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SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

We thank the following Grantors and Exhibitors for their support in helping to make this conference possible.

GRANTORS
GOLD

National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC)
The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation. Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation's major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients. For more information, visit www.npcnow.org. Follow us on Twitter @npcnow.


Optum
Optum is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business dedicated to helping make the health care system work better for everyone. At Optum, we deliver integrated, intelligent solutions that strive to modernize the health system and improve population health.

We have over 30 years of experience in managing populations, aligning care teams and engaging patients to be active participants in their health. We apply best-in-class analytics, technology and service capabilities to enhance financial performance, improve quality and increase consumers' satisfaction with the health care system.

Visit www.optum.com/ACO for more information.

SILVER

Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a health care company with a 90-year history of innovation and achievement in diabetes care. Novo Nordisk is Changing Diabetes® by helping to improve diabetes care through partnerships, research, products and services that make a significant difference to patients, the medical profession and society at large. Our portfolio of diabetes pharmaceuticals and delivery systems is the most comprehensive available and now includes the first human glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analog for the treatment of diabetes. For more information visit www.novonordisk-us.com or call (609) 987-5800.

BRONZE

Davis Wright Tremaine
Those of us in the Davis Wright Tremaine health care practice group devote nearly all of our time to industry-specific matters. This allows us to develop niche practices within the field that serve needs unique to the health care market. We also understand the business issues and regulatory developments that affect health care delivery and compliance, and as a unified team we can match the attorney with the niche expertise that best addresses client needs. For more information visit our website at www.DWT.com.


McKesson
McKesson is the world's leading provider of healthcare IT and connectivity solutions - including population health management, revenue cycle management and clinical services. In a changing healthcare landscape, McKesson delivers deep expertise and comprehensive solutions and services to help you achieve long-term success in four critical areas: managing core operations, optimizing performance and quality, connecting to improve quality and efficiency, and support for value-based care - four pillars of our Better Health 2020™ strategy. Through our Better Health 2020 strategy, we are committed to providing solutions that support Better Business, Better Care and Better Connectivity. For more information, please visit www.mckesson.com.


PINGMD
Hospitals and practices use the PINGMD secure, "open network", mobile communications tool to overcome barriers with conventional secure messaging and paging to deliver simple, fast, accessible, and documentable information and decision workflow while establishing superior and more timely collaboration, patient care coordination, and patient engagement. Benefits include enhanced referrals-consults, patient safety, productivity and patient capacity, and patient loyalty. For more information please visit https://www.pingmd.com or contact Dan Pike, President and Chief Revenue Officer at 404-931-7165.


EXHIBITORS

athenahealth
athenahealth delivers cloud-based services for care coordination, population management, EHR, revenue cycle management, and patient communication, helping health care providers improve quality, decrease costs and remain patient-centric. An industry leader, athenahealth received five 2013 Best in KLAS awards, including #1 Overall Software Vendor.

Our population health service, athenaCoordinator Enterprise, connects every step of the care continuum. This cloud-based service identifies and engages patients, seamlessly transitions them across care settings, and uses analytics to optimize results, driving success under any payment mix. Clients include medical groups, hospitals and health systems, and several Pioneer ACOs. To learn more, visit us at www.athenahealth.com/enterprise.

For more information, contact Kirk Paul Kirkman, VP, Health System Strategy 617-402-6729.


Aver Informatics
Bundled Payment Analytics Software

We believe that bundled payment is the disruptive force that will forever change the landscape of health care reimbursement. We are on a mission to realize the undiscovered potential in health care data.

We create elegant bundled payment analytics software. Aver's patent pending technology and design tools enable non-technical users to easily translate enterprise data into actionable intelligence. Our flexibility allows for the implementation of any type of bundled payment methodology and many other next generation healthcare analytics. Aver simplifies the transition to value-based reimbursement and offer payers and providers answers for the next generation of health care reimbursement. Discover What's Next.

Lets Talk - 877.841.2775

On the Web - www.averinformatics.com.


CAPG, the Voice of Accountable Physician Groups
CAPG is the largest association in the country representing physician organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. CAPG members include more than 180 multi-specialty medical groups and independent practice associations (IPAs) across 29 states & Puerto Rico. CAPG members provide comprehensive healthcare through coordinated and accountable physician group practices. We strongly believe that patient-centered, coordinated, and accountable care offers the highest quality, the most efficient delivery mechanism, and the greatest value for patients. CAPG members have successfully operated under this budget-responsible model for more than two decades. For more information visit www.capg.org or contact Lura Hawkins, MBA, Director of Member Services, (213) 624-CAPG.


Citra Health Solutions
Citra Health Solutions, formerly Orange/MZI Healthcare, aligns the needs of providers, payers and patients with a focus on better health and more efficient value-based management. By combining scalable services with technical solutions, Citra enables its partners to optimize business practices while improving health outcomes for individuals.

For more information visit www.citrahealth.com or contact Kristi Stovall, VP, Marketing and Brand Management at 904-423-1785.


Episource
Episource is a leading services provider for chart reviews and quality measure abstraction for Medicare Advantage, Commercial/HIX, Medicaid health plans, and ACOs across the United States. Using an integrated global delivery methodology, with Medical Professionals, Clinicians, and Certified Coders, Episource is able to provide extensive and quality Medical Record Review Services with significant cost savings to increase ROI on organizations' Risk Adjustment and Government affiliated Programs.

We began by providing medical coding solutions to both provider and payer organizations. Over the last five years we have expanded our core service offerings to include: RADV/IVA Audit Support, Home Health Assessments, HEDIS Abstraction, ACO GPRO reporting, and medical record retrieval.

For more information visit www.episource.com or contact Eric Reeves, (314) 249-2661.


ForaCare Inc
ForaCare Inc., located in Moorpark, California, offers a robust product line to consumers and medical professionals in the healthcare industry. We specialize in diabetes and hypertension management, and are dedicated to the design and development of accurate and state-of-the-art medical devices within the healthcare market. We also are the leader in Telehealth cloud solutions with our web-based FORA 24/7 HealthView Cloud. With Bluetooth devices connecting to our mobile applications and auto-upload to our cloud, doctors, family members and caregivers have access to real-time data from any computer or smartphone with a web-browser. ForaCare also offers a professional line of medical devices tailored to the healthcare professional who needs to monitor multiple patients from one centralized device that is portable, captures multiple parameters and can integrate with their medical records database. For more information please visit

www.foracare.com or contact:

Doug Kuzyk
EVP Sales & Marketing
805-498-8188 EXT 1854


Geneia
Geneia specializes in the development of advanced clinical, analytical, and technical solutions for health care. Our dedicated team brings significant experience in all aspects of health care to create products and services that drive improved health care cost, quality, and accessibility.

Our family of population health solutions that identify who needs help, exactly when they need it, and what they need to improve their health. Our products include:

  • Theon℠, a health care data and analytics platform, that helps integrated delivery networks, hospitals and physician practices, succeed in accountable care organizations and other risk-sharing arrangements.
  • @home℠, a remote patient monitoring solution to help improve the quality and cost of care for chronically ill patients in the home setting.
  • The Geneia Institute℠, to educate leaders, managers and care teams members in population health management.
For more information, visit geneia.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.


HealthInterlink
HealthInterlink is an innovative medical software company specializing in remote patient monitoring. Our mission is to provide the most flexible, cost-effective solutions for the collection and delivery of remote health information. Our flagship product, Beacon, is an FDA cleared, flexible, intuitive software application that monitors, communicates and manages patients in their homes easily and effectively. Beacon incorporates FDA cleared, wireless patient monitoring devices and a gateway device (e.g. tablet or smart phone) which transmits physiological data, answers to questions, and messages to healthcare providers. To learn more, visit www.HealthInterlink.com


Health Policy Publishing
Health Policy Publishing, LLC offers selected paid subscription monthly newsletters in print and electronic formats including Population Health News, Healthcare Innovation News, Health Insurance Marketplace News, Readmissions News, Accountable Care News, Medical Home News, and Predictive Modeling News, as well as free subscription newsletters in electronic format. Health Policy Publishing newsletters are administered by MCOL, a leading publisher of health care business information since 1995. For more information visit https://www.managedcarestore.com/ypg/hpp.htm or contact HPP at 209-577-4888.


iHealth Frontier (iHF)
iHealth Frontier (iHF) is a healthcare infrastructure and analytics company based in Silicon Valley delivering patient-centric software solutions for improving healthcare outcomes. iHF's iCare Management Suite of applications addresses the needs of key stakeholders in the care continuum, thereby "Perfecting Patient Physician Partnership".

iHealth Frontier's iCare Management Suite for ACOs delivers a detailed healthcare infrastructure and predictive analytics software. iHF has the ability to gain real time data with predictive analytics to identify all types of high risk patients. Developed in collaboration with physicians, it leverages the analytical data to drive the care-management protocols to proactively engage the patients and improve outcomes.

Built with physician and technologist's collaboration, iHF's comprehensive solution for ACOs improves the overall population health and lowers the cost by actionable insights.

Contact:
Brett Jenkins
VP of Sales
408-386-7030


Inovalon
Inovalon is a leading technology company combining cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful impact in clinical & quality outcomes, utilization, and financial performance across the healthcare landscape. Proprietary datasets, integration technologies, predictive analytics, and subject matter expertise deliver a seamless, platform of technology and nationwide operations that bring the benefits of big data and analytics to the point of care. Driven by data, Inovalon identifies gaps in care, quality, data integrity, and financial performance – while bringing to bear the capabilities to resolve them. Supporting hundreds of healthcare organizations in 97.8% of U.S. counties and PR, Inovalon's analytical and data-driven intervention platforms are informed by data pertaining to more than 719,000 physicians, 229,000 clinical facilities, and more than 112 million Americans, providing a powerful suite that drives impact, improving quality and economics for health plans, ACOs, hospitals, physicians, patients, and researchers. For more information visit www.inovalon.com.


Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA)
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) is a not-for-profit multi-stakeholder leadership group that promotes quality improvement, accountability and affordability of healthcare in California. IHA is a Regional Healthcare Improvement Collaborative that administers regional and statewide programs, serves as an incubator for pilot programs and projects, and actively convenes all healthcare parties for cross sector collaboration on healthcare initiatives.

IHA principal projects include the California Value Based Pay for Performance Program, the measurement and reward of efficiency in healthcare, administrative simplification, healthcare affordability, bundled episode of care payments, and accountable care organizations.

For more information, please visit www.IHA.org or contact Cindy R. Ernst, (510) 208-1743.


Intel-GE Care Innovations™
Intel-GE Care Innovations™, a joint venture between Intel Corporation and GE Healthcare, connects the right technology, workflow, data, and people to improve care delivery and population engagement for better health. Leveraging a deep understanding of behavior change and a legacy of innovation, Care Innovations develops technology and provides in-depth services for healthcare, senior living, employers, and other organizations that need to affect people at home and in the normal course of their daily lives: translating financial risk to value. Care Innovations' third-generation remote care management solutions aggregate data from a wide array of sensors and patient data sources to deliver insights for timely intervention and superior patient engagement with patients outside the formal care setting. Visit www.careinnovations.com to learn more.


Magellan Health
At NIA Magellan, we have a unique vision of better and more affordable care in high-cost, complex areas of healthcare. With our differentiated clinical models and advanced analytics, we are optimizing quality and affordability with our broad suite of innovative and expanding specialty solutions that leverage our clinical expertise.

Our high-touch approach in collaborating with customers, providers and consumers allows us to deliver customized solutions that ensure appropriate care. Our service and execution, combined with our innovative technology, make us an industry leader in managing challenging areas of specialty. www.magellanhealth.com


MCOL and Health Policy Publishing
MCOL is a leading publisher of health care business information, offering online memberships, newsletters, webinars, training software, resource books, directories, web content, and much more to health care business professionals since 1995. MCOL is a privately held corporation based in Modesto, California, with additional office locations. MCOL administers Health Policy Publishing, which offers selected paid subscription monthly newsletters in print and electronic formats including Population Health News, Healthcare Innovation News, Health Insurance Marketplace News, Readmissions News, Accountable Care News, Medical Home News, and Predictive Modeling News, as well as free subscription newsletters in electronic format. For more information visit www.mcol.com or contact MCOL at 209-577-4888.


MedVantx
MedVantx is an innovative medication management and delivery company committed to streamlining access, reducing healthcare costs, increasing medication adherence, and enhancing patient satisfaction while improving patient quality of care and outcomes. The MedStart Connect program provides for a fully-automated, integrated, point-of-care to consumer home delivery channel focused on increasing the quality and cost effectiveness of the last non-managed pharmaceutical channel -- the physician office sample closet. MedStart Connect includes free initial therapy samples of prescription and over-the-counter medication at the point of care, a consumer helpline providing drug information, adherence management services, and convenient consumer home delivery through its mail order pharmacy. The national MedVantx network has served over 4 million consumers through an integrated network including health plans, manufacturers and more than 4,000 prescribers in diverse care settings. For company information, visit www.medvantx.com. For information on MedStart Connect, visit www.MedStart-Connect.com or call 866-526-1206.


MTS Healthcare
MTS Healthcare's mission is to provide a health information technology platform that reduces the cost and complexity of IT. Our platform consists of four simple, yet cost-effective solutions:

  1. MTS Cloud
  2. MTS Managed IT Services
  3. MTS AppDev Consulting
  4. MTS Health IT Consulting
We're in this business to help other healthcare organizations grow and move forward. It's as simple as that. We're driven by the philosophy that if we help payers and providers solve IT issues, they can focus on the patient and become more successful, and we will inherently grow along with them.

There is no catch, no gimmick- just experience and best practices that we've honed over the years to make our services work for YOUR needs.

Visit www.mtshealthcare.com/ for more information about our products and services.


The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS)
The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) is a non-profit organization that enables accountable care organizations to work together to increase quality of care, lower costs and improve the health of communities. As the only membership association exclusively for ACOs, NAACOS mission is to: Foster growth of ACO models of care; Participate with federal agencies in development & implementation of public policy; Provide industry-wide uniformity on quality and performance measures; Educate members in clinical and operational best practices; Collectively engage the vendor community; and, Educate the public about the value of accountable care. Our membership currently includes representatives from over 105 ACOs in 20 states, and our board features ACO executives and experts from across the country. To learn more about NAACOS, including our conferences and educational events, visit us at www.naacos.com.


Netsmart
Netsmart is one of the longest-standing IT companies in the U.S., serving more than 23,000 client organizations. We believe it is our obligation to invest today in the solutions required for tomorrow's needs.

Netsmart's innovative solutions aggregate clinical, operational and financial data to provide a broad picture at the population level, facilitate care coordination across providers, track and benchmark clinical quality measures and outcomes, as well as manage authorizations and claims across providers. Netsmart's Primary Care solution allows for true integration within a behavioral health setting. CareConnect, allows for the transfer of data across care venues, such as providers, hospitals, physicians, Health Information Exchanges, and integrated delivery networks, resulting in improved efficiencies and reduced costs.

Learn more about Netsmart at www.ntst.com.


Novarad
As an industry leader in enterprise medical imaging and healthcare IT since 1990, Novarad is focused on helping healthcare facilities and providers stay ahead of the technology curve with a complete enterprise imaging solution. Novarad has extensive experience in transitioning healthcare facilities to digital PACS systems. In 24 years Novarad has pioneered industry-leading PACS, RIS, and VNA solutions with more than 850 installations worldwide. Novarad provides a full diagnostic suite that increases efficiency while delivering unmatched value.

In facing the current big data revolution, Novarad has made significant innovations, and by aligning with strategic-partners, Novarad continues to pioneer specific solutions to help enterprise healthcare institutions better store, manage, protect and utilize valuable data. With industry-leading products that allow users to view data anytime, anywhere, coupled with Novarad's vast experience in medical imaging and IT, healthcare administrators and providers can navigate and excel in the ever-changing medical imaging world.

www.novarad.net


SERVDATA, INC.
WEB-BASED ACO DATA SOLUTION

SERVDATA, INC. converts the ACO's CMS raw monthly claim files and their quarterly beneficiaries reports into user friendly graphs and reports. This allows the ACO to better manage both quality measures and utilization from the web-based ACO data solution.

REPORTING CAPABILITIES

  • Membership By: Name, Gender, Age
  • Expense Per Member Per Month (PMPM)
  • Determine whether beneficiaries meet or do not meet Quality Measures
  • Top Expenses Paid By: Diagnosis, Procedure, Specialty, Member, Service Month, Paid Month, Provider
  • Utilization/ Claims/ Beneficiary Graphs and Reports
  • Admissions / Re-Admissions Reports
  • Additional Demographic Beneficiary Information
  • Multiple File Format Export Capabilities
  • Identify Network Providers
  • Determine Primary Care Accountability
  • Identify Out-of-Network Services
  • MRA Reports
To see your ACO's data in our systems or a DEMO at no obligation, please contact us at 305.269.7374.


TransforMED
TransforMED is a wholly owned, non-profit subsidiary of the American Academy of Family Physicians based in Leawood, Kansas. Established in 2005, TransforMED provides innovative, advanced primary care solutions to help physicians and other health care professionals achieve the triple aim of better care for the individual, improved population health and lower per patient costs. TransforMED is an active member of primary care communities and recognizes and supports the unique value that primary care offers to patients and the health care system. TransforMED shares and supports the idealism and altruism of primary care physicians and the strong commitment to their communities and patients through continuing patient relationships and independent decision making. To learn more about TransforMED, visit www.transformed.com.


Veritas
At Veritas, we provide healthcare organizations innovative solutions, customized to navigate the challenges resulting from new healthcare initiatives. Our flagship service, vSolutions, is specifically designed to assist ACOs, Hospitals, Physicians and Insurers meet value based metrics necessary in order to excel in a progressive healthcare space. vSolutions synergizes the power of big data with a specialized team of interdisciplinary clinical mentors that utilize sophisticated patient engagement tools to create positive patient and organizational outcomes.

http://www.veritasmrs.com

For more information, please contact Jodell Andes at (855) 715-6400.


vitaphone e-health solutions
vitaphone e-health solutions is a High Tech / High Touch, Remote Patient Monitoring and Patient Engagement firm. With a unique approach that includes our clinical call center, a secure software platform and biometric devices, we help organizations to increase quality, reduce costs (e.g., admissions/readmissions), and improve the patient experience. Started by cardiologists and pulmonologists in Germany in 1999, vitaphone has been doing chronic disease management for 10 years, opening its Las Vegas-based monitoring center in 2009. Initially focused on cardiac ambulatory monitoring, hypertension, CHF, and COPD in the US, we continue to expand the covered conditions. Our triaging, filtering and responding to patient biometric data and questionnaires -- engaging the providers for weekly reports or when care decisions are necessary - enables providers to implement telehealth services with minimal workflow impact. Our High-Touch patient engagement and education programs have scored high on patient experience surveys. Put vitaphone to work for you!

Bruce Bowers
Director, National Sales
602-791-3066
www.vitaphone.com


Wang Empire, Inc. (ez-dw.com)
Wang Empire, Inc. (ez-dw.com) is a software company that specializes in developing solutions to difficult healthcare problems. We are the 5010 Compliant EDI expert. Our innovative software helps your company achieve 5010 compliance.

Our flagship product, EDI Suite™, generates "5010 Compliant P837 and I837"™ EDI files from any data sources. Google "5010 compliant P837 and I837"™ and see who is the No. 1 hit!

We also provide service in these four areas:

  1. Data Ware and Business Intelligence
  2. Crystal Reports
  3. SQL Server© DBA
  4. Custom application development with .NET© platform
Visit www.ez-dw.com for more information.


ADDITIONAL SUPPORTER

The Camden Group
Since 1970, The Camden Group has provided management/consulting services to the healthcare industry exclusively. Our multidisciplinary team is nationally recognized for their thought leadership and results-oriented approach. We have extensive, hands-on experience in many facets of healthcare, including ACOs, hospitals/health systems, medical groups, and health plans. With nearly 100 ACO/clinically integrated clients, and as a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leader in care model development that takes full risk for Medicare Advantage lives in several markets, our team has firsthand experience and success with ACOs.

We provide an array of business advisory services to accelerate success with population health, clinical integration, and performance improvement. This includes developing/implementing clinically integrated networks, ACOs, shared savings models, and medical homes; care model redesign; and provider performance improvement.

Visit www.thecamdengroup.com to learn about our services, including our "ACO Checkup," a focused performance assessment, or contact Tere Koenig M.D., MBA at 310.320.3990.

Interested in becoming a Grantor or Exhibiting?
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