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Jodi Sniegocki

Education and Events Director

jsniegocki@modernhealthcare.com

3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
Call to Action: From Theory to Strategy

Although there has been significant progress recognizing and addressing social determinants of health, many challenges remain.

 

Providers and payers must play a leadership role in addressing the systemic inequities that prevent members of our communities from experiencing good health. Together, more effective strategies and innovative solutions can be developed to leverage purchasing, hiring and investing to benefit communities.

This presentation will discuss the challenges and successes, best practices and strategies to effectively advance the long-term goal of improving community health and well-being by leveraging assets and investment for equitable, local economic impact.

  • Identifying, implementing and evaluating practical ways to address social determinants of health
     

  • Employing cost-effective strategies to achieve sufficient and sustainable population coverage and scale
     

  • Continuing the momentum in incorporating the social determinants of health into prevention
    programming

     

  • Setting priorities to develop and implement a social determinants of health agenda
     

  • Supporting and creating organizational structures and health systems that prioritize health equity
     

  • Best practices in addressing social determinants of health across a broad range of public health activities

Moderator:

Yvonne Powell

Senior Vice President

The Lewin Group, part of Optum

Yvonne Powell offers broad insights across the continuum of health care services, including managed care program design, acute care and long-term care financial modeling, and the design of long-term care and community support services for populations with special needs. Yvonne has more than twenty years’ experience in public sector delivery of health care services, providing policy, programmatic and technical assistance to state Medicaid programs. This includes evaluating and designing new health care delivery structures and methods.

Panelists:

David Ansell

Senior Vice President for Community Health Equity

Rush University Medical Center

As Rush’s first leader of community health equity, Dr. Ansell is leading Rush’s strategy to be a catalyst for community health and economic vitality on Chicago’s West Side. He previously was Rush’s senior vice president, system integration. Ansell joined Rush in 2005 as the Medical Center’s first chief medical officer (CMO) as well as the associate dean, and senior vice president for clinical affairs, and the Michael E. Kelly MD Presidential Professor at Rush Medical College. While Dr. Ansell was CMO, Rush was consistently among the top performing academic medical centers in the US with regard to quality and safety.

Lawrence Moss

President and 

Chief Executive Officer

Nemours Children's Health System

Lawrence Moss, MD is president and chief executive officer of Nemours Children’s Health System. Dr. Moss is a renowned pediatric surgeon, biomedical researcher, educator, and health system executive. He has served as director of Quality Improvement programs in both pediatric and adult academic medical centers and is internationally recognized for leadership in healthcare quality and safety. He is a founding member of the American College of Surgeons program for developing quality standards for pediatric surgery nationally.  He is also committed to the measurement and improvement of surgical outcomes and also serves in leadership positions in Quality Improvement in the Children’s Hospital Association, American Pediatric Surgical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Kimberly Roop, MD

President

Indiana Medicaid

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Karen Remley, MD, joined the Foundation in August 2018 as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Remley, who has more than thirty years of experience in public health and healthcare, previously served as chief executive officer of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  In her role as senior fellow, Dr. Remley serves an advisory and leadership role in the Foundation’s efforts to create practical solutions to build healthier communities. She brings a unique combination of public health, healthcare, and clinical experience and a track record of improving social and economic factors that result in better health for all. In addition to leading the AAP, Dr. Remley has had a prestigious and diverse career as a commissioner of health for the Commonwealth of Virginia, a pediatric emergency physician, and the chief medical director of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia.

Somava (Soma) Stout, MD

Vice President,

Institute for Healthcare Improvement 

Karen Remley, MD, joined the Foundation in August 2018 as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Remley, who has more than thirty years of experience in public health and healthcare, previously served as chief executive officer of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  In her role as senior fellow, Dr. Remley serves an advisory and leadership role in the Foundation’s efforts to create practical solutions to build healthier communities. She brings a unique combination of public health, healthcare, and clinical experience and a track record of improving social and economic factors that result in better health for all. In addition to leading the AAP, Dr. Remley has had a prestigious and diverse career as a commissioner of health for the Commonwealth of Virginia, a pediatric emergency physician, and the chief medical director of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Virginia.