2 CEs has been approved by the WAOIC for this program
What is shared decision making (SDM) and why does it matter to the future of patient-centered care?
Presenter David E. Arterburn, MD, MPH
Group Health Research Institute Senior Investigator
Group Health Physician, Internal Medicine
David Arterburn's main research focus is on finding safe, effective, and innovative ways to treat obesity. Dr. Arterburn joined Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) in 2006 to forge a new program of research spanning behavioral, pharmaceutical, and bariatric surgical care.
Dr. Arterburn's current research covers a broad range, including policy-level interventions for health plans, pharmaco-epidemiology, pharmacogenetics, the long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery, and shared decision making related to elective surgery. Dr. Arterburn's prior research in obesity pharmacotherapy has had a significant impact on clinical practice guidelines issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the American College of Physicians.
How local innovation is improving healthcare cost and quality
Presenter Nicole Bell
Co-Founder & Executive Director, Cambia Grove
Director of Business Development, Direct Health Solutions (DHS)
Nicole's additional responsibilities include identifying and driving value creation of the Direct Health Solutions (DHS) portfolio companies via partnership with the Regence health plans and other key stakeholders. Prior to joining DHS in 2012, Nicole was the Director of Network Strategy for The Regence Group. Nicole joined Regence in April 2008 and was responsible for development and implementation of delivery system reimbursement transformation initiatives including Accountable Care Organizations and the Intensive Outpatient Care Program, a medical home that won the 2012 Best of Blue award for Clinical Distinction.
Nicole has seventeen years of experience in healthcare strategy and management, including reimbursement methodologies, finance, and payer/provider collaboration. Prior to joining Regence, Nicole spent ten years at a leading hospital revenue review firm, working with principal hospital clients nationwide to secure business, direct project teams, and open the firm's second office.
Online registration deadline is April 5.
Register by phone until noon on April 6 at 206-623-8632.
No refunds after April 5.
Members must log in to get the member rate.
1800 9th Ave, Ste 250, Seattle 98101 • map • parking
7:15-8:00 am Registration, Breakfast, WAOIC sign in
8:00-8:50 am Program
8:50-9:00 am Break
9:00-9:50 am Program
9:50-10:00 am Q&A, WAOIC sign out
$60 members; $85 non-members and guests by registration deadline.
$75 members; $100 non-members and guests after deadline or at door.
Your WAOIC number is required on the sign in / sign out form in order to qualify for CE credits.