KC QVIC: Strategies for Healthcare Provider Behavior Change

3:00-3:10 pm: Welcome & Overview of Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (QVIC) Activities 

– John Spertus, MD, MPH; KC Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (KC QVIC); University of Missouri Kansas City; Saint Luke’s Health System (SLHS) 

3:10-3:25 pm: Policy Research Perspective: Overview of ACO Models & Evaluation Findings 

– Betty Fout, PhD, Principal Associate, Health & Environment, Abt 

3:25-3:40 pm: Payor Perspective: Aligning incentives in an ACO model in KC 

– Chad Moore, Vice President Strategic Partnerships & Network Operations at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City 

3:40-3:55 pm: Federal Perspective: The EvidenceNOW Model of Providing External Support for Primary Care 

– Cindy Brach, MPP, Senior Healthcare Researcher, Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 

3:55-4:10 pm: Provider/Integrated Network Perspective: Incentivizing and educating the providers to engage in these ACO models 

-Jill Watson, MBA, Executive Director, Centrus Health of Kansas City, LLC 

-Joy Jacobsen, MHSA, Director of Ambulatory Quality at The University of Kansas Health System 

4:10-4:30 pm Questions & Discussion 

– Stacy L Farr, PhD, MPH; KC Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (KC QVIC); Research Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Kansas City


May 13 2021


3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 13 2021
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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