Health Integrated Forum to Focus on New Models of Care and Opportunities for Health Plans

Leadership summit draws healthcare leaders to share insight regarding healthcare exchanges, high-touch care management and population health management.

Mar 10, 2011, 08:00 ET from Health Integrated, Inc.

TAMPA, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health plan executives, industry thought leaders and executives from Health Integrated, a leading provider of Health Management Solutions for health plans, will take a sharp look at the issues impacting health plans in today's challenging  environment, during a strategic summit taking place March 23 - 24, 2011, at the Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach, Fla.  Participants will evaluate opportunities for health insurance companies to improve the quality of healthcare coverage while reducing costs.  

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"New Healthcare Models:  Evolution and Adaptation" will provide a venue for health plan executives to discuss effective approaches to population management, best practices in new healthcare models, results of care management initiatives from health plan leaders, and the impact of access issues on the quality of healthcare, among other key topics.  The event is part of Health Integrated's Executive Leadership Series (ELS), now taking place annually.  To register for the complementary program, go to

"The healthcare industry is constantly evolving, with healthcare management issues getting top billing in the national dialogue.  Now more than ever, it is important to create opportunities for healthcare industry leaders to share strategies to pursue mutual priorities to reduce costs and create greater value for their members," says Shan Padda, chief executive officer, Health Integrated. "Our ELS program provides a setting that enables health plans to engage with peers and others to discuss solutions and strategies in the spirit of collaboration."  

Day 1 topics and speakers include:

  • Keynote:  The State of the State of Healthcare

Tracey Moorhead, President and Chief Executive Officer, Care Continuum Alliance

  • Best Practices in Population Management of Special Needs Programs (SPD, SNP, ABD)

Jim Howatt, MD, Senior Vice President and Medical Director, Molina Medicaid Solutions

  • A Case Study In Innovative Delivery Models: Primary Care Medical Home

Kevin O'Neill, Senior Vice President, Strategic Care Initiatives, Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield

  • Exchanges:  There Are More Moving Parts Than Meet the Eye

Jenny Babcock, Vice President, Exchange Policy and Director of Strategic Operations, Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)

  • High-Touch Care Management and Engagement for Life-Long Lifestyle Changes

Georganne Chapin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hudson Health Plan

  • The Impact of Access to Care on Quality Outcomes in Behavioral Health

Jim Merola, Director of Quality, Network Health

Day 2 topics and speakers include:

  • Risk Adjustment and MLR: How Plans Can Get the Biggest Financial Impact Post Reform

John Steele, Managing Director, HealthScape Advisors

  • Best Practices In SNP Model of Care

Clifford Marbut, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Health Plus of New York, and David Ackman, MD, Medical Director, Health Plus of New York

  • Best Practices In Risk Identification and Management

Mary Jane McKendry, Senior Director of Clinical Affairs, Network Health

  • Best Practices In Behavioral Health: Telepsychiatry and Access to Care

Sam Toney, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Health Integrated

About Health Integrated

Health Integrated is the leading innovation partner for health plans, providing evidence-based solutions to accelerate achievement of health management goals for clinical outcomes, quality measures and cost containment. For more information, visit


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