2016 AHIP Institute & Expo

Visit HealthEdge in the Exhibit Hall in Booth #265!

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Join us for a Breakfast Briefing: “Agility, Efficiency and Transparency: Stories from Industry Leaders at the Forefront of the Health Care Revolution”

Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 AM in Margaux 2

HealthEdge Executive Vice President Ray Desrochers and an all-star panel of health care industry leaders will discuss the transformation necessary to address the business imperatives of today’s healthcare marketplace. This session will focus on the agility that’s required to compete in today’s healthcare marketplace, and explore the models that will have the most significant market impacts both today and tomorrow. The panelists will also explore strategies and key concepts related to the topic of efficiency, and discuss ways that health plans are leveraging new approaches to become more efficient and reduce administrative costs. Finally, the session will review experiences and insights related to transparency, and talk about ways that data transparency and analytics are being used to drive new levels of insight, efficiency and success, particularly in today’s consumer-focused world.

Panelists include:

Dr. Tim Bartholow, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, WEA Trust

TimBartholow_Crop Dr. Tim Bartholow is the Vice President and first Chief Medical Officer at WEA Trust. Before joining the Trust, Dr. Bartholow served as the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Chief Medical Officer for five years. In this role, he focused on physician and community engagement to promote change in the delivery and payment of health care. Prior to joining the Society staff in November 2008, Dr. Bartholow spent 16 years caring for patients at the Prairie Clinic in Sauk City, Wis., where he was one of 12 clinical owners and on EMR since 2003. He believes that organized and carefully articulated physician feedback is essential for systems to serve the goal of best care. In the late 1990s, he served as medical director for an independent physician association with 2 sided risk with more than 400 primary care providers, a precursor to ACOs.

Robert J. Murphy, MBA, MHS, Managing Director, Accenture

Rob Murphy leads Accenture’s Payer Operations Practice and has more than 25 years of experience assisting health insurers in the improvement of core operations. Rob also specializes in administration cost transformation and has led several large insurers through operations transformations. Rob graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and holds an MBA and Masters of Health Science from the University of Florida.

Kimberly Branson, Vice President, Business Architecture & Strategy, Medica

Kimberly Branson is the Vice President of Business Architecture & Strategy, where she leverages 30+ years in the healthcare and insurance administration to implement new health plan business models and related technology for Medica. She has been with Medica since 2000 in a variety of roles. Prior to Phoenix, Kim served as Senior Director of Operations and Business Architect where she oversaw claim and provider network operations, compliance and business process and project management services. Kimberly holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.


Exclusive Roundtable! MACRA: Implications for Payors

Thursday, June 16 at 11:45 AM

Join this exclusive roundtable discussion, hosted by Deloitte and HealthEdge, covering the significance of the recently-issued MACRA rule and its implications for payors now and in the future. Space is limited. RSVP required.

Email hmerkin@healthedge.com for more information or to RSVP.

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