Andrew Kramer, MD of Providigm to Speak at 2012 LTC 100 Leadership & Strategy Conference

Program to Focus on Affirming Skilled Nursing’s Role in the Evolving Healthcare System; Registration Now Open

April 06, 2012 – Providigm announced today that CEO, Andrew Kramer, MD will participate in the 2012 LTC 100 Leadership & Strategy Conference being held May 5-8 at the Ritz-Carlton Naples Beach, FL.

LTC 100 is the premier conference for executives in skilled nursing, long term care and transitional care to share best practices, strategize for the future and help position the sector for success in the evolving healthcare environment.

Andrew Kramer, MD will be a panelist on the session titled: Making the Case for Skilled Nursing Rehabilitation: Keys to Effective Outcome Measurement. Andrew joins 40 other speakers, CMS insiders, and experts who are contributing to the 15-session program. The program will address critical issues for the skilled nursing sector, including: The 2012 elections and their impact on healthcare; the Pioneer ACO Program; Bundled Payment Pilots; CEO strategies for success; a provider think tank on cost/quality improvements; strategies for rural providers; a future view of healthcare delivery in a world of socially connected consumers; techniques for managing organizational change; and much more. The complete program is available at

“Demonstrating the value of rehabilitation in Skilled Nursing Facilities and measuring rehabilitation outcome is an important goal for Long-Term Care. It is our goal to help providers do this in a credible and meaningful way”, states Dr. Kramer.

About Providigm
Providigm creates practical solutions that health care providers can use every day to improve quality. We bring together scientific capability, clinical expertise and information technology in a single organization to solve the most pressing challenges that providers face. Providigm delivers the abaqis® Quality Management System, that replicates the entire QIS methodology, to Nursing Homes across the U.S. and Ontario. The value of abaqis goes far beyond survey readiness and is the foundation for our expanded solutions in quality assurance, performance improvement, customer satisfaction, readmission and compliance. At Providigm, we work closely with our customers and utilize their feedback to upgrade the capabilities of our software and to improve the content of our educational products. Our goal is to assist providers in meeting the evolving requirements of health care consumers and policy makers.

LTC 100 is exclusively for CEOs, Presidents, CFOs, COOs and selected VPs from skilled nursing, long term care and transitional care organizations with at least $40M in revenue. For details and registration information, please visit or contact Emily Sciascia at (203) 644-1701.

About Lincoln Healthcare Events:
Lincoln Healthcare Events is an independent producer of C-level leadership conferences for the healthcare industry. The company strives to positively impact the quality and effectiveness of the U.S. healthcare system by helping to educate and share best practices among its business leaders.