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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM
Creating and Demonstrating Value with Analytics
Betsy McVay, Executive Director, Analytics, UNITYPOINT HEALTH

Developing analytic capabilities is critical to success as healthcare systems move to an environment based on caring for populations and being paid for the value created. Learn how Iowa Health System created a strategy and implemented an analytic program to support having over a third of its population served under a value based contract. This program supports a full range of analytic capabilities from metrics and reporting to advanced modeling and statistics all in order…

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
Value-Based Structural Change: Analyzing ICD-10 Impacts
Louis F. Rossiter, PhD, Director of Scientific Affairs and Founding Member, NEW HEALTH ANALYTICS

ICD-10 is not just a coding issue; but a demand to restructure the information feed to payers to further refine their value-based metrics. It affects the hospital revenue cycle and requires organizational change management to implement. Advanced analytics can help your leadership understand the payment impact to a hospital’s bottom line under ICD-10. In 2014, all common reimbursement schemes for hospital inpatient procedures currently based on ICD-9 will be converted to ICD-10. A change in hospital…

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Analytics Tools to Determine Healthcare Delivery Costs and Value Driven Outcomes
Charlton Park, MBA, MHSM, Chief Analytics Officer, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HEALTH CARE
Ming Tu, Senior Data Warehouse Architect, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH HOSPITAL AND CLINICS

In an editorial published in the New York Times entitled Why Medical Bills Are a Mystery", Robert Kaplan and Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School point out that efforts to combat rising health care costs are failing largely because we do not know what it costs to deliver an episode of care. Understanding the costs to deliver care is vital to controlling costs and preparing for the future as a health care system. At…

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Case Study: Data-Driven Decision Making with Surgical Analytics
Hazel Boyd, MBA, Perioperative Business Manager, CAMBRIDGE HEALTH ALLIANCE

This session will focus on a perioperative business manager's experience in reaching operational goals including easier review of operating room (OR) metrics, better forecasting, and improved product standardization. Learn how implementing user-friendly perioperative analytics technology helped facilitate ongoing measurement of key performance indicators to assist with process improvement. The speaker will highlight key results and metrics the facility was able to achieve, as well as provide actionable steps to drive change in any facility that…

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Using Predictive Analytics to Maximize HCAHPS Results
Justin Pestrue, MA, Director of Clinical Analytics and Business Intelligence (CABI) Department, AKRON GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM

CMS's development of the HCAHPS survey has put healthcare patient experience performance at the heart of public reporting, value based purchasing (VBP) and the continuing growth of pay for performance payer contracts. Maximizing a system's performance in these critical service metrics can mean millions of dollars to the bottom line of a large health system. Recent work using predictive analytics at both the Ohio State University and Akron General Health System has demonstrated that service…