Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research

VCC Summit Agenda

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
Seattle, WA

   8:00am  -  8:30am
Registration, Coffee and Breakfast
   8:30am  -  9:00am

Promoting Health Care Transparency in Washington State: Getting Below the Surface, Susie Dade, MPA  Deputy Director, Washington Health
   9:00am  -  9:45am Using Performance Measurement to Motivate Practice Change: Opportunities and Pitfalls, Eve Kerr, MD, MPH  Director, Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research, University of Michigan; Director, Michigan Program on Value Enhancement (MPrOVE)
    9:45am - 10:00am
  10:00am - 10:30am
Key Findings from HICOR's Community Cancer Care in Washington State: Quality and Cost Report 2018, Scott Ramsey, MD, PhD  Director, Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, Fred Hutch
  10:30am - 11:00am

Panel Discussion: Patient Perspectives of the Community Cancer Care Report 
Veena Shankaran, MD (facilitator)  Medical oncologist, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Associate Member, HICOR 
Bridgette Hempstead  Founder and CEO, Cierra Sisters
Diane Mapes   Cancer patient, advocate and writer for Fred Hutch

11:00am  - 12:00pm




Advancing Cancer Care Delivery through Implementation Science  Bryan Weiner, PhD   Professor, Department of Global Health and Department of Health Services, University of Washington & representatives from The Everett Clinic: Marilyn Birchman, RN, MSN, AOCNS  Regional Director of Cancer Services and Research, Providence Regional Medical Center Everett; Renee Curtis, PharmD, BCOP, Oncology Pharmacist; Kelly Mardesich, RN, OCN, Clinical Practice Manager, Medical Oncology
  12:00pm  -   1:00pm Lunch
    1:00pm   -   2:00pm Breakout Sessions: Implementation Workshops
  • Culture Change in the Clinic Setting   Bryan Weiner, PhD and Sibel Blau, MD  Medical Director, Northwest Medical Specialties
  • Care Coordination for Whole-Person Care: Oncology and Behavioral Health   Jeffrey Hummel, MD, MPH  Medical Director for Health Informatics, Qualis Health
  • Change Concepts for Practice Transformation: Applications in Oncology   Bre Holt, MPH  Director, Practice Transformation Support Hub, Qualis Health   
    2:00pm  -    2:15pm Break

    2:15pm   -   3:00pm Value-Based Reimbursement: Realities and Challenges  Ronald Walters, MD, MBA, MHA  Associate VP of Medical Operations and Informatics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    3:00pm   -   3:45pm Panel Discussion: Reflections on the Day facilitated by Scott Ramsey, MD, PhD    
  • Eve Kerr, MD, MPH
  • Ronald Walters, MD, MBA, MHA
  • Jennie Crews, MD, MMM, FACP, President-Elect of Washington Medical State Oncology Society (WSMOS); Medical oncologist, SCCA; Medical Director, SCCA Network and Research Integration
  • Tim Lieb, President of Regence BlueShield
  • Ted Conklin, MD, Vice President of Collaborative Healthcare Solutions, Premera Blue Cross
    3:45pm  -   4:00pm
Closing Remarks, Scott Ramsey and Gary Lyman, MD, MPH  HICOR Co-Directors
    4:00pm  -   5:00pm Cocktail Reception