Tuesday, Oct. 25
-5:00-7:00 pm Registration Open
-5:30-7:00 pm Networking Reception
Wednesday, Oct. 26
-7:00 am Registration Open
-7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
-8:00-9:00 am Keynote Presentation – Health Policy Outlook: What’s at Stake? – Ashley Thompson, Senior Vice President, Public Policy Analysis, American Hospital Association
With a new president set to assume office and continued divisions among federal legislators on how to address future health policy, 2017 shapes up as a pivotal year of change for hospitals and health systems. We’ll sort out what’s at stake, and how various election scenarios may impact healthcare providers’ efforts of reaching the triple aim.
-9:10-10:10am – How to Develop a Culture of Innovation
As health systems continue to develop, refine and spread new models of care delivery, innovation is critical to improving outcomes and reducing costs. This expert panel will examine how hospitals can become innovators and the technology and process improvements needed to drive better performance.
-10:30-11:30 am - Value-based Payment Critical Success Factors
Our panelists will explore critical issues in leveraging data, best ways to track value— not just quality — and critical success factors for hospitals increasing their participation in value- and risk-based payment programs.
-11:40- 12:40 pm - Managing Population Health in the Consumerism Era
What will determine the winners and losers in 2017 and beyond as the delivery system landscape evolves? Our panel will examine these issues and what consumers will expect going forward as they assume greater responsibility for their health and out-of-pocket costs for care.
-12:45-1:45 pm Lunch
-1:45-2:45 pm - Improving Outcomes: Measuring Up to the Metrics
This panel will explore “must-do” strategies for hospitals and health systems as well as second curve metrics to measure success of the implemented strategies. The experts will also examine core organizational competencies that should be mastered and discuss efforts to align various metrics among CMS and private payers.
-2:45-3:00 pm – Event Recap