Healthcare Conference Season!
And HCEG is partnering and participating in two events this month: the Advancing Together Innovation Forum held in Napa, CA on March 17th and a webinar  "Priorities in Transition to Value-based Care" based on insight from the much anticipated Industry Pulse Research Survey on March 29th. 

Also included in this newsletter are recent insight and opinion on top themes and takeaways from last week's 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando. And a bit of info pertaining to items on the HCEG Top 10 List.
HCEG-UnitedAg Innovation - March 17
Trends & Implications of Value-Based Reimbursement  on Consumers, Providers and Payers

Health Innovation Forum in Napa, California
Innovation was one of the hot topics at the 2017 HIMSS Conference and the Healthcare Executive Group is pleased to provide its members with complimentary registration to the newly formed Healthcare Innovation Forum held in Napa Valley on March 17th.

This four-hour session at the  United Ag Annual Forum  will provide an HCEG-facilitated, interactive round-table type discussion of key changes taking place with ACO and other alternative reimbursement models and how they will impact payer-to-provider-to-consumer relationships, especially around cost and quality.  See the list of speakers and more information.

The Health Innovation forum is complimentary for HCEG members and full conference registration is only $325. See  this page  for more information and to register.
Industry Pulse Survey Results!
 Priorities in Transition to Value-Based Care
A portion of the much anticipated Industry Pulse Research Results will be presented in a webinar on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 2:00 pm ET.

Join Ferris Taylor, Office of the Chair, HealthCare Executive Group and Chris Link, Consultant - Business Development & Engagement, Change Healthcare , for this webinar-presentation where they'll share the results of the 7th annual Industry Pulse Research Study, conducted in the fall of 2016 and based on the HCEG Top 10 List. You'll gain a better understanding of the critical issues weighing on the minds of healthcare executives as they transition to new care models, including:

Attendees will learn about  critical issues weighing on the minds of healthcare executives as they transition to new care models , including:
  • Cost vs. Quality Transparency: which takes priority when attempting to change individual behavior?
  • How effective are Clinical and Data Analytics in driving the transition to new care models?
  • What are the chief Cyber-Security concerns in a data-driven environment?
Recapping 2017  HIMSS Conference
The 2017 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society ( HIMSS17) Conference & Exhibition wrapped up last Thursday and ever since there's been a steady flow of recaps, analyses, summaries and opinion pieces about the event. 

For more insight from the 2017 HIMSS Conference, see Recapping the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition on the HCEG blog where you'll find a collection of information summarizing what I/we think is useful information from the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition.

Also included are some multi-media content from the 2017 HIMSS conference including some instructions on how to access presentation materials from the HIMSS educational sessions.
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