Northwest Regional Meeting

2019 Northwest Regional Meeting
Seattle, WA
November 14, 2019
Supported by Abbott NutritionAbbvie, Merck, Sanofi, and Sunovion

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The Northwest Regional meeting is more than just a one-day seminar. By tapping into our community's wealth of knowledge and expertise, our regional programs offer you a unique mixture of cost-effective networking with health leaders in your area, as well as innovative educational content that provides you with proven solutions to advance your organization. As a reminder, registration is a complimentary benefit of AMGA membership!

This meeting will be held at the
The Charter Seattle
1612 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Karen Weiner, M.D., M.M.M., CPE, Chief Executive Officer, Oregon Medical Group, P.C.

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

A Health Plan Executive Perspective: Past – Present - Future
Ken Provencher, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer, PacificSource Health Plans
During this presentation, the President and CEO of 18 years from PacificSource will share his leadership experiences and his perspective of the health plan evolution within our healthcare environment.

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Addressing Social Determinants: Central City Concern
Rachel Solotaroff, MD, Chief Executive Officer, Central City Concern
Portland has a resource set in motion to address the complicated needs of the most vulnerable, at risk population – the homeless. Within this presentation, leaders can learn how this unique care model can be replicated in other settings.

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

How Policymakers Are Affecting the Delivery of Care: AMGA Policy Update
Jamie Miller, M.B.A., Senior Director of Government Relations, AMGA

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Networking Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Vancouver Clinic’s Medicare Clinic in Partnership with Humana
Jeremy Chrisman, DO, Medical Director Care Transformation and Primary Care and Craig Riley, MD, Associate Medical Director, Primary Care, The Vancouver Clinic
To address the needs of their region and a growing market segment, the Vancouver Clinic seeks innovative ways to bring care closer to where their patients live. In this presentation, our speaker will describe how a partnership with Humana, a leading provider of Medicare Advantage insurance products, has enabled the creation of a neighborhood clinic tailored to seniors and high-need patients.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

“The Samaritan Way” – Creating a System-wide Medical Group Among Disparate Cultures, Practices and Geographies
Robert J. Turngren, MD, MBA, Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Wing K. Chan, MHA, FACHE, Associate Vice President, Professional Services, Samaritan Health Services

3:00 p.m.

Wrap-Up and Adjourn

After you receive your registration confirmation, you will be eligible to reserve your hotel room at The Charter Seattle. In order to receive the special AMGA conference rate of $229 per night, please use the dedicated link provided in your confirmation email.

Reservations must be made by Friday, October 4 in order to receive the discounted AMGA rate. After this date, rates and availability of rooms cannot be guaranteed.

For more information, please contact Bruce L. Hadloc at 703.838.0033 ext. 366 or