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Pamela Lane

Date: August 20, 2013 | Victoria | Updates | No Comments

Pamela L. Lane, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS is the current Deputy Secretary, Health Information Exchange for California Health and Human Service Agency.  She is responsible for development of California’s trust environment to enable electronic care data availability for Californians, whenever and wherever care is needed.  She was previously, Vice President, Health Informatics for the California Hospital Association.  She has over two decades of experience in health information management and hospital operations – leading system selection teams and redesigning workflow processes to optimize best practice experiences in revenue cycle and health information management.  She is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, having served as both a care provider (hospital corpsman) and a commissioned Line Officer.  Pam remains active in issues specific to veterans’ health and military family support.

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Pradeep Goel, CEO of EngagePoint sits down for an indepth interview on the current state of Healthcare IT.

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Greg Franklin, Assistant Secretary of Health Information Technology at the California Technology Agency

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Dr Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic

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Julio C. Silva, MD, MPH Chief Medical Information Officer Rush University Medical Center
 Keynote Panel: Health Information Exchange / Health Information Networks and the Sustainable Development of ACOs and New Care Delivery Models

“The panel will focus on connecting small practices, integrated systems and tertiary centers using the capabilities of a health information exchange and a broadband network. Our focus will be on how collaboration is important to creating an ecosystem that is sustainable for each of these stakeholders. We will address the roles of standards, communication, telemedicine, workforce development, meaningful use and how to maintain the entrepreneurial and creative aspects of our industry as we improve patient centered coordinated care.”

David Stumpf, CEO, Woodstock Health IT
Raoul Recarey, Executive Director, Illinois Health Information Exchange (IHIE)
Julio C. Silva, MD, MPH Chief Medical Information Officer Rush University Medical Center
Roger Holloway, Co-Director IL-HITREC, President Illinois Rural HealthNet
Brian Ralston, CMIO, Vanguard Health Chicago

View this HD Video Presentation on Demand and download the PPTs here

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Julio C. Silva, MD, MPH Chief Medical Information Officer Rush University Medical Center

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John Piescik, Strategy Program Manager, Center for Transforming Health, MITRE

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Meg Aranow, Senior Research Director The Advisory Board Company

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If you missed the Spring Summit in Miami, register to attend the Fall Accountable Care and HIT Strategies Summit Nov. 27-29, Hyatt Regency, Chicago O’Hare.

>>Register at the Accountable Care and Health IT Strategies Media Portal to view in HD Video and Download PPT

Building the Technology Infrastructure to Facilitate Payments in a Shared Savings Model
Andrew McCoy, Fairview Health Services’ VP for Revenue Cycle Management will discuss the internal changes required to be successful in the new model as well as the interaction Fairview has had with commercial and government payers, including data and IS infrastructure challenges associated with the transition.

- Fairview’s Overview
- Critical Components of an effective ACO Model
- Fairview’s capabilities to create Value for Populations
- Examples of principles b.n Commercial Payers and Fairview
- Improving Care: Care Coordination
- Total cost of care leading indicators
- Implementing IT Infrastructure to manage ‘Downside Risk’
- Integrating clinical networks and payer claims data into your ACO
- Data capabilities to coordinate care and deliver value
- The two contexts of Value: Population needs and delivery of the promise

Clinical, Business and IT leaders from organizations across the country are now mobilizing their organizations to participate in ACOs and/or seeking to be effective partners for payers in value based purchasing programs. ACOs, Health Systems, Medical Groups and Payers from across the country to discuss the practical steps that need to be taken to implement the clinical, financial and administrative systems required to succeed in an Accountable Care setting.

Fairview Health Services, a 10 hospital system was selected to participate in CMS Pioneer ACO Program in December 2011, although it has pursued the ACO model through it’s Fairview Health Network for the past few years, having signed a performance based contract with Medica in 2009 and having subseqantly pursued similar agreements with other major payers. Approximately 363 providers from 46 Fairview Health sites are participating in the Pioneer ACO, which includes more than 19,000 Medicare Beneficiaries.

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In this session Dr Burstin will focus on the quality measurement enterprise and provide a high level perspective on the evolution of quality measurement. Focusing on the intersection of EHRs and Health Information Exchanges with performance measurement and improvement, Dr Burstin will also discuss the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors in terms of alignment and around measures and implementation practices.

- Value Agenda Strategy
- HHS’ National Value Strategy
- Quality Measurement in Evolution
- Interoperability – Methodologic Issues
- The Measurement Imperative

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*The 2013 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit will take place May 21 – 22 In Baltimore, Maryland. Please email to request a speaking proposal form and for details regarding sponsorship opportunities.

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