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Register Today: “Moving From Volume to Value” Learning Series Begins March 24

Mark your calendar for the first in a three-part series we’re calling “Quality Payment Program in Practice”

First session: “Moving from Volume to Value” scheduled for March 24, 2017

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Join us for the first of a three-part learning series: “Quality Payment Program in Practice”

You’ll get the most up-to-date information on how Quality Payment Program/MACRA affects various sectors of healthcare. Hear first-hand questions and answers from national experts, healthcare organization leaders, and local providers on the most challenging pay-for-value issues. Get insight on healthcare policy and payment for value – both present and future. Learn how the State Innovation Model/Ohio Comprehensive Primary Care supports payment for value under the Quality Payment Program. Earn 6 AAFP prescribed CME credits for attending the full 1-day program.

Attendees will have the opportunity to attend two of three breakout sessions on APMs and MIPS Financial Implications, Data Privacy and Security, and/or Reporting Requirements and Solutions.

Please register today, space is limited.


Guest Presenters – Click on a name below to view biographical information

Carol Beehler
Carol Beehler
Carol A. Beehler, FACHE, NEA-BC, RN - PricewaterhouseCoopers
Carol is Manager, Strategic Transformation – Health Services Strategy and Innovation – Population Health and Value Based Care, in PwC’s Health Industries Advisory practice. She holds over 30 years of hands-on experience in health care operations and management, including physician practice operations, hospital performance improvement, care management and quality, system implementation, change management, benchmarking, and patient access/flow, in order to achieve sustainable operational and system-wide results for performance improvement. Her previous experience as a healthcare consultant includes performance initiatives in disease management programs, care management, length of stay/utilization management, medical homes, clinical outcomes, documentation integrity, labor productivity, physician alignment, regulatory compliance, and HIT implementation across a variety of different types of health systems and payer plans.
Mark A. Couch, MD
Mark A. Couch, MD
Mark A. Couch, MD - PriMed Vandalia Family Practice
Dr. Mark Couch, a physician at PriMed Vandalia Family Practice, has provided primary care to the Vandalia (OH) community for over 25 years. He received his medical degree from Wright State University’s School of Medicine, spent his residency at the Franciscan Medical Center in Dayton, and is board certified in Family Medicine. In addition to seeing patients at the Vandalia office, he serves as current president of PriMed Physicians. Dr. Couch is a member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physician Executives, the Medical Group Management Association, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Family Physicians, and the Montgomery County Medical Society. He has received industry recognition for his commitment to the Patient Centered Medical Home model by NCQA Level-3; is part of the Heart/Stroke Recognition Program and the Diabetes Recognition Program, also by NCQA; and is a member of the PCMH Model Design task force under the Ohio Governor’s Office for Health Transformation. He has been named a CDC Million Hearts Champion and received the Comprehensive Primary Care Champions Award for Southwest OH/Northern KY.
Amy Frankowski
Amy Frankowski
Amy Frankowski, MD - Mercy Health Select
Amy Frankowski, MD, currently serves as the Senior Medical Director of Population Health-Health Select and Chief Medical Officer with Mercy Health Select based in Ohio. Dr. Frankowski leads the strategic development of a high value network of providers and facilities for Mercy Health’s Clinically Integrated Network as well as the development of population health initiatives designed to produce higher quality healthcare at a lower cost. She serves as the clinical lead for value based contracts including the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Medicare Advantage risk programs and commercial Accountable Care Organizations. Previously, at Mercy Health, Dr. Frankowski held the position of Chief Network Integration Officer in the Cincinnati market. Since joining Mercy Health Physicians in 2010, Dr. Frankowski has played an integral part in developing population health initiatives such as patient-centered medical home program, ambulatory care coordinators and physicians’ quality program.
Shawn Martin
Shawn Martin
Shawn Martin - AAFP
Shawn Martin, senior vice president, advocacy, practice advancement and policy at the AAFP, is responsible for overseeing the AAFP Division of Government Relations and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care in Washington, DC, as well as the Division of Practice Advancement at the AAFP headquarters in Leawood, Kan. In this role, he directs legislative and private sector advocacy on issues such as physician payment and medical liability reform. Prior to joining the AAFP senior management team, Martin served as director of government relations and health policy and director of socioeconomic affairs at the American Osteopathic Association.
Elizabeth Mitchell
Elizabeth Mitchell
Elizabeth Mitchell - Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement
Elizabeth Mitchell, Committee Vice Chairperson, is President and CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement in Portland, Maine, which
is comprised of more than 30 Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives—nonprofit, multi-stakeholder organizations working with stakeholders to
improve health care quality and reduce costs across the United States. Prior positions include CEO of the Maine Health Management Coalition; Director of Public Affairs at The Nuffield Trust in London, England; and State Representative in the Maine State Legislature. She also served as a member of the board of directors of the National Quality Forum and of the National Business Coalition on Health and as a member of the Guiding Committee of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network. Ms. Mitchell studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Cambridge University, and Reed College.
Vincent Scott
Vincent Scott
Vincent Scott - PricewaterhouseCoopers
Vince is a Manager in PwC’s Consumer and Industrial Products & Services organization focusing on Cyber Security, Cyber Incident Response, and Privacy. Vince has over 27 years of experience in government and industry, serving first as a US Navy Cryptologist, and since 2010 in the private sector. He assists PwC clients with a broad range of issues including cyber security assessments, incident response and incident response planning, exercises, and evaluating system of system technology solutions to improve security in ways that maximize return on investment.
Holly Woprice
Holly Woprice
Holly Woprice - Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers
Holly Woprice is the Chief Operating Officer for Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers, a 50+ provider group comprised of 37 OB-GYNs, 3 Breast Surgeons, and 11 Midwives and Nurse Practitioners serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region. She graduated from the University of Memphis, with a BS in health education. Holly has been in the healthcare field for 20+ years and specializes in operations and practice integrations. She worked as a consultant in the integration of EHR into the ambulatory setting for large and small independent and hospital based medical practices and assisted groups in successfully achieving Meaningful Use and PQRS but her heart is in the day-to-day operations of the independent practice. Holly has expertise in all areas of the practice from streamlining business operations to RCM as well as Meaningful Use, PQRS, and now MACRA/MIPS. She will be directing the task force within Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers Women’s Centers to implement MIPS into their organization. Advancing compassionate and comprehensive healthcare for women is her passion. Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas and has lived in Cincinnati since 1998. She resides here with her husband and two children.

Also hear representatives from Mercy Health and The Health Collaborative.

Questions? Contact Kate Haralson, 513.618.3636 for more information.  

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