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What’s Happening at MCOL – HealthcareWebSummit events hosting two Webinars

By Claire Thayer, May 7, 2012

Concerned about hospital readmissions? On Wednesday this week, Drs. Joe Gifford and Robert Herr from Regence Group and Dr. Brian Wolf from BCBS Rhode Island provide a Medical Director's perspective on aspects of their current approaches to drive accountability by reducing unnecessary hospital readmissions.  Understand the critical need to develop the expertise and repository of attributed data tracking for re-hospitalization rates by hospital and provider groups.

On Thursday this week, we’re pleased to host The Third Annual Health Plan Contracting Web Summit which will address how contracting stakeholders should position themselves for 2012 and beyond.

Agenda for Thursday’s (May 10) live webinar (Eastern times):

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Current Trends in Value-Based Contracting, by Terri L. Welter, Principal, ECG Management Consultants, Inc. 
  • 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm  Evaluating Bundled Payment Contracting - Kathryn V. Fitch, RN, MEd, Principal, Healthcare Management Consultant, Milliman
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm  Financial Incentives Model for Minimizing Readmissions-- Guy D'Andrea, President and Founder, Discern Consulting

Pre-Recorded Presentations in Windows Media Video format with audio and synchronized slide advancement:

  • ACO Capitation 101: Understanding Medicare ACOs’ Real Potential to Influence Patterns of Care, by William A. MacBain, MPS, Senior Vice President, Gorman Health Group
  • Transparent Cost Networks, a Consumer Driven Solution, by Will Fox, Principal and Consulting Actuary, Milliman
  • Additional Presentation by William DeMarco, President and CEO, Pendulum HealthCare Development Corporation
  • Plus other Web Summit features including a Contracting Article Library, and an exclusive Contracting e-poll

For these and other upcoming events:

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