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Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), the largest sponsor of Medicare Shared Savings ACOs in the United States, manages 24 ACOs, nine of which generated savings of nearly $27 million in 2014.
While data analytics and integration is one of the greatest challenges for most accountable care organizations, the capture, analysis and reporting of data is the key to ACO success in improving quality, reducing costs and generating savings.
During Data Analytics in Accountable Care: Strategies and Case Studies, a 45-minute webinar on January 27th, now available for replay, Elena Tkachev, director of ACO analytics, Collaborative Health Systems, shares her organization's experience in using data analytics effectively to improve ACO results.
You will learn:
- How data analysis can help ACOs identify clinical improvement opportunities and engage providers by providing actionable data for performance improvement;
- ACO analytics strategy in terms of how quality metric data is captured, analyzed and reported;
- Data analytics challenges and how ACOs can overcome these challenges;
- Specific examples of how data analytics is driving improvements at CHS' ACOs; and
- How changes in the MSSP program in 2016 will impact MSSP ACOs.
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WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
Presidents/CEOs/CFOs, medical directors, quality improvement executives, physician executives, health plan executives and strategic planning directors and consultants.
ABOUT OUR PANELIST:
Elena Tkachev is a director of clinical and performance analytics at Universal American and supports 24 accountable care organizations with over 3,200 physicians and clinicians who serve over 280,000 traditional Medicare beneficiaries. She focuses on transforming information into insight to improve managerial operations and prescribe clinical action that enhances beneficiary health outcomes and reduces costs. Additionally, she designs and implements a strategic approach to analyzing various data sources, determines technology and reporting capabilities and manages the distribution of analytics via web-based interfaces for provider partners.
Prior to joining Universal American, Elena worked at McKinsey Solutions Office in Healthcare Value Analytics where she concentrated on design and development of Innovative Population-Based Healthcare Delivery and Payment Models (i.e. Patient- Centered Medical Home [PCMH], Accountable Care Organization [ACO], and other Integrated Care Models). She also led Predictive Analytics and Medical Economics at Horizon Healthcare Innovations, subsidiary of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of New Jersey, where she developed innovative provider reimbursement models and analytics to support launch of PCMHs, ACOs, and Episodes of Care programs, measured performance outcomes and optimized programs' effectiveness. She has extensive experience in pricing and rate development, fee schedule analysis, forecasting and medical claim liability valuations, as well as projecting impact of Healthcare Reform, Federal and State Mandates from WellPoint. Further, while at WellPoint, Ms. Tkachev modeled, evaluated, and projected medical cost trends for Empire BCBS of New York's large group block of business, valued over $2.5 billion.
Throughout her career, Ms. Tkachev has provided actuarial and consulting services to a wide range of clients, including commercial insurers, reinsurers, large hospitals, Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans, HMOs, pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare providers. She has been involved in disease management and other drug cost savings case studies.
Ms. Tkachev received a Bachelor of Actuarial Science/Applied Mathematics from Maryville University, St. Louis, and a Master of Business in Finance from Fordham University, New York City.