ACHP Fall 2020 Virtual Clinical Conference
ACHP is hosting its 2020 Fall Clinical Collaborative Conference on November 9-10 via a new interactive platform. Over the course of the Conference, participants will examine and discuss employer and employee expectations of value in a pandemic-adaptive world, innovations in telebehavioral health, using new technologies for proactive population health approaches and ensuring equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.
On the first day of the meeting, Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of the Pacific Business Group on Health, will join ACHP senior advisor George Isham in conversation about what employers expect from health plans as they address the impacts of COVID-19 on their businesses. They will explore priorities for recovery and opportunities to accelerate innovation that leads to better health, higher productivity of the workforce and more effective cost management. Participants will gather for conversation on how fellow ACHP members are working together with community leaders to promote health and health equity. ACHP plans will share how they have leveraged telehealth during the pandemic to support members with behavioral health needs. They will also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people view mental health; their top advocacy issues related to telebehavioral health; insights into the “new normal” for telebehavioral health; and more.
The second day will begin with an interactive session to discussion actions ACHP plans can take to achieve digital equity in the communities they serve, bridging the “digital divide.” Then participants will hear from
Participants include ACHP Behavioral Health Directors, Pharmacy Directors, Quality Leaders, Medical Directors and Clinical Executives from ACHP member plans.
At the conclusion of the meeting:
- Medical Directors will explore population health opportunities and challenges posed by COVID-
19; identify trust-building practices with patients and communities to improve health and health
equity; and gain insights on advancing value-based care contracts with specialists in their
- Pharmacy Directors will understand implications of the COVID-19 era on pharmacy operations; consider how to adapt to disruptions; and share innovative strategies for achieving greater pharmacy value and savings.
- Behavioral Health Leaders will be able to use strategies for improving behavioral health and primary care integration; implement new approaches to improve digital equity; and bring back to their respective organizations concrete telebehavioral health approaches.
- Clinical Executives and Quality Leaders will gain a better understanding of the expectations of their employer customers in terms of quality and value; learn how to maximize value through the use of new technologies, population segmentation and the building of trust; and engage in dialogue with their peers about strategies for addressing social needs and health disparities.
All individuals in a position to control the content of this education activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.
The following relevant financial relationships were disclosed:
• George Isham, MD, Center for Health Economics and Policy at FTI Consulting, Consultant and Member of the Advisory Board / ACHP, Senior Advisor and Consultant / Martin's Point Health Care, Member of the Board of Directors
• Sarita Mohanty, MD, MPH, MBA, COPE Health Solutions, Member of the Board of Directors
• Anthony Davis, MPH, Consultant for National Committee for Quality Assurance
• Rebecca Jacobson MD, MS, FACMI, Stockholder in Veralytics, Inc.
• Connie Hwang, MD, Member of the PCORI Board of Governors
No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Accreditation and Credit Designation
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and the Alliance of Community Health Plans. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4.75 contact hours.
This knowledge-based activity provides 4.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 4.75 ACPE PharmacyThe UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
- 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 4.75 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.75 Attendance
Please contact Doug Todak by email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding the ACHP Fall 2020 Virtual Conference.