Association News

Annual Meeting Early Bird Discount Extended to March 11; New Breakout Session

Please join us at the 2022 HASC Annual Meeting, May 16-18 at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort. The early bird discount has been extended to March 11. Register now and take advantage of the $100 early bird discount for hospital members. Please make hotel reservations online or by phone, (888) 459-4991, at your earliest convenience.

A new breakout has been added to the agenda featuring Joe Avelino, RN, BSN, MHSA, CPHQ, CEO, College Medical Center, and HASC 2022 Board Chair, as moderator:

Embracing the Innovation and Grit of Emergency Medicine Beyond the Pandemic!

Providers will need to innovate and adapt even more rapidly to thrive in a post-COVID-19 world. In this panel discussion, hear behavioral health and emergency leaders speak about how they innovate.

  • What are the lessons learned during the pandemic, and how can we apply to the future?
  • What would you have done differently to prepare your emergency department for this pandemic?
  • What technologies, processes and best practices will remain?
  • How can we strengthen the chain of pandemic response and resilience and be prepared for the next pandemic?

Featured panelists:

  • Joe Avelino, RN, BSN, MHSA, CPHQ, CEO, College Medical Center
  • Sarah (Hyang) Ko, PMHNP-BC, MSN, RN, CEO and Nurse Practitioner, Together Mental Health
  • Kelly Unger, MD, FACEP, Medical Director, Emergent Medical Associates
  • Scott Zeller, MD, Director of Acute Psychiatry, Vituity