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2013 Webinars (subject to change)
- April 30, 2013: The State of the Industry
Health systems confront a payment environment in the midst of radical transformation. Readmission penalties, value-based purchasing, accountable care models – all such initiatives have made it explicitly clear: the focus will no longer simply be on managing the inpatient stay. This session will provide an overview of the challenges the hospital industry faces in the years to come, as well as a look at some of the strategies the industry is undertaking in response.
- June: The Impact of Value Based Products on Physicians, Hospitals and Payers
Jacque Sokolov will lead an in-depth discussion of the changing US healthcare landscape, including the drivers of that change and the challenges facing patients, providers and payers. This session will also discuss multiple CIO (Clinically Integrated Organization) models, new ACP MSSP Program development and Specialy Services (e.g. bundled payments, shared savings, etc.)
Speaker: Jacque Sokolov, MD, Chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions
- July: Personalized Medicine: An Overview of Tomorrow
Harry Glorikian, Founding and Managing Partner at Scientia Advisors will provide a high-level overview of personalized medicine today - including biomarkers in childhood as well as its implications of application - and how to evaluate personalized medicine and what to expect in its futre.
Speaker: Harry Glorikian, Founding and Managing Partner, Scientia Advisors
- September: Financial Overview
This webinar will examine pharmaceutical and medical device performance in the marketplace and key issues facing major, generic, and specialty pharmaceuticals. In addition, new products, evolving drug prices, and opportunities for growth in both sectors will be discussed.
- November: ACOs
This webinar will discuss best practices from successful ACOs as well as the value and challenges ACOs bring to the supply chain. Speakers will also discuss transition of care within the ACO model and what hospitals and healthcare facilities are doing to standardize processes, with a focus on the October 1, 2013 implementation date that will affect reimbursement, bundled payments, clinical quality measures, and more. Representatives from various sectors of the supply chain will be included.
- December: GPO Contracting Process Overview
This webinar will present an overview of the contract administration process and will highlight tips and best practices for suppliers and GPOs alike to secure a contract that benefits all parties involved.