Observation Care '19

Nashville, TN US
April 8, 2019 to April 10, 2019

The Observation Care '19 conference is the premier national event for mastering topics surrounding observation medicine. Designed for hospital leaders and clinicians alike and organized by national experts in observation care, the two day symposium will cover the most critical issues and best practices for implementation, staffing, and management of an effective observation unit.

Observation Care ’19  will include topics on integrated acute care, including transitions of care from the emergency department to observation medicine to inpatient floors to post-acute skilled nursing care programs.

Target Audience

Observation Care ’19 is designed for hospital leaders and clinicians with responsibility for implementation, staffing, and management of observation units, including C-suite officers, Nurse Directors, Medical Directors, Quality leaders, and Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, and Nurses practicing in Observation Units. The conference will also be relevant to other executives and leaders responsible for efficiency, quality, or capacity management across the entire spectrum of acute care, from the ED to Observation to the Inpatient and Post-acute settings.

The $899 conference cost is for hospital C-suite executives and physicians. There are lower price points for other health professionals. Please login/register to sign-up for this course.


 Standard Cost
Physicans / C-suite Members$899.00
Nurse Managers / Leaders $599.00
RN, NP, PA$399.00
USACS Nurse, APP$299.00
USACS Physician$720.00






Learning Objectives

Optimize the continuum of acute care: ED, Observation, Inpatient, and Post-acute

Achieve outstanding Triple Aim outcomes

Create the best patient experience by giving the right care in the right place

Facilitate transitions of care for optimal resource utilization

Exhibitor and sponsor Information

US Acute Care Solutions invites you to participate as a sponsor or exhibitor at the upcoming Observation Care '19 Conference in Nashville, TN, April 8 - 9, 2019. This will be a great opportunity to network with hundreds of health system and hospital administrators, physician and nursing leaders, advanced practice providers and process improvement specialists who need your products and services.

PDF icon Obs Care 19 - Exhibitor_Sponsor Brochure.pdf

PDF icon Sponsor Registration For 2019 v3.pdf


Cancellations must be made in writing to CEME at ceme@ceme.org. Refunds, less a $50 processing fee, are provided if cancellation occurs prior to the start of the course. 



Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 13.00 Certificate of Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/08/2019 - 5:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
04/10/2019 - 5:00pm EDT
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
2800 Opryland Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
United States
+1 (615) 889-1000

(877) 382-7299 (or) 1-800-GAYLORD (429-5673).



Alternate Hotel Option

The Inn at Opryland  -  0.6 miles from the Gaylord
2401 Music Valley Dr, Nashville, TN 37214
1- (615) 889-0800










Christopher Baugh  - Observation Payments: Past, Present and Future

Jaclyn Spiegel - Harbor - UCLA "GOLD" Unit;  A Multi-Specialty Approach to Observation Care

Michael Granovsky - 2019 Observation Reimbursement: Strategies For Success

Troy Myers - Impact of an Observation Unit on Hospital Capacity Management

Edward Niewiadomski - pending

Miles Hawley- Observation:  A System Perspective

Leslie Zun - Psychiatric Observation

Anayo Mbadugha - An Academic Cancer Center's Approach to Observation Management Services

Wesley Hicken - pending

Tracie Vock - Implementing and Managing for Success

Angie Watkins - Cheers To The Weekend Or Not: The Weekend Challenges to Observation Unit Operations

Tammy Kile - The Medical Director's Toolkit

Available Credit

  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
  • 13.00 Certificate of Participation


Please login or register to take this course.