Population Health Management: Moving Toward Patient-Centered, Value-Driven Care

Virtual Briefing

Mar 18, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm CDT
Virtual Event

Healthcare providers and payers are increasingly utilizing a variety of innovative approaches to integrate population health management into their patient-centered, value-drive business models. This virtual briefing provides an overview of the intersection of health information technology (Health IT) and population health management, and discusses how providers implement more clinically integrated care models for population health management.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify current trends in population health management

2. Assess the impact of Chronic Care Management CPT code on care management services and population health management

3. Discuss care management interventions using population health data and analytics

 

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Program:

Mar 18, 2015 CDT
Population Health Management: Momentum and Reality

The implementation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) has introduced hundreds of population health models across the United States. This has brought about significant changes in healthcare in the last few years. This session discusses the current trends in population health management, and assesses future population health initiatives. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the current trends in population health models
  2. Discuss collaborative services and approaches to achieve the Triple Aim
  3. Assess how healthcare providers and payers utilizing technology to empower stakeholders to improve wellness and care outcomes

Speaker(s):
Thomas W. Wilson, PhD, DrPH
Epidemiologist
Board Chair, Population Health Impact Institute

Mar 18, 2015 CDT
Chronic Care Management CPT Code (99490): Incentivizing Integrated Care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized guidelines and requirements for the payment of Chronic Care Management Services under the code assigned as 99490. This session discusses how the new code will create incentive for providers to expand care management services and enable population health management. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the final guidelines and requirement of Chronic Care Management CPT Code
  2. Assess the impact of this CPT code on care management services and population health management
  3. Discuss what needs to be done to get ready for this new Chronic Care Management payment, such as comprehensive care plan documentation (EHR) and secure interaction with caregiver

Speaker(s):
Joel V. Brill MD FACP
Medical Director
FAIR Health, Inc.

 

Mar 18, 2015 CDT
Leveraging Healthcare Analytics to Effectively Drive Better Population Health Management

Healthcare analytics is a technology at the tipping point in health care due to unprecedented growth in adoption and meaningful use of EHRs, as well as wide availability of administrative, socioeconomic, and care management data. This session discusses population health management’s many challenges with regard to data and analytics, and how to empower stakeholders through advanced analytics to deliver early clinical interventions, and treat high-risk population before their care become costly. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify healthcare analytics tools and best practices, and how they can be applied in population health management
  2. Discuss advanced analytics to enable better decision-making for population health management

Speaker(s):
Lisa Dahm, Ph.D.
Director, Clinical Informatics, Health Affairs Information Services
Director, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences
University of California, Irvine 

population, Health, Patient, value