2015 Ambulatory and Population Health Summits

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What to Expect

At this year’s event, we’ll continue to explore the value of building a comprehensive population health management strategy. The event will showcase innovative strategies and initiatives from leading organizations, honing in on three major themes:

Don’t miss your chance to learn and network with many forward-thinking organizations, including Advocate Health Care, Advocate Physician Partners, Agnesian HealthCare, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Memorial Hermann, Mississippi Division of Medicaid, Northern Arizona Healthcare, University of Missouri System and more.


Note: Agenda is subject to change
* Denotes Continuing Education


4:00 p.m. Registration
Available until 7:00 p.m.
Mariott Downtown, Lobby
7:00 a.m. Breakfast and registration 2103 C & Lobby 2100
8:00 a.m. Welcome and introduction
Brad Carey, Cerner Corporation
2103 A/B
8:15 a.m. General session
An industry perspective on population health*
Dr. David Wennberg, Northern New England Accountable Care Collaborative
2103 A/B
9:15 a.m. General session
Leading transformation with population health*
Dr. Bruce Flareau, Baycare Health System
Joe Mott, Intermountain Healthcare
2103 A/B
10:15 a.m. Break  
10:30 a.m. Breakout sessions
  Connected cities: Using big data to drive public sector reform in the UK
Hakim Yadi, Northern Health Science Alliance (UK)
2104 A
  Emerging strategies for aggregating at-risk lives
Aaron Bybee, Intermountain Healthcare
Debra Baverman, Memorial Hermann Health System
2102 A
  Enabling population health strategies across a network of 2K+ providers
Amanda Hammel, Memorial Hermann Health System
2104 B
  Timely and informed intervention with remote patient monitoring
Mike DeGere, Tiffany Rowe & Nicole Weigert, Agensian Health Care
2102 B
11:30a.m.   Networking lunch Lobby 2100
12:30 p.m. Breakout sessions  
  Using data to power clinical intelligence
Tina Esposito, Advocate Health Care
Jeff Hackman, Truman Medical Centers
2104 A
  Journey to pediatric population health management
Dr. Bill Feaster, Children's Hospital of Orange County
Matthew Swindells, Cerner Corporation
2102 A
  Navigating payment reform and disruptive market forces
Dr. Bharat Sutariya & John Travis, Cerner Corporation
2104 B
  Engaging employers: A community outreach strategy
Todd Pearce, Sharp Health Plan
2102 B
1:30 p.m. Transition  
1:45 p.m. Breakout sessions  
  600K lives and counting: A population health journey and the
role of analytics
Dana Gilbert, Advocate Health Care
2104 A
  Community care management: Coordinating care
across the continuum
Lisa Roome Rago, Advocate Physician Partners
2102 A

Critical success factors for the Medicare Savings Program (MSSP) and the Pioneer program
Dr. Claus Hamann, Beacon Health
Dr. Navneet Kathuria, Meridian Health
Andrew Bramlage, Mosaic Life Care

2104 B
  Shifting to proactive patient engagement
Clayton Hicklin & Dustin Viet, Tiger Institute, University of Missouri

2102 B
2:45 p.m.  Break  
3:00 p.m. General session
Becoming a population health super hero*
Rishi Sikka, Advocate Health Care
David Bradshaw, Memorial Hermann Health System
2103 A/B
4:00 p.m. General session
Collaborating to improve health outcomes in Kansas City*
Jennifer Trombla, Black & Veatch
Mitzi Cardenas, Truman Medical Centers

Dr. Lee Norman, University of Kansas Hospital
Julie Wilson, Cerner Corporation

2103 A/B
5:00 p.m. Networking reception and Solutions Gallery Foyer 2103
7:00 a.m. Breakfast 2103 C & Lobby 2100
7:50 a.m. Opening remarks
Brad Carey, Cerner Corporation
2103 A/B
8:00 a.m. General session
Population health management: From vision to value
Matthew Swindells, Cerner Corporation
2103 A/B
8:45 a.m. General session
Improving communities at the intersection of retail and health care*
Marcus Osborne, Walmart
2103 A/B
9:45 a.m.  Break  
10:00 a.m.  Breakout sessions  
  Open HIT platforms - Relevance to population health
Dr. David McCallie, Cerner Corporation
2104 A
  Beyond acute: Collaborating across care venues
Ann Abolt, Great River Health Systems
Chris Copeland, ICL
Sally Lundy, Olathe Health System

2102 A
  Managing the health of your greatest asset - your workforce
Colleen Meurer, Hallmark Cards
Rita Bowie, University of Missouri
2104 B
  Tackling the state population
Sam Dawkins, Delta Health Alliance
Dr. David Dzielak, Mississippi Department of Medicaid
2102 B
11:00 am. Transition  
11:15 a.m. Breakout sessions  
  Breaking down data barriers to nationwide data exchange
Scott Stuewe, Cerner Corporation
2104 A
  Readmission prevention: Integrating intelligence into the workflow
Shakeerah McCoy, Nash Health Care Systems
Tiffany Ferguson, Northern Arizona Healthcare
2102 A
  Aligning people, processes and technology for performing excellence
Dr. Chad Lowe, Adventist Health
2104 B
  Strategies to impact vulnerable populations
Deb Sisco, Truman Medical Centers
2102 B
12:15 p.m. Closing remarks & boxed lunch 2103 A/B & Lobby 2100

2014 Population Summit Video

 2014 Population Health Summit Video


Why Attend Population Health Summit


  1. Education sessions - learn leading organizations' strategies
  2. Networking - discuss initiatives with fellow peers
  3. Solutions discovery - explore new technologies & services
  4. Innovation - gather insight for future initiatives