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The 10th Annual American Health Care Congress

Faculty Interview


The trend towards consolidation in the health care sector is here to stay and it will take several years before tangible costs savings are realized. Dr. Peter Angood, CEO of the American College of Physician Executives says after investments are made to drive efficiencies, hospital systems are looking at another 3-5 years before they see a return on the money spent.
Peter B. Angood, MD Peter B. Angood, MD
Chief Executive Officer
American College of Physician Executives

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The 10th Annual American Health Care Congress (AHCC) is an intensive, two-day educational and networking forum designed for senior health care executives from hospitals, health systems, health plans, and medical groups. The 2013 Congress will convene thought leaders from diverse sectors to address meaningful change in our system - policy, business strategy, and care delivery transformation, with an agenda focused on four critical issues facing health care providers and payers - alignment, affordability, innovation, and implementation. It is a historic time in health care, and the 10th American Health Care Congress strives to equip delegates with the meaningful information, practical tools, and thought provoking discussions needed to navigate this rapid change.

Topics to be addressed:

  • Health Insurance Exchanges and the Affordability of Care
  • Catalysts of Change – ACOs, Network Design, and the Evolving Payer/Provider Relationship Dynamic
  • Effectively Managing Populations in Health
  • Making the Paradigm Shift – Leadership Models to Create Sustainable Change
  • Transforming the Business of Health Care – Positioning for a Changing Industry and Economic Environment
  • Practice Innovation – Redesigning Care Delivery for the New Physician Supply and Demand
  • Implementing the Connected Community – Leverage the EHR and HIE to Improve Performance and Transition Hospitals and Physicians to Value Based Care
  • Tax-Exempt Status for Non Profit Hospitals – Are You in Jeopardy of Noncompliance?
  • Disruptive Technologies Improving Care Delivery
Confirmed Speakers
Dora Barilla Dora Barilla, DrPH, MPH, CHES
Assistant Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
Associate Director, Institute for Health Policy and Leadership
Associate Director, Institute for Community Partnerships
Loma Linda University Health
Patricia Blaisdell Patricia Blaisdell
Vice President, Post-Acute Care Services
California Hospital Association
James T. Caillouette James T. Caillouette, MD
Chairman, Newport Orthopedic Institute
Founding Surgeon in Chief/Chief of Staff, Hoag Orthopedic Institute
John M. Clymer John M. Clymer
Executive Director
National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Loma Linda University School of Public Health
Member
U.S. Community Preventive Services Task Force
Molly Joel Coye Molly Joel Coye, MD, MPH
Chief Innovation Officer
UCLA Health System
Michael Cracovaner Michael Cracovaner
Chief Executive Officer
New Pueblo Medicine
Jeffrey J. Guterman Jeffrey J. Guterman, MD
Chief Research & Innovation Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, ACN;
Health Sciences Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Jeffrey Hay Jeffrey Hay, MD
Vice President, Care Continuum
Chief Medical Officer, Pioneer ACO
Sharp Healthcare
Dick Heller Dick Heller
Optimization: Leadership for Results
Michael Hunn Michael Hunn
Senior Vice President, Chief Executive, California Region
Providence Health & Services
Kenneth R. Jennings Kenneth R. Jennings, PhD
Head of Population Health Solutions
Accretive Health
Gina M. Kastel Gina M. Kastel
Partner
Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP
Maureen Kersmarki Maureen Kersmarki
Director of Community Benefit and Public Policy
Adventist Health System
Michael Knecht Michael Knecht
Chief Experience Officer
Loma Linda University Medical Center—Murrieta
Ingrid Lindberg Ingrid Lindberg
Chief Customer Experience Officer
Prime Therapeutics
Josh Luke Josh Luke, PhD, FACHE
Vice President, Post Acute Services
Torrance Memorial Health System
John E. Mattison John E. Mattison, M.D.
Chief Medical Information Officer
Assistant Medical Director
Kaiser Permanente
Kristen Miranda Kristen Miranda
Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation
Blue Shield of California
Mark Morgan Mark Morgan
President
Anthem Blue Cross
Kavita Patel Kavita Patel, MD, MS
Fellow, Economic Studies Program
Managing Director, Clinical Transformation and Delivery
Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution
James “Butch” Rosser, Jr James “Butch” Rosser, Jr, MD, FACS
Telemedicine Pioneer
General Surgeon, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeons
Special Consultant to the Nicholson Center for Surgical Advancement
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Past President, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Charles E. Saunders Charles E. Saunders, MD
CEO, Healthagen
Aetna Inc
Jordan Shlain Jordan Shlain, MD
Health Advisor, The Aspen Institute
Board Member, Hope Street Group
Founder and Chief Thinker, HealthLoop
Commissioner, San Francisco Health Service System
Alric V. Simmonds Jr. Alric V. Simmonds Jr., MD FACS
Medical Director, Sherman Outpatient Surgery Center
The Center for Specialized Surgery at Florida Hospital
Chairman, Florida Hospital System Operating Room Governance Committee
Assistant Professor of Surgery
UCF College of Medicine & FSU College of Medicine
Richard Swafford Richard Swafford, PhD
Executive Director
Inland Empire Health Information Exchange (IEHIE)
Kenneth P. Yale Kenneth P. Yale, DDS, JD
Vice President of Clinical Solutions
ActiveHealth Management
Glenna Yaroch Glenna Yaroch, MBA, PT
Owner/President
Home Instead Inc
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