Workshops

For 2019, we are planning four (4) optional workshops on Sunday, September 22 prior to the start of the full PBNHC (September 22 – 25, 2019). Please read below for information on this year’s pre-conference workshops. Full workshop summaries coming soon. We hope you’ll consider joining us for one or two.

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Workshop Descriptions

Billing, Reimbursements and Group Visits

Effective Coaching For Behavior Change

Marketing for the Busy Practitioner

Transforming Food Service in Healthcare
 


Billing, Reimbursements and Group Visits

DATE: Sunday, September 22, 2019
TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Oakland Marriott City Center
ROOM: TBD
COST: $125
CE: CE credit details are below
OPEN TO: Anyone. You do not need be attending the IPBNHC to attend a workshop.

SUMMARY:  In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, reimbursement for plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine services can be challenging.  Dr. Wayne Dysinger, past president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, spent years researching medical reimbursement models for lifestyle medicine.  During this engaging workshop, Dr. Dysinger will be sharing the results of his research, discussing models that are currently in use around the country, reviewing the details of the organization and implementation of group visits and offering projections about future reimbursement models for lifestyle medicine.

Attendance at this conference is limited to the first 150 participants.

CE credits are pending for this workshop.  Last year's credit hours are listed below and we expect that this year's credits be similar.

The 2018 CE credit details for this session are as follows:

  • Medical Doctors and Others Eligible Clinicians:  Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses:  ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses:  The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 3 contact hours.
  • Pharmacists:  Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity (0622-0000-17-004-L04-P) for 3 contact hours for pharmacists.
  • Registered Dieticians:  This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 3 CPEUs.

Wayne Dysinger, MD

Wayne is an Inland Empire native, having been born and raised in Loma Linda and Yucaipa. He completed medical school at Loma Linda University, followed by a Family Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital, and a Preventive Medicine Residency back at Loma Linda. He has worked in Guam, Atlanta and New Hampshire prior to returning to Loma Linda University as Chair of the Preventive Medicine Department in 2003. Wayne has an international reputation as a leader in the field of Lifestyle Medicine, having served as President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and as an international consultant in the area. He is also the Medical Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Institute, and a Professor at Loma Linda University. He is passionate about treating what is really causing health problems, not just putting Band-Aids on superficial issues.

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Effective Coaching for Behavior Change

DATE: Sunday, September 22, 2019
TIME: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Oakland Marriott City Center
ROOM: TBD
COST: $125
CE: CE credit details are below
OPEN TO: Anyone.  You do not need be attending the IPBNHC to attend a workshop.

SUMMARY: Behavior change is the foundation for the successful implementation of a sustainable dietary change, yet it is rarely a component of traditional healthcare educational programs.  This workshop will review the fundamental science of behavioral change, discuss the varied models of behavior change currently utilized in healthcare and provide guidance on the effective implementation of behavior change in clinical practice.

Attendance at this conference is limited to the first 150 participants.

CE credits are pending for this workshop.  Last year's credit hours are listed below and we expect that this year's credits be similar.

The 2018 CE credit details for this session are as follows:

  • Medical Doctors and Others Eligible Clinicians:  Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses:  ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses:  The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 3 contact hours.
  • Pharmacists:  Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity (0622-0000-17-004-L04-P) for 3 contact hours for pharmacists.
  • Registered Dieticians:  This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 3 CPEUs.

Margaret Moore, MBA

Margaret Moore, MBA (aka Coach Meg) is a 17-year veteran of the biotechnology industry in the US, UK, Canada, France. She served in executive roles at three companies which later joined Sanofi, and served as CEO and COO of two biotech companies. In 2000, Margaret shifted from high tech medicine to coaching in healthcare and wellness, and founded Wellcoaches Corporation - strategic partner of the American College of Sports Medicine, now a standard-bearer for professional coaches in healthcare and wellness. The Wellcoaches School of Coaching has trained more than 10,000 health professionals as coaches in 45 countries.

Margaret is co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and a course director of the annual Coaching in Leadership & Healthcare conference organized by the Institute of Coaching and delivered by Harvard Medical School. She is a faculty member of Harvard University Extension School, teaching the Science of Coaching Psychology. She is a co-founder and executive board member of the National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches and led the formation of a strategic partnership with the National Board of Medical Examiners to deliver national standards and certification of health and wellness coaches.

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Marketing for the Busy Practitioner

DATE: Sunday, September 22, 2019
TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Oakland Marriott City Center
ROOM: TBD
COST: $125
CE: CE credit details are below
OPEN TO: Anyone.  You do not need be attending the IPBNHC to attend a workshop.

SUMMARY: Workshop Summary Coming Soon!

There will be 0 CE credits for this workshop session.

Gretchen Schisla

Gretchen Schisla is the founder and principal of Enrich, a branding and marketing team dedicated to serving organizations and individuals who help others improve their health with plant-based food and lifestyle.

Gretchen fosters strong relationships with clients and identifies the key solutions that will build their practice or business and increase connection with their audience. As a brand strategist, writer and advisor, she brings over 35 years of insight, expertise and industry perspective to help clients make the best decisions for their product or service.

With the rise of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, Gretchen appreciates having the opportunity to collaborate with clients who are making a difference. She believes: “Design matters. It’s a critical tool to communicate a purpose, to educate, to bring awareness to a problem, to inspire individuals and unite communities – and to act as an agent for change.”

Gretchen is the recipient of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Design Fellow and the AIGA Local Legend awards. Enrich has been recognized as a Top 20 Small Business Company by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. Her work has been recognized by AIGA, New York Art Director’s Club, PRINT Annual, CLIO, International Association of Business Communicators, American Alliance of Museums and HOW Magazine.

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Transforming Food in Healthcare Service

DATE: Sunday, September 22, 2019
TIME: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Oakland Marriott City Center
ROOM: TBD
COST: $125
CE: CE credit details are below
OPEN TO: Anyone.  You do not need be attending the IPBNHC to attend a workshop.

SUMMARY: Food IS medicine, and the growing body of research has demonstrated that a whole food, plant-based diet effectively prevents, suspends and reverses the majority of the most common chronic diseases.  Hospitals around the country are beginning to utilize food services to assist in the provision of true healthcare.  This workshop will review the science of whole food, plant-based nutrition in disease suspension, reversal, and optimization of healing, discuss current models from around the country where plant-based nutrition has been included in the treatment of patients, highlight the return on investment of successful programs and provide guidance on how to begin successfully taking steps to transform the food in your healthcare system.

Attendance at this conference is limited to the first 150 participants.

CE credits are pending for this workshop.  Last year's credit hours are listed below and we expect that this year's credits be similar.

The 2018 CE credit details for this session are as follows:

  • Medical Doctors and Others Eligible Clinicians:  Rush University Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Nurses:  ANCC Credit Designation – Nurses:  The maximum number of hours awarded for this CE activity is 3 contact hours.
  • Pharmacists:  Rush University Medical Center designates this knowledge based CPE activity (0622-0000-17-004-L04-P) for 3 contact hours for pharmacists.
  • Registered Dieticians:  This activity has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 3 CPEUs.

Larry Altiere

Larry’s role is to coordinate the work of the management team for the 7-hospital system network, the 4th largest health system in the US - Lee Memorial Health System.  Larry manages a $21 million dollar budget with 15 direct reports, 300 employees, 9 subcontractors, 25 retail venues, 8 patient care programs and medical nutrition therapy teams. His primary responsibility is to ensure operational metrics are in line with strategic short and long term goals.  Some of Larry’s personal and program accomplishments are:

A 2004 Spotlight Award winner - American Healthcare Foodservice

2005 NACHRI Award winner - pediatric menus

2006 Industry Allstar - Food Equipment Association

2005 National Best Practice, Emergency Management Programs

2005 - 2010 Founder and Chairman - LMHS Employee Crisis Program

2006 - 2008 Chairman Mythbusters, Management Transition Program LMHS

2010 - present Founder Culinary Solutions by LeeSar - Healthcare Private Label Manufacturer

2014 Healthcare Innovator of The Year - Food Management Magazine, Principle Investigator - LMHS Nutrition Intervention Study

Scott Stoll, MD

Dr. Stoll co-founded the International Plant Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference after recognizing the urgent need to educate and motivate healthcare professionals to use whole, plant-based foods as a foundation for healing and disease prevention. He is also the author of numerous scientific articles and Alive! The Physicians Biblical and Scientific Guide to Nutrition, and is an international speaker with a vision and passion to educate and inspire people and leaders to reclaim their health, and thus their lives, through nutrition and lifestyle.

Specializing in regenerative medicine, Dr. Stoll researches and utilizes natural treatments such as diet, regenerative injections and lifestyle to aid the body in healing chronic disease and injuries. Scott is the team physician at Lehigh University and serves as department chairman of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Coordinated Health.

Dr. Stoll is board chairman and serves as chief medical officer of the The Plantrician Project. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the Future of Health Now Advisory Board, and the Rouxbe Cooking School Board of Directors and served as a member of the Whole Foods Scientific Medical Advisory Board.

A member of the 1994 Olympic Bobsled team, Dr. Stoll now serves as a team physician for the United States Bobsled and Skeleton team. Along with his beautiful wife, Kristen, the author of Kristen’s Healthy Kitchen Recipes, and their six children, the Stoll family resides in Bethlehem, PA.

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