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EBPA October 2022 Education Event

  • October 19, 2022
  • 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Washington Athletic Club


REGISTRATION CLOSED for the October 19 program.

Call the office - 206.653.7259 to confirm availability 

The Importance of Managing Obesity in the Workplace

Speaker:  Andrew Schneider, PharmD, Novo Nordisk Medical Affairs

Topics to be covered:

  • Science of obesity
  • Acknowledgement of it as a disease
  • Impact of obesity, comorbidities, etc. 
  • Short term, long term
  • Treatment strategies
  • How much weight loss makes a difference?
  • Question & Answer
    Value-based Care for Employers

    Making Provider Direct Contracting Models Successful

    in the Commercial Market


    David LaMarche President, Eastside Health Network
    David Kinard, Chief Revenue Officer, First Choice Health

    Danielle Huston, Senior VP, People Solutions, Lockton

     Topics to be covered:
    • Identify ways to enhance value-based payment programs and leverage strategies to improve healthcare value
    • Learn to strengthen provider-employer relationships that improve access care, lower your costs and boost the quality of health outcomes for employees
    • Understand how benefit cost savings can be achieved, while enhancing employee experience, using benefits design, proprietary networks and navigation
      This ONE session has been approved for one hour of Continuing Education Credit from the Office of the Insurance Commissioner

      Andrew Schneider, PharmD
      Medical Accounts Associate Director
      Novo Nordisk Medical Affairs

      Andrew Schneider serves as a Medical Accounts Associate Director for Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes and obesity care.

      Andrew is responsible for providing scientific support to large employer groups, coalitions, and benefits consultants to advance the medical management of obesity.

      Andrew earned a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Toledo, and is currently based out of Cincinnati, Ohio.

      David LaMarche, President

      Eastside Heath Network

      David LaMarche joined Eastside Health Network (EHN) in May 2017.  He has been in health care for over 25 years with experience in managed care contracting, business development, finance, and clinical operations.  EHN, a clinically integrated network located in Bellevue/Kirkland area is comprised of more than 1,700 network providers who provide care for more than 63,000 covered lives which are included in value-based contacts through Medicare Advantage and commercial payors, as well as through direct-to-employer contacts via an exclusive ACO with Microsoft. 
      David is responsible for the leadership facets of EHN including strategy, contacting, network development, and quality. He also provides oversight for the organization’s key operational functionalities.
      Prior to his time at EHN, David spent nearly 20 years at Virginia Mason where he developed and expanded at-risk and population-based payment models with performance measures linked to risk- adjusted total cost of care and quality metrics. He also led strategic planning related to health care reform, reimbursement trends and new business opportunities. David earned an MBA from Anaheim University’s Akio Morita School of Business and a B.A. in Business Administration from Washington State University.

      David Kinard, Chief Revenue Officer 

      First Choice Health

      David joined First Choice Health in 2021, and leads the sales, marketing, and account management teams. He is an award-winning, and nationally-published business development executive offering significant career experience in healthcare marketing and sales management, non-profit and cause-related marketing, and community development. He taught MBA marketing strategy at two universities for ten years and is a regular conference/keynote speaker. He most recently served as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company and is a former Board Member of Alestri Insurance Company, and Physicians Care Alliance.

      Danielle HustonSenior Vice PresidentPeople Solutions

      Lockton Companies

      Danielle is a People Solutions Advisor who believes in advising and leading with smarts and heart. She helps her clients with all things related to employee experience and engagement, total rewards and benefits and the measurement and management of people solutions. She has more than 20 years of experience and uses her technical knowledge to advise and fiercely advocate for employers and their employees. She hosts The Checkup, a podcast that blends her passion to help people with the expertise she has acquired. The Checkup is a resource of market trends, bold ideas, inspiring stories from Human Resource leaders and compliance updates. Danielle is also on the board of Washington State SHRM and the Legislative Chair for Washington Association of Health Underwriters.

      Event Details:


      Wednesday, October 19, 2022


      Washington Athletic Club

      1325 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 


      7:30 - 8:00 am - Registration, Breakfast

      8:00 - 8:50 am - The Importance of Managing Obesity

      8:50 - 9:00 am - Break 

      9:00 - 9:50 am - Value-based Care for Employers*

      9:50 - 10:00 am - Q&A

      *ONE (1) hour education credit approved*


      $65 Members; $85 Non-members and guests before 10/17 

      $80 Members; $100 Non-members and guests after 10/17

      $140 New or Renewing Members + Event Registration*

      * Dues through December 2023

      Online registration deadline is October 17. If you miss the online registration, call the office 206.653.7259. 

      No refunds or credit for a future meeting can be granted after the deadline.

      Thank you to our sponsor:  

      Thank You 2023 Event Sponsors!




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