Chicago, IL — December 12


The nation’s largest clinical integration and accountable care program provides practical guidance and insights for launching clinical integration, accountable care, and other forms of care delivery and payment models. Learn about effective governance, payer contracting strategies, physician engagement, e-health strategies (including EHR and HIE components), clinical quality measures—such as value-based purchasing—and how to develop a program infrastructure and team to succeed in your organization and market.

After this seminar, you'll be able to:

  • Examine health information technology drivers that require financial investment and describe how efficient deployment of an EHR can minimize reduced cash flow
  • Create an action plan that identifies stakeholder challenges, evaluates skills and technology gaps, and builds an ACO work plan
  • Establish effective governance structures, identify benchmarks, share best practices with other provider organizations, and create strategies for recruiting physicians to participate


Basic concepts related to managed care contracting, financial management, and physician practice management

Tools and Takeaways

Sample medical practice metric reports that can be adapted to track and manage accountable care initiatives within an organization; essentials of contracting for clinical integration; tools for creating a “starter set” of measures; list of how and when to select supporting information technologies


Daniel J. Marino
President/CEO, Health Directions LLC

Martin Manning
Senior Advisor, Health Directions LLC

Continuing education: 7 CPE credits
Level: Intermediate  

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