Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 12, 2018
3:30pm-6:00pm    Early Registration

Pick up your conference materials early, save time in the morning!

4:30pm-6:00pm    Networking Reception (21 and over only please)

Relax and Network! Reception is ages 21 and over only, please.

Friday, April 13, 2018
6:30am-7:45am    Registration, Sign In, and Continental Breakfast

7:45am-8:00am    Welcome & Announcements

Arthur Broder, MD, CHCQM
Chairman of the Board - ABQAURP

Sunil K. Sinha, MD, CHCQM, MBA, FACP
CME Committee Chair - ABQAURP
Chief  Medical Officer - Barnes Jewish (BJC) Health Systems Medical Group

8:00am-9:00am    How the Physician Advisor Intersects with Population Health Efforts
Edward Hu, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV - President - American College of Physician Advisors and Executive Director, Physician Advisor Services - UNC Health Care System

Howard A. Stein, DO, MHA, CHCQM-PHYADV - Associate Director of Medical Affairs, Physician Advisor Case Management - CentraState Medical Center; President - CentraState Medical Associates; and Board of Directors - American College of Physician Advisors

  • Describe how the physician advisor can be a physician leader in an ACO, PHO, etc. and support population health initiatives
  • Discuss the physician advisor’s role with regard to differing objectives between fee for service and population health based systems and demonstrates methods that can decrease costs related to clinical variation
  • Identify the fundamentals of a dedicated observation unit and how it can provide efficient care, reduce readmissions and stave off unnecessary admissions

9:00am-10:00am    The Essential Role of Quality Improvement in Population Health

John Bernot, MD - Vice President, Quality Initiatives - National Quality Forum (NQF)
  • Illustrate how the National Quality Forum brings together leaders to address the nation’s most significant population health challenges
  • Recognize the role of quality measurement and quality improvement in making more effective, affordable care safer for communities and individuals
  • Discover evidence-based tools and recommendations used by multidisciplinary stakeholders to improve population health locally, regionally, and nationally

10:00am-10:15am    Networking Break

10:15am-11:15am    Accelerating High Reliability
Jay D. Bhatt, DO, MPH, MA, FACP - Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer - American Hospital Association and President - Health Research & Educational Trust
  • Demonstrate enabling factors for high reliability
  • Illustrate opportunities for innovation in the work of high reliability

11:15am-12:15pm    Cybersecurity and Identity Management

Thompson H. Boyd III, MD, CHCQM, CPHIMS, FABQAURP - Medical Director of Informatics/Physician Liaison - Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia
  • Demonstrate the need for a “healthy” security posture to care for patients
  • Identify why a significant investment needs to be made by the provider organization
  • Illustrate how to leverage regional and national policy measures and communication venues to mitigate risk

12:15pm-1:15pm    Networking Lunch (Buffet Lunch Provided)

1:15pm-2:15pm    Journey into the Current State of MACRA
Christopher J. Laney, JD, CHCQM - Assistant General Counsel - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Review and clarify MACRA requirements to enhance your performance
  • Analyze the current results of MACRA’s implementation
  • Identify upcoming changes to MACRA

2:15pm-3:15pm    Removing Barriers in Order to Achieve your Population Health Management Goals

Tabassum Salam, MD, FACP, CHCQM - Senior Physician Advisor, Population Health - Christiana Care Health System and 2017 ABQAURP CHCQM Diplomate Achievement Award Winner
  • Demonstrate practical tips for risk stratification of populations of patients
  • Examine the insight into changing culture among patients and providers
  • Discuss the potential of information technology in population health

3:15pm-3:30pm    Networking Break

3:30pm-4:30pm    Striking a Balance in Transition of Care Programs
Cheri Lattimer, RN, BSN - Executive Director - National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC)
  • Identify overlaps and gaps in transition of care programs
  • Apply strategies to address gaps to avoid duplicative efforts and multiple hand-offs
  • Analyze support of individuals with long-term service and support needs

4:30pm-5:30pm    Behavioral Health, Healthcare Provider Burnout, and the Opioid Crisis

Edward A. "Ted" Peck, III, PhD, ABPP-CN - Clinical Neuropsychologist - Neuropsychological Services of Virginia and Affiliate Research Professor of Psychology - Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Recognize various physical, behavioral, and mental health risk indicators for healthcare provider burnout
  • Identify the key historical basis of the opioid crisis and how this epidemic is a microcosm of our current national health care crisis
  • Demonstrate how healthcare providers can prevent or limit burnout situations within our healthcare system amid the opioid crises

5:30pm    Closing Remarks and Adjournment

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