Program

This is a tentative program, subject to change. Check back often as we update the 2018 program.

Thursday, May 17
8 a.m.: Registration opens.
9:45 a.m. Exhibits open.
10-10:30 a.m.: Welcome and introduction, with an update on where Idaho healthcare stands today.
10:30-11:15 a.m.: Keynote speaker (Idaho perspective).
11:15-noon: Keynote speaker (national perspective).
Noon-12:30 p.m.: Joint Q&A with keynote speakers.
12:30: Break and lunch service begins.
1-1:30 p.m.: Luncheon speaker. 
1:30-2 p.m.: Networking and exhibit break.
2-3 p.m.: Launching a trial balloon: Working together on Idaho solutions by creating ecosystems that convene and activate collaborative efforts by community stakeholders (panel).
3-4 p.m.: Possible trial balloon topics and updates on topics from 2017 (17 minutes each).
a. The Catastrophic Healthcare Fund
b. Employer engagement and healthcare
c. Value-based healthcare
d. Community health and determinants of healthcare: What has changed, what hasn’t since our last conference
4-5 p.m. Report from 2017 Collaboration Team – DHW and leveraging the state’s assets.
5-7 p.m.: Reception Sponsored by ICOM.
6-8 p.m.: Speakers and Sponsors Dinner (invitation only)
Friday, May 18
7:30 a.m.: Registration opens.
8 a.m.: Breakfast is served.
8:30-9:15 a.m.: Report on WICHE Behavioral Health Study.
9:15-10:30 a.m.: Solutions to providing effective primary care, part 1: Speaker from CMMI or RWJ on direction of federal funding sources.
10:30-11 a.m.: Break for networking and exhibits.
11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.: Solutions to providing effective primary care, part 2: Panel discussion, including panelists on SHIP, VBC, IMA (on provider shortage), and on rural healthcare.
12:15 p.m.: Lunch service begins.
12:30-1 p.m.: Luncheon speaker.
1-1:15 p.m.: Break.
1:15-2:30 p.m.: Breakout sessions:
Breakout No. 1: Efforts toward more fully integrated patient-center healthcare (panel).
Breakout No. 2.: Presentation on Project ECHO by WWAMI.
Breakout No. 3: Seeking solutions to Idaho’s ongoing rural healthcare crisis.
2:30-2:45 p.m.: Break.
2:45-4:15 p.m. Facilitated interactive plenary session to assess what we’ve learned and look forward: Topics and assignments for trial balloon work in 2018-19.