Forge Partnerships Across the Care Continuum: Metrics and Workflows

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Forge Partnerships Across the Care Continuum: Metrics and Workflows - On-Demand

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Presented on:
Friday, March 14, 2014

Presented by: Richard T Lopes, MD and Amy Boutwell, MD, MPP

As hospitals struggle to accommodate increasing demands with decreasing resources, they are exploring partnerships with SNFs, home health agencies, LTAC providers, and other organizations to help mitigate the workload and direct patient care outside the hospital.

Join leaders from SCL Health System and Collaborative Healthcare Strategies as they reveal how to successfully align with external entities to develop a continuum of care to ultimately reduce readmission rates.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify an appropriate partner to share responsibility of patient care
  • Develop a highly coordinated clinical integration strategy
  • Isolate agreeable metrics around quality measures
  • Re-engineer workflows for collaboration while maintaining a high degree of control


  • Why Coordination of care is better for the patient
    • Overcoming perceived regulatory challenges
    • Leadership commitment
    • Defining quality
  • How to pick a partner
    • Industry-wide perspective on common drivers of seeking out partnerships
    • Identify potential entities for collaboration
    • Develop relationships to determine fit
    • Measure progress of partnership
    • SCL best practices
  • The drivers for SCL
    • How Colorado is faring under state Health Insurance Exchange
    • Readmissions
    • Healthcare reform
  • How partners can reach the same vision
    • Determining the impact of the home care market
    • Aligning values
  • Other considerations of collaboration
    • Be present in the integrated care space
    • Define goals around migrating from being acute care services to being accountable for populations
    • Close the loop on other relationships
    • Diversify your portfolio
  • How to capitalize on workshops/brainstorming sessions


Meet the Speakers:

Richard T Lopes, MD
Senior Vice President
, Health Networks
SCL Health System

Amy Boutwell, MD, MPP
Senior Physician Consultant
to National Coordinating Center for CMS QIO Care Transitions
, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
, Collaborative Healthcare Strategies

Who Should Attend?

Chief Medical Officer, COO, CEO, CNO, SVP Post Acute Care, SVP Strategic Business Development

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