Susan Hawkins, SVP, Population Health, Henry Ford Health System, recaps the history of the shift from volume-based to value-based care and shares Henry Ford Health System and Health Alliance Plan's (HAP) approach to population health management and their critical success factors for delivering high-value care.
State of Reform
Dr. Paul Sherman, Chief Medical Officer, Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW), discusses CHPW’s vision for whole-person, community-based care, and provides an update on their work with Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
VIDEO: Leanne Berge, CEO, Community Health Plan of Washington at the 2020 Washington State of Reform Conference
State of Reform
Berge describes the issues she is spending her mental energy on, what’s working and not working in Washington’s 1115 waiver, and her opinion on the potential influence of Cascade Care. She also outlines CHPW’s legislative agenda for the coming years which includes strengthening the safety net, and being a voice for low-income individuals and under-served communities.
Geisinger Health Plan
The United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties has partnered with Geisinger Health Plan to embark on a two-year program which aims to reduce the stigma for those struggling with substance use disorder.
Health First Health Plans
Health First Health Plans associates write more than 29,000 thank-you cards mailed to every Medicare member’s home
Health New England
The “Where Health Matters” grant program is designed to advance the health and well-being of vulnerable population groups living in Central and Western Mass. Health New England will award five $50,000 grants to community nonprofit organizations, for an annual total of $250,000. The grant program focuses on three areas of health and social factors that influence health: built environment (such as access to healthy foods and places to exercise), transportation, and care coordination.
Julie Myers, M.D., M.P.H., Appointed Associate Medical Director of MetroPlus Health Plan’s Partnership in Care (PIC) Special Needs Plan
MetroPlus Health Plan
Myers, a recognized national expert in HIV prevention, previously served as Director of HIV Prevention in the Bureau of HIV at NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island has named Casey Stockman vice president of pharmacy. In this role, Stockman works closely with Neighborhood’s chief medical officer and senior management staff to oversee and coordinate the functional activities within the Pharmacy Department.
Marc Probst, vice president and chief information officer of Intermountain Healthcare, has been named the 2019 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year by two leading national healthcare organizations.
Health Alliance Plan
Health Alliance Plan (HAP), a Michigan-based nonprofit health plan, has appointed Steve Selinsky to the position of vice president of product, marketing and community outreach.
HealthTeam Advantage now offers high-need members in-home medical services and care coordination, at no additional cost. Landmark services are offered to HTA members who have multiple complex chronic medical conditions (such as heart failure, chronic kidney disease or malnutrition).
Health Alliance Plan
Following a national search, Henry Ford Health System has selected Michael Genord, M.D., M.B.A., as president and chief executive officer of HAP and executive vice president of the health system, effective immediately. Dr. Genord has been serving as HAP's interim president and CEO since July 2019.
Asynchronous virtual visits are helping reduce the burdens on primary care providers at Prisma Health – while also enabling easier access, convenience and speed to care for patients.
Health Data Management
PreferredOne has added Learn to Live’s evidence-based digital cognitive behavioral therapy platform to support its self-insured clients with 200 or more employees to aid in treating mild to moderate anxiety, depression, social anxiety, insomnia or substance use.
Baylor, Scott & White
Baylor Scott & White’s ACO expects to cover over 800,000 people this year, making it among the largest networks in the country.