2022 Summit Agenda

Come join us for our next Innovation Summit and Capitol Caucus — a hybrid (in-person/virtual) Leadership Event taking place on April 12-13, 2022. Registration is now open for this two-day program, “Innovation in Resource Allocation – Population Health Management Strategies to Recover Losses and Accelerate Gains.”  It’s not too soon to reserve your space!

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2022 Summit Agenda

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

2:00pm – 3:00pm Kickoff Panel
(Sponsored by Welldoc)

Join our dicussion to actualization of digital health solutions in the health care ecosystem, with real-world examples of success from a national payer and a large safety-net hospital system serving a diverse population in the heart of NYC.
3:00pm – 3:30pm Keynote Address
Dan Mendelson
CEO, Morgan Health at JPMorgan Chase & Co
5:00pm – 7:00pm Welcome Reception
Join PHA after the first day of events to network as we prepare for Day Two of education. We are looking forward to being in person and seeing you again!

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

7:00 am – 7:30 am Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
7:30 am – 8:00 am Welcome Address
Mayur Yermaneni
2022 President of the Board of Directors, Population Health Alliance and Chief Strategy and Growth Officer at eQHealth Solutions
8:00 am – 8:30 am Morning Keynote: Well: The Population Health Improvement Imperative
Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH
Dean, School of Public Health, Boston University
8:30 am – 9:00 am Fireside Chat: Industry Challenges and Transformative Strategies 
Rose Maljanian
Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Business Advisor, WaveEdge Capital, Chair Emeritus Population Health Alliance
Glen Tullman
Executive Chairman & CEO, Transcarent
9:00 am – 9:45 am Digital Health: Optimized Engagement and Outcomes 
Laura Wamsley
Senior Vice President of Business Development, VirginPulse
John Whyte
Chief Medical Officer, WebMD
Jeff Dobro, MD, FACR
Chief Innovation Officer, Transcarent
Anand Iyer, PhD, MBA
Chief Strategy Officer, Welldoc
9:45 am – 10:30 am Innovations in Investments & Capital
Rose Maljanian
Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Business Advisor, WaveEdge Capital
Chetan Bagga
CEO, Archetype Solution Group
Paul Wallace
Partner, Heritage Group
10:30 am – 10:55 am Networking Break
11:00 am – 11:45 am Data and Analytics: Fueling Population Health Improvements with Advanced Analytics
Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA
Global Chief Medical Officer, 3M Health Information Systems
Andrew Renda, MD, MPH
Vice President, Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, Humana
Judy Zerzan-Thul, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Washington Health Authority
11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Behavioral Health: Addressing the Post-COVID Escalation
(Sponsored by Neuroflow)

Arthur C. Evans, Jr., PhD
CEO and EVP, American Psychological Association
Matt Miclette, MPH, MS, RN
Director of Clinical Operations, NeuroFlow
Pamela Greenberg, MPP
President and CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness
Jonathan Weedman, LPC, CCTP 
Vice President, Population Health, CareOregon

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon with Keynote
Speaker TBA
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Closing Panel: Social Determinants of Health
Josette Gbemudu
Executive Director, Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Merck
Seth Serxner, PhD, MPH
Chief Health Officer and SVP of Population Health, Optum
Jamo Rubin, MD
Co-founder and Executive Chair, RightSite Health
Matt Salo
Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Closing Remarks
Thomas L. Johnson
Executive Director, Population Health Alliance

Summit Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Dan Mendelson
CEO, Morgan Health at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dan Mendelson is CEO of Morgan Health at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He was previously Founder and CEO of Avalere Health, a healthcare advisory company based in Washington, DC. Dan also served as Operating Partner at Welsh Carson, a private equity firm. Before founding Avalere, Dan served as associate director for Health at the Office of Management and Budget in the Clinton White House. Dan currently serves on the board of Champions Oncology (CSBR) and is adjunct professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. He previously served on the boards of Coventry Healthcare, HMS Holdings, Pharmerica, Partners in Primary Care, Centrexion, and Audacious Inquiry. He holds a BA from Oberlin College, and an MPP from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


Speaker: Mayur Yermaneni
 
2022 President of the Board of Directors, Population Health Alliance

Having more than 20 years of experience in the public and private health services industry, Mayur Yermaneni is responsible for the vision and strategic direction of eQHealth Solutions and the continued development of eQHealth’s product and service lines while ensuring alignment with established corporate goals. Yermaneni designed and developed eQHealth’s current medical management services model and is also responsible for its end-to-end management. As chief business developer, he led the growth of eQHealth Solutions from $15M to $50M in revenue and expanded its footprint from 8 states to 45. Yermaneni also led the acquisition of a key contract with the state of Vermont resulting in eQHealth achieving the first CMS-certified care management system in the United States. Yermaneni earned an MS in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Akron and a MBA from Kellogg School of Business, Northwestern University. He also holds over 40 intellectual and property medical device patents.

Keynote: Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH 
Dean, School of Public Health, Boston University

 
Dr. Sandro Galea, a physician, epidemiologist, and author, is dean and Robert A. Knox Professor at Boston University School of Public Health. He previously held academic and leadership positions at Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the New York Academy of Medicine. He has published extensively in the peer-reviewed literature, and is a regular contributor to a range of public media, about the social causes of health, mental health, and the consequences of trauma. He has been listed as one of the most widely cited scholars in the social sciences. He is past chair of the board of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and past president of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. Galea has received several lifetime achievement awards. Dr. Galea holds a medical degree from the University of Toronto, graduate degrees from Harvard University and Columbia University, and an honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow.
 

Host: Rose Maljanian 
Chairman & CEO, Health CAWS, Business Advisor, WaveEdge Capital, Chair Emeritus Population Health Alliance

Rose is an accomplished senior executive driving innovation, positive organizational change and results for over 30 years in the healthcare industry. Leadership experience spans consumer-provider engagement, corporate managed care, specialty population health management, delivery systems and investment firms. Rose is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of HealthCAWS, Inc. a privately held company focused on accountability and supports to improve health and reduce costs.  Products and services include strategic advisory and QI and consumer portals for accelerating client value delivery.  Additionally, Rose serves as Business Advisor to WaveEdge Capital with a special interest in digital health, behavioral health, senior care and home care.  Before creating HealthCAWS, Rose served as Senior Vice President Product Innovation at Magellan Health Services, a multi-specialty managed care company, leading initiatives with major impact on the company’s revenue base.  Prior to joining Magellan she served as a senior member of the Innovation Center leadership team in the capacity of Vice President, Clinical Interventions at Humana where she was responsible for program strategy and operational and fiscal oversight.  While serving Hartford Hospital she founded and served as chief executive of the Institute for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, developing and evaluating cross continuum programs across the enterprise and the community.  Nationally, Rose currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board for the Population Health Alliance and on Advisory Boards for URAC and RISE.  Rose’s work has resulted in numerous grant, leadership awards and publications. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Saint Joseph College, was Critical Care certified and holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Speaker: Glen Tullman 
Executive Chairman & CEO, Transcarent

Glen Tullman is the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transcarent, the first comprehensive, consumer-directed health and care platform for employees of self-insured employers and their families. Born in Silicon Valley, Transcarent’s platform empowers consumers with the kind of information, guidance and access that leads to better care, better outcomes, and more cost-effective decisions for everyone.  Tullman is the former Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Founder of Livongo Health, the first at-scale consumer digital health company to truly empower people with chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives using data science.  In his final year, he led Livongo through the largest consumer digital health Initial Public Offering in history, a secondary offering, a convertible debt offering that raised over $550 million, and the industry’s largest merger to date between Livongo and Teladoc Health, valuing Livongo at $18.5 billion and beginning a new era of consumer centric virtual care.  A visionary leader and entrepreneur, Tullman previously ran two other public companies that changed the way health care is delivered. During his time as Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts, the Company was the leading provider of electronic prescribing, practice management, and electronic health records. Glen led Allscripts IPO and Secondary offerings. Prior to Allscripts, he was Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Systems, the leading resource management systems for hospitals, which he also took public and then sold to McKesson/HBOC. Before entering healthcare, Tullman served as President and COO of CCC Information Systems, a provider of computerized systems for the property and casualty insurance sector.  Tullman is also one of two Founding Partners at 7wireVentures, one of the highest returning venture capital funds in Illinois. He is the author of On Our Terms: Empowering the New Health Consumer, in which he proposes new solutions to address the chronic-condition epidemic facing our country.  Glen is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and other chronic conditions—and to keeping people healthy until cures are found. A strong proponent of philanthropy, he was honored in 2019 with a Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award for his career focused on improving the safety, empathy, and efficiency of our healthcare system. He also serves as a Chancellor to the International Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and as a Board Member and the incoming Chairperson of the American Diabetes Association. Tullman has three amazing children that inspire him every day.

Speaker: Laura Wamsley 
Senior Vice President of Business Development, VirginPulse

Laura Warmsley has spent the past 20 years working to deliver the value of healthier, more engaged employees and customers to businesses around the world.  She’s accomplished this through leadership roles in sales, marketing, account management, product and reporting.  Showing an uncommon ability to connect both technical and service solutions to address business goals and practical needs, Laura works with Fortune 500 companies, national and regional health plans, and mid-sized employers to identify and deploy game-changing solutions.  Her experience has grown in both start-ups and industry dominators in the health, well-being and loyalty domains.  She’s passionate about empowering people to be their best — whether internal teams or customer bases. Today she servers as Senior Vice President at Virgin Pulse.

Speaker: John Whyte 
Chief Medical Officer, WebMD

John Whyte, MD, MPH, is a popular physician and writer who has been communicating to the public about health issues for nearly two decades. Dr. Whyte is the Chief Medical Officer, WebMD. In this role, he leads efforts to develop and expand strategic partnerships that create meaningful change around important and timely public health issues. Prior to WebMD, Whyte served as the director of professional affairs and stakeholder engagement at the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Whyte worked with health care professionals, patients, and patient advocates, providing them with a focal point for advocacy, enhanced two-way communication, and collaboration, assisting them in navigating the FDA on issues concerning drug development, review, and drug safety. He also developed numerous initiatives to address diversity in clinical trials. Prior to this, Whyte worked for nearly a decade as the chief medical expert and vice president, health and medical education, at Discovery Channel, the leading nonfiction television network. In this role, Whyte developed, designed, and delivered educational programming that appealed to both a medical and lay audience. This included television shows as well as online content that won over 50 awards including numerous Tellys, CINE Golden Eagle, and Freddies. Whyte is a board-certified internist. He completed an internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center as well as earned a Master of Public Health in health policy and management at Harvard University School of Public Health. Prior to arriving in Washington, Whyte was a health services research fellow at Stanford and attending physician in the department of medicine. He has written extensively in the medical and lay press. He continues to see patients in Washington, DC, and Maryland.

 

Speaker: Jeff Dobro, MD, FACR
Chief Innovation Officer, Transcarent

Jeff Dobro, MD is the Chief Innovation Officer at Transcarent, leading our efforts to design novel products and partnerships supporting our end-to-end Member support services. His interests span from furthering evidence-based health initiatives to innovative opportunities that deliver trusted, simple, seamless and connected solutions that drive value for our clients, Members and the providers themselves. Prior to joining Transcarent, Jeff was the Health Strategy and Innovation Leader at Mercer Consulting. He was the Chief Medical Officer at One Medical, designing their innovative model of care and was responsible for the company’s B2B strategy. Jeff has also served as the Chief Medical Officer at RedBrick health where he was responsible for the company’s clinical programs (wellbeing, disease management, medication therapy management). Jeff led design, development and ongoing operations of the clinical and coaching programs as well as leading outcomes research for a range of population health programs. Previously, he was a partner at Willis Towers Watson, where he was responsible for employer based health management programs, employer-provider contracting and onsite/near site clinics. He has operated a national group of 58 primary care medical practices, was Chief Medical Officer of an early ACO management firm and was an analyst at a hedge fund. Jeff is a board-certified internist and rheumatologist and an Associate Professor at NYU School of Medicine.

Host: Anand Iyer, PhD, MBA
Chief Strategy Officer, Welldoc

Anand Iyer is a respected global digital health leader—most known for his insights on and experience with technology, strategy and regulatory policy. Anand has been instrumental in Welldoc’s success and the development of BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared mobile prescription therapy for adults with type 2 diabetes. Since joining Welldoc in 2008, he has held core leadership positions that included Chief Data Science Officer, President and Chief Operations Officer. In 2013, Anand was named “Maryland Healthcare Innovator of the Year” in the field of mobile health.Prior to joining Welldoc, Anand was already an established thought leader in the field. He had served as the Director of PRTM’s wireless practice, where helped companies take advantage of disruptive technologies, business models and process models offered by and enabled by advanced wireless communications. Anand was the founder and immediate-past president of the In-Building Wireless Alliance, and teaches advanced wireless courses to senior officers in the US Department of Defense at the Institute for Defense and Business. Prior to joining PRTM, Anand was a member of the scientific staff at Bell Northern Research and Nortel Networks. He holds an MS and a PhD in electrical and computer engineering, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He also holds a BS in electrical and computer engineering from Carleton University.
 

Speaker: Chetan Bagga
CEO, Archetype Solution Group

Chetan Bagga is the CEO of Archetype Solutions Group. Based in Philadelphia, Archetype is the premiere engine for growth and innovation in the workplace health, wealth and performance sectors. Archetype partners with fiercely independent mid-market enterprises that have strong revenue footprints and significant opportunities for expansion. Archetype grows our partners’ businesses by increasing core revenue lines, building technological and operational infrastructure, and funding alternative investments. “Our ecosystem is our biggest asset. Including our team members, client-partners, advisors, and investors we have strategically built an ecosystem that spans several carefully selected, sub-sectors within workplace health, wealth and performance. It is a uniquely powerful economy that delivers talent, deal flow, distribution, ideas, and infrastructure.” Chetan is an active member of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia and Einstein Healthcare Network.

 

Speaker: Paul Wallace
Partner, Heritage Group 

Paul Wallace serves as Partner for Heritage Group. His prior experience includes more than 15 years in venture capital and private equity investing with firms such as GTCR, Lazard Asia, Gilbert Global, Petra Capital and SV Life Sciences. He also spent 6 years leading corporate development for Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY), during which time the company’s revenue increased more than fivefold. He received his M.B.A. from Kellogg and his B.A. from the University of Richmond.  He is a native of Nashville, where he resides with his wife and three wild children.

Host: Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA
Global Chief Medical Officer, 3M Health Information Systems

Dr. Sandeep Wadhwa is the Global Chief Medical Officer for 3M Health Information Systems, where he oversees development of payment and quality methodologies used by multiple countries and US payers and providers.  He is a population health leader with a particular focus serving underserved populations. Sandeep served as the State Medicaid Director for Colorado during the Great Recession.  He has had leadership positions with Solera Health, Noridian and McKesson and serves on the board of Reinvestment Fund, a $1B non-profit devoted to revitalizing low-income neighborhoods, and the Population Health Alliance. Sandeep volunteers at the Seniors Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital. He earned his BA at Wesleyan, MD at Cornell and MBA at Wharton and is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatrics.


Speaker: Andrew Renda, MD, MPH
Vice President, Bold Goal and Population Health Strategy, Humana

Andrew Renda, MD, MPH is regarded within the industry as one of the leaders in clinical and community collaborations around population health strategies. A published author and speaker in the field of social determinants of health and chronic disease, Dr. Renda’s work strives to inform co-created solutions to improve community health. In his current role as Associate Vice President, Population Health for Humana, he leads four population health and social determinants of health work streams: Insights, Strategy & Execution, Analytics & Platforms, and Thought Leadership & Communications. Some of his past work includes advancing clinical models of care through development, implementation and evaluation of population health initiatives aimed at preventing and delaying progression of chronic disease. This involves product and benefit design as well as health projects ranging from messaging campaigns and self-care interventions to clinician-led disease management programs. Significant initiatives include: chronic condition special needs plans (C-SNP), metabolic syndrome support service, asthma and COPD disease management and self-care programs, sleep apnea diagnostics and management strategy, flu and pneumonia campaign, tobacco cessation service integration and outreach. Dr. Renda has a B.S. in psychology and biology from the University of Kentucky where he was a National Science Foundation Undergraduate Fellow. He received his medical degree and a diploma in clinical psychiatry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, followed by a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University.

Speaker: Judy Zerzan-Thul, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Washington Health Authority

Dr. Judy Zerzan is the Chief Medical Officer for the Washington Health Care Authority (HCA) which administers the state’s Medicaid program and the state’s Employee and Retiree Benefits which covers state employees and teachers. Dr. Zerzan is a general internal medicine physician and began her career as an academic researcher at the University of Colorado. Prior to joining HCA in August 2018, Dr. Zerzan was Chief Medical Officer for the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing for over nine years providing clinical guidance and overseeing data analytics, pharmacy and quality. She has held leadership positions in the Medicaid Medical Director’s Network and served on a number of committees nationally including for AHRQ, NQF, NCQA, NASHP, PCORI and CMS.

 

Speaker: Arthur C. Evans, Jr., PhD
CEO, American Psychological Association

Dr. Arthur Evans is CEO of the American Psychological Association, the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the U.S. He previously served in public policy positions in Philadelphia and Connecticut and has held faculty appointments at Yale University’s and the University of Pennsylvania’s Schools of Medicine. Over the years he has received national and international recognition, including the American Medical Association’s top government service award in healthcare, the Lisa Mojer-Torres Award from Faces and Voices of Recovery, and the Visionary Leadership Award from the National Council of Behavioral Health, as well as being named as an “Advocate for Action” by the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy. A major emphasis of his career has been equity and social justice and he has received multiple awards named for Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for this work. Dr. Evans holds a doctorate in clinical/community psychology from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in experimental psychology from Florida Atlantic University, where he was inducted into the university’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

 

Host: Matt Miclette, MPH, MS, RN
Director of Clinical Operations, NeuroFlow

Matt Miclette is the Head of Clinical Operations at NeuroFlow, tasked with the digital health and direct clinical services strategy of the company. He is a military veteran, Pat Tillman Scholar, and psychiatric and mental health board certified registered nurse. During his tenure in the U.S. Army, he provided direct patient care for service members that sustained physical and psychological trauma during deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. After his service, Matt was involved in developing and evaluating mental health and substance use disorder policies at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and as a member of the Philadelphia Mayor’s Opioid Task Force. Matt earned a Master of Public Health and Master of Science in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont. He currently serves on the PHA Board of Directors.

Speaker: Pamela Greenberg, MPP 
President & CEO, Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness

Pamela Greenberg joined ABHW as the Executive Director in 1998. Ms. Greenberg serves on the Editorial Board of the Bloomberg BNA Health Insurance Report and she is a liaison to the National Committee for Quality Assurance Standards Committee. In 2015, Ms. Greenberg joined the Advisory Board of Landmark Health, a company that provides home-based medical care to individuals with multiple chronic conditions and, in 2017, she joined InnovaTel Telepsychiatry’s Strategic Advisory Board.  Ms. Greenberg was the Chair of the Coalition for Fairness in Mental Illness Coverage, one of the leading Coalitions that helped develop, advocate for, and get the Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equality Act of 2008 signed into law. Additionally, Pamela served as President of ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership. Prior to joining ABHW Pamela was the Deputy Director of Federal Affairs for America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) and previously served as a Legislative Assistant at Capitol Associates in Washington, DC.  Pamela has a BA degree from Mount Holyoke College and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

Speaker: Jonathan Weedman, LPC, CCTP
Vice President, Population Health, CareOregon

Jonathan Weedman, LPC, CCTP is the Vice President of Population Health at CareOregon. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Jonathan received his BA in Psychology from Lewis-Clark College in Lewiston Idaho and his MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland Oregon. He is a previous adjunct instructor at Portland State University and Lewis and Clark College. Jonathan has worked across the life-span and with a variety of populations including secured residential treatment settings, intensive case management, outpatient mental health, school settings and in private practice. He is extremely passionate about spreading the knowledge of Trauma Informed Care to help improve our community response to the epidemic of trauma and reduce the transmission of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE).

 

 

Speaker: Josette Gbemudu
Executive Director, Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health, Merck

Josette Gbemudu is the Executive Director of Health Equity and Social Determinants of Health at Merck. Josette collaborates across all business functions at Merck to develop and lead execution of a unified health equity strategy that is supportive of improving equitable health outcomes for patients. Over Josette’s seven years at Merck, she has led Private Sector Contracting in the U.S. Vaccines organization, led Scientific Strategy for the Anesthesia and Surgery Marketing franchise, and played an instrumental role in building Merck’s U.S. commercial strategy. Prior to joining Merck, Josette was a Senior Policy Analyst at the National Governors Association. She worked with a cross-section of highly ranked state and federal policy officials to develop innovative solutions to state-specific challenges related to implementing health system reform. Josette was also a Health Policy Fellow at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice where she focused on the implementation of accountable care organizations (ACOs). Josette holds a Master’s degree in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and received her undergraduate degree in Health Policy and Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Speaker: Seth Serxner, PhD, MPH 
Chief Health Officer and SVP of Population Health, Optum

Seth Serxner brings the breadth of his experience in academia, industry and consulting to his role as chief health officer and senior vice president of population health for Optum. His versatile skill set ensures processes and outcomes that improve health for clients in all markets.  Seth’s deep knowledge of behavior change, population health and wellbeing, social determinants of health and measurement allow him to visualize and deliver on program innovation. He has more than 30 years of experience in health and productivity management and has published more than 50 articles and chapters.  Seth came to Optum from Mercer’s Total Health Management specialty, where he served as partner and senior consultant for nine years. During his tenure there he established himself as a national expert on behavior change, program design and measurement. He spent a decade each in academia and private industry before becoming a consultant. He was vice president of research at StayWell, where he established the industry-leading market research program for developing and marketing consumer health materials and programs. He has held academic positions with the University of Hawaii Medical School, the Cancer Research Center of Hawaii and the University of California, Irvine.  Seth earned a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a doctorate from the University of California, Irvine, where his research focused on health promotion and disease prevention in the school of social ecology.  He is currently on the Board of Directors of HERO (ex-chairman) as well as the lead for the organization’s research strategy. He is a board member of the Business Group on Health Institute of Innovation and Workforce Wellbeing, executive committee member and vice president of the C. Everett Koop Health Project and research committee member with Integrated Benefits Institute. He is a reviewer for academic journals such as the American Journal of Health Promotion, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Health Affairs.

Speaker: Jamo Rubin, MD
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, RightSite Health

Jamo Rubin, MD was the founder and CEO of TAVHealth, a company focused on resolving social determinants of health (acquired by Signify NYSE:SGFY). Before TAVHealth, he was the founder and executive chair at PTRX, a consumer-oriented pharmacy benefit management company (acquired by Catamaran/Optum NYSE:UNH). Before PTRX, he was the founder and CEO of Medical Present Value, a healthcare contract management and payment verification service (acquired by Experian LON:EXPN). He is currently a board member of Intelligent Retinal Imaging Systems (IRIS). He is the chair of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, a non-profit primate-based biocontainment research center for COVID and other infectious disease therapies. Appointed by the Texas Insurance Commissioner, he was chair of the Texas Property and Casualty Guaranty Association. Before his entrepreneurial career, Jamo practiced as a cardiac anesthesiologist. He received his medical degree from UT Southwestern, trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, and received an MBA from UT Austin.

Speaker: Matt Salo
Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors

Matt Salo was named Executive Director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) in February 2011. The newly formed association represents all 56 of the nation’s state and territorial Medicaid Directors, and provides them with a strong unified voice in national discussions as well as a locus for technical assistance and best practices. Matt formerly spent 12 years at the National Governors Association, where he worked on the Governors’ health care and human services reform agendas, and spent the 5 years prior to that as a health policy analyst working for the state Medicaid Directors as part of the American Public Human Services Association. Matt also spent two years as a substitute teacher in the public school system in Alexandria, VA, and holds a BA in Eastern Religious Studies from the University of Virginia.

Speaker/Host:  Thomas L. Johnson
Executive Director, Population Health Alliance 

Thomas Johnson joined the Population Health Alliance (“PHA”) in April 2021 as Executive Director. PHA is the industry’s only multi-stakeholder professional and trade association solely focused on population health, representing stakeholders from across the health care ecosystem that seek to improve health outcomes, optimize medical and administrative spend and drive affordability.  Thomas Johnson also served for over three years as President and CEO of Family Matters of Greater Washington. Family Matters has served the needs of adults and children in the greater Washington area for 139 years.  Mr. Johnson also holds over twenty years of experience in the Medicaid managed care industry. He previously served for nine years as President and CEO of the Medicaid Health Plans of America, a trade association representing the Medicaid managed care industry. During his tenure there, he established the MHPA Center for Best Practices, and led the industry’s efforts in advocating for Medicaid expansion to be included in the Affordable Care Act. Mr. Johnson also led a coalition of over 30 groups called the Partnership for Medicaid. Mr. Johnson also served as Senior Advisor to the Gorman Health Group on Medicaid policy issues and advised Medicaid managed care and health information companies in Indiana and Alabama. Mr. Johnson also served as Vice President of External Affairs and Compliance for DC Chartered Health Plan.  Mr. Johnson has served on numerous boards and commissions, including currently serving on the Board of Directors as Treasurer of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America. He is a graduate of Tufts University and Howard University Law Center.

Jay Desai | Founder & CEO | PatientPing

Mr. Desai started PatientPing in 2013 with one goal in mind: To connect providers everywhere to seamlessly coordinate patient care. Prior to founding PatientPing, Jay worked at the CMS Innovation Center (CMMI) where he helped develop ACOs, bundled payments, and other payment initiatives. Jay’s passion lies at the intersection of technology, policy, and community building. He has an MBA in healthcare management from Wharton and a BA from the University of Michigan. Jay feels lucky to love his work, but also loves running, all things music, and spending time with his family and friends.

Gaurav Lal | Executive Director | Innovative Solutions at Merck

Mr. Lal received a BS degree in biological sciences from Oklahoma State University and a MBA degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. After beginning his career in the pharmaceutical industry with E.R. Squibb & Sons, he joined Merck in 1988 as a Professional Sales Representative in Texas. In his career, Gaurav has held positions of increasing responsibility in a broad range of business functions. His experience includes sales, sales training, field communications, sales management, managed markets, strategy & commercial model innovation In 2016, he moved into his current Executive Director, Innovative Solutions role responsible for expanding Merck’s capability to develop and incubate innovative programs and tools that address unmet needs of top customers, including integrated delivery systems, payers, retail chains and other influencers of health care decision-making that support Merck’s core franchises.

Anne Marie Polak | Senior Director | Leavitt Partners

Ms. Polak is a senior director based in Washington, D.C. In her role, she provides policy counsel and analysis to clients with matters involving regu-lations, legislation, and business implications. Anne Marie’s experience includes developing strategic messages and policy positions for Capitol Hill, administration, trade associations, and corporate audiences. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, Anne Marie was a vice president for Faegre BD Consulting in the firm’s health and biosciences group. She also spent five years with the Podesta Group in Washington, D.C., while completing her law degree in the evenings at the George Mason University School of Law, graduating cum laude in 2010. Anne Marie also worked in the government and legal affairs office of Novo Nordisk in Washington, D.C., and as a congressional aide to Rep. Michael Ferguson of New Jersey.

Raymond J. Fabius, MD, CPE, FACPE
Co-Founder & President, HealthNEXT
Co-Chair, PHA Program and Membership Committee

Dr. Fabius has recently returned to his start up. HealthNEXT, a company dedicated to the development of organizational cultures of health — after serving as Chief Medical Officer of Truven Health Analytics (formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters), the world’s leading source of intelligent information for business and professionals. In this capacity he is charged with developing and deepening relationships with customers, advising on product development, and providing counsel to the leadership on business strategy and medical issues. Formerly, Dr. Fabius served as strategic advisor to the President of Walgreens Health & Wellness Division. This organization will coordinate over 1,000 workplace health centers and 10,000 pharmacies, many with retail clinics, into a seamless primary care network across the country within the next five years. In the not too distant future, it will be possible to offer large employers medical and fitness services on-site as well as episodic illness care, health coaching and disease management monitoring at the employee’s nearest Walgreens pharmacy.

Dan Buettner | Founder | Blue Zones

Mr. Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and a New York Timesbestselling author. He discovered the five places in the world—dubbed Blue Zones—where people live the longest, healthiest lives. His articles about these places in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic are two of the most popular for both publications.

Buettner now works in partnership with municipal governments, large employers, and health insurance companies to implement Blue Zones Projects in communities, workplaces, and universities. Blue Zones Projects are well-being initiatives that apply lessons from the Blue Zones to entire communities by focusing on changes to the local environment, public policy, and social networks. The program has dramatically improved the health of more than 5 million Americans to date.

Mary Ann Cooney, RN, MSN, MPH | Chief | Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) Center for Population Health Strategies

Ms. Cooney provides strategic direction for the Centers three Pillars of Population Health – Clinical to Community Connections, Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health, and Public Health Data Analytics and Informatics. Mary Ann previously worked for 14 years at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services where she was Deputy Commissioner for the Department and Director of Public Health.

Mary Ann has served as adjunct faculty member for the Master of Public Health Program at the University of New Hampshire and recently re-ceived UNH’s 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award. She was School Health Director for the City of Manchester Public Health Department and President of the New Hampshire Public Health Association.

Tom Scully | General Partner | WelshCarson, Anderson & Stowe, Former CMS Administrator

Mr. Scully is a General Partner in the Healthcare Group, having joined WCAS in 2004. Before joining WCAS, he was the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for three years and the President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals for six years. He also served as the Deputy Assistant to the President and as the Associate Director of OMB under President GHW Bush from 1989 to 1993, and has practiced law at Alston and Bird; Patton Boggs; and Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer and Feld. He is a Principal at the Lincoln Policy Group.

Don Wright, M.D., M.P.H. | Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Director | Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion

Dr. Don Wright has served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health and Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) since January 2012. In this capacity, he leads coordination and policy development for public health and prevention activities within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is also currently the acting Executive Director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Jaan Sidorov, MD | President & CEO | The Care Centered Collaborative

Dr. Sidorov is a board-certified in general internal medicine physician with more than 25 years of experience in primary care, inpatient care, medical education and evidence-based practice. Jaan believes physician leadership throughout the continuum of care is the bedrock of value-based care delivery. He received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, and completed his internship and residency at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire. Jaan also served as a Chief Resident at Reading Hospital in Reading, Pennsylvania.

Andrey Ostrovsky, MD | President & CEO | Concerted Care Group; Former Chief Medical Officer, CMS

Dr. Ostrovsky is a practicing physician, social entrepreneur, and health policy expert who specializes in human-centered design, lean manage-ment, quality improvement, population health, and digital health. Dr. Ostrovsky was most recently the Chief Medical Officer for the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS), the nation’s largest insurer covering over 74 million people, annually.

Denee Choice, MD | Vice President and Medical Director Physical Medicine | American Specialty Health

Dr. Choice is vice president and medical director for physical medicine services at American Specialty Health (ASH). Dr. Choice oversees the Rehabilitation Services Clinical Quality Evaluation program and leads the content development, training and clinical quality processes for ASH’s musculoskeletal health and pain management products.

Previously, she served as a Medical Director of Pain Management in the VA System where she led the development and implementation of multi-specialty clinics and treatment teams, complementary and alternative medicine services, and co-authored opioid safety guidelines, with the focus of reducing reliance on opioids for chronic pain.

Mary Jane Osmick, MD
Vice President & Medical Director Medical Services Department,
American Specialty Health
Chair, PHA Quality and Research SDH Task Force

Dr. Osmick is Vice President and Medical Director for the medical services department at American Specialty Health (ASH), one of the nation’s leading providers of specialty health services. As a physician executive with extensive internal medicine clinical expertise, Dr. Osmick provides medical management, quality oversight, clinical review and product development support across ASH product lines, including specialty health care, population health, and fitness and exercise services.

Helene Forte | Vice President, Public Plans Emerging Markets | Tufts Health Plan

Ms. Forte is responsible for leading Tufts Health Public Plans expansion efforts. Prior to her current position, she was vice president of care management for all Public Plans members.

Prior to joining Tufts Health Plan in 2014, Helene held positions in clinical program support and engagement strategy, care advocacy and medical management for Aetna, a national health plan. She also has served as vice president of medical operations at APS Healthcare Inc., a health management organization servicing commercial, Medicaid and state employee members, while serving consecutively as manager of health programs and manager of case management for Tufts Health Plan. She began her career as a staff nurse — and has taught classes in nursing at Mount Wachusett Community College and Montachusett Vocational School.

Elise Bowman | Director of Strategic Initiatives | Health Leads

As Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ms. Bowman oversees new social needs intervention initiatives among our clinical partners — including program design, resource database build-outs, and integration of Health Leads’ signature technology, Reach. Elise brings 10 years of direct service experience to her role, having previously served as a Health Leads program manager, a case manager for adults struggling with mental illness and homelessness, and in developing parent engagement initiatives in public education settings.

Elise has a passion for helping client-facing staff find sustainable, workable solutions to integrate social needs efforts into their daily work — and loves the opportunity to bring her experience and expertise to bear on the systemic change that comes from spreading social needs programs.

J. David Johnson | Vice President & Senior Consultant | Sage Consulting

Mr. Johnson leads the Sage Consulting’s work for a number of public sector, corporate, non-profit and multi-employer clients. David brings particular expertise in evidence-based workplace wellness programs and leveraging Behavioral Economics principles in Human Resources Management. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at Towson University.

David has over 29 years of experience in Health Care and Human Resources. He is a frequent national and regional speaker on workplace wellness and behavior change strategies. David has published multiple articles on employee benefits issues and has been quoted in US News & World Report, the Washington Business Journal, the Baltimore Business Journal, and Employee Benefits News. He holds an MBA in Health Care Management from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Sandeep Wadhwa, MD, MBA | Senior Vice President | Solera Health

Dr. Wadhwa is a leader in building population health programs for vulnerable populations. He serves as the senior vice president of market innovation and is the chief health officer for Solera Health where he is focused on scaling the Diabetes Prevention Program as well as health-related, social support interventions. Previously, Sandeep held population health leadership positions with 3M and McKesson. He also served as the State Medicaid Director for Colorado under its former Governor. While there, he oversaw a $4 billion program and led the effort to implement an accountable care collaborative. Sandeep also serves on the board of Reinvestment Fund, a $1 billion non-profit, financial institute devoted to revitalizing low-income neighborhoods. Sandeep continues to see patients at the Seniors Clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital where he serves as associate clinical professor in the division of Geriatric Medicine.

Anil Jain, MD | VP & Chief Health Informatics Officer | IBM Watson Health

Focused on the intersection of information technology, informatics, clinical medicine and innovation, Dr. Jain is VP and Chief Health Informatics Officer at IBM Watson Health. He was Co-Founder, Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer of Explorys, Inc. formed in 2009 based on innovations that he developed while at the Cleveland Clinic. In April 2015, Explorys was acquired by IBM as an integral component of the newly formed Watson Health business unit. In 2017, he was appointed by Congress to the Federal Health IT Advisory Committee established by the 21st Century Cures Act.

Rose Maljanian
PHA Board Chair
Chairman and CEO, HealthCAWS, Inc.

Ms. Maljanian is an accomplished senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry. Rose’s leadership experience
spans corporate managed care, specialty population health management, delivery systems and public health settings and include product strategy,
design and development, M&A; operations and fiscal management; and quality improvement/outcomes research.

Rose, founder of HealthCAWS, Inc. serves as Chairman and CEO of HealthCAWS, Inc., a privately held corporation focused on improving health and making health care more affordable by aligning accountability models and supports for success. As President, Strategic Health Equations, LLC, her initiatives included sourcing and diligence for venture and private equity firms; and for existing companies, product portfolio development and strategic planning. Prior, Rose served as SVP Product Innovation at Magellan and VP Clinical Interventions at Humana and as chief executive for the Institute for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Hartford Hospital. She holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing, was critical care certified and holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Colorectal Cancer Screening: How Technology Can Increase Screening Rates

SPEAKER:
Josh Sclar, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, BioIQ

It’s 2018, which means the moment of truth has arrived for the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s “80% by 2018” initiative for colorectal cancer screening. Needless to say, we’re not measuring up. And with the American Cancer Society lowering their recommendation of age that screening should start — from 50 to 45 — even more unscreened people may need this critical test. We discuss how technology, convenience and personalization can transform colorectal cancer screening rates and save more lives.

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Joshua Sclar, MD, MPH, is BioIQ’s Chief Medical Officer. Sclar is board certified in preventive medicine and public health and has over 15 years experience in healthcare. His career has spanned clinical practice, health services research and public health instruction in addition to building innovative, prevention-oriented healthcare delivery models for academia and business.

Prior to joining BioIQ, Sclar was the Chief Medical Officer at Ingenios Health Co., which developed one of the first purpose-built mobile technology platforms for health risk assessment. Sclar was a member of the steering committee that created the Johns Hopkins Sibley Innovation Hub and served as its first Lead Designer and Innovator in Residence. He has published research on a variety of topics in healthcare delivery while working at the FDA, Columbia University Medical Center, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health and Human Rights. He has also been a full-time practicing physician at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Sclar received his medical degree from the State University of New York and completed residency training at Johns Hopkins. He earned a master’s degree in public health as a BJC Healthcare Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami.

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Successful Physician Engagement in the Value-Based World Webinar

SPEAKER:
Gary Stelluti
Principal & Chief Strategist, HC Marketing

In this webinar, Gary Stelluti will outline what is becoming the Holy Grail of population health: physician engagement. Drawing on his experience in working with a number of high performing physician-led organizations, Mr. Stelluti will describe the successful elements of physician engagement. Using real world examples, this webinar will offer lessons learned that could be applied to other settings that are looking to engage physicians, drive value and achieve organizational success.

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Gary Stelluti has 20 years of experience in physician-specific marketing and communications, earning a reputation as a physician-engagement expert. Gary oversees client relations and the creation / implementation of market-specific physician engagement strategies. His experience includes working for large physician networks and IPA’s, single specialty practices and physician-owned companies throughout the United States.

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Making Money on Population Health: The Transformational Imperative for Improving Health and Quality

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Eastern

SPEAKER:
Gary L. Morel, MHA, FACHE
CEO, FiveFifty Health

Gary Morel, MHA, FACHE, is the CEO of FiveFifty Health.  Five percent of the population accounts for Fifty percent of all health care expenditures.  FiveFifty has helped companies realize organizational managed care dreams for over 20 years.  Morel pioneered the concept of provider-sponsored community health plans and was instrumental in the establishment, management, or rehabilitation of seven different fully insured health plans.  Morel has served national health leadership and board roles in the fields of wellness, quality, policy, and business advocacy.  Prior to forming FiveFifty, Morel was the visionary CEO of two teaching hospitals and a regional healthcare alliance.  Morel has been an innovative transformational force in healthcare delivery and is now an advocate of aligning payer-provider incentives to practice value-based care and population health management.

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Activating Physician Leadership in Population Health

SPEAKERS:
William Faber, MD, MHCH
Managing Principal
Lumina Health Partners

Lucy Zielinski
Managing Partner
Lumina Health Partners

MODERATOR:
Jaan Sidorov, MD
CEO & President
The Care Centered Collaborative

Population Health demands strong physician leaders. Many physicians are taking on executive and leadership roles as the industry shifts to value-based care. For example, physicians are leading by creating strategies and executing plans to transform care delivery, managing clinically integrated networks and ACOs, and facilitating various work groups. These new roles require a new skill set.

In this seminar, we will discuss practical techniques to activate physician leadership. A roadmap to leadership effectiveness will be shared, as well as the top 5 leadership competencies physicians must master.

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Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities

SPEAKER:
Mary Jane Osmick, MD

Vice President and Medical Director
American Specialty Health

Join PHA’s next webinar detailing the recent release of the White Paper, examining the definition, impact, and potential interventions to reduce the effect of negative social determinants of health (SDH) on health status in the U.S. PHA’s Quality and Research Committee spearheaded this initiative to identify best practices and highlight areas where additional research is required to support organizations intervening in SDH.

The Population Health Alliance and its member organizations use best practices and recommendations in the White Paper to enhance and improve effective population health programs for employers, health plans, and other stakeholders. The White Paper is available as a benefit to members of the Population Health Alliance. Non-members may access an Executive Summary.

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Driving Quality through Population Health Management Strategies: An Overview of the PHA Framework & NCQA Accreditation Standards

SPEAKER:
Rose Maljanian

Chairman & CEO
HealthCAWS, Inc.

Board Chair
Population Health Alliance

Rose Maljanian, Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Inc., and PHA Board Chair will lead with a discussion on driving quality through application of PHA’s Population Health Management Framework across the care continuum and across market segments. Patricia Barrett, Vice President, Product Design and Support, NCQA will do a deep dive into the newly released NCQA Population Health Management accreditation standards and their implications for improving the value of PHM across the healthcare ecosystem.

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A Care Management Guide: Moving Volume to Value


SPEAKER:
Diane Littlewood RN MSN CCM 

VP, Care Management and Practice Integration
The Care Centered Collaborative
at The Pennsylvania Medical Society

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Social Determinants of Health: Implications for Provider Value-Based Care Arrangements Webinar

SPEAKER:
Jaan Sidorov, MD

CEO and President
The Care Centered Collaborative
at The Pennsylvania Medical Society

Join PHA’s next webinar detailing the recent release of the White Paper, “Taking Action: Social Determinants of Health and Health Disparities,” examining the implications for provider value-based care arrangements.

The Population Health Alliance and its member organizations use best practices and recommendations in the White Paper to enhance and improve effective population health programs for employers, health plans, and other providers. The White Paper is available as a benefit to members of the Population Health Alliance.

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Healthcare’s Shifting Risk: The Implications for Physicians

SPEAKER:
Daniel Brooks

Senior Vice President
HealthEC

In this webinar, Daniel Brooks, Senior Vice President, HealthEC will review the rise of value-based purchasing and how the market has responded with consolidation and the entry of new players.  He will focus on the transition from “IDN” (integrated delivery systems) to “RBE” (risk-bearing entities) and how that has prompted the arrival of alternative arrangements for providers, such as clinically integrated networks (CINs).  Dan will provide insights on how providers can pursue success in this new market, how they will need to consider the pros and cons of “sponsorship alternatives” and carefully consider payer outreach strategies.

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Mr. Brooks currently serves as Senior Vice President at HealthEC, an international physician enablement and Population Health Platform provider. Dan has a long career serving the provider community, including as Vice President, Business Development at a multi-hospital health system, 20+ years healthcare management consulting, as Chief Strategy Officer at a Practice Management supplier, and as Executive Director of Medicare and Commercial ACOs.

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Employer Interest in Population Health Improvement: Opportunities (and Challenges) for Providers


SPEAKER:

Neil Goldfarb
President and CEO
Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health

Mr. Neil Goldfarb is President and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health, an employer-led non-profit organization established in 2012 with the mission of developing best practices for maintaining a healthy workforce, and ensuring that when healthcare is needed it is safe, high-quality, accessible and affordable. Mr. Goldfarb brings over 30 years of healthcare research and management experience to his Coalition leadership position.

As Associate Dean for Research in the Jefferson School of Population Health, he was responsible for developing and carrying out the School’s research agenda, focused on healthcare quality and value, and economic evaluation of healthcare technologies. Concurrently, Mr. Goldfarb served as Director of Ambulatory Care Performance Improvement for the Jefferson faculty practice plan. His previous positions include Executive Director of a quality improvement consulting and data collection firm, and Vice President of Health Services for the Philadelphia region’s first Medicaid managed care plan.

Mr. Goldfarb has authored over 60 articles in the peer-reviewed literature, focused on his interests in health and disease management, quality measurement and improvement, care for the underserved, and health economics and outcomes research. He has served as adjunct faculty for the Jefferson College of Pharmacy and University of the Sciences. Mr. Goldfarb is Chair of the Board of Governors of the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance), and founding co-Director of the National Alliance College for Value-based Purchasing of Health Benefits.

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Orthopedic Medicine and Excellence in Episodes of Care: The Rothman Institute’s Journey

SPEAKER:
Chris Vannello
Director of Quality
Rothman Institute

Chris Vannello is the Director of Quality at Rothman Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The Rothman Institute is one of the largest orthopedic practices in the country. Chris oversees all quality improvement initiatives internally, locally and nationally for the practice. She is responsible for the episode of care management as it relates to alternative payment models, monitoring of outcomes, the patient navigation process, MIPS and establishing and sustaining orthopedic centers of excellence with hospital partners. Chris sits on the Quality committee for the National Orthopedic Spine Alliance and is the co-leader for a national outcomes benchmarking group.

Before working at Rothman Institute Chris was a Director of Quality at Main Line Health Systems, Riddle Hospital in Media, Philadelphia. She was responsible for the overall hospital quality improvement initiatives including the stroke, chest pain and hip and knee replacement programs and certifications. She began her career as a nurse at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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Activating Physician Leadership in Population Health


SPEAKERS:

William Faber, MD, MHCH
Managing Principal
Lumina Health Partners

Lucy Zielinski
Managing Partner
Lumina Health Partners

Moderator:
Jaan Sidorov, MD
CEO & President
The Care Centered Collaborative

Population Health demands strong physician leaders. Many physicians are taking on executive and leadership roles as the industry shifts to value-based care. For example, physicians are leading by creating strategies and executing plans to transform care delivery, managing clinically integrated networks and ACOs, and facilitating various work groups. These new roles require a new skillset.

In this seminar, we will discuss practical techniques to activate physician leadership. A roadmap to leadership effectiveness will be shared, as well as the top 5 leadership competencies physicians must master.

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Population Health Management (PHM) for the Practicing Provider

SPEAKER:
Rose Maljanian
Chairman & CEO
HealthCAWS, Inc.

Board Chair
Population Health Alliance

Rose Maljanian, Chairman & CEO, HealthCAWS, Inc., and PHA Board Chair will lead a discussion on driving quality through application of PHA’s Population Health Management Framework across the care continuum and across market segments. Patricia Barrett, Vice President, Product Design and Support, NCQA will do a deep dive into the newly released NCQA Population Health Management accreditation standards and their implications for improving the value of PHM across the healthcare ecosystem.

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The Provider Engagement in Population Health: Organized Medicine as a Catalyst

SPEAKER:
Jaan Sidorov, MD

CEO and President
The Care Centered Collaborative
at The Pennsylvania Medical Society

Jaan Sidorov, MD, CEO of the Care Centered Collaborative, will provide an update on the role that state medical societies can play in organizing networks of physicians to adopt population health in the pursuit of value-based health insurance contracts.  As the Triple Aim expands to include the 4th Aim of improving the work life of health care clinicians, stakeholders in population health are interested in leveraging independent community-based based physician as an additional resource.  This webinar will describe several “lessons learned” in this emerging area of health care, and how local medical societies can potentially partner with other organizations in arrangements that further expand the population health market.

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Six Strategies for Successful Physician Alignment

SPEAKERS:
Esther Nash, MD
Deloitte Consulting Specialist Executive
Deloitte Consulting LLP

Dorrie Guest
Consulting Managing Director
Deloitte Consulting LLP

MODERATOR:
Jaan Sidorov, MD
CEO and President
The Care Centered Collaborative at
The Pennsylvania Medical Society
and Population Health Alliance Provider Engagement Chair

As the healthcare system continues to rapidly evolve, physicians and hospitals are seeking approaches that help them better deliver affordable quality while simultaneously achieving their revenue objectives.  In this webinar, speakers will present results from a recent study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and discuss six readily achievable alignment strategies that they’ve uncovered in the course of interviews with health system executives across the United States.  This webinar will focus on those strategies and how they can be deployed to meet providers’ preferences, leverage physician leadership, achieve actionable data insights, deploy financial incentives, maximize transparency and support optimal workflows.

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Pediatric Population Health: Of Offspring and Outcomes

SPEAKER:
Gregory Dean, MD
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Presenter:

John Haughton MD, MSJohn Haughton MD, MS
Chief Clinical Improvement Officer – Independent Health
Chief Innovation Officer – Chautauqua AMP (MSSP ACO)Dr. Haughton brings over 25 years of clinical experience and building and deploying population care workflow systems. He has an expertise in predictive modeling and is a member of the Population Health Alliance Board of Directors.


Description:

The discussion will include the following topic areas and use Independent Health and the Chautauqua AMP experience as examples of use in clinical care today:

  • Which patients and why (ID and stratification)
  • What information and when it’s relevant (plan)
  • What labor and shared care (intervene)
  • What success (measure – population effectiveness)

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Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH
Director, Rhode Island Department of Health
President, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

Nicole Alexander-Scott has been the director of the Rhode Island Department of Health since May 2015. She brings to this position tremendous experience from her work as a specialist in infectious diseases for children and adults at hospitals in Rhode Island affiliated with Brown University and at the Rhode Island Department of Health. Her clinical and academic responsibilities were balanced with serving as a consultant medical director for the Office of HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STDs, and TB in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology at the Rhode Island Department of Health. Alexander-Scott is board certified in pediatrics, internal medicine, pediatric infectious diseases, and adult infectious diseases. She obtained a Master of Public Health degree from Brown University in 2011. She is also an assistant professor of pediatrics and medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Alexander-Scott attended Cornell University, majoring in human development and family studies, and subsequently graduated from medical school in 2001 from SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse. After completing a combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency at SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital in 2005, Alexander-Scott finished a four-year combined fellowship in adult and pediatric infectious diseases at Brown in 2009.

Presenter:
Suzanne Mitchell, MD, MS
Founder, See Yourself Health LLC
Associate Professor, Family Medicine and Palliative Care
Boston Medical Center/ Boston University School of Medicine

A healthy lifestyle is an essential part of disease prevention, chronic disease management and population health. New technology solutions emerge each day designed to help people with lifestyle management. Yet few use scientific and evidence based strategies to make healthy lifestyle changes more achievable. This webinar will provide an overview of design, implementation and dissemination of the See Yourself Health platform – a novel educational platform targeting adults with chronic disease who are striving to make lifestyle changes. The program’s founder and lead scientific investigator, Dr. Suzanne Mitchell, will present early research findings and share how this novel approach is being used to help create communities of learning and change for patients with chronic disease.

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Presenter:
Ken Goldblum, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Tandigm Health

How can a network of high performing primary care practices work with an insurer to increase value for high risk populations? In this webinar, Tandigm’s Chief Medical Officer Ken Goldblum will describe this organization’s coordinated and regional approach to care southeast Pennsylvania that led to measurable increases in value.

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Presenter:
Dawn Tice RN, BSN, MBA
Division Vice President, Clinical Operations
Main Line Healthcare

Dawn Tice RN, BSN, MBA is the Division Vice President, Clinical Operations for Main Line Healthcare. Her presentation will examine how a regional health system successfully implemented a robust ambulatory quality strategy that included patient-centered practice transformation the implementation of centralized care management, and systemwide adoption of population management.

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Presenter:
Mary Jane Osmick, MD
Vice President & Medical Director
American Specialty Health

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Presenter:
Dr. Sanjay Seth
Chief Medical Informatics Officer, HealthEC

This webinar will review examples of how provider-led organizations have implemented population health management and value-based care solutions, lessons learned along the way, and how to leverage data for value-based contracting.

With over 30 years of clinical, administrative and consulting experience, Dr. Seth helps provider organizations transition to population health management, develop value-based care strategies, and engage in contract negotiations.

Dr. Seth has supported two physician groups in the formation of Accountable Care Organizations under the MSSP initiative, creating collaborative care coordination agreements and introducing technology and processes to manage ACO operations. He also established a payer supported Virtual Patient Centered Medical Home program for over 15,000 lives with care coordination and technology to comply with quality measures and utilization metrics.

Prior to joining HealthEC, he was a part of the turnaround team for Interfaith Medical Center, Newark Beth Israel Hospital Center at Orange and East Orange General Hospital, leading the implementation of complex hospital and physician clinical, financial, contractual and compensation relationships. Dr. Seth has also led numerous physician groups in their formation or re-structuring efforts including modification of billing systems, implementation of EMR’s and development of partnership agreements.

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Creating true “value” for patients, practices and payers requires a commitment to quality, total cost of care and understanding your entire patient population. Practices serving pediatric patients have unique challenges in the move from fee for service to value based payments. Explore ways in which even small, independent practices can transform the care they deliver to create high value and remain financially viable in the changing healthcare landscape.

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Rose Maljanian, PHA Board Chair, will lead with a discussion on driving quality through application of PHA’s Population Health Management Framework across the care continuum and across market segments. Patricia Barrett, Vice President, Product Design and Support, NCQA will do a deep dive into the NCQA Population Health Management accreditation standards and metrics.

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