Landacorp to Host 2011 Healthcare Symposium in New Orleans

Attendees will learn how health plans and healthcare providers can work together to improve health, reduce costs

Sep 29, 2011, 11:36 ET from Landacorp, a Carewise Health Affiliate

CHICO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Landacorp, a Carewise Health affiliate, will host their annual Healthcare Symposium in New Orleans, November 2-4, at the Bourbon Orleans Hotel. This year's symposium will focus on how health plans and healthcare providers can collaborate to improve health and reduce costs.

Attendees will come together with industry leaders to engage in thought leadership and informative sessions on how to achieve collaborative care and succeed in the marketplace. The symposium will examine the challenges facing health plans and providers, as well as medical management trends, the changing healthcare system and other top-of-mind healthcare issues.

"Future market factors, such as shifting risk and evolving responsibilities for health outcomes are creating an opportunity that demands more collaboration," said Jay Dunlap, general manager, Landacorp. "This symposium aims to facilitate a deeper conversation regarding the ways in which health plans and providers can work together to improve health outcomes for members, while reducing costs for all stakeholders in the post-reform market."

The keynote address, Finding the Best Practices in Collaborative Care, presented by Dr. Ray Fabius, chief medical officer, Thomson Reuters, will examine the value of enhanced collaboration between health plans and providers.

Other symposium speakers include:  Rishabh Mehrotra, CEO, SHPS, Inc.; Jim Dolstad, chief actuary, vice president of reporting and actuarial services, Carewise Health; Andrew Ziskind, partner, senior executive, Accenture; Pat Orchard, director of clinical operations, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey; and Jay Dunlap, general manager, Landacorp.

Symposium attendees will also be invited to a special event at Bayona, an international restaurant in the heart of the French Quarter, where celebrity chef, Susan Spicer, will provide a cooking demonstration and share her culinary secrets and favorite recipes.

Registration for the symposium closes on October 14, 2011.  The registration fee for the symposium is $499 per attendee. Discounts will apply for multiple registrants from the same company.  Interested parties can also enter a chance to win a free registration by following the Symposium Facebook page.

Register for the 2011 Healthcare Symposium here.

About Landacorp, a Carewise Health Affiliate

Landacorp, a Carewise Health affiliate, has been creating software solutions for health plans and healthcare-delivery organizations for more than 25 years. Proven to perform in the largest user groups, the company's CareRadius Suite automatically identifies the right members for timely and cost-effective intervention; enables highly efficient collaboration among providers, members and health plans; and delivers clinical care tools that improve member health. Visit for more information.

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