Events

Spring and Fall Term Sessions to Practice and Increase Know-How. Join leading providers, payers, government officials and special guests, not sharing secret strategy or debating academic definitions, but executing the mandate to deliver high-value care. Sessions have included leaders from nationally-renowned providers and payers, ranging from CEOs to day-to-day operators across finance, strategy, contracting, clinical performance, sales and marketing and special projects. Learn Best Practices from Your Peers and Participate in Interactive Workshops to Practice Your Skills. There is no cost for attendance nor payment for participation. Attendance is open to those individuals who have been invited or recommended by previous participants.

Spring Term 2017 Best Practice Sessions

Your peers and counterparts throughout the delivery system share their best practices with you in a series of 'vignettes'

The Mandate: Payment Vs. Know-How

David Wennberg, MD; Steve Ondra, MD & Josh Rosenthal. Healthcare leadership has a Know-How Problem that has historically blocked the delivery of High-Value Care. A lack of reliable data, and financial incentives are easy to point out and solid gains have been made on these fronts. But the business and management skills necessary to face down tough cultural resistance and nurture high-performing teams are the focus here.

Clinician to Clinician: A High Value Conversation

Matt Collins, MD; Julie Blehm, MD; Lisa Faust, MD; Robert Del Junco, MD & Eric Andreoli. How to Talk to Clinicians about High-Value Care, from a Clinician’s Perspective. Tips, tricks and techniques for avoiding pitfalls and having a high-value conversation with a Clinician.

System Frenemies? Hospitals Vs. Groups

Cathy Mesnik; Niki Balginy; John Stites; Kevin Manemann; Kristie Genzer & Ashley Distler. Challenges, ideas and successes in building and aligning infrastructure, between Hospitals and Groups, around High-Value Care to sustainably deliver it at scale. Tips, tricks and techniques for talking about high-value care from a Hospital’s, vs. a Group’s, perspective with keys to facing down cultural resistance in each context.

Flowing Downhill: PCPs Vs. Specialists

Tim Rodgers; Robert Del Junco, MD; Thomas Groves; Dave Janiec; Greg Downing, DO & Ryan Melander. Challenges, ideas and successes in building and aligning infrastructure, between Primary Care Providers and Specialists, around High-Value Care to sustainably deliver it at scale. Tips, tricks and techniques for talking about high-value care from a PCP’s, vs. a Specialist’s, perspective with keys to facing down cultural resistance in each context.

West Coast Vs. Fly-over Country

Elizabeth Curran; Kent Cerneka; Sean Nyhus & Bryant Hutson. Challenges, ideas and successes in building and aligning infrastructure, between Diverse Regional Markets and Delivery System Geographies, around High-Value Care to sustainably deliver it at scale. Tips, tricks and techniques for talking about high-value care from a West Coast, vs. a Fly-over Country, perspective with keys to facing down cultural resistance in each context.

Mandate, Market & Momentum

Paul Diaz, C.R. Burke & Marshall Votta. Healthcare leadership has a Know-How Problem that has historically blocked the delivery of High-Value Care. A lack of reliable data, and financial incentives as well as the business and management skills are all culprits. But payers and providers are making notable gains and gaining Momentum across a wide variety of Markets in doing the hard work to deliver High-Value Care.

Clinician to Clinician: High Value Hang Ups & Solutions

Matt Collins, MD; Beau Raymond, MD; Jay LaBine, MD; Rehan Waheed, MD & Eric Andreoli. How to Talk to Clinicians about High-Value Care, from a Clinician’s perspective. Advanced tips, tricks and techniques for crafting an extraordinarily meaningful a high-value conversation with a Clinician.

Tying the Knot: High Value Care Model as Payer Strategic Advantage

John Bulger, MD; Sean Nyhus; Zeev Neuwirth, MD & Justin Schulte. Challenges, ideas and successes in building and aligning infrastructure between a ‘High Value Care Model’ and a health ‘Health Plan’s Strategy’, around High-Value Care. Tips, tricks and techniques for talking about high-value care from a High-Value Care Model delivery, vs. a Payer Strategy, perspective with keys to facing down cultural resistance in each context.

Commercial vs. Government Programs

Gary Stanford; Troy Smith; Mark Werner & Rachel French. Challenges, ideas and successes in building and aligning infrastructure, between ‘Commercial Individuals’ and ‘Government Programs Individuals’ within the Same Organization, around High-Value Care to sustainably deliver it at scale. Tips, tricks and techniques for talking about high-value care from a Commercial Individual’s, vs. a Government Programs Individual’s, perspective with keys to facing down cultural resistance in each context.

The Tactics: Competition Vs. Tough Cultures

John Smith, MD; Kristie Genzer; Jennifer Brady, MD; Rachel French & Melanie Rosenthal. Healthcare leadership has a Know-How Problem that has historically blocked the delivery of High-Value Care. Tips, tricks and techniques for cracking the tough nuts around of Tough Cultural Resistance.

Spring Term 2017 Interactive Workshops

You work with your peers and counterparts throughout the delivery system in games-based workshops to practice your skills

Moneyball: An MBA for Healthcare (Part 1)

Jodie Uhl; Sean Nyhus; John Stites; John Bulger, MD; Alex Brayton & Mac Davis. An interactive workshop focusing on the concept of high-value care using analogies from other industries (aka sports) examining the economic fundamentals, systemic pressures and market and geographic forces driving or inhibiting the delivery of High-Value Care.

Moneyball: An MBA for Healthcare (Part 2)

John Stites; John Bulger, MD; Alex Brayton & Mac Davis. An interactive workshop focusing on the concept of high-value care using analogies from other industries (aka sports) examining the economic fundamentals, systemic pressures and market and geographic forces driving or inhibiting the delivery of High-Value Care.

Behind Closed Doors: Clinician to Clinician (Part 1)

David Wennberg, MD; Greg Downing, DO; Matt Collins, MD; Robert Del Junco, MD; Jay LaBine, MD; Eric Andreoli & Ryan Melander. An MD-only interactive workshop focusing on the art and science, and the reality of the delivery of High-Value Care. You must know the secret handshake to get into this workshop and be prepared to keep your oath of secrecy.

Behind Closed Doors: Clinician to Clinician (Part 2)

Greg Downing, DO; Matt Collins, MD; Zeev Neuwirth, MD; Jay LaBine, MD; Gerald Maccioli, MD; Eric Andreoli & Ashley Distler. An MD-only interactive workshop focusing on the art and science, and the reality of the delivery of High-Value Care. You must know the secret handshake to get into this workshop and be prepared to keep your oath of secrecy.

Translation – Talking to Clinicians

Steve Sternberg; Lisa Faust, MD; Julie Blehm, MD; Rehan Waheed, MD; Eric Andreoli & Ashley Distler. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to Clinicians about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for Clinicians, the opportunity and advantages for Clinicians, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from Clinicians.

Comm. 101 – Talking to Physicians

Sean Nyhus; John Smith, MD; Justin Schulte & Kelly Krawiec. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to Physicians about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for Physicians, the opportunity and advantages for Physicians, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from Physicians.

Comm. 101 – Talking to Actuaries

Gary Stanford; Troy Smith; Alex Brayton; Rachel French & Liz Young. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to Actuaries about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for Actuaries, the opportunity and advantages for Actuaries, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from Actuaries.

Comm. 101 – Talking to Analysts

Kurt Ringo; Chris Bush; Niki Balginy; Kent Cerneka; Kathleen Murphy; Bryant Hutson & Katie Claiborne. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to Analysts about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for Analysts, the opportunity and advantages for Analysts, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from Analysts.

Comm. 101 – Talking to Sales

Michael Abate; Ryan Keith; Kip Haffner; Bob Hartman; Thomas Groves; Kristin Senac & Ben Frauhiger. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to Sales and Marketing individuals about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for Sales and Marketing, the opportunity and advantages for Sales and Marketing, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from Sales and Marketing.

Comm. 101 – Culture and Consensus

John Smith, MD; Troy Smith; Mark Werner; Lisa Faust, MD; Julie Blehm, MD; David Wennberg, MD; Rachel French & Ashley Herbison. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to achieve consensus and create a culture that values and works towards delivering High-Value Care. Tips, tricks and techniques for making progress, answering objections and turning the tide.

Comm. 101 – Talking to Your ELT

Marja Wilson; Gary Stanford; Mark Werner; Ryan Melander & Jorge Serrano. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on how to talk to an Executive Leadership Team about High-Value Care, exploring how to communicate the strategy and tactics for its delivery for an Executive Leadership Team, the opportunity and advantages for an Executive Leadership Team, and ideas for answering objections and breaking down roadblocks from an Executive Leadership Team.

Hot Takes & Trends – Real vs. Hype

Clese Erikson; Elizabeth Curran; Sean Nyhus & Bryant Hutson. An interactive games-based workshop focusing on telling the difference between hype and real tools and trend to help organizations deliver High-Value Care. Tips, tricks and techniques for discovering what is truly meaningful and valuable for the delivery of High-Value Care.

Healthcare Vs. High-Performing Leadership

Lisa Brubaker; Marja Wilson; Jennifer Brady, MD; Melanie Rosenthal & Rachel French. An interactive games-based workshop focused on discovering your leadership profile and how to use it successfully delivery High-Value Care. Tips, tricks and techniques to use in healthcare to make tough decisions, take action based on information and build a team and culture to successfully deliver High-Value Care.

Pulling This All Together – What Are You Going to Do About It on Monday

Kristie Genzer; Jennifer Brady, MD; Cupid Gascon, MD; Meredith Williams McKiernan, MD; Melanie Rosenthal & Rachel French. An interactive games-based workshop tying together what an individual and team needs to tactically do to deliver High-Value Care exploring specific steps to take for different contexts.