Program

Tuesday, May 21

7 a.m.: Registration opens.

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast service begins.

8 a.m. Vendor booths open.

8:15 a.m.: Welcome.

8:20 a.m.: Governor Brad Little.

9 a.m.: Keynote address, Ian Morrison.

10 a.m.: Networking break.

10:30 a.m.: Value-based care and reducing costs. Moderator: Dick Armstrong, former director, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. Panelists: Dr. John Redding, President, Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance; Lisa Hettinger, Deputy Director, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare; others TBA.

Noon: Lunch is served.

12:30 p.m.: Luncheon speaker, Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron.

1:15 p.m.: Breakout sessions.

  • Option one: Perspectives and innovations in social determinants of health. Moderator: Corey Surber, Director of State Advocacy, Saint Alphonsus. Panelists: Christa Rowland, United Way of Treasure Valley; Caldwell Mayor Garret Nancolas; Tamara Fife, Terry Reilly Health Services; others TBA.
  • Option two: Innovations in rural healthcare – tele-health, rural health disparities, pay for performance. Moderator: Rhonda Robinson-Beale. Panelists TBA.
  • Option three: Lauren Necochea, Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy. Topic TBA.

2:15 p.m. Networking break.

2:45 p.m.: Breakout sessions. Same options as first break sessions.

3:45 a.m.: Wrap for day one, adjourn for the day. Optional reception(s) in the evening.

 

Wednesday, May 22

8 a.m.: Registration and vendor booths open, continental breakfast available. Networking time.

9 a.m.: Panel discussion, Idaho policymakers reflect on the session and look forward. Moderator: Mike Reynoldsen, Blue Cross of Idaho VP of Government Affairs. Panelists: House Speaker Scott Bedke, Rep. Jarom Wagoner, Sen. Maryann Jordan, and Rep. Rod Furniss.

10 a.m. Addressing the disturbing health trends of Millennials (proposed). TBA.

11 a.m.: Adam Greathouse, Senior Associate, Health Policy, ERISA Industry Committe (ERIC). Topic TBA.

Noon: Lunch is served.

12:30 p.m.: Luncheon speaker, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen.

1:15 p.m.: Roger Quarles, Executive Director, J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation: The Idaho at Risk Report and its connection to healthcare. “The realities of educational attainment and its correlation to overall health.”

2:15 p.m. Networking break.

2:45 p.m.: Dr. Ted Epperly: From SHIP to the Healthcare Transformation Council of Idaho – the future of healthcare collaboration in Idaho.

3:30 p.m. End of conference.