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The World Congress 2nd Annual Summit on Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Medical Homes

Faculty Interviews

Chet Burrell Chet Burrell
President and Chief Executive Officer
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Rodger Kessler, PhD John F. Talbot, PhD
Executive Vice President, Senior Associate
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CEO Chet Burrell shares strategies on how CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield has built up one of the largest patient centered medical homes. Co-Chair and moderator Dr. John Talbot believes this year's summit will address the growing challenges of managing the widening gap between what different patients need and how to pay for it.
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Rodger Kessler, PhD Rodger Kessler, PhD
Director of Primary Care Behavioral Health
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Rodger Kessler, PhD Charles S. Ingoglia, MSW
Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Practice Improvement
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
Why mental health services are identified as the most difficult subspecialty for primary care physicians to access and who needs to attend his upcoming presentations to help implement change. According to recent statistics, the current structure of the U.S. mental health system makes it difficult to effectively treat the millions of people with psychological problems. Chuck Ingoglia from the National Council says addressing the gaps provide both challenges and opportunities.
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The World Congress 2nd Annual Summit on Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Medical Homes

The Summit convenes payers, providers, and policy makers to share best practices that advance the integration of behavioral and physical health care and specifically addresses: operational barriers to care coordination, evolving reimbursement and payment models, financial concerns, technology issues, and outcomes data. Case studies on integrated mental health programs will detail steps to take for design, implementation, and evaluation from thought leaders.

2013 Highlights include:

  • Integration Case Studies from Oregon Health Authority, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, and others
  • Roundtable Discussions including "Securing a Seat at the ACO Table"
  • Payer Keynotes from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Amerigroup Tennessee
  • Focused discussion and problem-solving around critical business concerns including:
    • ROI and financial considerations for integration¬†
    • outcomes and quality measurements
    • impact of health policy initiatives (parity, dual eligible coordination, etc.)
    • approaches to resolving workforce issues and cultural barriers

2013 Confirmed Speakers include:

Lyndra J. Bills Lyndra J. Bills, MD
Regional Medical Director
Community Care Behavioral Health
Chet Burrell Chet Burrell
President and Chief Executive Officer
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
Carol Duncan Clayton Carol Duncan Clayton, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Care Management Technologies
Photo Not Available Robert Ferguson
Program Manager
Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Gerdien Franx Gerdien Franx, PhD
Dutch Harkness Fellow in Health Care Policy and Practice, The Commonwealth Fund;
Manager, Health Care Innovation, Trimbos Institute/Netherlands National Institute for Mental Health and Addiction
Kristie Golden Kristie Golden, PhD
Vice President, Ambulatory and Community Services
South Oaks Hospital
William Henricks William Henricks, MBA, PhD
Chief Operations Officer
Rogers Partners in Behavioral Health
Charles S. Ingoglia Charles S. Ingoglia, MSW
Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Practice Improvement
National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare
Rodger Kessler Rodger Kessler, PhD
Director of Primary Care Behavioral Health
Fletcher Allen Health Care
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and the Center of Translational Science, College of Medicine
Fellow, James Jeffords Center for Health Care Policy University of Vermont
Director
Collaborative Care Research Network
Michael Lancaster Michael Lancaster, MD
Behavioral Health Services
North Carolina Community Care Network, Inc
Jerry Lowell Jerry Lowell, LCSW
Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health and Community Services
Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center
Ronald R. O'Donnell Ronald R. O'Donnell, Ph.D.
Director, Behavioral Health,
Nicholas A. Cummings Behavioral Health Program
Doctor of Behavioral Health
Arizona State University
Jeanene Smith Jeanene Smith, MD, MPH
Administrator, Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research
Oregon Health Authority
John F. Talbot John F. Talbot, PhD
Executive Vice President, Senior Associate,
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Mark Valenti Mark Valenti
Project Manager and QI Specialist
Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative
William Wood William Wood, M.D., PhD, FAPA
Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health
Amerigroup Tennessee
Florina Yuger Florina Yuger, PhD
Clinical Psychologist and Training Director, Psychological Services
Sutter Center for Psychiatry

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