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National Accountable Care Congress
Agenda: Day II
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

7:00 am

Registration Opens; Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
MORNING PLENARY SESSION
8:00 am

Keynote

Michael Leavitt
Founder and Chairman, Leavitt Partners; Former Governor of Utah; Former Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services, Salt Lake City, UT

    Speaker Bio

    Michael O. Leavitt is the founder and Chairman of Leavitt Partners where he helps clients navigate the future as they transition to new and better models of care. In previous roles, Mr. Leavitt served in the Cabinet of President George W. Bush (as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Secretary of Health and Human Services) and as a three-time elected governor of Utah.
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TRACK SET 1
Track Session 1: Strategies for Risk and Contracting
9:00 a.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
Mark Jamilkowski, FSA, MAAA
Managing Director, KPMG Healthcare Advisory and Actuary, New York, NY (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    Mark is a Managing Director in KPMG's Health Actuarial Services practice. Mark has 27 years of healthcare industry experience, including financial reporting, actuarial opinions, business and strategy consulting, and healthcare related data analysis. Mark has served government healthcare agencies, healthcare insurers and health systems. Related to ACO based business models, Mark has assisted provider systems evaluate alternative business strategies including greater health risk management and alternative physician reimbursement scenarios aligned with outcomes based incentives. Mark has been part of the KPMG team assisting with the NY Medicaid transformation to various hospital systems, including overseeing analysis of community needs, financial and attribution modeling, and facilitating strategies and alliances.
Kimberley K. Hiemenz, FSA, MAAA
Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman, Brookfield, WI

    Speaker Bio

    Kimberley Hiemenz, FSA, MAAA is a Principal and Consulting Actuary with the Milwaukee office of Milliman, Inc. Kim has extensive experience with managed care payment structures including shared risk and population-based payment arrangements. She has worked with Medicare Pioneer and Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs as well as various commercial, Medicare Advantage, and managed Medicaid reimbursement arrangements. Kim also provides financial and strategic risk management support to insurance companies and health plans. She assist clients with several facets of their business including development of risk sharing arrangements, product development and pricing, experience analysis, valuation of reserves, and financial reporting.
Robert E. Mechanic, MBA
Senior Fellow, Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University; Executive Director, Health Industry Forum, Waltham, MA

    Speaker Bio

    Robert E. Mechanic, M.B.A, is a Senior Fellow at the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and Executive Director of the Health Industry Forum. His research focuses on health care payment systems and the adaptation of organizations to new payment models. Mr. Mechanic has evaluated both commercial and Medicare payment reforms and is known for his expertise in bundled payment. Prior to Brandeis, Mr. Mechanic was a Senior Vice President with the Massachusetts Hospital Association, and Vice President with the Lewin Group. Mr. Mechanic's work has been published in The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and Health Affairs. He is a trustee of Atrius Health, a 750-physician multispecialty group practice. Mr. Mechanic earned an MBA in finance from The Wharton School.
Grace Terrell, MD
Chief Executive Officer and President, Cornerstone Health Care, P.A., High Point, NC

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Grace Terrell has been the chief executive officer and president of Cornerstone Health Care, P.A. since 2000. Dr. Terrell has overseen the growth and transformation of Cornerstone as an innovative physician-led medical group throughout central North Carolina. In 2013, she paved the way for the launching of Cornerstone Health Enablement Strategic Solutions (CHESS), a company dedicated to helping health systems and other medical groups make the transition to value-based medicine.

    Dr. Terrell is a national and local leader in health care initiatives and reform. She travels across the country working with organizations and speaking to groups about how to improve population-based health care for all patients at a lower cost of care through integrated clinical and IT infrastructure.
10:30 a.m. Break

Track Session 2: Employer-Led and Other Contracting Innovation
9:00 a.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
David B. Muhlestein, PhD, JD
Senior Director of Research and Development, Leavitt Partners, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    David Muhlestein, PhD, JD, is Senior Director of Research and Development at Leavitt Partners. He directs the study of accountable care organizations through the Leavitt Partners Center for Accountable Care Intelligence and leads the firm's quantitative evaluation of health care markets. He is an expert in using policy analysis, economic modeling and applied analytics to understand the evolving health care landscape. His insights have been quoted by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Seattle Times and Modern Healthcare.

    Dr. Muhlestein earned his doctorate in health services research, JD, MHA and MS from The Ohio State University and a BA from Brigham Young University. He and his wife Megan are the happy parents of four raucous boys.
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David Fairchild, MD, MPH
Director, BDC Advisors; Former Senior Vice President of Clinical Integration, UMass Memorial Health Care, Boston, MA

    Speaker Bio

    David Fairchild, MD is a Director at BDC Advisors and brings over 25 years of experience as a board certified internal medicine physician and possesses a broad range of senior healthcare management experience. Before joining BDC Advisors, David served as the Senior Vice President for Clinical Integration and Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He became President of the UMass Memorial Accountable Care Organization (ACO) when it began operating in January 2015. He served as Chief Medical Officer at Tufts Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine as well as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
William E. Kramer, MBA
Executive Director for National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Bill Kramer is Executive Director for National Health Policy at the Pacific Business Group on Health. Bill also serves as Project Director for the Consumer-Purchaser Alliance, and he is on the Board of the National Quality Forum and the NQF's Measure Applications Partnership Coordinating Committee. Immediately prior to taking his position at PBGH, Bill led an independent consulting practice focusing on health reform, finance and business strategy. Prior to that, he was a senior executive with Kaiser Permanente for over 20 years. Bill has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA from Harvard.
Donna Milavetz, MD, MPH
Founder, Medical Director, Chief Executive Officer, Onsite Care, Salt Lake City, UT

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Milavetz is a board certified Internal Medicine physician with over 20 years of clinical experience. She trained at one of Harvard's teaching hospitals, holds a Master's Degree in public health from the University of Minnesota and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Milavetz was on faculty at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester prior to moving to Utah. Dr. Milavetz is the former Medical Director of the McKay Dee Women's Health Center in Ogden, Utah before starting OnSite Care in 2006. Dr. Milavetz continues practicing part-time at an OnSite Care clinic. Her particular area of expertise is developing and running on-site medical clinics and wellness programs. She is passionate about advancing the quality of community healthcare, specifically, in improving healthcare outcomes while driving down wasteful medical spending.
10:30 a.m. Break


TRACK SET 2
Track Session 3: Physicians' Role in Patient Engagement
11:00 a.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
Judy Hibbard, DrPh
Lead PAM Inventor, Insignia Health Board of Advisors, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research and Innovation and Professor Emerita, University of Oregon, Portland, OR (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    Judith Hibbard, is a Researcher and Professor Emerita at the University of Oregon. Over the last 30 years she has focused her research on consumer choices and behavior in health care. Dr. Hibbard is the lead author of the Patient Activation Measure.

    She holds a masters degree in Public Health from UCLA and her doctoral degree is from the School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of over 160 peer-reviewed publications and is recognized as an international expert on consumerism in health care.
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Alan Glaseroff, MD
Co-Director, Stanford Coordinated Care, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, Stanford, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Alan Glaseroff is Co-Director of Stanford Coordinated Care, a service for patients with complex chronic illness. Dr. Glaseroff, a member of the Innovation Brain Trust for the UniteHERE Health, currently serves as faculty for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement's "Better Care, Lower Cost" collaborative and serves as a a Clinical Advisor to the PBGH "Intensive Outpatient Care Program" CMMI Innovation Grant that completes in June 2015. He served on the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Advisory Committee 2009-2010, and the "Let's Get Healthy California" expert task force in 2012,. Dr. Glaseroff was named the California Family Physician of the Year for 2009.

    Dr. Glaseroff's interests focus on the intersection of the meaning of patient-centered care, patient activation, and the key role of self-management within the context of chronic conditions.
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Jose F. Peña, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley ACO Health Providers, Donna, TX

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Peña received his medical training at St. Barnabas Hospital in The Bronx, New York and was named "Resident of the Year". He has the opportunity to serve as Chief of Medicine, Chief of Staff, and Board Member for various local hospitals & organizations. He continuously credits his great mentors and peers for the success of his learning journey.

    Dr. Peña is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Medical Director, and Board Manager of RGV ACO Health Providers, LLC. His particular focus of interest is population health. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Marcus Zachary, MD
Medical Executive, West Coast, Evolent Health; Former Vice President for Quality and Senior Medical Director of Population Health, Brown and Toland Management Group, San Francisco, CA
12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch

Track Session 4: Population Health Approaches/Behavioral Health Integration
11:00 a.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
Elliott Fisher
Director, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, John E. Wennberg Distinguished Professor of Health Policy, Medicine and Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Co-Director, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, Lebanon, NH (Keynote/Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Fisher is Director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and the John E Wennberg Distinguished Professor of Health Policy, Medicine and Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. His research has focused on exploring the causes and consequences of regional and provider-specific differences in spending and quality and, more recently, on developing policy approaches to slowing the growth of spending while improving quality. He was one of the originators of the concept of "accountable care organizations" (ACOs) and worked with colleagues to carry out the research that led to their inclusion in the Affordable Care Act. His current research is exploring the determinants of successful ACO formation and performance. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Harvard University and his MPH from the University of Washington. He has published over 150 research articles and commentaries and is a member of the Institute of Medicine.
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Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH
Professor of Family Medicine, Director, Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin; Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Wellsys, LLC, Madison, WI

    Speaker Bio

    Richard L. Brown, MD, MPH, is a family physician and tenured full professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Wisconsin. As director of the Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (www.wiphl.org) and CEO of the spin-off, Wellsys (www.wellsys.biz), he and his colleagues have helped dozens of general healthcare settings deliver evidence-based, cost-saving behavioral screening and intervention (BSI), which improves health outcomes, reduces hospitalizations and ED visits, and strengthens performance on several ACO quality metrics. His recent work is published in the American Journal of Managed Care and the Journal of Hospital Administration.
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Robert E. Matthews
President and Chief Executive Officer, MediSync, Cincinnati, OH

    Speaker Bio

    Mr. Matthews is President and CEO of MediSync which provides comprehensive management services and infrastructure for two physician groups in Southwest Ohio and provides tactical management tools and systems to over 120 leading medical groups around the nation. Bob Matthews served as Executive Director of the three medical groups from 1997-2010.

    Using the Six Sigma and Lean quality methodologies, MediSync's partner medical groups have worked for over ten years to improve medical quality, operational performance and patient satisfaction resulting in nationally leading clinical outcomes and higher financial performance. Mr. Matthews has Black Belt training in Six Sigma.
Laura Seeff, MD
Director, Office of Health Systems Collaboration, Office of Associate Director for Policy, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Laura Seeff is Director of the Office of Health Systems Collaboration in the Office of the Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this position, she is supporting CDC's focus on maximizing collaboration between public health and the health care sector, including efforts to broaden coverage of prevention and population health and advance strategic priorities emerging from the transforming U.S. health system. In this and her previous position as the Deputy Medical Director of CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, she helped shape CDC's support of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation population health programs.
Jeff Squier, MBA
Payer Relations & Strategy Officer, Ascension Health/Columbia St. Mary's, Appleton, WI

    Speaker Bio

    Professional background:
    • 25 years of experience in health care
    • Strategy lead for transitioning Ascension Health's Wisconsin Ministries from volume based organizations to a value based organization
    • Instrumental in implementing a market integration strategy via a multi-system collaboration with eight health systems
    • Responsible for fostering a clinically integrated network for Ascension Health Ministries and affiliated independent physician groups
    • Accountable for engaging payers and employers to improve the market position of Ascension Health's Wisconsin Ministries
12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch


TRACK SET 3
Track Session 5: Health IT and Mobile Technology
1:30 p.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
Robert M. Wah, MD
Immediate Past President, American Medical Association; Global Chief Medical Officer, Computer Sciences Corporation; Former First Deputy National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS, McLean, VA (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    Robert M. Wah, MD, is the immediate past president of the American Medical Association, the first Asian-American with that distinction.

    A reproductive endocrinologist and obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Wah practices and teaches at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

    A nationally known leader in digital health technology, Dr. Wah is chief medical officer for Computer Sciences Corporation and is a regular among Modern Healthcare magazine's "50 Most Influential Physician Executives."

    Previously, he served as associate chief information officer for the Military Health System and was the first Deputy National Coordinator and Chief Operating Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services. There, he helped direct the Office of National Coordinator in its pursuit of securing electronic medical records for all Americans.
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Serena Schlueter
Director of Operations, Healthcare Excellence Institute, Phoenix, AZ

    Speaker Bio

    Serena is the Director of Operations for HealthSignal Partners (HSP), a division of Healthcare Excellence Institute. Serena is currently managing and building an innovative care delivery model to support chronic disease patients using a combination of services integrated with customer focused mobile technologies. Serena is responsible for growing and refining a unique chronic care solution that supports traditional physician based care models by addressing the socio economic, psychographic and basic infrastructure issues that prevent many chronic disease patients from being successful in the execution of care plans. Prior to joining HSP she served as Director of Operations for Davita HealthCare Partners, one of the largest renal care companies in the country, and oversaw the Risk Adjustment Program for SCAN Health Plan . Serena's passion is the operation of innovative care and prevention solutions that deliver high quality at low costs, thus contributing to the creation of healthcare models of the future.
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3:00 p.m. Break

Track Session 6: Payment Innovations in Pharmaceuticals and Devices
1:30 p.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
S. Lawrence Kocot, JD, LLM, MPA
Principal and National Leader, Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight, KPMG; Visiting Fellow, The Brookings Institution; Former Senior Advisor to the CMS Administrator, Washington, DC (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    Larry Kocot is a Principal of KPMG, working within the Health Care and Life Sciences practice in the Washington, DC, office. Mr. Kocot is also the National Leader of the Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight. Mr. Kocot provides strategic advice and counsel to companies on regulatory matters relating to public health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.
Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD
Chief Science Officer and Executive Vice President, National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), Washington, DC

    Speaker Bio

    Robert W. Dubois, MD, PhD, is the chief science officer and executive vice president of the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC). In this role, he oversees NPC's research on policy issues related to comparative effectiveness research, as well as on how health outcomes are valued. Dr. Dubois, who is board certified in internal medicine, brings more than 25 years of experience in health services research and comparative clinical effectiveness. He has co-founded and led various health care research organizations in developing quality research with practical application. Most recently, he was the Chief Medical Officer at Cerner LifeSciences, where he focused on comparative effectiveness and the use of an electronic health records infrastructure to implement clinical change. Prior to joining Cerner in 2001, Dr. Dubois co-founded Protocare Sciences and was its executive vice president, chief medical officer, and later its CEO.
John Friend, JD
Founding and Managing Member, Value Stream Partners, LLC; Former CEO/Executive Director, Arizona Connected Care, LLC, Tucson, AZ

    Speaker Bio

    John Friend is a Managing Member of Value Stream Partners, LLC, a company organized to design and assist with the implementation of integrated health care models, with a focus on integrating participants from the extended health care value stream and redesigning clinical logistics. Previously, Friend served as CEO / Executive Director of Arizona Connected Care, LLC (AzCC), an MSSP ACO and MSSP pilot site selected by the Brookings Dartmouth collaborative. Prior to his work with AzCC, Mr. Friend served as Vice President, Business Affairs & Associate General Counsel for TMC Healthcare, and in other commercial and healthcare legal positions.
Darius Lakdawalla, PhD
Quintiles Chair in Pharmaceutical Development and Regulatory Innovation, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Darius Lakdawalla is the Quintiles Chair in Pharmaceutical Development & Regulatory Innovation in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California (USC), and a Founding Partner of the health care consultancy Precision Health Economics, a Precision for Medicine Company, in Los Angeles, CA.

    He has been the recipient of both the Milken Institute's Distinguished Economic Research Award for best research in the field of economics, and the Garfield Prize for research on the economics of medical innovation.

    Dr. Lakdawalla received his Ph.D. (economics) from the University of Chicago and his Bachelor's Degree (mathematics and philosophy) from Amherst College.
Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Director, Network Pharmacist Program and Pharmacy Projects and Vice President of Pharmacy Programs, Community Care of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

    Speaker Bio

    Troy Trygstad is Vice President of Pharmacy Programs for Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC). Under his direction at CCNC, the Network Pharmacist program has grown to include more than 80 pharmacists involved in activities ranging from patient-level medication reconciliation to practice-level health information technology adoption to network-level management of pharmacy benefits. In addition to serving on multiple advisory panels addressing medication non-adherence, he has co-developed novel adherence programs and technologies that use multiple types and sources of drug use data to predict, intervene and triage medication management interventions and coaching opportunities under a multi-state collaborative called The Pharmacy Home Project.
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3:00 p.m. Break


TRACK SET 4
Track Session 7: Post-Acute Care
3:30 p.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
W. June Simmons, MSW
President and Chief Executive Officer, Partners in Care Foundation; Founding Chair, National Chronic Care Consortium, San Fernando, CA (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    June Simmons is President and CEOof Partners in Care Foundation. Over the past two decades,June has pioneered the development and scaling of innovative, evidence-based interventions for management of medications at home, self-management of chronic conditions, coordinated care to improve health outcomes, and care transitions.

    Throughout her distinguished career, she has been instrumental in envisioning, creating, funding, and operating forward-looking health and social service programs that meet the mutual needs of patient populations, health care delivery networks and health plans. Her priority is sustainable, cost-effective, patient-driven integration of care across settings, from primary care and hospital to home and community in the 21st century.
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Adrienne Green, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief Medical Officer, UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Adrienne Green is a Clinical Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief Medical Officer at UCSF Health. She has been a Hospitalist at UCSF since completing her Residency and Chief Residency at Stanford in 1998 and assumed the role of Associate CMO in 2007. Adrienne provides physician oversight and leadership for patient safety and quality, throughput and other operational programs. She is the physician lead for UCSF's Transitions of Care and Post-Acute Strategies work and helped to launch UCSF's first two commercial Accountable Care Organizations. Highlights of recent accomplishments include leading a collaborative for the entire UC system which demonstrated a 3% reduction in readmissions and developing partnerships with Bay Area post-acute facilities to ensure high quality care across the continuum for UCSF patients. Adrienne is a member of the Hospice by the Bay board.
John Marchica, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Darwin Research Group, Phoenix, AZ

    Speaker Bio

    John Marchica is a veteran health care strategist and CEO of Darwin Research Group, a healthcare market analytics firm specializing in pharma/biotech markets and healthcare delivery systems. He is leading ongoing research initiatives on accountable care organizations, integrated health systems, behavioral health and home health care.

    John is the former founder and CEO of FaxWatch. He earned his B.A. in economics from Knox College, an MBA and masters in public policy from The University of Chicago, and has recently completed his Ph.D. coursework and doctoral exams at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.
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Kelsey Mellard, MPA
Head of Business Development, Honor, San Francisco, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Kelsey leads health system integration at Honor. Prior to Honor, she launched the BPCI initiative at naviHealth and founded and directed the Post-Acute Care Center for Research in Washington, D.C. Kelsey was part of the initial team at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and has held positions at UnitedHealth Group, Advisory Board Company, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, and Kaiser Family Foundation. She has an MPA from the University of Kansas and a BS in Community Health from Winona State University- where also serves as Adjunct Faculty.
5:00 p.m. Day 2 Adjournment

Track Session 8: Specialty Care Approaches to Accountable Care
3:30 p.m. Introductions and Panel Discussion
Allen R. Nissenson, MD, FACP, FASN, FNKF
Chief Medical Officer, DaVita Inc., Emeritus Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)

    Speaker Bio

    ALLEN R. NISSENSON, MD, FACP is Chief Medical Officer of DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. and an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, where he served as Director of the Dialysis Program and Associate Dean. Dr. Nissenson is a former President of the Renal Physicians Association and has long been involved in issues of health care delivery. He is a leader in the development of care coordination and disease management approaches to chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease and is currently working on the development of new models of integrated care management for the chronically ill.
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Lara M. Khouri, MBA, MPH
Vice President, Health System Development and Integration, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Chief Strategy Officer, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Lara Khouri is vice president, Health System Development and Integration at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and the Children's Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group. In this role, she works with the hospital and its physicians to develop a system of care for children in Los Angeles. This includes the development and performance management of our primary care and community provider networks and associated governance structures. Through affiliation, acquisition and partnership across the continuum -- from primary care to post-acute care -- she works to assure access to patient and family-centered care that is seamless, high-quality and cost-effective.
James M. Perrin, MD, FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; John C. Robinson Chair in Pediatrics, Associate Chair, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston, MA

    Speaker Bio

    James M. Perrin, MD, is professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and former director of the Division of General Pediatrics at the MassGeneral Hospital for Children. He holds the John C. Robinson Chair in Pediatrics at the MGH. He is past president (2014) of the American Academy of Pediatrics, former chair of its Committee on Children with Disabilities, and past president of the Ambulatory (Academic) Pediatric Association. He also co-chaired an AAP committee to develop practice guidelines for ADHD. He directed the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health. Dr. Perrin was founding editor of Academic Pediatrics. He spent two years in Washington working on rural primary care and migrant health. After fellowship at Rochester, he ran a rural community health center in upstate New York.

    A graduate of Harvard College and Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, he had residency and fellowship training at the University of Rochester and held faculty appointments at Rochester and Vanderbilt.
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Stanley W. Stead, MD, MBA
Vice President for Professional Affairs, American College of Anesthesiologists, Los Angeles, CA

    Speaker Bio

    Dr. Stan Stead currently serves as Vice President for Professional Affairs for the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). He has the primary responsibility for developing ASA's Perioperative Surgical Home model of care. Stan is a nationally recognized leader in physician payment methodologies. He has represented physicians at both the AMA CPT Editorial Panel 2000-2008, and AMA Relative Value Update Committee from 2008 - present. Dr. Stead has intimate working knowledge in the coding and payment systems for physician and hospital services, information technology and quality measurements in healthcare. Dr. Stead is President of the Stead Health Group located in Los Angeles, a consultancy focused on improving strategic, operational and financial performance in healthcare.
5:00 p.m. Day 2 Adjournment




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