Information Technology & Operations Value Visit

Event Date: 2/7/2018 - 2/9/2018

Event Overview

Hosted by: SelectHealth and Providence Health Plans

Join your Alliance peers February 7-9 for our 2018 IT & Operations Value Visit.  As health plans and their provider owners and partners continue an unprecedented pace of revolutionary changes across the enterprise, incredible demands are placed on the information technology infrastructure and operational framework.  This value visit is designed for leaders in these key areas, and explores challenges and breakthroughs in operationalizing change in today's healthcare industry. 
 

Who should attend

This meeting is only for Health Plan Alliance members or by invitation only.

  • CIOs and leaders in information technology
  • COOs and leaders in health plan operations

 

Top Ten Reasons to Attend

  1. Hear results from our 2017 CIO Survey: evaluation of trends in IT and an updated inventory of tools
  2. Network with and learn from other leaders in IT and health plan operations during built in discussion sessions
  3. Gain insights from multiple health plan case studies on market perspectives and the demands placed on IT and operations
  4. SelectHealth Plan case study: Their management operating system and continuous improvement methodology
  5. Providence Health Plan case study: Web service architecture and pushing data to the user front end
  6. Closed session for health plans only: Perspectives on critical platforms and vendor relationships
  7. Vendor panel: Emerging capabilities and priorities in today's claims systems
  8. Making the shift to the agile model and moving away from the traditional waterfall
  9. Master data management and data governance: P&P show and tell and committee structure and governance tools
  10. Cost optimization: Achieving efficiencies and operating well with a compressed budget
     

 

 

 

Thank you to our event sponsors


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Registration
ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
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2/7/2018 choose this option if you are an employee of an Alliance member health plan or provider affiliate MEMBER PASS
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2/7/2018 choose this option if you're not an Alliance member, but have been invited to attend this meeting GUEST PASS
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SPEAKER
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SPONSOR
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Agenda

Detailed agenda will be available soon; go to the Documents tab to download

AGENDA -- Last updated December 12, 2017. This is a draft agenda and will be updated as the speaking faculty is confirmed.

 

Wed, Feb 7

 

Industry trends’ impact on IT investment and development strategies

 

8:00 – 8:30am

Breakfast

 

8:30 – 9:00am

Welcome and Introductions

 

9:00 – 10:30am

The 2017 Alliance member CIO Survey: What’s next for CIOs across the country?

 

10:30 – 10:45am

Break

 

10:45 – 12:00pm

Alliance Member Health Plan closed session: Claims system discussion

 

12:00 – 1:00pm

Lunch

 

1:00 – 2:15pm

Panel discussion on the claims system evolution: How today’s technology is changing to meet tomorrow’s managed care challenges

 

2:15 – 2:30pm

Break

 

2:30 – 3:30pm

Western Health case study: Best practices in transitioning from waterfall to agile development

 

3:30 – 4:30pm

6:00pm

SelectHealth case study: Enterprise Architecture and aligning capabilities and processes

Reception

 

 

Thurs, Feb 8

 

Gaining efficiencies in data quality improvement, operations and automation

 

8:00 – 8:30am

Breakfast

 

8:30 – 10:00am

Panel discussion: Best practices and lessons learned in master data management and data governance

 

10:00 – 10:30am

Break

 

10:30am – 12:00pm

Health Alliance Plan case study: Achieving efficiencies and operating well with a compressed budget

 

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch

 

1:00 – 5:00pm

SelectHealth Health Plan Onsite Workshop: Operationalizing innovation

 

5:30pm

Dinner

 

 

 

 

Fri, Feb 9

Ensuring security for your members and disaster readiness for your Plan

 

8:00 – 8:30am

Breakfast

 

8:30 – 10:00am

Health First health plan case study: Cybersecurity for your team and your consumers

 

10:00 – 10:30am

Break

 

10:30 – 12:00pm

Cox Health Plans case study: What happens if a key leader gets “the death card”?

 

12:00 – 12:30pm

Wrap Up, Adjourn and Box Lunches

 

Venue

Salt Lake City, UTGrand America Hotel

555 South Main St
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801.258.6000
Reservations 800.304.8696
Website


The hotel room block expires on January 10, 2018
Our room rate is $229 plus taxes/fees. This rate may be available three days prior and three days after our meeting dates, depending on the hotel's availability. You should call the reservations department at 800.304.8696 and ask for the Health Plan Alliance (Vizient) room rate or book online. Should you call after the deadline, you will not be guaranteed to receive our group room rate or the hotel may be sold out. Please note that the group block could sell out before this date.


DRESS
Business casual attire is appropriate for the meeting.  Remember that the hotel meeting room temperatures vary, so we recommend that you layer clothing to be comfortable in case the room becomes either hot or cold.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION
Taxi from the Salt Lake City International airport is approximately $20. 
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Documents
Attendees

Below is a list of all delegates registered to date for this event

  • Susan Butts
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Information Officer at Cox HealthPlans
  • Ali Darugar
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Information Officer at Western Health Advantage
  • Barry Facile
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • IT Systems Manager at Avera Health Plans
  • Marcus Goetz
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Data Management Lead at Avera Health Plans
  • Jon Griffith
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • AVP of Service Excellence at SelectHealth
  • Glenn Hamburg
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Client Services Officer at Western Health Advantage
  • Travis Hansen
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • DBA at SelectHealth
  • Annette Marcath
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Chief Information Officer at Health Alliance Plan
  • Kimberly McDonald
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Coding Reviewer at SelectHealth
  • Kellie Opp
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Claims Manager at Avera Health Plans
  • Alexander Popowycz
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • CIO at Health First Health Plans
  • Jarrod Rourke
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Senior Manager, IT at HealthTeam Advantage
  • Debra Schiffman
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Assistant Vice President, Operations at Quartz Health Solutions
  • John Tippetts
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Director, Application Development at SelectHealth
  • Bob White
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • VP and Chief Operating Officer at SelectHealth
  • Sherri White
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • Vice President, Operations at CommunityCare
  • Sally Wichmann
  • ALLIANCE MEMBER HEALTH PLAN/PROVIDER AFFILIATE
  • SIU Coordinator at Presbyterian Health Plan
Speakers