAP Executive Director and EVP
AHVAP Certification Center Chief Credentialing Officer
2:10-2:45 p.m.
Domain #1: Governance and Structure
J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC,
VA-BC, ICE-CCP, LTC-CIP, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, CVAHP, CPXP, CDIPC, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP, FACHE, FSHEA, FIDSAAdjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of MedicineUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
AHVAP Executive Director and EVP
AHVAP Certification Center Chief Credentialing Officer
 
2:45-3:45 p.m.
Domain #2: Value Analysis Methodology
Robin Lane, MBA, BSN, RN, CVAHP, FAHVAP
Director, Clinical Operations
MTMC
 
3:45-4:30
Domain #3: Professionalism and Business Ethics
Boyd (BJ) McCluskey, CVAHP, FAHVAP
Strategic Sourcing and Contracting
McCleod Health
Southeast Region Director, AHVAP Board of Directors
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Domain #4: Finance
J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC, VA-BC, ICE-CCP, LTC-CIP, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, CVAHP, CPXP, CDIPC, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP, FACHE, FSHEA, FIDSAAdjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of MedicineUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
AHVAP Executive Director and EVP
AHVAP Certification Center Chief Credentialing Officer
 
5:30-6:00 p.m. CVAHP Exam Study Plan, Exam Registration, Next Steps J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC,
VA-BC, BC-MSLcert™, LTC-CIP, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, CVAHP, CPXP, CDIPC, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP, FACHE, FSHEA, FIDSAAdjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of MedicineUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
AHVAP Executive Director and EVP
AHVAP Certification Center Chief Certification Officer

  

Main Conference Schedule

Monday, February 12, 2024

Time

Topic Faculty
8:00-9:00 a.m.
Session #1: Rise to the Top: Advancing Your Professional Presence
Robin Lane, MBA, BSN, RN, CVAHP, FAHVAP
Director, Clinical Operations
MTMC
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Session #2: Optimizing Product Disruptions: A grassroots approach to 
integrating Technology into the Value Analyst Work Flow
Boyd "BJ" McCluskey, MBA, CVAHP, FAHVAP
AVP, Strategic Sourcing & Contracting
McLeod Health
Robin Ponton, MS, BS, RN
Director, Value Analysis
McLeod Health
 
Carl Stephens, Procurement IT Resource Utilization Manager
McLeod Health
 


10:00-10:30 a.m.
Networking Break
 All
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Session #3: Can We Achieve "Safety" with Modern Medical Devices?
J. Hudson Garrett Jr., Ph.D., MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC, 
VA-BC, ICE-CCP, LTC-CIP, CIC, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, CVAHP, CPXP, CDIPC, FACDONA,
FAAPM, FNAP, FACHE, FSHEA, FIDSA, FAHVAP
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Executive Director & Executive Vice President
AHVAP
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lunch and Networking
 All
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Session #4: Building Intentional Relationships with Industry Partners to Drive Value 
Across the Continuum
Karen Niven, MS, BSN, RN, CVAHP, FAHCDM, FAHVAP, FNAP
Senior Director, Clinical Value Analysis
Premier, Inc.
President (2024-2025)
AHVAP Board of Directors

Dennis Daar, BS
Managing Partner
Medical Strategies International, LLC
1:30-2:30 p.m.
Session #5: AHVAP’s Role in Health Equity; Breaking Our Personal Biases 
to Create Better Patient Outcomes
Joseph Machicote, BS
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Premier, Inc.
2:30-3:00 p.m.
Networking Break
 All 
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Session #6: Panel Discussion
TBA
4:00-4:30 p.m.
Wrap-Up and Discussion 
BJ McCluskey, MBA, CVAHP, FAHVAP
Southeastern Regional Director
AHVAP Board of Directors

 

CVAHPTM Certification Review Course Pre-Conference Registration:

  • Member Rates: $150
  • Non-Member Rates: $300

*Course Tuition Includes Dinner, Digital EBook, 3 Hours of Nursing Continuing Education credits, and AHVAP Value Analysis Glossary

Main Conference Registration:

Member Rates:

  • AHVAP Member Full Conference: $125

Non-Member Rates

  • Non-AHVAP Member Full Conference: $299

*Course Tuition includes continental breakfast, snacks, beverages, lunch, 6 hours of nursing continuing education credits, 6 hours of CVAHP designation recertification credits, and a digital Ebook of conference proceedings.

Industry Partner Opportunities:

  • AHVAP Industry Partnership (limited to 5 industry partners): $500 

This partnership includes access to the conference attendee registration list (name, facility name, and email address), recognition in all program materials and at the conference, and access to entire conference for up to 2 industry partner attendees. 

Registration is Now CLOSED

 

Thank You to Our Industry Partners: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommended Hotel Accommodations: 

Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne
13139 Ballantyne Corporate Place
Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, 28277
Link to Hotel Reservations: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/cltal-aloft-charlotte-ballantyne/overview/

AC Hotel Charlotte Ballantyne
14819 Ballantyne Village Way, Charlotte
North Carolina, USA, 28277
Link to Hotel Reservations: https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/cltae-ac-hotel-charlotte-ballantyne/overview/