Bucks County Long Term Care Consortium General Meeting
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – Coffee 8:30 am; Program 9:00 am
Location: Christ Home Community Center, the Children’s Services Campus
800 York Rd, Warminster PA,
Directions: Enter off York Rd and go past the church and admininistration buildings, both on the left. Children’s Services ahead on left.
Speaker: W. Russell McDaid, M.H.A., Pennsylvania Health Care Association:
Advancing Quality, Improving Lives
Topic: Russ will discuss the state of the long-term and post-acute care sector in Pennsylvania, focusing on pressure created by lagging reimbursement, workforce challenges, lawsuit abuse, and negative public perception. He will share the work being done at the state and national levels to address these issues for providers.
Presenter Information: Russ McDaid is a two-time graduate of Pennsylvania State University, holding a B.A. in Broadcast Cable Communications and a Masters in Health Administration. He is the President & CEO of the Pennsylvania Healthcare Association, and is a tireless advocate on behalf of PHCA’S 500 members and the 50, 000 residents they serve on a daily basis.
Russ has worked in and around Pennsylvania state government for almost 25 years and is among the most knowledgeable and respected health policy experts in Harrisburg, with his current focus on long-term care.
Russ has seen health policy issues from a number of different perspectives. While working for the Department of Public Welfare in a Governor’s Office developing and directing health policies, as a contract lobbyist for Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and biotech companies, and now as an Association Executive.