Webinar Archives

AMGA Impact Series 
Stay informed with the latest updates from our Consulting, HPPE Program, Population Health InitiativesPublic Policy, and Research & Analytics experts.

Corporate Partner Sponsored Series
Explore solutions to some of your pressing challenges through medical group-led content sponsored by one of AMGA’s Corporate Partners.

Health Equity Series
Discover insights from industry experts on effective strategies to promote equitable care within your healthcare system. Gain practical knowledge on how to develop and execute impactful health equity initiatives.

Member Spotlight Series 
Discover the “must-know” efforts, successes and ground-breaking projects of AMGA members.

ValuePathways Series 
Learn about the challenges to implementing value-based care (VBC) and how significant the potential benefits can be. All content is eligible for Continuing Education Credit for up to one year.


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AMGA Impact Series

May 9, 2024

ASCVD Best Practices Learning Collaborative Lessons Learned
Julianne Willis, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Coastal Carolina Health Care
Eric Ringwalt, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Coastal Carolina Health Care 
Frank Colangelo, MD, FACP, MS-HQS, Chief Quality Officer, Premier Medical Associates
Heather Festo, Population Health Manager, SIMED Health
Moderator: Scott Berkowitz, MD, MBA, Chief Population Health Officer & Vice President, Population Health, John Hopkins Medicine; and Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

AMGA Foundation, with support from Amgen and Novartis, launched a 15-month initiative focused on helping medical groups develop strategies to improve the management and treatment of patients with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

The ASCVD Best Practices Learning Collaborative was designed to provide a platform for participating organizations to improve their clinical performance in the treatment of established ASCVD through the development and implementation of quality improvement projects, best practice sharing, and peer-to-peer learning.

This webinar provides the Collaborative's lessons learned, highlighting three participating organizations and their data.

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February 13, 2024

Unlocking Insights 2024: A New Path for AMGA Surveys
Elizabeth Siemsen, Director, AMGA Consulting
Danielle DuBord, Consultant, AMGA Consulting

Embark on a transformative journey with the AMGA team as we unveil our new strategy and detailed survey plans for the upcoming year in our exclusive webinar, "Unlocking Insights 2024." As a valued member of AMGA, your participation is not just encouraged; it is integral to the success of our annual surveys.

We are redefining the survey landscape by deploying a new approach to survey data collection. Our experts will guide you through this strategic approach, showcasing how we're leveraging a myriad of tools and methodologies to ensure the most accurate and insightful results. The goal is to engage the diverse cadre of survey users to be part of the process. The AMGA surveys provide significant value to medical groups and other organizations. We want everyone to be part of expanding the value of the survey offerings. Your participation isn't just a contribution; it's an investment in your organization's future. By actively engaging in our surveys, you gain access to exclusive insights that will empower you to make informed, data-driven decisions, setting the stage for unprecedented success.

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November 29, 2023

CY 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Final Rule Overview
Darryl Drevna, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA
Martre Lind, Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA

The webinar covers the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule, including changes to the conversion factor and Medicare Economic Index, along with updates to the Quality Payment Program and Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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October 24, 2023

2023 AMGA Medical Group Operations and Finance Survey Overview
Kelsi O’Brien, MHSA, Senior Director, AMGA Consulting
Will Holets, MBA, MHA, Senior Director, AMGA Consulting

Hear the latest results from the AMGA Medical Group Operations and Finance Survey. This survey provides key performance metrics from financial benchmarks, to access metrics, revenue cycle, and more. The AMGA Consulting team shares the key learnings and trends from the latest market data. They also highlight how you can leverage it to help your organization.

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August 22, 2023

AMGA Compensation and Productivity Survey: 2023 Survey Results
Elizabeth Siemsen, Director, AMGA Consulting
Danielle DuBord, Consultant, AMGA Consulting

Learn the trends uncovered from the results of AMGA's 2023 Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey, including which specialties saw the largest increases, findings on value-based incentives and sign-on, retention, and relocation bonuses, and Compensation for medical directorship, executive, and other leadership roles.

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August 1, 2023

2024 Medicare Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Overview
Darryl Drevna, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA
Martre Lind, Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA

Learn about the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule, including changes to the conversion factor and Medicare Economic Index, and updates to the Quality Payment Program and Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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June 13, 2023

AMGA Operations and Finance Survey: What you need to know for 2023
Elizabeth Siemsen, Director, AMGA Consulting

Learn how easy it is to participate in AMGA's 2023 Medical Group Operations and Finance Survey — the most trusted source for medical group benchmarks on the market.

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May 25, 2023

AMGA Clinic Staffing Survey Results: The Latest Data and Key Learnings
Elizabeth Siemsen, Director, AMGA Consulting
Will Holets, MHA, MBA, Director, AMGA Consulting

Learn the trends uncovered from the results of AMGA’s 2023 Clinic Staffing Survey. Topics include benchmarks for staffing by clinic role and clinic specialty, staffing ratios per provider and per 10,000 wRVUs, APC-per-physician ratios, and trends in strategies and tactics to address the current workforce challenges.

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April 27, 2023

2024 Medicare Advantage (MA) Final Rate Announcement &  CY 2024 MA Policy and Technical Changes Final Rule
Darryl Drevna, Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA
Martre Lind, Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs, AMGA

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final policies that will impact the Medicare Advantage (MA), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, and Medicare Cost Plan Program for 2024. 

Learn about the key provisions in the final notice, including those impacting MA growth and estimated payments, MA Hierarchical Condition Categories (CMS-HCC model), and “Universal Foundation” quality measures.

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Corporate Partner Sponsored Series

June 5, 2024 UCLA on Streamlining Transitions to Home-Based Care with DME ePrescribing
Mary Noli Pilkington, MSN, RN, CCM, Senior Director, Department of Care Coordination and Clinical Social Work, UCLA Healthcare Systems
Catie Moser, Senior Vice President, Customer Success, Parachute Health
Sponsored by: Parachute Health

Even across health systems and physician networks with robust EMR investment, ordering home medical equipment for patients continues to be a paper-based process, leading to delayed discharges, documentation burden for clinicians, and sub-optimal outcomes for patients. Adoption of DME ePrescribing empowers providers with simple workflows, transparency into health plan requirements, and reliable delivery. Learn more about how UCLA uses ePrescribe technology to empower providers and staff with delightfully simple digital ordering.

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May 22, 2024 Mastering AI Deployment: Strategies for Operational Excellence 
Carlos Rodriguez, MD, AHCCA, Director, Risk Adjustment, InnovaCare Health  
Andrew Behan, MS, Executive Director of Clients, Navina 
Dana McCalley, MBA, Vice President, Value-Based Care, Navina
Ronen Gordon, MD MBBS, BSc, Head of Medical Product, Navina
Sponsored by: Navina

Achieving buy-in is crucial, not just from the top down but across all levels of the organization. This panel presentation explores engaging strategies to get everyone on board, from administrative staff to frontline providers, ensuring that the AI tools become indispensable to their daily routines. The conversation naturally extends to the nuts and bolts of onboarding and training, emphasizing the need for a smooth transition that empowers all users.

Focal points: Data management and the complexities of integrating AI with electronic health record (EHR) systems, particularly when juggling multiple platforms; and change management, from educational initiatives to ongoing support and stakeholder engagement. The panel shares practical tips and lessons learned from organizations that have navigated these waters successfully, as well as how to manage the human side of technological change, ensuring that your team is not only prepared but excited about the new possibilities AI brings.

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March 19, 2024 How Dr. Crudup Reduced PriviaNT’s Referral Cost 45% & Improved ACO Outcomes
Travis Crudup, MD, Medical Director-Specialty Programs, Privia North Texas
Robert Harris, CEO, ReferralPoint
Matt Cheatham, VP of Client Success, ReferralPoint
Sponsored by: ReferralPoint, LLC

Dr. Travis Crudup from Privia North Texas and representatives from ReferralPoint discuss fee-for-service and value-based care strategies that use data and automation to transform patient referrals. Learn how clients are reducing leakage by 75%, unnecessary costs by 10%, and admin time by more than 50% while enhancing patient satisfaction, all by gaining control and visibility on patient referrals from within their EHR.

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March 6, 2024 Solving Underdetection & Care Gaps in Cognitive Disease
Feyza Marouf, MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Executive Medical Director, Author Health
Marcy Bergeron-Noa, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, Chief Clinical Officer, Harmonic Health
Parag Bharadwaj, MD FAAHPM, Medical Director, MemorialCare Medical Group
Sponsored by: Neurotrack

Explore solutions to the under detection of cognitive disease. We’ll talk about the role of routine cognitive screening and new innovations that aid in accurate and timely assessment. We’ll highlight cognitive screening workflows for in-clinic or virtual care. We’ll discuss ways to overcome common barriers to detection, including some of the pain points raised by healthcare leaders at the AMGA Fall Council Summit (e.g. staffing and retention). We’ll also touch on reimbursement, ROI, and related developments in Medicare V28 and the new CMS GUIDE Model.

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February 21, 2024 Current Challenges in Medication Adherence
Elizabeth Ciemins, PhD, MPH, MA, Senior VP, Research & Analytics, AMGA
Jeff Mohl, PhD, Director, Research & Analytics, AMGA
Liz Ruvalcaba, MSPH, Senior Research Lead, Research & Analytics, AMGA
Sponsored by: Johnson & Johnson

Consistent adherence to prescribed medications is crucial for the management of many chronic and acute diseases. Unfortunately, rates of adherence are stubbornly low across many medication classes, particularly when treating chronic conditions where as few as 50% of patients may be reliably receiving medication on the prescribed schedule. In this webinar, the AMGA Research & Analytics team will provide an up-to-date survey of challenges associated with medication adherence, including presenting preliminary results from recent AMGA-led studies on this topic. This webinar will set the stage for an upcoming workshop to take place at AMGA's 2024 Annual Conference on April 11, 1:30-3:30 P.M. in Orlando, FL, where members and experts in the field will convene to discuss these challenges and collaborate to develop solutions for improving medication adherence.

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February 15, 2024 Creating a Virtuous Cycle: Proactive Care Improves Outcomes & Staff Satisfaction
Carla Beckerle, DNP, ARPN-BC, Vice President of Clinical Programs, Esse Health
Shelley Davis, Vice President of Clinical Strategy, Lightbeam Health Solutions
Sponsored by: Lightbeam Health Solutions

Provider organizations across the U.S face a conundrum, how can we improve staff satisfaction and reduce burnout while also asking care managers to support larger value-based care patients? Esse Health's leaders will describe how they deployed technology to proactively pinpoint patients needing support which enables its care teams to work at the top of their clinical licenses. With better patient targeting, the care team experienced a predictable and manageable workload averaging 1-2% of patients in their panel which resulted in greater care team satisfaction. Learn how Esse's focus on proactive care led to a virtuous cycle yielding reduced CHF and COPD ED utilization, better chronic disease management, and staff satisfaction.

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February 13, 2024 Healthcare Reimbursement, Reinvented
Mayank Pant, SVP, Outcome Excellence & Product Innovation, IKS Health
Daryn Keeney, Director, Revenue Cycle Management, Galen Medical Group
Sponsored by: IKS Health

Traditional RCM is too reactive - it addresses issues after they arise. It is labor intensive and often uses outdated technology to automate tasks. What if you had a full-cycle autonomous solution which anticipates and prevents issues before they occur? A preactive process instead of a reactive one - that continuously learns and adapts based on patient behavior, claims data and uses real-time insights to drive the right interventions at the right time. Attend this thought-provoking discussion on how leading health organizations are transforming their reimbursement infrastructure.

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February 7, 2024 Bridge to Better Care: The Power of Connectivity in a Value-Based World
Nicole Sunder, Director, Health Plan Solutions
Jose Galinato, State Director
Sponsored by: PointClickCare

In this session, the speakers will share examples from other forward-thinking organizations on how data sharing is in place and already making an impact. An analysis of pre and post COVID discharge trends will set the table for the audience to understand why data sharing is at the root of how we all return to normal.

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January 31, 2024 Personalized Medicine & Genomics: What Your Medical Group Needs to Know
Aldo Carmona, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical Integration, St. Luke's University Health Network
Cassie Hajek, MD, FACP, FACMG, Medical Director, Helix
Sponsored by: Helix

In terms of the neurobiology of OUD, this webinar will define addiction, the risk factors, stages of the addiction cycle and neuroadaptations. We will review the statistics in terms of overdose deaths, rises in the opioid overdoses, health - related quality of life and chronic diseases. Stigma plays a large role in OUD and this webinar will explore how words matter and how the terminology surrounding OUD is evolving. As we move into the treatment landscape, we explore related association recommendations, history of treatments, pharmacology and different types of medications that can be used to treat opioid use disorder.

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January 17, 2024 Digital Care Pathway to Improve Management of MDD in Primary Care
David Kemp, MD, Medical Director, Behavioral Health I,L Advocate Health
Rasha Khatib, PHD, MHS, Research Scientist, Advocate Aurora Research Institute (AARI), Advocate Health
Gina M. Schueneman, DO, Vice Chair, Family Medicine, Advocate Health
Moderator: Jill Erickson, MPH, RD, Head, Strategic Alliances, Takeda
Sponsored by: Takeda

Takeda, Lundbeck, and Advocate Health Care (large US ACO), have collaborated to develop digital care pathway comprised of a patient-facing mobile health app, HCP-facing EHR integration and educational resources. The Pathway Platform is aimed at improving patient-provider engagement for patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD) and to demonstrate the value of an appropriate MDD clinical care pathway in a high impact health care system. The implementation of the Pathway Platform app in Advocate Health's PCP network increased patient-provider engagement during a MDD episode, demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of using a Mobile Health Platform for MDD management, measurement-based care (MBC), and shared decision-making (SDM) in patients with MDD and potential applicability in other conditions.

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December 13, 2023 Importance of Prioritizing & Standardizing the Management of Migraine 
Jeff Groves, MD, Department Chair, Neurology, Revere Health
Vanessa Beard-Ely, PA-C, Department of Neurology, Revere Health
Jedidiah Oldham, DO, Department of Family Medicine, Revere Health
Sponsored by: Pfizer

Hear a peer-to-peer presentation about how Revere Health has approached the lack of consistency in migraine care management. A neurologist, physician assistant and primary care provider discuss the importance of prioritizing migraine management in their health system, the patient journey, and their approach to standardization of care management for patients with migraines.

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December 6, 2023 From Burden to Buy-In: Elevating Clinician Engagement in a Value-Based World
Dana McCalley, VP of Value-Based Care, Navina
R. Emmet Kenney, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Day Medical Center
Ronen Gordon, MD, Head of Medical Product, Navina
Sponsored by: Navina

The goal of value-based care is to deliver better care, and clinicians are at the core of any successful value-based program. Clinical and administrative leadership must make clinician engagement and alignment a top priority when designing value-based initiatives. With the growing administrative burden, increased burnout rates, and staff shortages, it will take more than just financial compensation to keep clinicians motivated and engaged. 

Hear experts deep dive into the complex world of value-based care through the critical lens of both the clinician and the administrative leadership. They share their proven strategies for maintaining high clinician engagement throughout the value-based journey, setting up your practice for a successful transition, and getting alignment across your organization.

This webinar is designed for clinical and administrative leadership in healthcare organizations, regardless of where they are in their value-based journey.

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November 1, 2023 2023 Medical Group Benefits Survey: Data Insights and Talent Strategies
Tim Kelly, Managing Director, Group Physician Advisory Services, The Partners Group
Elizabeth Siemsen, Director, AMGA Consulting
Sponsored by: The Partners Group

This insightful webinar delves into the wealth of data extracted from the 2023 Medical Group Benefits Survey conducted in partnership between AMGA and The Partners Group. In this engaging presentation, the speakers not only unveil the latest benchmarking statistics but also explore the foremost challenges faced by medical groups today. Moreover, they uncover innovative strategies employed by leading organizations to not only attract top-tier talent but also retain them effectively. Don't miss this opportunity to gain unparalleled insights that can transform your medical group's approach to talent management.

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October 31, 2023 Navigating MA Risk Adjustment Model Changes and Impact: 6 Keys to Success
Erin Page, President, Government Value Based Care, Lightbeam Health Solutions
Jonathan Smykal, Manager of Quality Metrics, Lightbeam Health Solutions
Sponsored by: Lightbeam Health Solutions

The healthcare industry is currently experiencing a paradigm shift. HCC Version 28 fundamentally changes how healthcare organizations adjust for risk, and organizations should begin the transition now to be ready for next year. Hear experts from Lightbeam Health Solutions delve into the pivotal CMS HCC v28 model changes, outline the impacts across the entire enterprise, and explore strategies to proactively engage providers at the point of care.

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October 18, 2023

Implementing New RSV Immunizations: Inova Health’s Innovative Approach
Scott Sullivan, MD, Director, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Inova Health
Michael Greenberg, MD, MPH, Head of Medical-North America, Sanofi
Sponsored by: Sanofi

Immunizing infants for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is an important population health initiative. Health systems and medical groups are beginning to work through implementing and operationalizing recent advancements in the RSV prevention space. Learn how Inova Health has been utilizing their learnings from past implementation efforts to overcome challenges and streamlining the use of people, process, and technology.

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October 17, 2023 Opioid Use Disorder- A Chronic, Treatable Brain Disease
Tom Cargiulo, PharmD, Medical Science Liaison, Indivior
Sponsored by: Indivior

In terms of the neurobiology of opioid use disorder (OUD), this webinar defines addiction, the risk factors, stages of the addiction cycle and neuroadaptations. Learn about the statistics in terms of overdose deaths, rises in the opioid overdoses, health-related quality of life, and chronic diseases. Stigma plays a large role in OUD and this webinar explores how words matter and how the terminology surrounding OUD is evolving. As we move into the treatment landscape, related association recommendations, history of treatments, pharmacology and different types of medications that can be used to treat opioid use disorder are explained.

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August 23, 2023

How Medical Groups with VBC Are Reducing Referral Costs by 45% 
Robert Harris, CEO, Director, ReferralPoint
Matt Cheatham, Client Success Director, ReferralPoint
Sponsored by: ReferralPoint, LLC 

Learn how leading provider group VillageMD implemented data-driven, fully automated referral strategies to reduce referral leakage costs, cut referral admin time in half, and decrease days to close the loop, all from within their EHR.

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August 8, 2023

Improving Immunization Rates: Sanford Health's Team-Based Approach
Victoria Standley, Immunization Specialist, Sanford Health
Andrea Polkinghorn, BSN, RN, AMB-BC, Lead Immunization Strategist, Sanford Health
Michael Greenberg, MD, Head of Medical North America, Sanofi Vaccines
Sponsored by: Sanofi 

Learn how Sanford Health has prioritized educating providers, care teams, and patients on the importance of immunizations and utilized their existing technology investments to reach more patients.

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July 12, 2023

The Benefit of Dexcom G7 with the New Expanded CGM Medicare Coverage to Help Reduce Hypoglycemia
Davida Kruger, MSN, APN-BC, BC-ADM, Henry Ford Health
Sponsored by: Dexcom, Inc.

Learn more about the impact of hypoglycemia in older adults along with the use of RT-CGM, including its features, benefits and clinical evidence that supported the new Medicare expanded CGM coverage. For older adults with diabetes, Dexcom RT-CGM is clinically proven to reduce hypoglycemia and improve overall glycemic outcomes.1-5 It can also provide valuable information to caregivers and healthcare providers about the individual’s glucose patterns, which can inform treatment decisions.

1. Beck RW, et al. JAMA. 2017; 317(4):371-378. 2. Beck RW, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167(6):365-374. 3. Martens T, et al. JAMA. 2021;325(22):2262-2272. 4. Laffel LM, et al. JAMA. 2020;323(23):2388-2396. 5. Welsh JB, et al. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2022:19322968221099879.

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June 27, 2023

Cracking the Code: How WellSpan is Building a Genomics Strategy for Growth
Craig Newman, SVP Strategy, Helix
Christopher Lipp, VP Precision Medicine & Orthopedics, WellSpan Health
Sponsored by: Helix

Learn how WellSpan Health has built and implemented an enterprise-wide genomics strategy to accelerate the pathway to providing more targeted care and is transforming patient care by broadening access, digitizing genetic information and accelerating genomic research.

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June 14, 2023

How SSM Health Leverages AI Technology to Combat Clinician Burnout
Ann Cappellari, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, SSM Health
Sponsored by: Nuance Communications

Clinician burnout is a significant problem in healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic and staffing shortages have only exacerbated the problem. Few would argue that future of care delivery exists at the intersection of clinicians and technology. Modern technological capabilities that optimize clinicians time and talent also improve clinical outcomes and patient safety, boost patient satisfaction, and streamline access to care and services. This webinar discusses the challenges of physician burnout and why it is so damaging to providers, patients, and staff, and how they overcome it through AI technology.

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May 17, 2023

Preparing for an Evolving Alzheimer’s Treatment Landscape: Patient and Thought Leader Insights 
Deanna Willis, MBA, MD, Interim Chair, Family Medicine, Indiana University
Jared Brosch, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Indiana University
John Showalter, MD, Chief Product Officer, Linus Health
Sponsored by: Linus Health

Learn real patient perspectives on the current state of dementia prevention, detection, and treatment. Explore key findings from a new cognitive health-focused survey of 1,000 US adults 65+ and their implications for health systems and primary care practices.

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May 3, 2023
 

How Privia NT Reduced Referral Costs by 45% and Improved ACO + MIPS Outcomes 
Robert Harris, CEO, Director, ReferralPoint
Matt Cheatham, Client Success Director, ReferralPoint
Larry Tatum, MD, CEO, Privia NT
Sponsored by: ReferralPoint, LLC

Learn about ReferralPoint’s fee-for-service and value-based care strategies that use data and automation to transform patient referrals. Discover how their clients are reducing leakage by 75%, unnecessary costs by 10%, and admin time by more than 50% while enhancing patient satisfaction, all by gaining control and visibility on patient referrals from within their EHR.

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Health Equity Series

June 27, 2024

Inclusive Healthcare for the LGBTQ+ Community
Justin Schweitzer, DO, Director, LGBTQ+ Health and Primary Care, Cooper Care Alliance

The webinar aims to equip participants with essential information to deliver fair and inclusive healthcare for the LGBTQ+ population. Participants will gain insights into important terminology, challenges in accessing equitable care for this community, and practical strategies to address disparities in healthcare delivery. Participants will also learn about Cooper Healthcare's new LGBTQ+ Center and its direct role in how Cooper provides equitable care to the LGBTQ+ community. 

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Member Spotlight Series

February 29, 2024

Spotlight on CDTM: The Clinical Pharmacist’s ROI in a Large Healthcare Organization
Eligible for Continuing Education Credit (click here for details)
Tanya Iliadis, PharmD, Director of Primary Care Clinical Pharmacy Services, Atrius Health
Damaris Nou, MD, Medical Director, Clinical Pharmacy Department and Primary Care Physician, Atrius Health
Jacqueline Burke, PharmD, Senior Clinical Pharmacist for Clinic Services, Atrius Health

CDTM expands the role of the clinical pharmacist in a team-based practice. Founded on published data demonstrating the significance of CP-based care on chronic disease management, CDTM in most states allows clinical pharmacist to prescribe for specific disease states to initiate, monitor, modify or discontinue drug therapy. CDTM Clinic in our organization has been established for the clinical pharmacists to manage a variety of conditions including diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, behavioral health diseases, pain, thrombosis, and oncologic conditions. We have successfully incorporated CDTM into a portfolio of all that clinical pharmacists can do at top-of-license, while demonstrating significant contributions to ROI with a hybrid of services provided and clinical outcomes. 

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November 8, 2023

Diabetes Partnership: Engaging Patients and Addressing SDOH with Multidisciplinary Teams
Eligible for Continuing Education Credit (click here for details)
Elise Butkiewicz, MD, Medical Director, Family Medicine Residency & Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, Overlook Medical Center, Atlantic Health System; and Clinical Assistant Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University 
Antonia Carbone, PharmD, BCACP, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Family Medicine Residency, Overlook Medical Center, Atlantic Health System; and Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Fairleigh Dickinson University of Pharmacy & Health Sciences  
Jeffrey Feldman, MD, Nephrologist & Co-Chair, Lipid Workgroup, Atlantic Medical Group

Engaging vulnerable patient populations can improve health, decrease costs, and ensure healthcare equity. Learn how the Diabetes Health Partnership at Atlantic Medical Group (one of AMGA’s 2023 Acclaim Award finalists) uses a team-based population health model to reduce disparities in care for vulnerable populations by addressing medical and social challenges through diabetes education, social service, community health workers, and pharmacy support. 

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October 12, 2023

Novant Health Nourishes: Assessing and Addressing Food Insecurity
Eligible for Continuing Education credit (click here for details)
William W. Hammill, MD, FACC, FAAP, Pediatric Cardiologist and Clinical Physician Executive, Novant Health 
Kimberly Dull, MBA, Director, Social Determinants of Health and Community Engagement Performance, Novant Health
Christina Cammon, Program Manager, Social Determinants of Health, Novant Health 

Through Novant Health Nourishes, multiple teams collaborated to implement a multi-pronged, system-wide food insecurity screening and intervention strategy among their patient population. This session provides key insights, operational best practices and lessons learned from the Novant Health Nourishes program, including:

  • The design and implementation of a system to support screening for food insecurity in a large population
  • The use of partnerships and a third-party application to support interventions and link to local resources
  • Outcomes associated with an embedded system of decision support and documentation for addressing food insecurity

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July 27, 2023

Transforming Access: Leveraging Innovation to Improve the Patient Experience
LeTesha Montgomery, RN, MHA, FACHE, Senior Vice President, System Patient Access, Houston Methodist
Erica Simon, MBA, Director, Access and Scheduling, Houston Methodist
Pooja Sheth, MBA, Senior Project Manager, System Patient Access, Houston Methodist

Learn about the journey the System Access Team at Houston Methodist (one of AMGA’s 2023 Acclaim Award finalists) has been on to improve access to care and push boundaries beyond the status quo, using lessons learned in technology and patient experience to shift access strategies for provider scheduling.

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July 20, 2023

The Patient Partnership Model - An Intentional Pivot: Reimagining Care Models
Beth A. Careyva, MD, Associate Medical Director for Value Based Care Delivery and Quality Improvement, Lehigh Valley Physician Group 
Molly Thompson Chavez, MHL, Administrator of Operational Excellence, Lehigh Valley Physician Group 
Cathryn Kelly, MSN, RN, RD, CMSRN, Administrator of Quality and Value Based Care, Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Learn how Lehigh Valley Physician Group (one of AMGA’s 2023 Acclaim Award finalists) created an innovative model to leverage a regional remote workforce to foster patient-centric care through enhanced personalization, appointment triage, system navigation, and documentation support.

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June 6, 2023

Leveraging Technology to Address Health-Related Social Needs at the Point of Care
Dan Behrens, MHA, Population Health and Program Manager, Allina Health 
Kristen Elliott, Supervisor, Care Navigation Business Operations, Allina Health 
Sara Pfeffer, Clinical Service Supervisor, Allina Health - Chaska Clinic

Learn how Minnesota-based Allina Health (one of AMGA’s 2023 Acclaim Award finalists) overcame numerous challenges in screening and referring patients to appropriate community resources in developing its health-related social needs (HRSN) program, including best practices and strategies for supporting their model’s development.

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ValuePathways Series

May 8, 2024

Addressing Burnout & Promoting Value Through Clinician Advocacy
Eligible for Continuing Education credit (click here for details)
David Tyson, Director, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Novant Health
Sidney Fletcher, MD FACEP, Senior Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Greater Charlotte Market, Novant Health

Hear how the Novant Health Center for Public Policy Solutions is driving solutions to reduce overregulation, combat clinician burnout, improve patient satisfaction and enhance care quality through public policy. You’ll learn about:

  • The importance of clinician-administrator partnerships in pursuing advocacy goals.
  • The necessity of clinician-led thought leadership in solving public policy challenges hindering the delivery of value-based care.
  • Ways to get more connected to the work of the Novant Health Center for Public Policy Solutions. 

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February 8, 2024

Developing a Group Culture in Support of Value-Based Health Care
Eligible for Continuing Education credit (click here for details)
Robert Turngren, MD, MBA, Chief Physician Executive, Samaritan Health Services
Wing Chan, MHA, FACHE, Associate Vice President, Professional Services, Samaritan Health Services
Brent Godek, MD, MBA, SVP/Chief Physician Executive, Samaritan Health Services

Discover the insights and lessons learned from Samaritan Medical Group’s journey in developing an organizational culture that ensures success in value-based health care, including:

  • Why organizational culture is necessary for success in value-based health care.
  • The experiences of Dr. Turngren and Wing Chan as they transform the organizational culture of Samaritan Medical Group.
  • Practical strategies and building blocks for fostering a culture that promotes engagement, enhances safety, supports team members, and facilitates collaboration, with a focus on the patient and value-based health care

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October 4, 2023

Governance, Leadership, and the Road to Value-Based Healthcare
Eligible for Continuing Education credit (click here for details)
Scott Barlow, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Revere Health
Anil Keswani, MD, Chief Executive, Scripps Medical Foundation

Hear an interactive discussion between leaders from Revere Health and Scripps Health to learn:

  • How healthcare governance provides strategic direction and oversight for the transition to VBC.
  • Why forward-thinking leadership is essential for the successful implementation of VBC. 
  • How to engage physicians, APCs, and team members in the culture of VBC by providing education and training, creating incentives for participation, and fostering a collaborative environment.

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July 11, 2023

The Road to Value: Let’s Start with the 'Why?'
Eligible for Continuing Education credit (click here for details)
Dr. Phil Oravetz, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Population Health Officer, Ochsner Health and Board Member, AMGA   

Discover the learnings from Ochsner's journey to value-based care (VBC), including:

  • Why the long-term viability of fee-for-service (FFS) is questionable.
  • Why preparing for VBC is essential.
  • How they’re impacting lives across Louisiana, the nation, and the world.

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