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Why Clinical Integration? Why ACO? What to Ask Before Signing Up

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Free CAP Webinar on Clinical Integration and ACOs
What to Ask Before Signing Up

If you have questions about joining an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or Clinically Integrated Network (CIN), register for a complimentary webinar on Thursday, April 28 (12:30 - 1:30 pm PDT). Learn about potential risks and rewards to help you determine how best to navigate the new healthcare environment. Join us for a chance to hear from an expert, Mark Shields, MD, MBA, FACP, Senior Advisor, Navigant Healthcare.

Attendees will learn:

  • Benefits of clinical integration for the marketplace, physicians, and hospitals
  • The key drivers of clinical integration
  • The key aspects of an ACO contract
  • Approaches to clinical integration and contracting
The webinar will be recorded and emailed to registrants who are unable to attend the live event.

Why Clinical Integration? Why ACO? is part of CAP’s ongoing “Surviving and Thriving Through Health Care Reform” webinar series – and part of our broader initiative to help members remain successful and independent during these changing times.

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  • Mark Shields, MD, MBA, FACP, Senior Advisor, Navigant Healthcare

    Dr. Mark Shields, a Board Certified Internist, has over 25 years of experience in management roles with medical groups, insurance companies, hospitals, and integrated delivery systems. He served for eleven years as Senior Medical Director for Advocate Physician Partners and Vice President of Medical Management for Advocate Health Care. Dr. Shields had been in this role since the start of APP’s nationally recognized Clinical Integration program in 2004, and APP’s launch as one of the nation’s largest Accountable Care Organizations in 2011 serving over 365,000 commercial patients and over 100,000 Medicare patients.

    Prior to joining Advocate Physician Partners, Dr. Shields held the position of Chief Medical Officer for Kaleida Health in New York, was the Chief Medical Officer at Dreyer Medical Clinic, Consulting Medical Director of HMOI and President and Co-founder of a primary care group where he practiced general internal medicine and geriatrics.

    Dr. Shields has served on the boards of directors of the Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC), the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and the Institute of Medicine of Chicago and on the Committees on Health Professions and Clinical Leadership of the American Hospital Association. He is the recipient of the Ethel Weinberg Award from AIAMC. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Institute of Medicine of Chicago and a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School and the University of Chicago Business School.

April 28, 2016
Thu 12:30 PM PDT

Duration 1H 0M

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