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Monday, July 30 • 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Clinical Integration and the Evolution of Accountable Care Organizations

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Lecture: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
Break: 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. 
Panel: 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 

Abstract: This program will briefly describe the evolution to clinical integration as means to address the evolving health care value equation. The program will then explore how the Franciscan Alliance has moved toward the Clinical Integration model through participation in the Pioneer ACO. An overview of that discernment process will be provided as well as a summary of the Pioneer initiative. The experiences and resource commitments to participate in Pioneer will also be shared. 

Learning Objectives: 

1. Describe clinical integration and the role it plays in support of the development of an ACO.

2. Describe the prerequisites to be considered when deciding to participate in an ACO shared savings program.

3. Describe the specifics of the Pioneer ACO initiative.

4. Summarize the operational implications of participating in the CMS-sponsored ACO shared savings programs.


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Albert P. Tomchaney, MS, MD, MM, FAAFP

Chief Medical Officer, Franciscan Alliance
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Bill Woodson

Senior Vice President and National Thought Leader, Sg2
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Johnson & Johnson / Ethicon-Endo Surgery

Sponsor:  Pre-Conference--ACO Session

Monday July 30, 2012 1:00pm - 3:45pm
Room 116

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