30th Annual Conference
Attendee Materials

Blueprint for Change - Best Care at a Transparent and Fair Price

Saving Money, Improving Lives

Scott Conard, MD
Chief Medical Director, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
Founder and Partner, Converging Health

Presentation slide deck
Letter from Dr. Scott Conard

Illustrating the Power of "Small Data" to Improve Health Outcomes

James Dolan, PhD
Principal, EY-Parthenon

Presentation slide deck
FL Department of Health CHARTS  

Transparency, Accountability, and Action All Star Panel

Marilyn Bartlett, CPA, CGMA, CMA, CFM
Senior Policy Fellow, Center for Health System Costs, National Academy for State Health Policy

Christin Deacon, JD
Principal Owner, VerSan Consulting
Board Member, Catalyst for Payment Reform

Cynthia Fisher, MBA
Founder and Chair, PatientRightsAdvocate.org

Alex Jung
Principal, Alex Jung Consulting

Follow the Money skit
Presentation slide deck
Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) Section 9824 – Increasing Transparency by Removing Gag Clauses on Price and Quality Information
Increasing Hospital Price and Quality Transparency – Florida Alliance webpage
Price Transparency: The Healthcare Solution (video)
Osceola, Florida School District Case Study (video)

The Jack Mahoney Healthcare Hero Award

Left: Dr. Debra Pace Right: Cynthia Fisher

Congratulations to Dr. Debra Pace, Superintendent, School District of Osceola County, recipient of The Dr. Jack Mahoney Healthcare Hero Award. Awarded annually by the Florida Alliance Board of Directors, the award goes to an individual who leads an initiative that results in significant improvement of health for Floridians. This year’s award was sponsored by PatientsRightsAdvocate.org and presented at the Annual Conference by Cynthia Fisher, PatientRightsAdvocate.org Founder and Chair.

Addressing High Cost Claims Panel Session - Part 1

Chris Syverson (Moderator)
CEO, Nevada Business Group on Health
Board Chair, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

Jennifer Cloutier
Managing Director, Innovu

Christine Hale, MD, MBA
Vice President, Clinical Consulting, Lockton Dunning Benefits Associates

Jordan Taradash, MPH
CEO, PeopleOne Health

Presentation slide deck
Rethinking How We Mitigate High-Cost Claims

Addressing High Cost Claims Panel Session - Part 2: Oncology Challenges and Solutions

Chris Syverson (Moderator)

Kenneth Aldridge, Jr., RN-BSN, MS-H.S.A.
Director of Health Services, Rosen Medical Center

Lea Ann Biafora, MS, RN
CEO and Founder, Beacon Advocates

Daryl Gottlieb, JD
Director of Employer Partnerships, GRAIL

Pete Scruggs
Principal, Golsan Scruggs
Founder, benefitSMART Cancer Solutions

Presentation slide deck
Why hasn’t this been solved? The current approach to cancer care isn’t working for employers or employees (benefitSMART resource)
Beacon Advocates employee testimonial video 
Cancer screening is an urgent concern for nearly all employees (GRAIL resource)
Only 14% of Cancers Are Detected Through a Preventative Screening Test (GRAIL resource)

The Four Rights: Ensuring Patients Get the Right Care at the Right Place at the Right Time for the Right Price

Sally-Ann Polson
President & CEO, MedWatch, LLC

Amy Tennis, RN, MBA, CCM
Senior Vice President of Medical Management, MedWatch, LLC

Presentation slide deck
MedWatch Services Overview

Additional Conference Resources

Thank you again to our generous host and sponsors!