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Value-Based Care

Analytics to Drive Population Health Management

Tony Jurek, Managing Director, and Chris DeBeer, Principal Life Sciences and Healthcare Practice, Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Advances in technology have provided healthcare organizations with a myriad disparate systems from which to get information and derive insights. While the volume of data has grown exponentially in recent years, the availability and access to that data has dropped at nearly the...

Quest Diagnostics Improves Quality while Managing Patient Costs

Marek Bako, Senior Director Revenue Cycle Management, and Kerri Grizer, Senior Product Manager, Optum. As a result of their growing responsibility for paying out-of-pocket for medical care, patients are increasingly leveraging the same consumer behaviors they employ when making other major purchase decisions, fueling the rise of consumerism in health care. As consumers, patients are demanding the same key...

Pop Health Journey at Geisinger Health System

John Bulger, DO, MBA, Chief Medical Officer Population Health, Geisinger Health System and the Chief Medical Officer of Geisinger Health Plan. Making the move from volume to value requires fundamental changes. While there are tools and capabilities, most of the change is cultural. Dr. Bulger describes how Geisinger is aiming to change the way they think about caring for...

Patient Centered Data Home – Connecting Data Across State Lines

Kelly Hoover Thompson, CEO, and Joe Walker, Sr. VP of Technology Services for MyHealth Access Network. The Patient Centered Data HomeTM (PCDH) is a national initiative to deliver a cost-effective, scalable method of exchanging patient data among health information exchanges (HIEs) to access real-time information across state and regional lines and the care continuum. It puts into practice the vision...

Optimizing Health IT: From the Chambers of Congress to the Frontlines of Care

Julia Adler-Milstein, Director, Center for Clinical Informatics and Improvement Research, UCSF. Julie has spent the past decade studying the progress of electronic health information exchange (HIE) and EHR system interoperability in the U.S. She discusses the policy context and how federal policy efforts have sought to intervene to promote health information exchange. Despite substantial resources devoted to HIE, several...

This Just in: MIPS Information Blocking – New Attestation Requirements for 2017!

Dan Golder, DDS, MBA, Principal, Jason Fortin, Senior Advisor, and Larry Katzovitz, Senior Advisor Impact Advisors.  This session provides late-breaking information about what every provider needs to know now in order to successfully attest for 2017. Dan, Jason and Larry examine the implications of the recent clarification from CMS regarding the MIPS requirement that eligible clinicians must attest "that...

An Integrated Strategy: TeleHealth at Intermountain Healthcare

Brian Wayling, AVP TeleHealth Services, Angie Adams, RN, BSN, TeleHealth Program Manager, and Katherine Repko, RN, TeleHealth Operations Manager, Intermountain Healthcare.  Intermountain Healthcare has deployed a broad range of TeleHealth programs in just a few years that have facilitated over 330,000 patient interactions. Participants will hear how a central TeleHealth deployment team, and an integrated clinical and technology strategy...

Using Innovative Analytics to Manage Risk, Improve Patient Care and Lower Costs

Sam VanNorman, MS, CPHQ, General Manager Managed Analytics Programs (MAP), and Derek Pederson, MA, MBA, VP Medical Informatics Consulting, Optum.  See how innovative analytics helped to mitigate risks associated with diabetes severity, potentially avoidable ER visits, and palliative care across health systems.  Gain insights from three highly impactful case studies and see how advanced data analytics methodologies and evolving...

A Population Management Strategy: Primary Care Pharmacy Services for the Complex Patient

L. David Harlow, III, BS, Pharm D, Assistant VP for Professional Services Clinical Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory and Disease Management, Martin Health System. Dr. Harlow defines the significance of pharmacy services embedded in primary care that focuses strategically on Complex Multi-Comorbid patients with a history of therapeutic failure. This service leverages pharmacist talent in the context of team-based care to...

Partners Showcases Wearable Tech that Enables Hospital to Deliver Care at Home

David Levine, MD, MPH, MA, general internist and clinician investigator, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care at Brigham Health and Harvard Medical School. Providing hospital-level care at home to acutely ill adults who would normally have been admitted to Brigham & Women's Hospital, one of the original founding members of Partners HealthCare, offers the opportunity to deliver...