4th International Symposium on Wellness & Chronic Care

Register TodayThe Fourth International Symposium on Wellness & Chronic Care on December 12, a conference co-located with the PHA Forum 2014, will explore the globally competitive marketplace for wellness and care management and deliver practical strategies that apply across diverse care settings, cultural and regulatory environments. 

The presentations have a particular tilt towards concrete successful models, implementation matters, and assessment of programs to understand and demonstrate their value… across the street or across the Atlantic.

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Brazil Healthy Workplace

Practical Application: Regardless of the different laws and regulations governing the health care area, it is worth analyzing this Brazilian experience that has been producing extraordinary results both in terms of better outcomes and cost reduction.

  • Apply “management” to health matters beyond the areas usually discussed.
  • Learn how to overcome major barriers to the implementation process.
  • Provide employers a view of the new potential for improvement in dealing with health.

Presenters

Michel Daud Filho

Michel Daud Filho, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Assessoria e Inovacao em Saude

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Paulo Hirai, MBA

Paulo Hirai, MBA

Managing Director & Co-owner, SanteCorp Ltd.

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A Continuity of Care Maturity Model for Healthcare Organizations

Practical Application: In-depth look at an internationally vetted maturity model for continuum of care.

  • Identify the requirements for delivering best of practice continuum of care.
  • Evaluate the IT, connectivity, and governance needs and scope to facilitate best practice continuum of care.
  • Gain knowledge of an internationally designed/vetted framework for measuring and progressing continuum of care maturity.

James E. Gaston

James E. Gaston, FHIMSS, MBA

Senior Director of Clinical & Business Intelligence, HIMSS Analytics

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First Comprehensive Total Population Health Management Program in Brazil, Focused on Well-Being Improvement

Practical Application: Better understand how to implement a total population health program in large employers, also associated with a large health insurer.

    • Understand the framework of a total population health management program.
    • Gain exposure to a real-life comprehensive program (design, implementation, learnings, first indicative results, etc.) that is not only theory.
    • Understand why a large institution (employer, health plan, etc.) should adopt total population health management as a strategic item.

Nicolas Toth, Jr

Nicolas Toth, Jr

Managing Director for Latin America, Healthways International

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Paolo Marini

Paolo Marini

Strategic Planning Manager, SulAmérica Seguro Saúde

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Break

Health Analytics and Case Management in Spain

Practical Application: Learn about outcomes of a clinical trial that proves the benefits of combining predictive analytics and ad-hoc case management programs.

  • Understand the power of predictive analytics in combination with holistic case management programs.
  • Assess the impact of technology in such programs.
  • Demonstrate the savings and benefits generated by such an approach.

Josep Carbo

Josep Carbo

Lead for Health Management in Europe, Africa and Latin America, Accenture

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Developing a Network for an Integral Primary Care Approach to Self-Managed Health Insurance in Brazil

Practical Application: Show an innovative model of integration of healthcare for providers of private care plans.

  • Develop a primary health care program.
  • Reduce healthcare costs in patients with chronic diseases.
  • Assist patients to have the best quality of life at lower cost.

Vilma Dias

Vilma Dias

Specialist in Family and Community Medicine and Technical Manager, Saúde Suplementar

Executive, Saúde Suplementar Soluções em Gestão

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Closing Remarks

 

 

Bios

Paulo Hirai, MBAPaulo Hirai, MBA

Managing Director & Co-owner, SanteCorp Ltd.

Brazilian with international work experience in USA, Japan and Argentina. Undergraduate in Engineering; MBA (Finance). Professional background: Actuarial Science and Risk Management for Insurance and Healthcare. Training in USA at MIT. Managing Director and Co-owner of SanteCorp, a start up that integrates medical management with PHM. Former Director of Milliman Inc. in Brazil.

 

 

James E. Gaston James E. Gaston, FHIMSS, MBA,

Senior Director of Clinical & Business Intelligence, HIMSS Analytics

Mr. James E. Gaston has 24+ years of healthcare information technology experience. Mr. Gaston serves as the Senior Director of Clinical and Business Intelligence for HIMSS Analytics where he facilitates maturity model development and awareness, and serves as an expert resource on Clinical & Business Intelligence as well as continuity of care in healthcare.

 

 

Nicolas Toth, Jr.Nicolas Toth, Jr.

Managing Director for Latin America, Healthways International

Solid experience in Business Leadership in Europe, US and Latin America. More than 22 years in executive positions, Directors’ Board, and General Management, being responsible for several start-ups and business expansions. MBAs in Marketing and Healthcare Management, Post-Graduation in Management in England and Industrial Engineer.

 

 

Paolo MariniPaolo Marini

strategic Planing Manager, SulAmérica Seguro Saúde

Mr. Marini is an electrical engineer, working as a strategic planning manager in a health insurance company, leading a wellness project, and sourcing and building relationships in a providers network project. His education includes PMP certificate, Master in Project Management, and Executive MBA. Previously, he has worked in commercial, telecommunications, electronics components, automation, and oil and gas industries.

 

 

Josep Carbo Josep Carbo

Lead for Health Management in Europe, Africa and Latin America, Accenture

Josep Carbó is based in Barcelona, Spain and with more than 14 years of experience in Management Consulting with Accenture. He leads Accenture’s Health Management Business Service in Europe, Africa and Latin America. Josep has developed his career helping corporations and public entities improve their organizational development and performance.

 

 

Michel Daud Filho, MD, MBAMichel Daud Filho, MD, MBA

Medical Director, Assessoria e Inovacao em Saude

Founder and co-owner of Assessoria & Inovacao em Saude. Former diretor of Health and Quality of Life at VIVO. At Vivo, implemented various programs like Health Plan Management, Health Promotion, Integration of Occupational Health with Health Plans. Speaker in various health events with many articles and interviews published in national and international media.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend

In 2014, PHA Forum will focus on the role of collaboration and communication to increase engagement at all levels of the implementation of population health models and strategies from development to delivery.

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