September 20, 2019
Since the NC Chamber Foundation released its Roadmap to Value Driven Health study in 2016, significant gains have been made in the transformation of health care across North Carolina. With the goal of making NC a top 10 state for health care value, industry leaders have been tirelessly exploring best approaches to the overhaul, which will significantly impact job creators, business climate and talent supply throughout the state. This year’s Health Care Conference will provide the latest updates on the drive towards value-driven health care.
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Friday, September 20
|7:30 am||Registration and Networking|
|8:15 am||Introductory remarks|
|8:30 am||Opening Keynote|
Dr. Patrick Conway, CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
|9:00 am||Fireside Chat|
|9:30 am||Networking Break|
|10:00 am||Driving Value-Based Health Care: The Employer Perspective|
Employers are the largest single provider and purchaser of health insurance in the United States. In this session, North Carolina employers will discuss how they are managing rising health care costs and improving employee health by pushing for value in health care. Walk away with strategies that you can implement in your own organization.
|10:45 am||Quick Hits: Creating Value in Health Care|
There are many ways to create value in health care. During this Quick Hits session, experts will discuss how dental benefits, behavioral health and onsite employee health care can provide value and improved health to your employees.
Creating Value through Dental Benefits
The dental benefit increases utilization of dental services which improves oral health. Improvement in oral health has been shown to have a positive impact on systemic health, decreasing healthcare costs on the hospital, provider and pharmacy sides.
Dr. Garza will discuss what value-based care means for the behavioral health field and provide statistics on the impact behavioral health has on the health care system and the importance of access to care. He will also discuss how primary care physicians and behavioral health professionals can work together to improve care and value.
Onsite Employee Health Care
|12:15 pm||Creating a Win-Win System: The Role of the Health Care Supply Chain|
Industry leaders from various links in the health care supply chain in North Carolina will discuss the opportunities and challenges our state will face as we work toward true value in health care.
|1:00 pm||Next Steps: Where Do We Go from Here?|
Chuck Reynolds, President, Reynolds Insights LLC
|1:30 pm||Closing Remarks|
Gary Salamido, Chief Operating Officer, NC Chamber