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30-plus Speakers Slated for HMA Conference on Integrated Care Delivery

HMA’s inaugural conference “The Future of Publicly Sponsored Healthcare: Building Integrated Delivery Systems for Vulnerable Populations” is slated for October 10-12 in Chicago. This premier event, presented by HMA and HMA’s Accountable Care Institute, will address key issues facing health systems, hospitals, clinics and provider practices seeking to integrate care in an environment of rising quality and cost expectations. More than 30 speakers have been confirmed to date. Early Bird registration is now open. Click here for complete conference details.

The Future of Care Delivery

Healthcare providers are being inundated with new quality and cost requirements along with rising expectations about what it means to care for patients effectively.

What began as a conceptual framework established by the Affordable Care Act has now evolved into a very specific set of directives and expectations aimed at transforming the nation’s healthcare delivery system.

This new framework is rooted in the understanding that a patient’s health and wellness needs are best served when care is integrated across the spectrum of services and that linkages are needed among medical providers and other programs when addressing care for medically and socially vulnerable patients, populations and communities.

HMA’s October conference will identify best practices, resources, tools and approaches to help providers deliver integrated care effectively within single systems and through collaboration among multiple providers and community-based services. Click here to view the agenda.

Unparalleled Lineup of 30-plus Industry Speakers

Keynote speakers and panelists from provider organizations, health plans, and government will identify proven strategies for implementing accountable care models, developing population health management infrastructures, and reengineering operational capabilities around care integration.

Breakout sessions and workshops will focus on the nuts and bolts of building integrated delivery systems, including important insights into care management, social determinants of health, behavioral health integration, leadership training, operational priorities, and information technology needs.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Frederick Cerise, MD, President and CEO, Parkland Health & Hospital System · Barbara Garcia, Director of Health, San Francisco Department of Public Health · Andrea Gelzer, MD, SVP, Corporate Chief Medical Officer, AmeriHealth Caritas · Arthur Gianelli, President of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai PPS, LLC · Bruce Goldberg, MD, former Director, Oregon Health Authority · Larry Goodman, MD, CEO, Rush University Medical Center · Cindy Mann, Partner, Manatt Health · Ramanathan (Ram) Raju, MD, President and CEO, NYC Health + Hospitals · John Jay Shannon, MD, CEO, Cook County Health & Hospitals System · Francisco (Paco) Trilla, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Confirmed Breakout Session Speakers

Wendy Burkholder, Chief Clinical Operating Officer, District Medical Group, Provider to Maricopa Health System · Dan Castillo, CEO, LAC + USC Medical Center · Pat Curran, Former CEO, CareOregon · Karen Duncan, MD, Principal, HMA (Atlanta) · Doug Elwell, Deputy CEO, Finance and Strategy, Cook County Health and Hospitals System · Lee Francis, MD, President and CEO, Erie Family Health Center · Hope Glassberg, VP, Strategic Initiatives & Policy, Hudson River HealthCare · Deborah Gracey, Principal, HMA (Chicago) · Clemens Hong, MD, Medical Director, Community Health Improvement, LA County Department of Health Services · David Horrocks, President, Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP) · Frances Isbell, CEO, Healthcare for the Homeless – Houston · Art Jones, MD., Principal, HMA (Chicago) · Cheryl Lulias, Executive Director, Medical Home Network (Chicago) · Dennis Mauer, Community Mental Health Director, Community University Health Care Center · Ross Owen, Director, Hennepin Health · Anthony Perry, MD, VP, Population Health and Ambulatory Services, Rush University Medical Center · Bonnie Pilon, Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor, Vanderbilt School of Nursing · Jim Sinkoff, EVP, CFO, Hudson River HealthCare · Rachel Solotaroff, MD, Chief Medical Director, Central City Concern (Portland) · Pat Terrell, Vice President, HMA; Executive Director, Accountable Care Institute · Sharon Youmans, Professor, Vice Dean, UCSF School of Pharmacy

Speakers will discuss their specific care integration initiatives. HMA has designed panels and breakout sessions to inspire discussion about real-world approaches to meeting new requirements and positively impacting the health of patients and populations.

The goals of these sessions are to help provider organizations improve the health status of entire patient populations, lower costs, and ensure a more satisfactory patient experience. Early Bird registration is now open. Group rates are available.

For additional information and to register for this landmark event, visit our website at or contact Carl Mercurio at (212) 575-5929 or [email protected].