By applying an "ACO magnifying glass" to high-risk patients
and high-cost events, and using an organizational background in rapid
cycle improvement, Atrius Health has developed focused interventions to hit Triple Aim goals within their Medicare's Pioneer ACO model.
Listen to pre-conference comments from Emily Brower.
During Medicare Pioneer ACO: Case Study on Atrius Health's Focus on the Triple Aim, a 45-minute webinar on May 9th, now available for download, Brower, executive director of accountable care programs at Atrius Health, shares the first year lessons from its experience as a Medicare Pioneer ACO and how the program is evolving in year two.
You will learn:
- Why Atrius Health participated in the Medicare Pioneer ACO program and how it has enabled their organization to meet other important care delivery goals;
- The business process and IT requirements for accountable care, including the development of risk stratification, patient roster and quality reporting tools;
- Features and preliminary indicators from year one’s focus on managing high-risk patients and high-cost events — specifically the management of post acute care and development of preferred partnerships;
- Developments and focus areas for year two of the program; and
- Creating clinical and IT pathways, building relationships and developing a structure that engages physicians to provide accountable care.
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WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
Presidents, CEOs, medical directors, quality improvement executives, business development and strategic planning directors and consultants.
ABOUT OUR PANELIST:
||Atrius Health’s desire to develop a single population-based care model for all Medicare beneficiaries drives its participation in the CMS Pioneer ACO program.
Emily DuHamel Brower is executive director, accountable care programs, for Atrius Health, a not-for-profit, independent alliance of community-based physician groups including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Reliant Medical Group, South Shore Medical Center, and Southboro Medical Group. Brower joined Atrius Health through Harvard Vanguard in 2010, as senior director, clinical improvement ventures, in 2010. In both positions, Brower has developed opportunities to support transformational work that measurably improves healthcare. Key accomplishments include securing Atrius Health’s participation in the Pioneer ACO model, and initiative of CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
Previously, Brower spent 15 years as the chief operating officer/director of finance and operations at Urban Medical Group in Jamaica Plain, a non-profit healthcare organization specialized in medical management of medically complex, chronically-ill populations across a community-based long-term care continuum. Among her accomplishments at Urban Medical, Brower served as principal investigator for a multi-year research project analyzing cost and quality outcomes to support payment reform, and developed innovative, capitated contracts for medically complex Medicare beneficiaries.
Brower received her Bachelor of Arts from Smith College, and MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business.
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