Health Plan Innovation & Engagement
Increased “consumerism”, an altered workplace dynamic, and employee stress and burnout has increased competition and access to health solutions. Discuss strategies and tools health plans are utilizing to respond to market developments and fiscal pressures with innovations in partnerships, programs, technologies that strengthen plan design and care delivery.
Value-Based Care & Network Contracting
Progress continues in the move from fee-for-service to value-based care, driven by innovative approaches in adopting innovative VBC models, risk-based arrangements, and bundled contracts. Focused sessions will delve into how providers and payers are collaborating to enhance coordinated care, optimize care delivery, and treat the individual holistically.
Care Coordination & Delivery Integration
Hospitals and health systems are continually challenged to keep patients healthy and provide care outside the four walls of the hospital. The pandemic enhanced the focus on RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring), telehealth, home care, and hospital-at-home programs. Learn innovative approaches to engage patients, transform care delivery, and take a whole-person care approach to treating patients and keeping them healthy.
Behavioral & Mental Health
Promoting behavioral and mental healthcare options and prevention are more critical than ever. The pandemic is bringing conversations around mental health and substance use disorders into the spotlight. Learn how the collaborative contributions of health plans, academics, clinicians, treatment providers, advocates, and policymakers are moving the needle in creating affordable, accessible services and treatment for mental health-related challenges.
Today, payers and providers recognize that social factors are even greater predictors of health and well-being than clinical health. Discover how healthcare stakeholders are maximizing their investment in collaborating with state, regional, and local partners including the public health organizations to build a larger community of care focused on addressing the social needs and eliminating health inequities among individuals and families.
Virtual Care & Digital Health
Hospitals and health systems are continually challenged to keep patients healthy. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and the Internet of Medical Things are some of the most promising technologies in healthcare. Uncover the continued utilization of telehealth and other emerging technologies to accelerate the path to care redesign in a way that meets people where they are, empowers their health decision-making, and promotes their health in a more personal, convenient, and cost-effective way.
Medicaid Managed Care & Policy
Meeting the needs of Medicaid beneficiaries has been a big challenge since the pandemic, especially addressing SDoH and improving health equity within the Medicaid population. Gain insight into new policies and reform on the horizon as well as the strategies from managed care plan executives, states, CBOs, and provider organizations who are navigating the critical, top of mind challenges that managed care and state Medicaid executives face today.
In a highly competitive healthcare landscape, health plan executives must adopt innovative marketing and customer-centric strategies to engage Medicare enrollees, improve member satisfaction and STAR ratings, and maintain loyalty. Learn how payers are leveraging data and implementing personalized approaches to enhance engagement and improve care for Medicare beneficiaries.
Healthcare Supply Chain
Momentum towards a more holistic and end-to-end approach to the healthcare supply chain is not only about improving efficiency and reducing costs to the hospitals and healthcare systems, but about providing better healthcare in the least lead time and at lower costs to the patient. Delve into the strategies and technologies that are inspiring a collective rethinking of the global healthcare supply chain.
Employer Direct Contracting
Private and public sector employers of all sizes are investigating innovative and cost-efficient models for care delivery. Understand the nuances of direct contracting, learn how to effectively launch and implement a CoE program, and explore opportunities in value-based direct contracting arrangements including bundles, accountable care models, and more to drive quality and transparency while meeting employees’ healthcare needs.
It is critical for employers to adopt novel approaches to reduce rising healthcare costs and deliver quality care. While self-funding empowers employers to make meaningful healthcare decisions, eliminate unnecessary spend, employers must learn to modify their benefit design strategies to strengthen transparency, combat rising drug spend, and effectively take care of their employees’ health and well-being. Learn the latest strategies to move to value and contain costs while leveraging partnerships with benefits consultants, TPAs, and brokers.
Employee Health & Well-being
Whether it be premium health plans, unlimited PTO, or remote work flexibility, companies today are reevaluating their benefits and rewards while figuring out how to put their best foot forward to keep employees happy while containing rising healthcare costs. Discover how employers are utilizing new digital offerings and taking a holistic approach to meet the health and well-being needs of their employees in both on-site and remote environments.
Pop Health Analytics
Now more than ever, healthcare stakeholders are collaborating to gather health and non-health data to guide whole-person care. Critical to these efforts are integrating analytics for a 360-degree view of patients, members, and clients. Gain insight into the ongoing development of advanced analytic technologies, including AI, machine learning methods, and intuitive data visualizations and dashboards, that are accelerating efforts to accumulate accurate and comprehensive data to make personalized healthcare decisions and build healthier communities.
Advanced Tech in Healthcare
Advancements in healthcare, whether through data and communications, research and clinical trials, medical devices, or consumer offerings, are delivering promising care alternatives, changing the patient experience, and enhancing support for high-risk and elderly populations. Discover how to quickly adapt to emerging technologies including voice activation, visualization, automation, and machine learning and how these technologies are being incorporated to advance care.
Data Analytics & AI
AI has emerged as the promising technology that links patients, providers, and payers in utilizing data to identify gaps in care, guide strategic decision-making, and streamline operations that improve workflows for caregivers. Uncover examples of how predictive modeling and prescriptive analytics help to close care gaps, improve outcomes, and reduce costs by improving operational efficiency.