May 18, 2015: Accountable Care -- Paying for Outcomes in the World of Medicine (ACOs) (click ro register)
The world of medicine is changing, and hopefully, for the better. In this fireside chat style panel, we will talk about the change from fee for service, that medical providers had as their compensation models, to value based service continuum, where outcomes are key. Yet, there are challenges, and, therefore, opportunities.
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are impacting the care
experience, cost, and population health (“Triple Aim”) today and creating the
momentum for providers to organize and act differently! There are currently over 625 ACOs in the U.S. covering over 20 million lives.
Massachusetts was an early adopter with Medicare’s Pioneer ACOs and commercial
ACOs but we still have a way to go with this revolution in
Let’s talk about how it all started, where we are now,
reimbursement methodology, program mechanics, and the state of implementation……
Fireside Chat after Presentation
- Michael Fahey, Darwin Ecosystem
- Charles O’Neill, CEO, SemantX, Case Presenter
- Janice McCallum, Managing Director, Health Content Advisors and Moderator
Michael Fahey is a consultant with InfoStorSec. Michael consults with healthcare
companies using EHR’s, machine learning, cloud, analytics, and Big Data.
He is former President and Founder of InfoBionic, a cloud based arrhythmia
detection service, and former Acting CEO of Sensi, a cloud based neural network
for stethoscope auscultation.
Mike holds 5 issued and 4 pending patents on
acquiring, transmitting, processing, and displaying physiologic data in IoT and
Previous to InfoBionic he led cloud and file sales for
Hitachi Data Systems in the Americas and held sales, product management, and
engineering positions in large companies such as EMC and NetApp and in
successful startups including Archivas and Acopia. He holds an MBA from
Northeastern and a BSEE with Math Minor from UMass Lowell. He also has a
HCISPP (HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Professional) certification
Janice McCallum is Managing
Director of Health Content Advisors,
a consulting firm that advises companies on business models for creating, sharing
and commercializing healthcare data.
She’s also a
well-known healthcare industry analyst whose blog and tweets
(@janicemccallum) cover topics related to integrating and analyzing data from
all healthcare stakeholder groups. She is a member of HIMSS, Society for
Participatory Medicine (S4PM), the Software and Information Industry
Association (SIIA), and Boston Women in Information Network.
Janice has an MBA in
marketing from the University of Chicago, and a BA in Economics from Simmons
College. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Journal of Bone &
Joint Surgery/Striatus Orthopaedic Communications.
Charley O'Neill is the Founder and CEO of SemantX. He has held VP and Board positions with companies such as deNovis and Rogue Wave Software. He holds a BA in Economics from Holy Cross College.
With an 'assist' from Pat Rioux.
June 15: LIfe Sciences SIG - Networking across Sectors + Unconference
This night, we invited people from MassMEDIC, MassBio, MLSC, MDG, BioPharm, MBI, M2D2 and others to join in and meet those of us who are more on the Sciences side of sci-tech! Have a topic to share? Interesting work? Product? Question? Keep it related to our area of interest and you can speak in front of the group to get feedback, interest, etc.
July 20: Combined Program on Vision (sensors) in Opthamology
Committee: Pete Allen, Kryngle Daly, Patti Durr, Andrew Halpert, Kartik Shah, Jerry Shapiro, Jeff Tingle. Committee Co-Chairs, Kryngle Daly, Jerry Shapiro