Date | Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Time | 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost | Free for all participants
Location | Holiday Inn & Suites - South Charleston, WV

Program overview

The 2023 Vandalia Health Network Conference will feature lectures, case presentations and educational sessions on a variety of issues facing health care professionals today. This one -day conference will focus on current trends in value-based care and population health management. The program is designed for physicians, nurses, and all allied health professionals involved in population health care and management. No pre- requisites are required.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss VPHO growth/opportunities for participation
  • Discuss VHN Committee updates and goals
  • Describe Community partnerships and aligning for improved quality of care
  • Provide Network Updates: growth and opportunities
  • Discuss VHN Committee updates and goals
  • Understand the CMS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) APM Performance Pathway (APP) requirements for the 2023 reporting period
  • Review Vandalia Health Network processes for success with MIPS APP reporting and performance
  • Discuss lessons learned and future requirements
  • Understand the functionalities and opportunities within HealtheAnalytics for stronger ACO reporting
  • Describe the ability to assess and act on metrics identified with opportunities for improvement
  • Discuss the Enhance workflow documentation through use of claim-based reporting
  • Identify current trends in value-based care and impacts of COVID
  • Define CMS and CMMI strategic vision related to value-based care for 2030
  • Discuss the potential changes to MSSP and other models that are critical to understand and prepare for
  • Identify the impacts on value-based care and population health from the ending of the Public Health Emergency
  • Describe importance of social determinants of health screening
  • Identify examples of social determinants of health
  • Describe importance of engaging community-based organizations in care coordination
  • Define closed loop referrals for social determinants of health
  • Understand the importance of credentialing and privileging
  • Identify your role in the credentialing process
  • Understand the payers and accreditors requirements
  • Discuss cybersecurity and its impact on the network

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8:00 a.m. | Registration / Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. | Welcome and Introductions

Presented by Michelle Coon | President, Vandalia Health Network

9:05 a.m. | The Vandalia Health Network Update

Presented by Sherri Young, Michelle Coon and Joyce Landers

9:50 a.m. | The Evolving Healthcare Marketplace

Presented by Seth Edwards, MHA

10:50 a.m. | Break

Utilize this time to visit our exhibits

11:05 a.m. | Cybersecurity

Presented by Joshua Spence, MSIT

12:05 p.m. | Lunch Break


  • 1:05 - 1:50 p.m. | Regulatory Update - MIPS APM Performance Pathway, Requirements & Recommendations for Successful Reporting | Presented by Kate Walther, MSHI
  • 1:50 - 2:35 p.m. | Look Back to Look Ahead: Boosting ACO Reporting Outcomes via HealtheAnalytics | Presented by Andy Rice, BSPH, CNC, CPT


  • 1:05 - 1:50 p.m. | Social Determinants of Health | Presented by Devon Lopez, MPA and Carla Vanwyck, RN, MSN
  • 1:50 - 2:35 p.m. | Payer Enrollment and Credentialing: The First Step to Revenue | Presented by Ashley Dunham and Tifanie Waybright

2:35 p.m. | Break / Exhibit Visitation / Drawing

2:50 p.m. | Q&A Panel

3:10 p.m. | Closing Remarks / Course Evaluation / Adjournment



In support of improving patient care, CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category I credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. This offering has been approved for 4.5 contact hours  (JA0026-26-23-543)

The CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  To receive credit, participants must complete the sign-in sheet, attend each session and complete an evaluation. ACPE credits will be posted online to the CPE Monitor within six (6) weeks following the activity. This knowledge-based activity provides 4.5 contact hours (JA0006133-0000-23-053-L99-P).

Conference Faculty

  • Michelle Coon 
    • President - Vandalia Health Network (Charleston, WV)
  • Sherri Young, DO, MBA, FAAFP
    • Associate Chief Medical Officer - Vandalia Health Network (Charleston, WV)
  • Ashley Dunham
    • Director of Credentialing Services - Focus One Business Services (Charleston, WV)
  • Seth Edwards, MHA
    • Vice President, Population Health - Premier Healthcare Alliance (Charlotte, NC)
  • Joyce Landers
    • Executive Director - Vandalia PHO (Charleston, WV)
  • Devon Lopez, MPA
    • Associate Director, Customer and Community Success | Unite Us (Charleston, WV)
  • Carla Vanwyck, RN, MSN
    • Director of Population Health and Care Management - Vandalia Health Network (Charleston, WV)
  • Andy Rice, BSPH, CNC, CPT
    • Population Health Analyst - CAMC Health System (Charleston, WV)
  • Kate Walther, MSHI
    • CAMC Regulatory Compliance Lead - CAMC Health System (Charleston, WV)
  • Tifaney Waybright, CPC
    • Senior Contract Specialist - Vandalia PHO (Charleston, WV)
  • Joshua Spence, MSIT
    • Chief Information Officer - State of WV - West Virginia Office of Technology (Charleston, WV)


Participants are responsible for making their own lodging reservations. Convenient lodging may be found at the following nearby locations:

Every effort is made to have a comfortable temperature in the meeting room. However, we realize everyone's comfort zone is different, so please bring a sweater or light jacket.

The CAMC Institute for Academic Medicine controls the content and production of this CE activity and attempts to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information. In accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education established by the ACCME, faculty, abstract reviewers, paper presenters/authors, planning committee members, staff and any others involved in planning the educational content must disclose any relationship they or their co-authors have with ineligible companies which may be related to their content. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 24 months that create a conflict of interest. All presenters, planning committee and faculty have declared no financial interest with an ineligible company for this conference.

You may cancel your registration up to 10 business days before the program and we will refund your full registration. If you need to cancel less than 10 business days prior to the program you may 1) send a substitute from your organization or 2) transfer your registration fee to another program of your choice that is scheduled within 12 months of your original event. Please note: if you don’t cancel and don’t attend you are still responsible for payment.