HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: HIMSS19 Student Case Competition: Analysis of Centura Health’s Population Management Initiatives

Apr 9, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
Virtual Event


Anand Chaudhari, MHA Candidate, Cornell University

Anand Chaudhari is a first year MHA Candidate at Cornell University’s Sloan Program in Health Administration. He graduated from the University of Texas in 2017 with a B.S. in Biochemistry and Certificates in Health Informatics and Technology, Computer Science, Healthcare Administration, and Business Administration with a vision of improving healthcare operations by leveraging data analytics and emerging technology to provide more efficient and effective care to patients. Immediately prior to joining the Sloan Program, he worked for a Health IT company with a 340B Industry SaaS product as a program manager with large retail pharmacy and retail specialty pharmacy chains.

Madeline Haftel, MHA Candidate, Cornell University

Madeline Haftel is a first-year MHA Candidate at Cornell University’s Sloan Program in Health Administration. She graduated from Ithaca College as a Public and Community Health major with a Writing minor concentrating on health education and equity, looking to bridge the gap between vulnerable populations and access to quality healthcare. She gained ~900 hours of clinical experience in the local Emergency Department exhuming her underlying passions for systems thinking and problem solving. Immediately prior to attending Sloan, Madeline completed a one-year post graduate Fellowship with Cornell Health at Cornell University to match her knowledge with the skills she would need to create system-wide solutions.

Jean Marte, Student, Cornell University

Jean Marte is a first-year student at Cornell University’s Sloan Program in Health Administration. He has worked for Broward Health System, one of the ten largest Healthcare Systems in the US. Working for the international department, Jean has focused his career in improving satisfaction and outcomes for all international patients that arrived at Broward Health System 24 hours a day, 7 days of the week, and 365 days a year. This included 4 different hospitals in the Fort Lauderdale area.

Session Description:

In this session, the Big Red Consulting Team from Cornell University’s Sloan Program in Health Administration analyzes and provides sustainable models of growth for the population management tactics employed by Centura Health to reduce patient readmission rates by focusing on workflow, information technology, and community and hospital advocacy in both their rural and metropolitan facilities.

  • Recognize benefits of Lean Six Sigma to improve patient care
  • Create comprehensive discharge intervention to reduce patient readmissions and increasing costs
  • Compare Comprehensive Primary Care Initiatives by CMS and recognize the benefits of upgrading EHR to meet new CPC requirements
  • Create a targeted incentive program for ACOs to drive healthy behavior/lifestyles in low-risk patients