How Three Clinically Integrated Networks Achieved Measurable Benefits from the Accreditation Process [Live Webinar]

Wednesday Jun 13, 2018 01:00 pm EDT
United States

A year after attaining URAC Clinical Integration Accreditation, the team at Phoenix Children’s Care Network (PCCN) continues to benefit from stronger and more collaborative relationships with service providers, alignment with the clinical integration standards, and significant interest from community physicians to join the network.

St. Vincent’s Health Partners (SVHP), Bridgeport, Conn., which became the first CIN in the nation to achieve URAC Clinical Integration in 2014, and achieved reaccreditation in 2017, has benefited on many levels, including gaining unexpected efficiencies and improvements.

At Catalyst Health Network, which achieved URAC Clinical Integration Accreditation in 2017, the process of accreditation was an opportunity to improve the organization, validate to payers and new customers that they are clinically integrated to benefit patients, and demonstrate their commitment to quality healthcare and accountability.

In this webinar, you’ll hear from Christopher Crow, M.D., CEO, StratiFi Health, president, Catalyst Health Network; Michael Hunt, D.O., CEO and president, St. Vincent’s Health Partners; and Casey Osborne, vice president, Phoenix Children’s Care Network. Discover how URAC accreditation allowed these organizations to:

  • Develop a roadmap for infrastructure and process development, including contracting practices, internal governance structure and communications strategies
  • Demonstrate that the network has the policies, procedures and process in place that ensures they are audit-ready, should any regulator choose to review their services
  • Design a compliant, effective governance structure using URAC standards as a guide
  • Ensure the necessary components are in place to improve quality of care
  • Increase efficiency and accountability across the network
  • Provide greater transparency that is appreciated by payers, and state and federal regulators
  • Expedite their ability to move forward on value-based models and integrated care initiatives
  • Provide direction and guidance for the entire network through standards
  • Enter into contracts with managed care networks that provide incentives for improving efficiency and quality
  • And much more.

We’ll have a live Q&A session in the last 30 minutes of the webinar, during which you can ask the speakers questions directly. To allow for the live Q&A, the audio component of this webinar is broadcast over the phone. You’ll login to the webinar on your computer and dial in on your phone.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear from top executives at three successful clinically integrated networks.

About the Speakers:

Christopher Crow, M.D., CEO of StratiFi Health and President of Catalyst Health Network, is a nationally recognized healthcare thought leader and award winning primary care physician. Dr. Crow has spent the past 20 years focused on helping communities thrive through improving the delivery of healthcare.

Michael Hunt, D.O., CEO and President of St. Vincent’s Health Partners, is focused on developing opportunities for medical management with employers and payers, enhancing network contracting, and supporting organizational transformation to value-based reimbursement. Under his leadership, St. Vincent’s Health Partners, Inc. was the first organization in the country to achieve URAC Clinical Integration Accreditation in 2014 and re-accreditation in 2017.

Casey Osborne, Vice President, Phoenix Children’s Care, has oversight and responsibility for Payer and Provider Operations, as well as the health system’s Physician Relations Department and Provider Enrollment Department.  Under his leadership, PCCN has grown to be recognized as one of the top pediatric clinically integrated networks in the nation.

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