November 13, 2018 Sharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati
Decode your CMS requirements and empower your organization with information to protect your patients’ lives and your facility’s image. You will leave The Legionella Summit with tangible next steps to create a Legionella plan specific to your facility or improve upon the one you already have, and the tools to activate it should an outbreak occur.
Featuring keynote speakers and panelists from the Ohio Department of Health, Premier Health, Danis Construction, Special Pathogens Lab, Microbac Laboratories and more.
Legionella can be deadly to patients and staff, and an outbreak can undermine your company’s image. CMS regulations are ever-changing and confusing, making it difficult to understand expectations.
WHAT details and steps should our plan contain?
HOW often should we test?
WHO should contribute to our plan?
DO WE have the operations in place to execute a plan if there is an outbreak?
Find these answers and more at The Legionella Summit. Get the information you need to create a robust, functional Water Management Plan that is CMS-compliant. Connect with thought leaders and leave with the confidence that you’re ready to protect your facility from Legionella.
Collaboration with subject matter and regulatory experts, covering industry best practices for each of seven sections of the CDC’s Tool Kit “Developing a Legionella Water Management Program.”
Remediation strategies to use when too many Legionella bacteria are present in the water system (and have or could cause a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak).
Detailed information on circumstances requiring special attention, such as new construction or renovation.
Control strategies to use if a buildup of Legionella bacteria is an ongoing problem for your facility.
What to do if people in your facility develop the symptoms of Legionnaire’s Disease.
Up-to-date information on what the Ohio Department of Health expects from your Water Management Plan.
President and Director
Special Pathogens Lab
Angela Booth Jones
System Director Infection Prevention
Premier Health Partners
Aaron D. Peacock, PhD
Director of Molecular Biology
Rebecca Fugitt, MS, RS
Bureau of Environmental Health and Radiation Protection, Ohio Department of Health
Quality Assurance Manager,
Business Development Manager
Solid Blend Technologies
Technical Director, SPL Consulting Services
Special Pathogens Lab
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road
8 a.m.–4 pm
Speakers and Breakout Sessions