Participating Federal Agencies

 

Department of Health and Human Services     

    USDVA

VA’S Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) is an integral part of VA¹S comprehensive research portfolio. HSR&D supports research that underscores all aspects of VA healthcare. Ultimately, HSR&D research seeks to identify, evaluate, and rapidly implement evidence-based strategies that improve the quality, safety, and delivery of care for our nation’s Veterans.  www.hsrd.research.va.gov.

Sponsors

Platinum 

pwc

Imagine the power of 229,000 people in 157 countries with a common purpose...building relationships that create value for you and your business. This is who PwC is. We work with you to build the value you are looking for. PwC's healthcare consulting focuses on health services (payer and provider), pharmaceutical and life sciences in both the public and private sectors, as well as new market entrants in our new health economy practice.

Gold

OCHIN

Nonprofit OCHIN is one of the largest, most successful health information and innovation networks, serving over 170 U.S. organizations and 10,000 clinicians with solutions to improve integration and delivery of health care services. OCHIN started with a commitment to deliver health IT services and continues to provide innovative tools.  www.ochin.org

Pcori

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. Its mission is to fund research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions. PCORI is committed to continuously seeking input from a broad range of stakeholders to guide its work.

Prometheus

The PROMETHEUS Analytics© can be used for multiple purposes, ranging from supporting claims processing activities tied to bundled payment programs, all the way to calculating budgets for PROMETHEUS Payment implementations, and more generally evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of providers.

RowdMap

RowdMap’s Risk-Readiness® Benchmarks help health plans, physician groups, and hospital systems identify, quantify, and reduce low-value care that physicians deliver—a central tenet of successful pay-for-value programs. Through practice pattern and referral analysis, RowdMap’s benchmarks identify the health care entities that manage unwarranted and unexpected variation in care.

Softheon

Empowering the nation's first state health benefit exchange since 2008, Softheon's vision and strategic direction address healthcare payer, provider, and government agencies’ goal of meeting Affordable Care Act (ACA) milestones. Softheon provides HIX Integration, Direct Enrollment, Premium Billing, and Edge Server solutions for insurance carriers of all sizes participating in Federal and State Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) Marketplaces. Softheon's Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) has been trusted by health plans in all 50 states as an accelerated federal, state, and private exchange integration platform. Softheon MC2 is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution where insurers pay a one-time activation and ongoing PMPM fees for exchange members only, while eliminating most, if not all, risks associated with ACA enrollment compliance.

Silver

Amino

Amino is a healthcare transparency company that connects everyone to better, more affordable care. Only Amino’s data covers nearly every doctor in America and billions in healthcare spending. Amino’s products deliver personalized results to help people easily estimate their costs and book appointments with experienced doctors. www.amino.com

Deloitte

Deloitte professionals guide federal health organizations, traditional health care and life science companies, and new market entrants in navigating the complexities of the health care system. As market, political, and legislative changes alter the industry, we help our clients develop innovative and practical solutions.

Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds’ vision is to create a path to great health and health care, for everyone, everywhere. Founded in 2011, the company provides an employer-based platform that delivers improved outcomes for patients and their families. It does this through an end-to-end solution that connects patients with care informed by the latest and best practices—preventing and correcting misdiagnoses and unnecessary or failed treatments. Recently named second among Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work, Grand Rounds helps restore individual health and quality of life, and offers employers lower health care spend and higher employee productivity.

Millbank

The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. Founded in 1905, the Fund engages in nonpartisan analysis, collaboration, and communication on significant issues in health policy. It does this work by publishing high-quality, evidence-based reports, books, and The Milbank Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health policy; convening state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health; and building communities of health policymakers to enhance their effectiveness. www.milbank.org.

Remedy

Remedy Partners enables the improvement of the quality and efficiency of healthcare delivery by managing episodic payment programs in partnership with leading healthcare organizations. Remedy empowers payers, employers and at-risk providers to organize and finance healthcare delivery through the bundled payment model that connects financial and performance accountability for clinically-defined episodes of care.  www.remedypartners.com

Bronze

3M

3M data solutions are integral to the value-based care initiatives of 5,000 U.S. hospitals, 200 private payers, 28 state agencies, CMS and MedPAC. Known best for risk-adjustment methodologies and population based classification systems, 3M provides analytics tools and services to change fragmented, encounter-based health care into integrated delivery systems performance based care, providing insights to support population health, accountable care, risk-based payment and provider-payer collaboration. We integrate clinical and claims data for performance dashboards, predictive models, care management reports and analytics platforms.

Health Leadership Council

The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within American healthcare, is the exclusive forum for the nation’s healthcare leaders to jointly develop policies, plans, and programs to achieve their vision of a 21st century system that makes affordable, high-quality care accessible to all Americans.

National Pharmaceutical Council

The National Pharmaceutical Council is a health policy research organization dedicated to the advancement of good evidence and science, and to fostering an environment in the United States that supports medical innovation. Founded in 1953 and supported by the nation’s major research-based pharmaceutical companies, NPC focuses on research development, information dissemination, and education on the critical issues of evidence, innovation and the value of medicines for patients.

Stride Health

Stride Health delivers intelligent health care, coverage, and tax compliance to the 53 million freelancing Americans. Stride's complete suite of "Benefits for Independents" powers coverage enrollment and health care guidance for self-employed individuals and contractors, and is directly integrated into the largest on-demand marketplaces including Uber, Postmates, and Care.com.

Co-Sponsors

 

HIMSS Logo       medstartr      Mercom                     

MITRE       StartUp Health     yeswecode

             

Exhibitors

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and with other partners to make sure that the evidence is understood and used.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
The Office of Enterprise Data and Analytics (OEDA) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for helping harness the wealth of data that CMS collects.  OEDA develops publicly available data and information products from CMS data and supports secure and appropriate access to CMS data resources. 

CMS Chronic Condition Warehouse and Virtual Research Data Center
The CMS Chronic Condition Data Warehouse (CCW) and Virtual Research Data Center (VRDC) provides researchers with Medicare and Medicaid data linked by beneficiary. Managed by HealthAPT (joint venture between NewWave Technologies and General Dynamics Health Solutions), healthcare management services include: database architecture, data access/dissemination, applications, security, and data science services. 

HealthDataViz
HealthDataViz harnesses the best practices of data visualization to design and build dashboards, reports, and infographics exclusively for health and healthcare organizations. Expert in the science of how people see and understand data, we create visualizations that are clear and compelling using software tools including Tableau®, SAS® Visual Analytics, and Qlik®.

NHS England
For the fourth year running, a hand-picked delegation of UK companies will be showcasing solutions and services that are transforming the delivery of health and care. With its comprehensive National Health Service (the NHS), serving a diverse population across a range of care settings, the UK is uniquely positioned as a testbed of innovation and at the forefront of the growing digital health industry.

Research Data Assistance Center (ResDAC)
ResDAC, a CMS contractor at the University of Minnesota, provides assistance to researchers interested in using Medicare and Medicaid data. ResDAC offers individual consultation and education with the goal of improving the Medicare/Medicaid programs and the health of their beneficiaries. 

Surescripts
Surescripts’ purpose is to serve the nation with the single most trusted and capable health information network. Since 2001, Surescripts has led the movement to turn health data into actionable intelligence to increase patient safety, lower costs and ensure quality care. Visit us at surescripts.com and follow us at twitter.com/surescripts.