Risk and Reward

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Topics: Health Systems, Strategy, Accountable Care, Market Trends, ACO, Health Policy, Outpatient Shift, Payer and Regulatory Policy, Strategy Development, Planning, Strategy Implementation, Margin Performance, Finance, Payer and Regulatory Policy, Revenue Cycle, Clinical Integration, Hospital-Physician Alignment, Physician Issues

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Dates and Locations

    Meeting Agenda

    Day one 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (local time)

    The New Performance Baseline

    Thriving in the Affordability Economy

    Moving Past Uncertainty to Conviction on Value-Based Care Strategy

    • The next chapter: How will the November elections impact our short- and long-term prospects?
    • The pace of change: Can we move fast enough to capture economic returns from the shift to value-based contracting?
    • Networks in transition: How will consolidation across the care continuum and the advent of insurance exchanges affect the way we go to market?
    • The return to risk: What risk-based contracts will purchasers seek, and how do we decide what kinds of risk we can manage?

    The Sustainable Acute Care Enterprise

    Radically Restructuring Costs and Operations to Break Even on Medicare

    • The right footprint: What kind of scale, services, and care sites will we need to sustain the hospital of the future?
    • Radical cost restructuring: How do we leverage human capital and technology to operate on dramatically streamlined budgets?
    • Accelerating clinical integration: How do we pivot from physician alignment to capture real gains from care transformation and standardization?
    • Capturing essential growth: How much procedural volume growth will we need to fund future reinvestment in the acute care enterprise?
    • Choosing the right partners: What relationships do we need to cultivate with other providers and technology innovators to ensure the right outcomes?
    Day two 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (local time)

    Launching the Care Transformation Center

    The Population Health Manager’s Playbook for Avoidable Costs

    Identifying and Prioritizing Opportunities to Ensure Sustainable Health System Economics

    • The analytics advantage: Quantifying the total avoidable cost opportunity for different populations
    • The discipline of focus: Identifying the most promising patient segments and utilization types for strategic interventions
    • From big data to big outcomes: Designing and resourcing the interventions that move the dial most effectively for your patients

    The Future of Care Management

    Strategic Investments and Partnerships for Managing the Total Cost of Care

    • Building a best-in-class care management function: What are the critical steps and workflows in managing population health?
    • Optimal organizational design: How do we configure the platform, including centralizing or decentralizing staff and services?
    • Choosing the right partners: What relationships do we need to cultivate with other providers and technology innovators to ensure the right outcomes?
    • Register for Care Transformation Center breakout sessions

      Immediately following the day two presentations in select cities, the Care Transformation Center will be hosting optional breakout sessions for attendees wishing to participate in a dynamic "community" of executives and managers responsible for the transformation toward integrated, accountable care.  Learn more.

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