Calendar of Events

2022 Event Schedule: 

Topics will be updated as they are confirmed:

  • July 27th, 2022- Live from the Dugout CEO Roundtable + Mariner's Game Event
  • September 15th, 2022- Topic TBD
  • December 8th, 2022- Topic TBD

Upcoming Events

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

    The Importance of Managing Obesity in the Workplace

    Speaker:  Andrew Schneider, PharmD, Novo Nordisk Medical Affairs
    Topics to be covered include:
    • 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

    Speaker:  David LaMarche President, Eastside Health Network

    Topics to be covered include:

    • 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, without sacrificing employee experience. using proprietary networks and navigation

    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 LaMarache, 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.

    Event Details:

    Date:  Wednesday, October 19, 2022

    Location: 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


    $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:  

Past Events

27 Jul 2022 Sponsorship - 2022 CEO Roundtable
27 Jul 2022 Live from the Dugout - 2022 EBPA CEO Roundtable
28 Apr 2022 2022 EBPA & WP&BC Spring Seminar
03 Feb 2022 EBPA February 2022 Education Event
31 Dec 2021 EBPA Sponsorship Opportunities for 2022
02 Dec 2021 EBPA December 2021 Education Event
16 Sep 2021 EBPA September 16th, 2021 - Emerging Gene Therapies & Polychronic Case Management
01 Sep 2021 EBPA 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities
12 Aug 2021 Mariner's Game with EBPA
06 May 2021 EBPA & WP&BC 2021 Spring Seminar
01 Apr 2021 EBPA April 1, 2021 - Echo Health Ventures
04 Feb 2021 EBPA February 4, 2021 Virtual Event
03 Dec 2020 Where Do We Go From Here? EBPA & WP&BC Program
15 Oct 2020 WP&BC and EBPA Joint Program
23 Jul 2020 July 23, 2020 Joint Webinar - EBPA & WP&BC
06 Feb 2020 EBPA 2020 Series - February
05 Dec 2019 December 5 - EBPA Innovation Series
19 Sep 2019 Innovation Series
20 Jun 2019 Interoperability Summit: Empowering Consumers with Data
06 Jun 2019 Innovation Series: Use of Technology in Treatment
04 Apr 2019 WP&BC Spring Seminar in partnership with EBPA
07 Feb 2019 Innovation Series - Parental and Fertility Program Support
01 Jan 2019 EBPA 2019 Sponsorship
06 Dec 2018 Innovation Series - Innovations in Care Delivery
20 Sep 2018 Innovation Series - Chronic Condition: Diabetes
07 Jun 2018 Innovation Series: Strategy and Outcomes of Employee Engagement Hubs
30 Apr 2018 EBPA invited to WP&BC Seattle Meeting
05 Apr 2018 April 2018 Education Program
01 Feb 2018 February 2018 Education Program
07 Dec 2017 December Education Program
16 Nov 2017 WP&BC Seattle Chapter Pop Up - ACA Developments
28 Sep 2017 September Education Program
08 Jun 2017 June Education Program
06 Apr 2017 April Education Program
02 Feb 2017 February Education Program
01 Dec 2016 December Education Program
14 Sep 2016 September Education Program
02 Jun 2016 June Education Program
07 Apr 2016 April Education Program
25 Feb 2016 February Education Program
03 Dec 2015 EBPA/WAHU--Joint Education Program
17 Sep 2015 September Education Program
04 Jun 2015 June Education Program
02 Apr 2015 April Education Program


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