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Live from Memphis: Clinical Integration, ACO, & Physician Employment

Posted by Matthew Smith on Apr 30, 2013 10:42:00 AM

Clinical Integration, ACO, MemphisHealth Directions is proud to present three sessions at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's (HFMA) Spring Seminar, May 7-9, 2013, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Senior executives from Health Directions will share their insights on Clinical Integration, ACO Strategy, and Employed Physician Strategy.

Learn practical strategies, metrics, and action items to improve performance. HFMA's Seminars are offered in two tracks: Healthcare Finance Foundationsand Creating Value.

Healthcare Finance Foundations: Master the essentials. Geared to those new to the healthcare finance field or those who need an overview of major industry topics.

Creating Value: Deliver higher quality at lower cost by learning to promote collaboration and accountability, transform data into business intelligence, improve care delivery and cost effectiveness, and manage risk.

All seminars take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. each day. Fees include a workbook for each seminar you attend, a continental breakfast, lunch, and break refreshments. 

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Building the Financial Infrastructure to Deliver Value-Driven Accountable Care

Memphis, TN - May 7

SUMMARY

This seminar identifies the drivers of change in health care and dynamics that support delivering coordinated and efficient care through a formal accountable care organization (ACO) or outside that structure. This seminar provides strategies for constructing a team to support healthcare reform, e-health strategies (including EHR and HIE components), key performance indicators, clinical quality measures, and physician and staff performance, along with improving your managed care contracts.

AFTER THIS SEMINAR, YOU'LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the changing dynamics of health care that drive organizational commitment and clinical integration designed to deliver coordinated and efficient care.
  • Examine health information technology drivers requiring financial investment and describe how efficient deployment of an EHR can minimize reductions in cash flow.
  • Create an action plan that identifies stakeholders and their challenges, evaluates skills and technology gaps, and builds an ACO work plan.

PREREQUISITES

Basic concepts related to managed care contracting, financial management, and physician practice

TOOLS AND TAKEAWAYS

Sample medical practice metric reports that can be adapted to track and manage accountable care initiatives within an organization

FACULTY

Daniel J. MarinoPresident/CEO, Health Directions LLC

Continuing education: 7 CPE credits

Level: Intermediate

Seminar PDF

Register

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Transitioning Physicians from Independent to Employed: Maximizing Financial Performance

Memphis, TN - May 8

SUMMARY

With physician employment as a strong trend, there are distinct challenges to address as physicians transition from independence to employed medical groups. This seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the key requirements, processes, and opportunities for successfully onboarding and maximizing the performance of employed physicians.

AFTER THIS SEMINAR, YOU'LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the basic framework and key drivers that maximize the financial performance of employed physicians.
  • Track the financial performance of an employed physician practice using key metrics and dashboard reports.
  • Create physician onboarding tools that communicate financial policies, create opportunities for revenue improvement, and introduce the organizational culture to motivate quality care.

PREREQUISITES

Understanding of general concepts related to physician employment

TOOLS AND TAKEAWAYS

  • Physician scorecard/dashboard
  • Sample onboarding checklist

FACULTY

Lucy Zielinski, Vice President, Health Directions LLC

Cara Campos, Managing Associate, Health Directions, LLC

Continuing education: 7 CPE credits

Level: Intermediate

Seminar PDF

Register

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Launching a Clinical Integration Program

Memphis, TN - May 8

SUMMARY

This seminar provides practical guidance for healthcare provider organizations to launch clinical integration, accountable care, and other innovative forms of care delivery and payment models. Areas covered include governance, payer contracting strategies, engaging with physicians, and developing program infrastructure. Attendees will learn how to apply lessons from the nation's largest clinical integration and accountable care programs.

PREREQUISITES

Knowledge of basic concepts related to physician/clinical integration, accountable care, managed care contracting, and/or physician practice management. Recommended: HFMA seminar "Building the Financial Infrastructure to Deliver Value-Driven Accountable Care"

AT THE END OF THIS SEMINAR, YOU'LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Identify the compelling strategic reasons to pursue clinical integration, accountable care, and other value-based forms of contracting and care delivery models.
  • Establish effective governance structures, identify benchmarks, and share best practices with other provider organizations.
  • Create strategies for recruiting physicians to participate.

TOOLS AND TAKEAWAYS

Essentials of contracting for clinical integration; tools for creating a "starter set" of measures; list of how and when to select supporting information technologies

FACULTY

Marty Manning, Executive Vice President, Health Directions LLC

Continuing Education: 7 CPE credits

Level: Intermediate

Seminar PDF

Register

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Topics: Accountable Care, ACO, Clinical Integration, Population Health, Employed Physicians, HFMA, Memphis

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