Accountable Care Organization Summit
Accountable Care Organization Summit
Accountable Care Organization Summit
Accountable Care Organization Summit
Accountable Care Organization Summit
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Accountable Care Organization Summit


June 17 - 19, 2015

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

In your own office or home live via the Internet with 24/7 access for six months


John Bertko, FSA, MAAA
Chief Actuary, Covered California; Former Director, Office of Special Initiatives and Pricing, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Sacramento, CA

Carmella Bocchino
Executive Vice President, Clinical Affairs, America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Washington, DC

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc
Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, Chief Medical Officer, Director, CMMI and Director, Office of Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS, DHHS, Baltimore, MD

Delos M. "Toby" Cosgrove, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Andrew Dreyfus
President and Chief Executive Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Robert S. Galvin, MD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, Equity Healthcare, Operating Partner, Blackstone, Chair, Catalyst for Payment Reform, New York, NY

Michael Leavitt
Founder and Chairman, Leavitt Partners, Former Governor of Utah, Former Secretary, US Department of Health and Human Services, Salt Lake City, UT

Thomas Malone, MD, MBA
President and Chief Executive Officer, Summa Health System, Akron, OH

Richard Merkin, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Medical Systems, Del Rey, CA

Robert C. Sehring
Chief Executive Officer - Central Region, OSF Healthcare System, Peoria, IL

Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH
Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, Dean Emeritus, School of Public Health, Professor of Organization Behavior, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, PhD
President and Chief Executive Officer, Geisinger Health System, Former Dean, Division of Biological Sciences Division, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Danville, PA


Larry Atkins, PhD
Executive Director, Long-Term Quality Alliance (LTQA), Former President, National Academy of Social Insurance, Washington, DC

Judy Hibbard, DrPh
Lead PAM Inventor, Insignia Health Board of Advisors, Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research and Innovation and Professor Emerita, University of Oregon, Portland, OR

Norman B. Kahn Jr., MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Council of Medical Specialty Societies, Former Vice President, Science and Education, American Academy of Family Physicians, Chicago, IL

S. Lawrence Kocot, JD, LLM, MPA
Visiting Fellow, Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution, Principal and National Leader, Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight, KPMG, Former Senior Advisor to the Administrator, CMS, Washington, DC

William E. Kramer, MBA
Executive Director for National Health Policy, Pacific Business Group on Health, San Francisco, CA

Terry McGeeney, MD, MBA, FAAFP
President, Care Accountability, Inc., Visiting Scholar, The Brookings Institute, Kansas City, MO

Farzad Mostashari, MD
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Aledade, Inc., Former Visiting Fellow, Center for Health Policy, Brookings Institution, Former Nat'l HIT Coordinator, US DHHS, Washington, DC

David B. Muhlestein, PhD, JD
Senior Director of Research and Development, Leavitt Partners, LLC, Salt Lake City, UT

Marci Nielsen, PhD, MPH
Chief Executive Officer, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, Former Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs and Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Thomas Valuck, MD, JD
Partner, Discern Health, Former Senior Vice President for Strategic Partnerships, National Quality Forum, Former Senior Advisor and Medical Officer, CMS, Baltimore, MD

Greger J. Vigen, MBA, FSA, MAAA
Independent Consulting Actuary, Co-Author, Measurement of Healthcare Quality and Efficiency: Resources for Healthcare, Professionals and Opportunities During Transformation: Moving To Health Care 2.0, Los Angeles, CA


D. Clay Ackerly, MD, MSc
Chief Clinical Officer, naviHealth, Inc., Former Associate Medical Director, Population Health and Continuing Care, Partners HealthCare, Boston, MA

Robert F. Atlas, MBA
President, EBG Advisors, Inc., Medicaid Consultant, North Carolina DHHS, Washington, DC

Thomas H. Auer, MD, MHA
Chief Executive Officer, Bon Secours Medical Group, Richmond, VA

Peter Basch, MD
Medical Director, Ambulatory EHR and Health IT Policy, MedStar Health, Visiting Scholar in Health IT Policy, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Steven J. Bernstein, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Research Scientist, Department of Health Management and Policy, Director of Quality, University of Michigan Medical Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Kim Brandt, JD
Chief Oversight Counsel, U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Majority Staff, Washington, DC

Julie Brill, JD
Commissioner, FTC, Former Senior Deputy AG, North Carolina Department of Justice, Former Assistant AG for Consumer Protection and Antitrust, Vermont, Washington, DC

Marni Bussell, PMP
State Innovation Model (SIM) Project Director, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise, Iowa Department of Human Services, Des Moines, IA

Angela Carmichael, MBA, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P
AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer, Health Information Management, Director, J.A. Thomas & Associates/Nuance Communications, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Stephen Cha, MD
Acting Director, State Innovations Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation; Chief Medical Officer, Center on Medicaid and CHIP Services, Baltimore, MD

Michael E. Chernew, PhD
Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, Director of the Healthcare Markets and Regulation (HMR) Lab, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Jamie Colbert, MD
Consultant, ACO Learning Network, The Brookings Institution, Hospitalist, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Jon Darer, MD, MPH
Chief Innovation Officer, Division of Clinical Innovation, Clinical Director, Clinical Decision Intelligence System, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA

Derek DeLia, PhD
Associate Research Professor, Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Daniel Durand, MD
Director of Accountable Care, Johns Hopkins HealthCare LLC., Former Vice President, Specialty Health, Strategy and Health Plan, Evolent Health, Washington, DC

D. Keith Fernandez, MD
President & Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hermann Physician Network; Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hermann ACO, Houston, TX

John Friend, JD
Founding and Managing Member, Value Stream Partners, LLC, Former CEO/Executive Director, Arizona Connected Care, LLC, Tucson, AZ

Joseph Gifford, MD
Chief Executive, Accountable Care, Providence-Swedish Heath Alliance, Seattle, WA

Dana Gilbert
Chief Operating Officer, Advocate Physician Partners, Chicago, IL

William A. Hensel, MD
Member, Triad HealthCare Network Operating Committee; Director, Cone Health Family, Medicine Residency Program; Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Greensboro, NC

Michael G. Hunt, DO, FACOP, FAAP, MMI
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Information Officer, St. Vincent's Health Partners, Inc., Bridgeport, CT

Robert Ihrie
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Lowe's Corporation, Mooresville, NC

Simone Karp, RPh
Executive Vice President, Business Development,, Inc., Homestead, PA

Kevin Larsen, MD, FACP
Medical Director, Meaningful Use, Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, Washington, DC

Robert F. Leibenluft, Esq.
Partner, Hogan Lovells, Former Assistant Director, Health Care, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC

Danielle A. Lloyd, MPH
Vice President, Policy & Advocacy, Deputy Director DC Office, Premier healthcare alliance, Washington, DC

Cheryl Lulias, MPA
President and Executive Director, Medical Home Network, President and CEO, MHN ACO, LLC, Chicago, IL

Karson Mahler, JD
Policy Analyst, Office of Policy, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Washington, DC

Kristen Miranda
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Blue Shield of California; Former Director, Provider/Plan Interface, WellPoint, Inc., Sacramento, CA

David Morales
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Steward Health Care, Lynn, MA

Doug Pace
Executive Director, Advancing Excellence in Long Term Care Collaborative, Former Executive Director, Long-Term Quality Alliance, Washington, DC

Jose F. Peña, MD
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Director, Rio Grande Valley ACO Health Providers, Donna, TX

Terri L. Postma, MD, CHCQM
Medical Officer, Performance-Based Payment Policy Group, Center for Medicare, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Baltimore, MD

Vanessa Pratomo, MD, MPH
Medical Director of ACO Quality Improvement and Chronic Care Management, The Care Management Company of Montefiore Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Joel J. Reich, MD, MMM
Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Hartford, CT

Christine S. Ritchie, MD, MSPH
Professor of Medicine, Harris Fishbon Distinguished Professor in Clinical Translational Research and Aging, Division of Geriatrics, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Peter Robinson
Principal, ReSource Intermediaries, Integro

Vicki Robinson, Esq.
Senior Counselor for Policy, Office of the Inspector General (OIG), United States Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC

Iyah Romm
Policy Director for System Performance and Strategic Investment, Massachusetts Health Policy Commission, Former Director of Policy, Health Planning and Strategic Development, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Somerville, MA

Douglas C. Ross, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Former Attorney, Antitrust Division, United States Department of Justice, Seattle, WA

Matt Salo
Executive Director, National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD), Washington, DC

Stacy Sanders, MSW
Federal Policy Director, Medicare Rights Center, Washington, DC

Lewis G. Sandy, MD, FACP
Senior Vice President, Clinical Advancement, UnitedHealth Group, Senior Fellow, School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota, Minnetonka, MN

H. Scott Sarran, MD, MM
Divisional Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Government Programs, Health Care Service Corporation, Former Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Charles E. Saunders, MD
Chief Executive Officer, Healthagen, an Aetna company, Former Executive in Residence, Warburg Pincus, Former Chief Medical Officer, Healtheon/WebMD, San Francisco, CA

Mark Savage, JD
Director of Health Information Technology Policy and Programs, National Partnership for Women & Families, Former Senior Attorney, Consumers Union, Washington, DC

Christina Severin, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization, Former President, Network Health, a Tufts Health Plan subsidiary, Boston, MA

Dermot Shorten, MA
Vice President, Strategy and Ventures, Quest Diagnostics, Former Vice President, Operations Practice, Booz and Company, Madison, NJ

Eliza (Pippa) Shulman DO, MPH
Senior Chief Innovation Engineer, Atrius Health, Boston, MA

Janice Singer, MA, MPH
Vice President, Programs and Operation, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners, Former Director of Managed Care Programs, Massachusetts Medicaid Program, Watertown, MA

Gregory Spencer, MD, FACP
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Medical Information Officer, Crystal Run Healthcare, Middletown, NY

Michael Taggart, FSA
Actuary, Standard & Poors Indices, President, Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc., Houston, TX

Kelly Taylor, RN, MSN, CCM
ACO Director of Quality & Care Management, Mercy ACO, Des Moines, IA

Mary F. Temm, DSc, MHSA
President, Temm & Associates, Inc., Phoenix, AZ

Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD
Director of the Network Pharmacist Program and Pharmacy Projects, Community Care of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Patrick Twomey, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Essentia Health, Duluth, MN

Robert M. Wah, MD
Immediate Past President, American Medical Association, Global Chief Medical Officer, Computer Sciences Corporation, Former First Deputy National Coordinator, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS, McLean, VA

Ron Walters, MD, MBA, MS
Associate Vice President of Clinical Operations and Informatics, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Non-Tenured, Department of Breast Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, Medical Director, Managed Care Programs, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

W. Douglas Weaver, MD
VP and System Medical Director, Heart and Vascular Services, Henry Ford Health System; Past President, American College of Cardiology, Detroit, MI

Marcus Zachary, DO
Vice President/Senior Medical Director of Population Health and Quality, Brown and Toland Medical Group, Former Lead Physician Informaticist/EHR Physician Champion, Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA


Mark McClellan, MD, PhD
Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Director, Initiatives on Value and Innovation in Health Care, The Brookings Institution, Former CMS Administrator and FDA Commissioner, Washington, DC

Elliott S. Fisher, MD, MPH
Director, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, John E Wennberg Distinguished Professor of Health Policy, Medicine and Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Co-Director, Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care, Lebanon, NH



  • Legal and Operational Issues in ACO Development
  • US Department of Health and Human Services Perspective on Payment Reform
  • Aligning Goals on Payment Reform
  • Future Directions for Transforming Health Care Delivery through ACOs
  • ACO Next Steps: Proposed Rule and Beyond
  • Track 1: Quality Improvement and Measurement
  • Track 2: Commercial ACO Innovation and Growth
  • Track 3: Variation and Financial Performance Metrics
  • Track 4: Employer-Led Accountable Care Innovations
  • Track 5: State Innovations in Accountable Care
  • Track 6: Strategies for Managing Vulnerable Populations
  • Track 7: Data Management/Health IT Issues
  • Track 8: Opportunities to Maximize the Value of Supply Chain Innovation
  • Track 9: Specialty Care Challenges and Approaches
  • Track 10: Advancing Primary Care and Delivery Design
  • Track 11: Clinical Leadership and Engagement
  • Track 12: Patient Engagement

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June 17 - 19, 2015

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Washington, DC

In your own office or home live via the Internet
with 24/7 access for six months

Overview | Agenda | Promotional Opportunities | Continuing Education | Conference Exhibitors
Administration | Speaking Proposals | Webcast Log In | Contact Us | Past Summits | Home

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