This unique event for Arizona physicians features renowned speakers, panelists, and networking opportunities for March 25, 2017.
Stan Stead, MD, MBA: Dr. Stanley W. Stead is CEO and Founder of the Stead Health Group, a small consultancy focused on improving strategic, operational and financial performance in healthcare. Dr. Stead is a national leader in healthcare economics and healthcare reform. He has intimate working knowledge in the coding and payment systems for health services, as well as information technology and quality healthcare. Dr. Stead is Vice President for Professional Affairs of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and has served on key national healthcare committees (AMA CPT, AMA RUC, AHRQ) in codifying, valuing and measuring quality of physician services.
Palmer Evans, MD: Dr. Palmer Evans is currently the Executive-in-Residence for Management Innovations in Health Care, Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona. He is the former Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of Tucson Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. He began his administrative career at TMC in 1996 and retired in 2005, returning as Chief Medical Officer in 2007 at the request of TMC HealthCare’s Board of Trustees. He retired again in July 2010 but continued in a senior advisory role to TMC, and is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Arizona Connected Care (an Accountable Care Organization).
Lee Sacks, MD: Dr. Lee Sacks assumed the role of Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer at Advocate Health Care in 1997 with responsibilities for health outcomes, patient safety, information systems, managed care contracting, PHO operations, research, medical education, risk management and insurance. Prior to the merger that created Advocate in 1995, he served in a variety of executive roles at Lutheran General Health System. Since 1995, he has served as the founding CEO of Advocate Health Partners (now d/b/a Advocate Physician Partners), a clinically integrated network in Illinois that includes over 5,000 physicians.
Panelists: Bruce Bethancourt, MD, CMO, Dignity Health Medical Group; Victor Trastek, MD, Director, Arizona State University School for the Science of Health Care Delivery, & Former CEO of Mayo Clinic Arizona; Lee Sacks, MD, CMO & Executive VP, Advocate Health Care; and Nicholas Wolter, MD, Former CEO of Billings Clinic, Inc.
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