Mr. Goldfarb has authored over 60 articles in the peer-reviewed literature, focused on his interests in health and disease management, quality measurement and improvement, care for the underserved, and health economics and outcomes research. She began her career as a nurse at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Morel pioneered the concept of provider-sponsored community health plans and was instrumental in the establishment, management, or rehabilitation of seven different fully insured health plans. He is a Principal at the Lincoln Policy Group. In this webinar, speakers will present results from a recent study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions and discuss six readily achievable alignment strategies that they’ve uncovered in the course of interviews with health system executives across the United States. In this webinar, Tandigm’s Chief Medical Officer Ken Goldblum will describe this organization’s coordinated and regional approach to care southeast Pennsylvania that led to measurable increases in value. Moderator: Neil Goldfarb The White Paper is available as a benefit to members of the Population Health Alliance. He earned a master’s degree in public health as a BJC Healthcare Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami. The accessible population is the population in research to which the researchers can apply their conclusions. Needless to say, we’re not measuring up. When the standard deviation is divided by the square root of the number of observations in the sample, the result is referred to as the standard error of the mean. While there, he oversaw a $4 billion program and led the effort to implement an accountable care collaborative. This population is a subset of the target population and is also known as the study population. Jaan Sidorov, MD, CEO of the Care Centered Collaborative, will provide an update on the role that state medical societies can play in organizing networks of physicians to adopt population health in the pursuit of value-based health insurance contracts. Previously, she served as a Medical Director of Pain Management in the VA System where she led the development and implementation of multi-specialty clinics and treatment teams, complementary and alternative medicine services, and co-authored opioid safety guidelines, with the focus of reducing reliance on opioids for chronic pain. Unlike a sample, when carrying out statistical analysis on a population, there are no standard errors to report—that is, because such errors inform analysts using a sample how far their estimate may deviate from the true population value. Patricia Barrett, Vice President, Product Design and Support, NCQA will do a deep dive into the newly released NCQA Population Health Management accreditation standards and their implications for improving the value of PHM across the healthcare ecosystem. Mr. Johnson leads the Sage Consulting’s work for a number of public sector, corporate, non-profit and multi-employer clients. She was responsible for the overall hospital quality improvement initiatives including the stroke, chest pain and hip and knee replacement programs and certifications. With over 30 years of clinical, administrative and consulting experience, Dr. Seth helps provider organizations transition to population health management, develop value-based care strategies, and engage in contract negotiations. Sclar is board certified in preventive medicine and public health and has over 15 years experience in healthcare. Blue Zones Projects are well-being initiatives that apply lessons from the Blue Zones to entire communities by focusing on changes to the local environment, public policy, and social networks. He was Co-Founder, Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer of Explorys, Inc. formed in 2009 based on innovations that he developed while at the Cleveland Clinic. Three-Sigma Limits: What You Need to Know. Since the characteristics of every individual in a population cannot be measured due to constraints of time, resources, and accessibility, a sample of the population is taken. Framework definition is - a basic conceptional structure (as of ideas). His experience includes sales, sales training, field communications, sales management, managed markets, strategy & commercial model innovation In 2016, he moved into his current Executive Director, Innovative Solutions role responsible for expanding Merck’s capability to develop and incubate innovative programs and tools that address unmet needs of top customers, including integrated delivery systems, payers, retail chains and other influencers of health care decision-making that support Merck’s core franchises.