Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
WEBCAST ON CD OR ON-DEMAND
Sponsored by: HealthLeaders magazine
Presented on Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Build Strong ACO Physician-Hospital Alignment
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an imperative. Integration will be the key to success in the accountable care era, whether your organization develops an official ACO or not. To be successful, hospitals and health systems must develop strong relationships with employed and affiliated physicians.
Join HealthLeaders Media for this 90-minute Webcast, including Q&A, to get alignment strategies to thrive in an increasingly integrated industry.
With this webcast, you will gain insight and tactics to:
- Build a physician executive leadership role that improves clinical outcomes and lowers medical costs
- Evaluate alignment strategies for independent and employed physicians
- Identify unique growth opportunities and recruitment approaches with physicians
- Develop an ACO blueprint that fits your facility
- Deploy strategies to improve clinical integration between physicians and health systems
PROGRAM AGENDA:Physician-hospital partnerships in the accountable care era
- ACO regs as proposed by CMS
- What is required
- Ramifications of waiting until 2015
- Description of the accountable care alliance
Emerging physician-hospital alignment models
- Employment solutions—pros/cons
- Integration—not employment
- PHO example
- Medical homes
- Drawback/benefit of giving physicians more of a leadership role
- Physician leadership structures that work
- Importance of education
- Information technology
- Population health management
- Standardization of order sets/care maps
- Cost of infrastructure
- Estimates—$2 million
- Who pays?
- Where to start
- Physician recruitment
- Physician incentives—Specialists vs. Primary care
James Canedy, MD, FACHE, Orthopedic Surgeon, The Nebraska Medical Center; Board Member, Accountable Care Alliance; and President, SimplyWell
Canedy is established as one of the leaders in the personal wellness and health management arena. Part of his philosophy centers around using real metrics to measure the effectiveness of wellness initiatives and to use those measures as a basis of evidence that costs are reduced and health and wellness are increased. Canedy is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons and a diplomat of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also sits on the board of The Nebraska Medical Center, is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, president/executive director of Private Practice Associates, LLC, board chair of Clarkson College, and clinical service chief of orthopedics at The Nebraska Medical Center.
Max Reiboldt, CPA, President and Chief Executive Officer of Coker Group
Reiboldt oversees Coker’s services and the general operations of the firm, and he engages in consulting projects nationwide. His expertise covers employee and physician employment and compensation, physician-hospital affiliation initiatives, business and strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, practice operational assessments, ancillary services development, PHO/IPA/MSO development, practice appraisals, and negotiations for acquisitions and sales. Reiboldt also performs financial analyses for healthcare entities as well as buy/sale agreements and planning arrangements for medical practices.
Who should listen?
CEOs, presidents, CFOs, COOs, CNOs, chief medical officers, administrators, VPs of nursing, physician relations directors, quality directors, physician executives
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