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Population Health At The Hospital Level 
   
Overview
Population health is one of the most ambitious undertakings in the healthcare sector, and also among the most crucial. Americans are aging, and the incidence of devastating chronic diseases such as diabetes have been skyrocketing. Given the costs of delivering care in the U.S. is twice of any other industrialized nation, the need to improve health status and outcomes on the level of a community or higher is absolutely crucial.

Although engaging in population health delivery is timely, it is also time-consuming and costly. How can a hospital or healthcare system deliver it with efficiency and measure results and return on investment?

Escalating healthcare costs and greater competition coupled with increased consumerism are the driving forces behind St. Luke's Hospital's strategies to grow market share and increase revenues in a competitive market. The approach they have refined over the past eight years can serve as an example for healthcare executives who would like to do the same. Using an informative case-study format, this 493-bed independent hospital will discuss how it tackled the difficult task of measurably impacting population health while fostering affinity with local consumers.

Among the topics to be delivered in this webinar will include partnering and creating a culture of health with local employers; ROI analysis and methodology; and decision areas in population health.
Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:
  1. Understand the challenges hospitals face in creating population health programs – both in the long and short-term – and how to best manage them.
  2. Realize four key decision areas that represent opportunities for revenue growth.
  3. Model examples of population health initiatives with local employers.
  4. Understand how to appropriately measure the success and growth of population health programs.
  5. Learn which personnel are key to launching population health growth initiatives.
  6. Decide how local health data should be used to create specific initiatives.
  7. Appropriately publicize population health programs and outcomes.
Who Should Attend
Interested attendees would include:
  • C-Suite Executives
  • Medical Directors
  • Population Management Executives and Staff
  • Care Management Executives and Staff
  • Patient Engagement Executives and Staff
  • Medicare Operations Executives and Staff
  • Strategy and Planning Executives and Staff
  • Innovation and Transformation Executives
  • Clinical and Business Intelligence Staff
  • Other Interested Parties

Attendees would represent organizations including:

  • Hospitals
  • Hospital Systems
  • Health Plans
  • Provider Networks
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Pharmaceutical Organizations
  • Care Management Organizations
  • Solutions Providers
  • State and Local Government Agencies
  • Associations, Institutes and Research Organizations
  • Media
  • Other Interested Organizations

Registration
Population Health At The Hospital Level 
 
  Individual Registration Fee: $195. Audio Conference Flash Drive: $45 for attendees; $260 for non-attendees after the event.
 
 
 
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Faculty


Jane Hess
 
Jan Hess,
Vice President, St. Luke's Hospital


  Jan Hess is vice president and a member of the senior administrative staff at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Ms. Hess joined St. Luke's Hospital in 1976 and has served on the leadership team for more than 35 years. Her administrative responsibilities include oversight of Quality Management, Case Management, Social Services, Health Information Services, Medical Library, Medical Staff Office, Voice Services, Oncology Services, Marketing and Community Relations. She also is the executive sponsor of St. Luke’s Spirit of Women initiative, helping improve the quality of life in our community by providing leading health services and community outreach to women and their families.

Ms. Hess is a graduate of Saint Louis University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Record Administration. She holds a Master's Degree in Human Resource Management from Washington University.
 


Yale Miller

Yale Miller,
Executive Vice President, Aegis Health Group


 

  Yale Miller has been a member of the Aegis team for 20 years. He began as an employer relationship specialist helping several Tennessee hospitals develop partnerships with local employers to improve the health of their workforces. Today he is the executive vice president of operations overseeing provider-partner relationships and all operational activities. Over the years, Mr. Miller has been instrumental in helping Aegis expand its offerings and serve the ever-changing needs of hospitals across the country.

He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He is a frequent speaker and author on population health management and challenges facing healthcare leaders today.
 
 


Allison Izsak

Allison Izsak,
Director of Marketing & Communications,
St. Luke’s Hospital



 

  As director of marketing and communications for St. Luke's Hospital, Allison Izsak oversees all aspects of branding, marketing and communications for the hospital and its services, spanning more than 20 locations. She works closely with the community outreach team to provide innovative wellness programming to the community. With nearly two decades of marketing experience, primarily focused in healthcare, Ms. Izsak brings a strategic perspective with a passion for women's health initiatives.

Ms. Izsak received her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Indiana University and a Masters of Business Administration from the John M. Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis.
 
 


Darla Wertenberger

Darla Wertenberger,
Director of Community Outreach,
St. Luke’s Hospital



 

  Darla Wertenberger is the director of community outreach for St. Luke’s Hospital. In this role she oversees both internal and external worksite wellness programs as well as the hospital’s Spirit of Women program, which specifically targets women’s health. Ms. Wertenberger is a registered nurse and has worked for St. Luke’s for more than 40 years, holding a variety of positions, including ICU nurse, head nurse, clinical instructor, and program development coordinator and director. She launched St. Luke’s outreach efforts as a community benefit in 1982.

Ms. Wertenberger earned a Bachelor of Arts in Nursing from Webster University in St. Louis. She is an educator and frequent speaker on a variety of health and wellness topics.
 
 
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