2020 Value-Based Healthcare Congress
Innovative Approaches to Achieve Value Based Health and Reduced Costs Through Multi-Disciplinary Stakeholder Collaboration, Partnerships, and Value Based Contracts
February 27-28, 2020 • Caesars Palace • Las Vegas, Nevada

2020 Value-Based Healthcare Congress

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About the Conference

In an effort to curb healthcare while improving the nation’s health, the US health care system is embracing Value Based Health Care methodologies to transform healthcare, achieve the Triple Aim and improve health outcomes while reducing healthcare spending. Healthcare is transitioning away from the traditional fee for service structure to delivering value-based care, focusing on significantly improving quality and patient outcomes while reducing costs. Hospitals and Health Systems are shifting to precise, patient centric care, and are adapting to performance based reimbursement models. Multi stakeholder collaboration and partnerships as well as innovative initiatives are showing great success int these efforts. Payors and Providers are continuing to develop and implement collaborative partnerships, enhance patient care and developing shared risk-based reimbursement models. There are great changes taking place to advance and succeed in a value-based environment.

We have created an exciting, high level forum featuring knowledgeable leaders and executives from the nation's leading Hospitals and Health Systems and Health Plans, who will share their perspectives, valuable insights and expertise on how to be best equipped for the rapidly transitioning landscape of Value Based Care. Attendees will benefit from learning about best practices and strategies that have been deployed to address the challenges in transforming the nation’s healthcare aimed at revolutionizing population health and optimizing value-based care while reducing healthcare spending. This exclusive event targets senior level executives in order to maximize educational and networking opportunities.

Who Should Attend?

From Health Plans/Hospitals/Health Systems

  • Medical Directors
  • CFO’s/CEO’s
  • Care Coordination
  • Nursing Officers
  • Case Managers
  • Population Health
  • Medical Informatics
  • Accountable Care
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Auditing
  • Reimbursement
  • Contracting
  • Claims Management
  • Analytics
  • Member Services
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing Officers
  • Wellness
  • Compliance
  • Quality
  • Innovation
  • Managed Care
  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Hospital Finance

Also of Interest to Vendors/Service Providers/Physician Groups/Home Health/Consultants/Pharmaceuticals

Conference Agenda

Day One – Thursday, February 27, 2020

7:15am – 8:00am
Conference Registration & Morning Breakfast

8:00am – 8:15am
Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

8:15am – 9:00am
Improving Patient Care Through Machine Learning and other Novel Technologies

This talk will explore the utilization of new technologies in order to achieve improved patient outcomes in population health including patient identification algorithms, machine learning/ AI, and risk stratification. The session will also discuss Health Information Exchange utilization, telehealth, and chat-bot technologies. The presentation will also review challenges as well as successful models of deployment.

Zenobia Brown, MD, MPH
Medical Director, VP Population Health Care Management
Northwell Health

9:00am – 9:45am
Strategies to Enhance Patient Education, Engagement and Experience

This presentation will describe initiatives to enhance beneficiary engagement within value-based programs. The presentation will describe the formation of a Beneficiary Advisory Council to help review policies, advise on educational materials, and contribute patients’ views at regular meetings. The talk will also share findings from a survey of beneficiaries to determine preferences and utilization of a range of health care services. The session will also present lessons learned for how to improve the engagement of patients in health care governance.

Cara Goldstein
Senior Program Administrator
Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients
Johns Hopkins HealthCare

9:45am – 10:15am
Networking Break & Refreshments

10:15am – 11:00am
Digital Coaching for Behavioral Health

This session will discuss digital coaching for behavioral health management and mission of the
UPMC team “to put health into consumers’ hands through digital coaching.” The talk will explore how the team manages a portfolio of evidence-based, digital applications and tests new models of health coaching.

Catherine D. Serio, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, BUDDI (Behavioral Unit for Digitally Delivered Interventions)
BTO – Digital Health Innovations
UPMC Insurance Services Division

11:00am – 11:45am
Integrating Social Determinants to Achieve Value Based Care

This session will discuss Horizon’s pilot program with a large health system in Newark, NJ that demonstrated a significant impact on a high-risk patient population. The results were improved care and cost mitigation. The talk will explore how through this successful outcome, the program was expanded to 80 zip codes which encompassed training community health workers and positioning them in primary care and health systems to impact social determinants of health and care.

Dr. Steven R. Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP
Senior Medical Director/Pilot Lead
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

11:45am – 12:30am
Care at Home – How ACOs Benefit from Doing What a Patient Wants and Needs

This talk will discuss programs implemented at Unity Point Health addressing Care At Home through benefit enhancement and waivers and achieved great success. The session will also discuss how ACO’s benefit from implementing a patient-centric care approach.

Pamela M. Halvorson
Lead Executive ACO Operations
UnityPoint Accountable Care
UnityPoint Health

12:30pm – 1:15pm
Luncheon for All Attendees & Speakers

1:15pm – 2:00pm
Quality and Performance Measurements to Achieve Better Health Outcomes

This session will focus on proven measurements for quality and performance to achieve better health outcomes. The talk will review implementations and strategies that were employed to improve patient outcomes and achieve value-based healthcare.

Corey Scurlock, MD, MBA
Medical Director, eHealth Center
WMCHealth Network

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Panel Discussion: Payor and Provider Collaboration to Achieve Value Based Health Through Improved Quality Care and Reduced Costs

Patrick Dooley
Vice President, Executive Director, Population Health
University of Maryland Medical System

Jered Wilson
Chief Operating Officer
Paramount

Todd York
Vice-President, Provider Partnerships
Blue Cross of Idaho

3:00pm – 3:30pm
Networking Break & Refreshments

3:30pm – 4:15pm
A Focus on Early Hospital Readmissions

This session will discuss how readmissions remain a challenging quality metric to meet for
hospitals nationwide. Readmissions within seven days of discharge are particularly troubling and
have become a niche focus of readmission reduction efforts within the Mount Sinai Health
System. The talk will explore how in order to better understand and address these cases, Mount
Sinai employed a validated analysis tool to elucidate the root cause of the readmission. The
session will reveal how a multidisciplinary approach between patients, clinicians, social workers,
and pharmacists is the cornerstone of the efforts to tackle the numerous contributing factors
illuminated by Mount Sinai’s review process.

Eve Merrill, MD
Attending Physician
Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Anjali Nigalaye, MD
Attending Physician
Division of Hospital Medicine
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Assistant Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

4:15pm – 5:00pm
Achieving Value Based Health: Strategies and Implementations to Succeed In A Value Based Environment

This session will address strategies and implementations that are key to achieving value-based healthcare success. The presentation will discuss successful methods in addressing care re-design, as well as managing complex and chronic disease patient populations. The talk will also explore implementing value-based strategies across an entire health system.

Susan Mani, MD
VP, Clinical Transformation and Ambulatory Quality
LifeBridge Health

5:00pm – 5:45pm
A Single Path to Improving Documentation to Support Population Health

This session will discuss UC San Diego’s journey to achieving a unified, holistic approach to improving documentation to support value-based care. The presentation will also explore leveraging technology, resources, and optimal workflows to ensure outstanding outcomes.

Cassi L. Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA
Enterprise Director of Health Information Management and Revenue Integrity
UC San Diego Health

5:45pm
End of Day One

Day Two – Friday, February 28, 2020

7:15am-8:00am
Morning Breakfast

8:00am – 8:15am
Recap of Day One

8:15am – 9:00am
Creating Strategic Partnerships to Optimize Value Based Contracts

This talk will discuss how success in the Value-based environment depends on not just your ability to understand, adapt and execute on the goals of any program, but also on the partnerships you create to wrap around your practice, health system, health plan or program. These partnerships supplement the services you provide, fully engage all parties in the chain and track progress to assure success. The session will explore how these partners can take multiple forms, likely and unlikely candidates can be the key to success if the incentives and arrangements are well thought out and strategically directed

Michele Fisher, MBA, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, CHFP
Chief Contracting and Payer Relations Officer
UW Medicine Health System

9:00am - 9:45am
Essential Skills for Clinical Value Champions

This session will discuss how clinical champions are uniquely positioned to increase the engagement of their peers in efforts to improve the delivery of value-based care. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Taking Action on Overuse (TAO) team has trained a cadre of clinical value champions from safety-net settings across the country. The talk will explore an evidence-based framework for conducting de-implementation initiatives and how to support clinical value champions in their own setting.

Michael L. Parchman, MD, MPH
Senior Investigator
MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

9:45am – 10:15am
Networking Break & Refreshments

10:15am – 11:00am
Aligned Post-Acute Networks: The Next Evolution

This presentation will discuss what the new Post-Acute Payment Models mean to the Value-Based World, as New payment models in PAC are aligning with value-based initiatives. This includes a decreased focus on numbers of minutes/visits and increased focus on patient needs. The talk will also discuss moving from a Managed Network to a High Performing Network, and how encouraging bi-directional communication improves outcomes through the identification of opportunities within both the post-acute and acute environments. The session will also review how establishing expectations around best-practices and capitalizing on resources allows for rapid change. Lastly, Warm handoffs (physician to physician, etc.) will also be discussed.

Katrina Melton
System Vice President, Post-Acute Services
Memorial Hermann Health System

11:00am – 11:45am
Multi Stakeholder Approaches to Share Accountability, Drive Value and Transform Healthcare

This presentation will provide an overview of an integrated health system’s innovative approaches to engage to multiple internal and external stakeholders that have yielded meaningful outcomes across the care continuum. The talk will highlight the importance of collaboration between various levels of care to care for our community members seamlessly, while also promoting patient safety through a culture of open communication and shared learning. In addition, the session will provide a brief overview of a systematic approach to promoting advance care planning to enhance goal concordant care.

Vipul Bhatia, MD, MBA
Medical Director, Continuing Care Services
WellSpan Health

11:45am – 12:30pm
Topic to be Announced

Syed Akhtar, MD
Regional Medical Officer
CareMore Health

Peter Emigh
General Manager
CareMore Health

12:30pm
Conference Concludes

Workshop – Friday, February 28, 2020

12:45pm – 2:45pm
Thriving in A Value Based Environment Through Patient Centered Care Delivery Approaches

For the past 10+ years the healthcare industry has been talking about and moving towards (slowly) value-based care delivery models with the patient at the center. As we enter 2020 we are in a period where value-based care and patient centered care has moved well beyond talk and organizations have put major portfolios of initiatives in place. Value-based and patient centered care is not a one size fits all solution and there are several approaches and strategies that all types of organizations can deploy to find success on this path. This workshop will focus on highlighting approaches and successful initiatives with a value-based and patient centered focus and provide the opportunity to interact and engage with your peers around the country on this topic. We will share examples of what is working and more importantly lessons learned about what is not working for organizations in this space.

Robert W. York
Director and Value-based Care Practice Leader
The Chartis Group

Rob York is a Director with The Chartis Group and leader of the Value-based Care Practice. He has nearly 20 years of experience providing strategic, partnership and financial advisory services to a range of healthcare industry clients, including: payors, physician organizations, senior services providers, academic health centers/AMCs, large integrated healthcare systems, public/safety-net providers, and community hospitals. Specific areas of his expertise are enterprise growth and population health strategy, managed care strategy, value-based competency and network (e.g., ACOs, CINs) development and all aspects of strategic partnerships including transaction execution and integration planning.
Before joining The Chartis Group, Mr. York was a Senior Vice President and the leader of Population Health Services in Kaufman Hall’s Healthcare Planning Practice. Earlier in his career, Mr. York, was a consultant with KPMG LLP’s West Coast and Midwest Healthcare Practices.

Mr. York regularly speaks to boards and at meetings of professional societies including the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) and The Health Plan Alliance. He has also published numerous white papers and articles in industry journals. Three industry thought leadership contributions in the last five years include lead author of one of the most read Health Affairs Blogs in 2014, “Where Have All the Inpatients Gone?”, co-development and presentation of a five-part Population Health Management education and certification program for the California Hospital Association (2015), and co-author of the whitepaper “Guide to Health Care Partnerships for Population Health and Value-based Care” for the American Hospital Association (AHA, 2016).
Mr. York has a Master of Business Administration with honors from the University of Notre Dame and a Bachelor of Science in business administration with Honors from the University of Arizona.

Featured Speakers

Cara Goldstein

Cara Goldstein

Senior Program Administrator

Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients
Johns Hopkins Healthcare

Catherine D. Serio, Ph.D.

Catherine D. Serio, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President, BUDDI (Behavioral Unit for Digitally Delivered Interventions)

BTO – Digital Health Innovations
UPMC Insurance Services Division

Dr. Steven R. Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP

Dr. Steven R. Peskin, MD, MBA, FACP

Senior Medical Director/Pilot Lead

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

Mary I. O’Connor, MD

Mary I. O’Connor, MD

Director, Center for Musculoskeletal Care

Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Hospital
Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation
Yale School of Medicine

Christopher M. Petrilli, MD

Christopher M. Petrilli, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Clinical Lead, Value-Based Medicine

NYU Langone Health

Patrick Dooley

Patrick Dooley

Vice President, Executive Director, Population Health

University of Maryland Medical System

Jered Wilson

Jered Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Paramount

Dr. Eve Merrill, MD

Dr. Eve Merrill, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hospital Medicine

Assistant Professor, Medical Education
Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Anjalie Nigalaye, MD

Anjalie Nigalaye, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hospital Medicine

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Michael L. Parchman, MD, MPH

Michael L. Parchman, MD, MPH

Senior Investigator

MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

Michele Fisher, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, CHFP

Michele Fisher, MBA, FACHE, FACMPE, CHFP

Chief Contracting and Payer Relations Officer

UW Medicine Health System

Katrina Melton

Katrina Melton

System Vice President, Post-Acute Services

Memorial Hermann Health System

Corey Scurlock, MD, MBA

Corey Scurlock, MD, MBA

Medical Director, eHealth Center

WMCHealth Network

Todd York

Todd York

Vice-President, Provider Partnerships

Blue Cross of Idaho

Vipul Bhatia, MD, MBA

Vipul Bhatia, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Continuing Care Services

WellSpan Health

Syed Akhtar, MD

Syed Akhtar, MD

Regional Medical Officer

CareMore Health

Peter Emigh

Peter Emigh

General Manager

CareMore Health

Susan Mani, MD

Susan Mani, MD

VP, Clinical Transformation and Ambulatory Quality

LifeBridge Health

Cassi L. Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA

Cassi L. Birnbaum, MS, RHIA, CPHQ, FAHIMA

Enterprise Director of Health Information Management and Revenue Integrity

UC San Diego Health

Robert W. York

Robert W. York

Director and Value-based Care Practice Leader

The Chartis Group

Zenobia Brown, MD, MPH

Zenobia Brown, MD, MPH

Medical Director, VP Population Health Care Management

Northwell Health

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Las Vegas, NV 89109
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