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The ACO Playbook: Lessons Learned from Successful Early Adopters WEBINAR

WEBINAR recording available please contact Jill Ettori 

$149  Rate

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There’s no magic bullet to succeeding in today’s rapidly changing healthcare reform environment; however, accountable care organizations (ACOs) are a principal driver to creating pathways to quality, affordable care in integrated environments.  Join us for this webinar during which we’ll hear from one of the country’s top quality leaders (also a Pioneer ACO), Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization, located in Westwood, MA. Dr. Rich Parker, Chief Medical Officer, will share how BIDCO launched its ACO and generated millions of dollars in savings while providing high-quality care. We’ll also hear from experts on the key elements of the ACO playbook and take a look at care and payment innovations stemming from Massachusetts cost-containment initiatives.


-Understand what it takes to operationalize successful ACOs (best practice models and framework for success and delivery)
-Learn how Pioneer ACO Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO), based in Westwood, MA, successfully launched its ACO
-Learn how BIDCO maintains its ACO and what they see as future trends and challenges
-Hear about Massachusetts health reform innovations from which hospital systems around the country can learn

Richard A. Parker, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization
Lynn Nicholas, FACHE, President & CEO, Massachusetts Hospital Association
Heather Lavoie, President, The Geneia Institute

Target Audience:
Chief Executive Officer, Chief Innovation Officer / Chief Strategy Officer
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer, Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer, Chief Medical Officer / Medical Directors, Chief Nursing Officers, Vice Presidents, Directors & Managers, Business Development

More about our Faculty:

Richard A. Parker,
M.D. , Chief Medical Officer, Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization

Richard A. Parker, M.D. has served as Chief Medical Officer for Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (previously known as the BID Physicians Organization) since 2001. He has been instrumental in helping develop and launch their Pioneer accountable care organization. An internist with a 30-year history at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Parker's other interests and areas of expertise include end of life care, medical malpractice, care of the mentally ill, electronic medical records and teaching.  Dr. Parker is an engaging speaker on a wide range of healthcare topics.

Heather Lavoie, President, The Geneia Institute

Heather Lavoie is president of Geneia, and its training organization, The Geneia Institute. She has accountability for launching and supporting new products and services that sit at the intersection of personalized and population health, and help health care organizations transform the way they deliver care.  Prior to her role as President, her career spanned 25 years in health care, leading start-ups, health plans, and provider organizations and initiatives to identify and replicate best practices in health care use and delivery.  She is a sought-after speaker on health care issues.

Lynn Nicholas, President & CEO, Massachusetts Hospital Association

Lynn Nicholas, FACHE, joined the Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) as president and CEO in August 2007 bringing more than 35 years of hospital and association experience. During her tenure at MHA, she has been an active leader in driving health reform initiatives. She has been appointed to several key statewide healthcare advisory groups including the Special Commission on the Healthcare Payment System and Provider Price Reform. She currently serves on the Health Policy Commission Advisory Council. She is a sought after speaker in Massachusetts and nationally, on matters of health policy and leadership.



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