Dr. Adam Solomon reveals the inner workings of how ACOs, IPAs, and how physician practices operate in today’s ever changing healthcare landscape.
Learn about his journey from coast to coast, including his time in Maryland as a student to his time as a relatively new physician in Oregon to his current role of chief medical officer for a large health system in California.
For many healthcare professionals, Dr. Mary Naylor and her transformative Transitional Care Model (fondly referred to as the “Naylor Model”), have become synonymous with care transitions and readmission prevention. Adapted from a care transitions program for low birth weight infants, Dr. Naylor created one of the most influential models for caring for high-risk older adults. With amazing results in hundreds of healthcare organizations across the country, it has become one of the standards for managing a high-risk patient population. Now chair of the Care Culture and Decision-Making Collaborative through the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Naylor continues to shape the future of healthcare through policy initiatives and research, including her recent 6-year term on MedPAC.
Case Managers play a significant role in the utilization and quality of the American healthcare system. In order to keep up with the rapid pace of change, they rely on organizations like the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) for education, resources and advocacy. PopHealth Podcast had a chance to sit down with CMSA President, Kathy Fraser, at their most recent national conference in Austin to discuss some of the challenges and opportunities they face. With topics including technology, end of life care and how the legalization of marijuana impacts case management, find out how case managers and CMSA are preparing for the future.