Quality Collaborative May 2017 Meeting
ACHP is pleased to announce the Quality Collaborative meeting in San Diego!
The quality collaborative will be meeting concurrently with the clinical collaborative (medical directors and clinical executives) and the behavioral health directors, providing a great opportunity to network with colleagues across the member organizations and participate in joint discussions over the course of the meeting. ACHP welcomes each leader to invite 1-2 plan colleagues to join us on May 24 for a full day of sessions focused on alternative payment. The second day of the meeting (May 25) will be reserved for leaders of each clinical collaborative only.
In preparation for the meeting, we have compiled a set of pre-reading/pre-work materials, all of which relate to the topics on the agenda. These materials are designed to set the foundation for our discussions and will be referenced throughout the meeting to help provide perspective and guide insights.
We ask that you read the “Recommended” materials as part of your preparation. The articles designated as “Further Reading” are pieces we think are valuable, but if you have limited time we would rather you concentrate that time on the recommended materials.
- Jacque J. Sokolov, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, SSB Solutions, Inc., will provide a look at the important move from volume to value-based payment models and what the future holds. He has provided this slide presentation as background.
- Susan Horras, director, healthcare finance policy, Health Plan and Population Health Initiatives, and Jim Landman, director, healthcare finance and policy perspectives & analysis, Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), will lead a session on the various APMs and their strengths and opportunities for improvement. HFMA has provided this article as background.
- Grace Terrell, M.D., founding chief executive officer, Envision Genomics, will discuss how to be successful in the new payment models, including what not to do. This article captures the story of Cornerstone Health Care.
Further Reading (optional):
- Achieving Health Equity – IHI white paper that provides a framework for health care organizations to improve health equity based on literature reviews, interviews and site visits to organizations on the forefront of thinking on these issues.
- Yelp for Health – Manhattan Institute report that examines the correlation between Yelp reviews and more traditional measures of quality and satisfaction in the hospital space.
- The Effects of Pay-for-Performance Programs on Health, Health Use, and Processes of Care – discusses the effects of pay-for-performance programs targeted at the physician, group, managerial or institutional level on process-of-care and patient outcomes in ambulatory and inpatient settings.
- Should Medicare Value-Based Purchasing Take Social Risk into Account? and Social Risk Factors and Equity in Medicare Payment – examine the implications of a value-based health care delivery system on patients with social risk factors and on the providers who disproportionately provide care to socially at-risk populations; suggest strategies to account for social risk factors in Medicare payment.
- Effects of Health Care Payment Models on Physician Practice in the United States – describes the effects that alternative health care payment models have on physicians and physician practices in the United States.
- RAND Payment Model Summary – summarizes the findings from the above study (prepared by Thomas J. Foels, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer at Independent Health).
- Engaging Providers in Quality – important questions to ask as you develop an effective provider engagement strategy
Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
The meeting will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego, California. The meeting will begin on Wednesday, May 24 at 8:00 a.m. PT and include a day long joint session with the chief medical officers, clinical executives, behavioral health directors, quality leaders and invited guests around the theme of alternative payment. ACHP will host a networking event for all attendees that evening. The ACHP Quality Collaborative meeting will reconvene for its individual meeting on Thursday, May 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. PT.
How to Register
Attendees must be logged on to the ACHP website before proceeding with registration. All attendees are required to have an assigned username and password to register for the meeting.
- Already have a username but forgot your password? Click here to obtain new password.
- Don’t have a username and password? Click here to create one. A registration confirmation will be emailed to you within 24 hours. The email will come from Info@achp.org – please check your spam filters.
- Have both? Click here to register for the meeting. Before you click “Register Now,” login to the ACHP website using “Login” at the top of the page. The page will say “Welcome” when logged in.
A block of rooms has been reserved for $209 – $239 + tax per night. Hotel reservations are available online or by calling the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa at (619) 276-4010. To receive the conference rate, make sure to use the booking code ACH517. You must book by April 25, 2017 to guarantee the group rate.