Date & Time
Sunday, November 2 — 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Brent James, MD
Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director
Institute for Health Care Delivery Research
HFMA's CEO Joseph Fifer will provide an update on the organization’s key initiatives in the areas of patient financial communications, price transparency, and medical account resolution. He will set the stage for Brent James, MD, chief quality officer and executive director of the Institute for Health Care Delivery Research at Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare, to discuss changes to organizational infrastructure that will be required to create real performance improvement. Essential to these changes is managing in the evolving world of ACOs, bundled payments, population health, value based purchasing, medical homes, pay for performance, and more. James will provide insights based on his experience in leading innovations that result in high-quality, cost-effective health care—and will draw parallels between performance improvement in clinical settings and those in the financial setting.