Healthier Together Summit

2022 Healthier Together Summit

Thursday, October 13th
Colorado Mesa University Meyer Ballroom

7:30 a.m. – Registration / Continental Breakfast/Resource Fair                    

8:15 a.m. – Opening Remarks by Marc Lassaux                                     

8:45 a.m. –  Keynote Speaker, Kathy Buckley | No Labels, No Limits                       

9:45 a.m. – Resource Fair/Break                                                                                

10:00 a.m. – Keynote Speaker – Kim Bimestefer, Executive Director of Colorado Dept. of Health Care Policy & Financing | Dynamic Transformation Together

11:00  a.m. – QHN’s Whole-Person Health Strategy –  Marc Lassaux, interim Executive Director & CEO, QHN; Jackie Sievers, QHN COO & Director of CRN; Rick Curtsinger, Director of External Affairs, QHN; Tess McInnis, Assistant Director, CRN

12:00 p.m. – Resource Fair/Networking Lunch                 

1:00 p.m. –   Hot Topic Sessions                                                                                   

Delivery System Transformation is all about Connections: The Hospital Transformation Program (HTP) and using health information exchange to advance clinical care, operations, and community value.

Matt Haynes, Special Finance Projects Manager, Colorado Dept. of Health Care Policy & Financing

Accountable Health Communities Model

Kathryn Jantz, Independent Consultant, Steadman Group and Sally Henry, CRT Outreach Coordinator, RMPH

River Valley Family Health Center Medication Assisted Treatment Program, Integrating substance use treatment in primary care. 

Rachel Stranathan, PA-, CDE, Clinical Director, River Valley Family Health Centers

2:45 p.m. – Resource Fair/Break

3:00 p.m. –  Roundtable:  Quality Solutions to Meet Rural Healthcare Challenges     

Guest Panelists:

Johanna Roeber, CCO, Delta County Memorial Hospital

Christopher Taggart, MD, CMO, Family Health West

Stacy Kopich, CNO, Grand River Health

Michael J. Pramenko, MD, CMO, Primary Care Partners and Monument Health                               

Moderated By: Chris McDowell, Executive Director of Valley Health Alliance

4:00 p.m. – Final Remarks                                                                                             

4:15 p.m. – Cocktails and Conversation