Program

Attendees will be invited to participate in a yearlong grassroots effort to improve aspects of Idaho healthcare, to be determined during the 2017 summit and culminating with the 2018 summit. Details will be provided during Tyler Norris’ introductory remarks.

Some details and times are subject to change.

Monday, May 15
9 a.m.: Registration opens.
10 a.m.: United States Congressman for Idaho, Mike Simpson.
10:45-11 a.m.: Welcome Remarks and Preview of the Summit: Roger Plothow.
11-11:45 a.m.: Setting the Table – Determinants of Health and Well-being: Tyler Norris.
11:45 a.m.-noon: Break.
Noon: Lunch service begins.
12:30-12:45 p.m.: Dr. Robert Hasty, Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer, proposed Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine.
12:45-1 p.m.: Reflections on the Morning: Tyler Norris.
1-1:30 p.m.: How’s our Health? – Lauren Necochea.
1:30-1:45 p.m.: Dialogue – Tyler Norris, Lauren Necochea and attendees.
1:45-2 p.m.: Break.
2-3:30 p.m.: The Transition from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Payments in Idaho. Moderated by Dr. David C. Pate, President and CEO, St. Luke’s Health System. Panelists: Dr. Rhonda Robinson Beale, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross of Idaho; Dr. Ted Epperly, President, Idaho Rural Health Association; Dr. Ed McEachern, Medical Director, PacificSource.
3:30-3:45 p.m.: Break
3:45-5 p.m.: Breakout Sessions:
   Breakout No. 1 (Room 100C): Tools and Data to Understand Community Health. Moderated by Kendra Witt-Doyle, Executive Director, Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health. Panelists: Chris Danley, Senior Planning Associate, Alta Planning and Design; Amy Stahl, St. Luke’s Health System; Rhonda Robinson Beale, M.D., Blue Cross of Idaho.
   Breakout No. 2 (Room 100D-E): Fixing the Plan Everyone Loves to Hate: Idaho’s Catastrophic Healthcare Program. Moderated by Dr. Gregory Hill, Director Idaho Policy Institute.Panelists: Dan Chadwick, Idaho Association of Counties; Kathryn Mooney, Idaho Catastrophic Health Program Administrator.
5-7 p.m.: Welcome reception.
6-8 p.m.: Speakers and Sponsors Dinner (invitation only).
Tuesday, May 16
7-8 a.m.: Registration.
8-9 a.m.: Breakfast.
9-10 a.m.: Keynote address: Dr. Richard Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States. Introduction by Dr. Rhonda Robinson Beale.
10-10:30 a.m.: Break.
10:30-11:45 a.m.: Breakout Sessions:
   Breakout No. 1 (Room 100C): How Employer Engagement Can Improve Healthcare. Moderated by James Gelfand, Sr. VP/Health Policy, ERIC. Panelists: Lydia Aguirre, Director of Human Resources, Idaho Housing and Finance Association and The Housing Company; Mila Woods, Owner, Nampa Asphalt and Paving; Dan Ripley, Senior Benefits Analyst, St. Luke’s.
   Breakout No. 2 (Room 100D-E): State perspectives on federal healthcare policy. Moderated by Mike Reynoldson, Vice President of Government Relations, Blue Cross of Idaho. Panelists: Patt Richesin, President, Kootenai Care Network; Rep. Tom Loertscher, Idaho House of Representatives; Peter Stegner, State Director of Business and Economic Development, office of U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo.  
11:45 a.m.-noon: Break
Noon: Lunch is served.
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Merril Hoge, former Idaho State University and NFL running back and ESPN analyst: “Find a Way.”
1:30-3 p.m.: Call to Action: Bringing it Home and Taking it Forward. Facilitated by Tyler Norris, Roger Plothow, Leslie Kelly Hall and Jake Erickson.