Expert Speakers

Richard Feldman
President and CEO
TOPICS: The Future of Behavioral Health | The Opportunity is Prime for Investors | Behavioral Health Integration
PROFILE: With passion and expertise, Richard speaks about Behavioral Health and helps organizations understand today’s healthcare challenges and opportunities. At Diamond we call it The Power of Clarity.
Rebekah M. Stewart
Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
TOPICS: Built In, Not Bolted On: Integrating Compliance and Privacy Systems Into Your Behavioral Health Program | Privacy Primer: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Privacy Protections | Someone is at the Door: From CMS, TJC and State Surveyors…Practical Tips for Handling External Auditors at Your Facility
PROFILE: If you think compliance can’t be energizing, then you haven’t met Rebekah. With her extensive experience in healthcare compliance, she keeps us, and our clients, in the know. Follow her compliance briefs on twitter at @DHCConnect.
Karen Vergano
Vice President Clinical Services and Program Quality
TOPICS: The Joint Commission and Behavioral Health Standards| Clinical Care of Inpatient Psychiatric Units
PROFILE: Karen speaks at multiple healthcare conferences and APNA chapter events each year. Her professionalism and knowledge is testament to her extensive history in executive nursing management positions including her experience as an independent legal consultant for behavioral healthcare and adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania.
William A. Carpenter
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
TOPICS: Medicare Behavioral Healthcare Reimbursement | Importance of a Comprehensive Behavioral Healthcare Revenue Cycle Strategy
PROFILE: Bill, our financial expert, works to find solutions that are beneficial to our clients. His vast healthcare financial management experience in both investor-owned and not-for-profit healthcare systems keeps him at the cutting edge of his field.
Ingram Haley
EVP Business Development
TOPICS: Merging Population & Behavioral Health Management | Consumerism in Behavioral Health | Nuts and Bolts of Behavioral Health Telemedicine
PROFILE: Ingram gets the audience thinking about what they are currently doing and what they can incorporate into their processes to provide the highest quality behavioral health services to more patients. He is the perfect choice to add to your presenter’s panel or for a standalone behavioral health presentation at State Hospital Association meetings, Hospital and Healthcare Conferences, Hospital GPO Conferences or other healthcare institutions.