President and CEO
TOPICS: Policy and Politics | Healthcare Economics | 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.
Executive Vice President
TOPICS: Non pharmacological Interventions to Reduce Behavioral Symptoms | Ethical and Legal Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry | Quality of Care (HBIPS)
PROFILE: A sought after national speaker, Deena has presented on educational, evidence-based topics ranging from accountable care in behavioral health to issues in geriatric psychiatry. She also is the co-editor of two text books: Fundamentals of Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatric Disorders in Late Life: A Comprehensive Review, and numerous publications. She recently co-authored articles on Suvorexant for Older Adults and Ethical, Legal and Forensic Issues in Geriatric Psychiatry.