Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland

Rebalancing Health Care in the Heartland 7:
Fulfilling the Promise of Health Care Innovation

8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., November 20, 2014
Embassy Suites, Des Moines, Iowa

Preliminary Agenda
Updated Nov. 12, 2014 
Schedule subject to change

8 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and opening remarks
Jean Robillard, Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Iowa Health Care

8:45 a.m.

Morning Keynote Presentation
Barbara A. DeBuono
Vice President, Market Development, 3M Health Information Systems


9:45 a.m.

Panel: Innovative Models
Medicaid Managed Care
Andrea McGuire, president and COO, Meridian Health Plan (presentation)
State Innovation Model
Marni Bussell, SIM Project Director, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (presentation)
Mental Health
Maria Montanaro, Chief Executive Officer, Magellan Behavioral Care of Iowa (presentation)
Long Term Care
  Shannon Strickler, President/CEO, LeadingAge Iowa (presentation)

11 a.m.

Panel: Population Health, Tools and Strategies
• Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
Tom Evans, President and CEO, Iowa Healthcare Collaborative (presentation)
• Promoting Brain Health in Older Persons
  Robert B. Wallace, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
• Iowa Healthiest State Initiative
Liz Cox, Interim Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative (presentation)



12:25 p.m.

Health Care Innovations
Tele-Stroke (presentation)
  Pat Brophy, Assistant VP for eHealth, UI Carver College of Medicine
Tele-Pharmacy: Mike Brownlee, Associate Dean, UI College of Pharmacy (presentation)
Digital Dentistry: David Gratton, Associate Professor of Prosthodontics,
  UI College of Dentistry (presentation)
FamTechCare: Kristine Williams, Hartwig Professor in Gerontological Nursing,
  UI College of Nursing (presentation)

1:20 p.m.


1:35 p.m.

Panel: Health Plans and the Markets They Serve
Iowa Insurance Division: Nick Gerhart, Insurance Commissioner
CoOportunity Health: Clifford Gold, Chief Executive Officer (presentation)
UnityPoint Health: William Leaver, President and Chief Executive Officer (presentation)
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield: Laura Jackson, Executive Vice President,   Health Care Innovation & Business Development
University of Iowa Health Alliance: Dan Kueter, Executive Director

3:05 p.m.

Panel: Legislative Policy Panel
• Joe Bolkcom, Iowa State Senator
• David Johnson, Iowa State Senator
Lisa Heddens, Iowa State Representative
Dave Heaton, Iowa State Representative

4:15 p.m.

Jean Robillard, Vice President for Medical Affairs, University of Iowa Health Care

This series is sponsored by the University of Iowa Health Sciences Colleges: College of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, College of Public Health, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine; Hardin Library for Health Sciences, State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Public Policy Center, Iowa BioTechnology Association.

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