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Annual HEDIS & Quality Improvement Summit Focuses on Tools and Strategies Needed to Boost Quality Ratings

The summit focuses on helping organizations cope with the most challenging new quality measure changes for 2018, while offering insights from leading industry innovators on cutting-edge quality improvement strategies.

...improving data interoperability, exploring telehealth strategies, optimizing new measures related to opioid and other substance abuse will be covered.

    CHARLOTTE, NC, October 03, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Healthcare Education Associates' annual HEDIS & Quality Improvement Summit is headed to the Hyatt Regency in Miami, Florida later this month--October 16-17, 2017. Now in its seventh year, this timely, information-packed summit focuses on helping organizations cope with the most challenging new quality measure changes for 2018, while offering insights from leading industry innovators on cutting-edge quality improvement strategies.

The summit presents 2 in-depth HEDIS workshops, followed by 10 intensive sessions on HEDIS topics of key importance this year, providing valuable takeaways from some 20 industry trailblazers and highly rated health plans. Featured presentations will cover: improving data interoperability, exploring telehealth strategies, optimizing new measures related to opioid and other substance abuse, and understanding the latest analytics strategies behind the transformation of population health.

The two-day summit will kick off with two concurrent HEDIS workshops. One workshop will focus on the nuts and bolts of HEDIS for those who would like a strengthened foundational understanding, while others can learn how to maximize the effectiveness of their quality improvement efforts by gaining a deeper insight into their membership's social determinants of health.

Setting the tone for the summit will be a general-session presentation examining new and changing HEDIS measures, as well as strategies for staying ahead of future evolution, delivered by noted expert Keith Bell, Director of Quality Management and Improvement at HEALTH DATA DECISIONS.

Other prominent speakers will include: Sheila Owens-Collins, MD, MPH, MBA, former Medical Director, Health Equity Strategies, Innovations, and Outcomes Research JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTHCARE; Heidi Balog, Director, Quality Improvement UPMC HEALTH PLAN; Amy Lung, Vice President of Quality Improvement MERIDIAN HEALTH PLAN; Sunil Budhrani, MD, MPH, MBA, Chief Medical Officer/Chief Medical Informatics Officer, INNOVATION HEALTH; Janine Sala, Associate Director Clinical Quality--HEDIS Operations UNITED HEALTHCARE; and Jatin Dave, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer NEW ENGLAND QUALITY CARE ALLIANCE.

More information about the summit can be found at https://goo.gl/SCPYDW

About Healthcare Education Associates
Since 2005, Healthcare Education Associates has provided the healthcare industry with crucial educational and networking opportunities covering issues and topics that are often news to even the news media! With the HEA partners' 65+ years of combined conference experience, our seamless operational processes and the extensive, original research that goes into each topic, HEA has established itself as the leading provider of substantive, topical information for C-suite healthcare executives. https://www.healthcare-conferences.com/.


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