Evolving Care Models: Aligning Care Delivery to Emerging Payment Models

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This webinar accompanies the AHA Center for Health Innovation Market Insights Report on evolving care models. Hospitals and health systems across the country are redesigning care delivery to improve quality and outcomes, enhance the patient experience, reduce costs and, ultimately, produce better population health. The payment landscape for health care services has evolved to support providers’ transition to new care delivery models. This webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of the changing care delivery and payment landscape.
  • Discuss the capabilities providers need to succeed under these evolving models.
  • Offer a “maturity model” for providers to assess their current capabilities and plan for the future.
  • Highlight different approaches providers are taking to evolve their care and payment models.
  • Offer a road map providers can adopt to advance along the maturity model and succeed in the evolving care delivery and payment environment.

Attendees Will Learn:

  • How the emerging care delivery and payment landscape is changing.
  • Capabilities providers need to succeed in the new environment.
  • A practical roadmap for building capabilities.

Sponsored by:

Manatt Health

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Thought Leaders

Avi Herring
Manatt Health
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Avi Herring is a manager with Manatt Health, an interdisciplinary policy and business advisory practice of Manatt. He provides project management and research support to healthcare stakeholders across a broad range of key healthcare issues, including payment and delivery system transformation; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; health reform implementation; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement. He also monitors federal and state health policy developments, healthcare provider markets and other emerging healthcare trends.

Prior to Manatt, Avi was a planning executive at UJA-Federation of New York. At UJA, he played a lead role in key organizational strategic initiatives, including redesigning a major health insurance reimbursement program for more than 3,000 individuals, developing an allocations strategy for a Hurricane Sandy disaster relief fund, and designing a new initiative to strengthen civil society and moderate leadership in Israel. He also managed significant grant portfolios and educated volunteer task forces on making strategic funding decisions.

Benjamin K. Chu, M.D.
Managing Director
Manatt Health
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A leader in creating patient-centered, integrated healthcare reforms, Dr. Benjamin Chu advises clients on building collaborative partnership relationships, with a focus on quality, service and operational outcomes. Ben’s experience encompasses direct patient care, population health, public policy and reform, medical education, health system administration, health insurance, culture change, and leadership development.

For more than 15 years, Ben led major health systems in Houston, Southern California and New York City. In those roles, he established, expanded and solidified relationships with medical schools; led efforts to reorganize and streamline administrative functions; and implemented programs and processes to improve patient access to high-quality healthcare services.

A physician and public policy advocate, Ben serves organizations committed to advocacy for access to high-quality patient-centered care. He is chair of the board of directors of The Commonwealth Fund and sits on the board of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Ben previously served on the advisory committee to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In 2015, Ben was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. He has also served as the past chair of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees and on the board of The Joint Commission.

Ben’s background includes work in medical education at both the policy and training levels. He was an associate dean at two of New York’s top medical schools and held academic appointments at medical schools in New York and Houston.

Naomi Newman
Manatt Health
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Naomi Newman is a director of Manatt Health, an interdisciplinary policy and business advisory division of Manatt. She advises the leadership of major health systems, post-acute care providers and community clinics on strategic, organizational, and policy priorities, with a particular focus on health system transformation, accountable care, and population health. She has worked with leaders and physicians throughout California and the Western U.S. to design and implement creative solutions to the challenges placed upon their organizations by the changing healthcare landscape. Specifically, she manages strategic and operational planning efforts related to developing innovative growth strategies, improving operating results, advancing health system formation, building affiliated networks, and designing novel payer-provider partnerships, such as ACOs and Clinically Integrated Networks.

Naomi’s project work has included facilitating strategic and business planning efforts for academic medical centers, cancer centers, accountable care networks, and post-acute providers; designing, launching and managing implementation efforts for major strategic initiatives; and advising on the implications of health policy changes and the Affordable Care Act for clients’ business models.

She has also overseen and performed detailed profitability, market share, competitor and performance analyses to guide clients through an evaluation of growth opportunities; led performance improvement initiatives resulting in cost savings; conducted clinical integration readiness assessments; and performed in- depth assessments of funds flow mechanisms across hospital and affiliated medical group entities. She has also co-authored white papers on Medicaid and Medi-Cal policy.

Prior to joining Manatt, Naomi was a supervising senior managerial consultant for The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) at Kaiser Permanente (KP), where she oversaw a team of four, and facilitated the development of TPMG’s cancer strategy, supported business planning for new pioneering clinical programs, and led clinical performance improvement initiatives across the organization’s Northern CA footprint. Before KP, Naomi was a senior consultant with. The

Chartis Group, where she provided strategic planning, financial alignment, and operational improvement analysis and advice to academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, and health systems.

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