Impact of Election on HCEG's Top 10 

HCEG member Eric Decker, SVP & CIO of Independent Health shared some insight on the potential impact of the Trump presidency on the HCEG Top 10. Eric spoke with fellow HCEG members Alan Abramson, SVP and CIO at HealthPartners and Tim Thull, SVP and CIO at Medica

See Eric's post "Will Trump Presidency Impact 2017 HCEG Top 10?"  here and add your perspective too.
HCEG Members at AAPAN Annual Forum
Some past and present HCEG members participated in the American Association of Payers, Administrators & Networks ( AAPAN) in Tucson, AZ this week.  On Saturday, January 28th Ferris Taylor moderated AAPAN's pre-conference event "What Happens in the West Doesn't Stay in the West." 

Ferris also presented ' The Future of the State Exchanges: Post Election - The Not-so-Crystal, Crystal Ball.' A summary of that presentation including the slides presented by Ferris can be found here.

Yesterday, January 31st, Ferris moderated three sessions in AAPAN's "Government Programs & Group Health" track. Current HCEG member Dr. David DiLoreto - Sr VP Population Health at General Electric - teamed up with former HCEG member Mark Stryker, VP of Business Development at GuideWell Connect and Jerry Burgess - Partner at Spring Street Exchange to present the following sessions:

"The Convenience of Retail Healthcare with a Side of the Rare Catastrophic Event - How Today's Consumers View Healthcare"

"Close All the Hospitals"

"Data Not Dinero"

Some highlights from the above sessions will be shared via the HCEG blog over the next week.
Planning for the 2017 HCEG Annual Forum 
Planning for HCEG's 2017 Annual Forum scheduled for September 18-20, 2017 in Nashville, TN is progressing with sessions and speakers being identified and developed. Right now, the prevalent theme seems to be "uncertainty" and "managing risk."

If you have any suggestions for speakers, please contact HCEG.

Remember that attendance at the HCEG Annual Forum for at least two individuals is included in your HCEG membership. Additional information on the 2017 Annual Forum will be shared as it becomes available.
Top Content - Worth a Read
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"What health execs should watch: 2017 Supreme Court cases" 

"Key Steps for Payer Success in Accountable Care Organizations"

HCEG Sponsors at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition 
Our Sponsors at HIMSS 
At this time, the following HCEG sponsors are known to be exhibiting at HIMSS in Orlando later this month. Be sure to stop by and check out how our valued sponsor partners are providing solutions to speed digital transformation in the healthcare industry.

Change Healthcare -  Booth 9000
MarkLogic - Booth 4275 
McKesson - Booth 3479 
Virtual Health - Booth 729
Reminder: HCEG Top 10 Collections
New content is added to the HCEG Top 10 Collections every week. To see articles, studies, white papers, commentary and other information on each of HCEG's 2017 Top 10, be sure to check out the HCEG Top 10 collections. 
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