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Rooster Sessions

roosterRise with the sun and shine a spotlight on compliance issues with our new early session slots.

For those individuals who would like to maximize the amount of CEU's they can earn at the conference, we have added optional early morning sessions on Tuesday & Wednesday. View the agenda to see session options. Seating in these sessions will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Rooster Sessions are indicated by the rooster logo (shown above) in the Conference Brochure


Tuesday 7:00 - 8:00 AM

RS1 Boot Scootin’ Compliance Boot Camp: How to Lasso Your Leaders into Becoming Compliance Champions

SHANNA LUKE, Compliance Programs Manager, Intermountain Healthcare
JORDAN B. MUHLESTEIN, Compliance & Ethics Director, Intermountain Healthcare 

  • Acquire a tool kit for creating a plan to engage leaders to become champions for addressing high-risk compliance issues
  • Discuss practical methods to deliver education to executives and physicians
  • Identify pitfalls inherent in education in a healthcare setting and suggestions of how to minimize them

RS2 How We Created a Culture of Compliance with a Big Blue Owl 

PAMELA SANTA, Clinical Compliance Specialist, Athletico
JOANNE F. O’MALLEY, VP Compliance, Athletico Ltd
KARIN M. BUTIKOFER, Manager of Privacy & Compliance, Privacy Officer, Athletico, Ltd

  • Creating a culture of compliance, whether at a large, multi-site organization or a standalone facility, is a daunting task. Overcome this is by branding your compliance department. Identify how to carry out this process and promote the brand
  • Determine effective strategies to increase visibility and employee engagement by instituting compliance-related recognition programs and rewards, field compliance liaisons, branded materials such as a Code of Conduct, and other outreach efforts
  • Compile strategies for engaging management at all levels to support the compliance program from the top down to create a successful culture, including being proactive in identifying and managing risks

Wednesday, 7:15 – 8:15 am

RS4 Think Big. Think Small. Managing Conflict of Interest

NATHAN PERUMAL, Compliance Officer, Sutter Health

  • How do you manage potential COI for your organization? A discussion
  • How to identify various potential COI scenarios for your organization? And for yourself?
  • A roadmap to managing COI. Keep it simple for starters

RS5 Compliance Essentials: Internal Investigations and Self-Disclosures 

LEIA C. OLSEN, Practice Area Lead Attorney - Compliance, Ascension Health
LORI A. WINK, Attorney, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman P.C.

  • Understand the legal and practical considerations when deciding how and when to report compliance issues
  • Learn the anatomy of a compliance investigation, including when to perform an audit, the goals of the review, the steps in conducting the investigation, corrective action and follow-up
  • Identify key strategies for successfully coordinating investigations between the compliance department, in-house legal department, consultants and outside counsel