December 3, 2019

Below are the Contents of our current ABL Healthcare Online News & Trendletter + Mimi Grant’s Blog

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WELCOME NEW MEMBER!

Jennifer TyJennifer Ty, DNP, is CEO of Excell Home Care, Inc., which facilitates a team of hundreds of health professionals who provide skilled services under the request of a patient’s personal physician. Health services are rendered to homebound patients that need part-time and intermittent visits. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Excell Home Care offers skilled nursing, therapy (physical, occupational, speech, respiratory), home health, medical social services, wound care consulting, psychiatric nursing, nutrition consulting, consultation/ treatment recommendations, and more. A Doctor of Nursing Practice, Jennifer has served as Excell’s CEO since 2002. She has joined the Orange County Round Table.

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xValue-Based Managed Care Contracting is more than just another new financing mechanism; it’s actually transforming physicians’ behavior. Master Negotiator Stephen L. Goff presents real-world examples of how VBMCC works, and transforms . . . CLICK HERE TO WATCH STEPHEN GOFF’S & MIMI GRANT’S 9:36-MINUTE VLOG

UPCOMING ABL HEALTHCARE ROUND TABLES

          • 1/08 – San Francisco Round Table
          • 1/14 – Silicon Valley Round Table
          • 1/16 – East Bay/Oakland Round Table
          • 1/17 – Los Angeles Round Table
          • 1/22 – Orange County Round Table

         

          • December 4 – 21st Innovations in Healthcare Event, Costa Mesa, 10 am-2 pm (Combined Orange County-Los Angeles session), where keynoter Greg Buchert, MD, President and CEO of Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan,, will be presented with the “Leadership in Innovation” Award, in recognition of his 20 years of leadership of managed Medi-Cal health plans throughout California, sharing the growth trajectory of Medi-Cal coverage – which now insures one-third of Californians. Additionally, four “Innovator in Healthcare” Award recipients will present how their companies’ technologies and approaches are reducing the cost and increasing the accessibility of quality healthcare; including: Lora Ivanova, CEO of myLab Box, which offers the first at-home, easy and affordable STD testing service – with certified results ready in days, without any co-pays or follow-up exam costs; Eric Neuner, CEO of Health Coach Institute, has transformed the lives of over 30,000 certified health coaches – and those of their clients, promoting habit change and healthy lifestyle design; Arup Roy-Burman, MD, CEO of Elemeno Health, offers a customized, app-based micro-learning solution that provides frontline staff with tools and resources to improve outcomes with the delivery of best practices; and Mike Epstein, Managing Director of The Tay Group’s careKA$H program, offers an innovative way for employers to help employees cover their deductible expenses – saving costs for both.

         

        • December 11 – 22nd Innovations in Healthcare Event, San Francisco, 10 am-2 pm (Combined San Francisco-East Bay-Silicon Valley Session), where keynoter Artie Southam, MD, EVP, Health Plan Operations at Kaiser Permanente, will be presented with the “Leadership in Innovation” Award, in recognition for his 18 years heading marketing, sales, service and administrative activities for Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals, nationally – serving 12.3 million members with $64 billion a year in health services. Additionally, four “Innovator in Healthcare” Award recipients will present how their companies’ technologies and approaches are reducing the cost and increasing the accessibility of quality healthcare; including: Bob Rose, President of MedWand Solutions, whose handheld device includes a digital stethoscope and a range of sensors that captures and transmits clinical data in real-time during televisits; Robbins Schrader, CEO of SafeRide Health, has enabled plans and providers to solve the patient “no-show” problem through their NEMT platform that’s already enabled the safe transport of nearly 2 million patients; Mike Epstein, Managing Director of The Tay Group’s careKA$H program, offers an innovative way for employers to help employees cover their deductible expenses – saving costs for both; and Mike Milwand is both CEO of Hospice of Santa Cruz County and Co-Founder of the California Hospice Network, which was created as a “Stronger Together” model committed to sustaining local nonprofit, community-based hospice care in California.

Click Here to Read All of These News Items & More or Click on Specific Headlines Above to Read Specific Articles

Beyond their Round Tables, ABL Members stay connected with each other through the ABL Healthcare Online. This bi-weekly emailed publication provides Member News, Healthcare Industry & Government Trends. And, for those interested in the latest in Healthcare IT Member News and Trends, the ABL Technology Online is also available.  For a complimentary subscription, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

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