PHA's Innovation Summit is just two weeks out!
PHA's Innovation Summit is just two weeks out!
PHA October 2019 Newsletter - The Voice of Population Health 

PHA's Innovation Summit and Capitol Caucus, our main event of the year, is two weeks away!

Join us in DC on October 29th to meet with and hear from the national leaders in population health management from health plans, health care providers, national health advocacy organizations, suppliers and support organizations, innovative employers, policymakers from Congress and CMS, community level partners, and representatives from every part of the health care ecosystem.

In this month's PHA newsletter you'll find the packed Innovation Summit agenda, news on PHA's new commitment to diabetes prevention, PHA's newest member announcement, thought leadership blog from a PHA Board member, and member news. 

Happy reading, we'll see you on the 29th!

Agenda for the 2019 PHA Innovation Summit and Capitol Caucus:

Welcome Address: Achieving Value Targets by Addressing Social Determinants of Health as a Critical Population Health Management Strategy
  • Rose Maljanian: Chairman & CEO HealthCAWS, Chairman of the Board, PHA
Tactics to Enhance Financial Health in Tomorrow’s Workforce
  • Matthew Bahl: Vice President Financial Wellness Customer Strategies, Prudential 
Medicare Advantage Becoming the Model for Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Today’s Senior Population
Advancing Population Health: The CMS Innovation Center
  • Dawn Alley, PhD: Director, Prevention and Population Health Group and Acting Director, State Innovations Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI)
Responding to the Social Determinants of Health: The Role, Response and Responsibility of Population Health Management
Rooting Your Health Care Service in the Community: Strategies for Connecting Population Health Management to the Strongest Evidence-Based Community-Level Interventions
Accelerating Health Outcomes Through Policy Action at National, State, and Local Level
Special Keynote Remarks: Sen. Mike Braun
  • Senator Mike Braun: United States Senator from Indiana, member of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
The Employer’s Role in Population Health Management for 2020 and Beyond
  • Lauren Gemberling: Senior Manager Employee Research & Engagement, Comcast
  • Mike Critelli, JD: Retired CEO from Pitney Bowes, Entrepreneur, Health Care Consultant, Feature Film Producer, Speaker
  • David Hoke: Senior Director, Associate Health and Well-being, Walmart
  • Ray Fabius, MD: Co-Founder and President, HealthNEXT (Moderator)
Population Health Management – Evolution as we Look Toward 2020
  • Jaan Sidorov, MD: CEO & President, PA Clinical Network and President-Elect, PHA 
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors:


PHA Advancing NDPPTM

In conjunction with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), PHA has announced an initial campaign to support member and constituency organizations in adopting the standards set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP). 

Welcome New PHA Member: Ceresti Health

"We are pleased to welcome Ceresti Health to the PHA family. While there remains no cure for Alzheimer's disease, Ceresti brings comfort to individuals and families that suffer and are an important component to an overall population health management strategy for clients." - Rose Maljanian, Chairman and CEO at HealthCAWS and Chairman of the Board at PHA.
ACLM is excited to officially join PHA, as we share similar missions and vision for a transformed and sustainable health care system
"Population health is a team sport. The complimentary role of Lifestyle Medicine as part of the Population Health Management framework is of vital importance and cannot be overemphasized." (full post by Dr Shurney)
PHA Members in the News:
Government Employees Health Plan (GEHA) Introduces New CMO and CLO/CG to Executive Team (Full Post)

Innovaccer Tapped by Aunt Bertha to Boost Its SDOH Program (Full Post)

Jefferson College of Population Health Announces Schedule of October Information Sessions (Full Post)

NCQA Announces Award Winners: Innovation All-Stars (Full Post)

The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) celebrates National Case Management Week with Professional with professional development and learning opportunities (Full Post)

Amgen Foundation Launches Amgen Biotech Experience in Pittsburgh, PA (Full Post)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Reports Americans with Multiple Sclerosis are Three Times More Likely to Have Behavioral Health Conditions (Full Post)

Bravo Wellness Announces Impressive Results Anchored in Employee Wellness (Full Post)

Franciscan Health Physician Network Launches New Vascular Surgery Group in Indianapolis (Full Post)

Populytics Among Lehigh Valley's Fastest Growing Companies for Third Year In a Row (Full Post)

Solera Named to the 2019 CB Insights Digital Health 150 List fo Most Innovative Digital Health Startups (Full Post)

Capital Blue Cross Adds New Benefits to Existing Medicare Advantage Plans for 2020, Giving Individuals More Choices and Fewer Out-of-Pocket Costs (Full Post)

Turn-Key Health Expands Executive Team, Appoints Chris Goggin as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer (Full Post)

Leavitt Partners Releases "Florida Medicaid Expansion: Enrollment & Budget Forecasts" Report (Full Post)

Merck Applauds Adoption of Universal Health Coverage Declaration (Full Post)

Tufts Health Plan Receives the Highest Rating Possible for the Quality of its Health Plans (Full Post)

Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island Among 15 Best-Rated Medicaid Plans for 2019 (Full Post) 

Geisinger Earns National Award for Promoting Employee Health and Well-Being (Full Post)

HealthEC Announces Population Health Partnership with MaineGeneral Medical Center (Full Post)

Independent Health Once Again Among the Nation's Highest-Rated Health Plans (Full Post)

Mercy Named One of Health Care's Most Wired for 16th Time (Full Post)

Iowa Chronic Care Consortium Launches Training Program, Apprenticeship for Health Care Workers (Full Post)
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