The 2014 Spring Managed Care Forum, held April 24-25 in Orlando, FL, will feature sessions and discussions on today's most important topics in healthcare. The Forum includes members and executives from the American Association of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems (AAIHDS), the American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN), and the National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP). Check back here for continuing conference coverage, or you can sign up
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Integrating Physicians During the Healthcare Reform
Neil M. Pressman, FACHE, president, Presscott Associates, discussed a variety of business models for healthcare network management in his presentation at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians' Spring Managed Care Forum 2014 in Orlando.
Risk Stratification in Practice
Takaji Kittaka Jr, MD, has coordinated the integration of 3 hospitals, 2800 employees, and disparate physicians, while helping to create nurse navigator positions and population managers. Uniting all of these specialties in the common goal of achieving greater alignment was the topic of Dr Kittaka's presentation at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians' Spring Managed Care Forum 2014 in Orlando.
Is Your Organization Ready for Value-Based Payment?
In the opening presentation of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians' Spring Managed Care Forum 2014 in Orlando, entitled Are You Ready for Value-Based Payment, Christopher Kalkhof, FACHE, and Amol Navathe, MD, discussed their work assisting healthcare organizations to optimally strive for sustainable business models that will prevent margin erosion during a time when the population of healthcare consumers is increasingly aging and using more resources associated with chronic disease and end-of-life treatments.
Innovations in ACO Risk and Revenue Sharing
Healthcare reform has led to a resurgence of interest in various types of population-based management tools, according to David Axene, FSA, FCA, CERA, MAAA, in his presentation Innovations in ACO Partner Risk/Revenue Sharing at the National Association of Managed Care Physicians' Spring Managed Care Forum 2014 in Orlando.
Introducing Multiple Biomarkers for Personalized Rheumatoid Arthritis Medicine
On the final day of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians' Spring Managed Care Forum 2014 in Orlando, Jeffrey Curtis, MD, director, Arthritis Clinical Intervention Program at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, gave a clinical presentation of studies that focused on using multiple biomarkers to assess treatments of rheumatoid arthritis.
Changing Your Business Model to Achieve Population Health
Healthcare is an industry in massive transition, and Kimberly White, MBA, Numeroff and Associates, based in St Louis, Missouri, is working front and center on helping administrators and physicians to change their business models to promote survival in an unforgiving business market.