Speaker presentations now available from 2017 Oregon State of Reform

We hosted our sixth annual Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference in Portland on October 11 and it was one of the largest, mots diverse convenings of senior health care executives and health policy leaders in the state. It is always an honor to bring the different silos of healthcare together. Here are some of the presentation materials from the speakers at the event.

Improving Oregon’s Challenged Behavioral Health System

Cindy Becker: Executive Director, Mid Valley Behavioral Care Network
Lynnea Lindsey, PhD: Director, Behavioral Health Services, Legacy Health
David Pollack, MD: Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, OHSU

Driving to Transparency in Oregon’s System

Phil Schmidt: Associate Vice President for Public Affairs, OAHHS
Bill Murray: Chief Operating Officer, FamilyCare Health
Mylia Christensen: Executive Director, HealthInsight

Physician and Hospital Leadership in 2018

Brad Wakefield: Chief Executive Officer, The Corvallis Clinic
David Parsons, MD: Regional CMO & Director of Hospital Services, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Cheryl Nester Wolfe, RN: Chief Executive Officer, Salem Health
Kate Othus: Partner, Aldrich Advisors (moderator)

Connecting Savings to the Social Determinants of Health

Mike Rohwer, MD: Executive Director, Curandi
Sam Engel: Coordinator, Social Determinants of Health, Allcare Health
Jim Seymour: Executive Director, Catholic Community Services

Looking to the 2018 CCO Procurement

Kevin Campbell: Executive Director, GOHBI
Erin Fair Taylor: Executive Director of Legal Affairs, CareOregon
Phil Greenhill: Executive Director, Western Oregon Advance Health
Ashlen Strong: Director, Public Policy and Communications, Health Share of Oregon

Trends in Contracting, Financing and Reimbursement

Sue Deitz: Vice President, Business Development, Caravan Health
Justin Valley: Healthcare Business Advisor, Aldrich Advisors
Jeremiah Dodrill: Director of Contracting, Salem Health

Strategies for the Opioid Crisis

Sarah Winslow, MD: Opioid Task Force, Adventist Health
Nicole O’Kane, PharmD: Clinical Director, HealthInsight
Benjamin Schwartz, MD: Medical Director, Recovery Works NW

The Future of Oral Health

Bruce Austin, DMD: Dental Director, Oregon Health Authority
Pamela Johnson: Native Dental Therapy Initiative, Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
Mike Shirtcliff: Chief Executive Officer, Advantage Dental

Getting Our Hands Around Specialty Pharma

Tom Culhane, MD: Adjunct Faculty, Division of Management, OHSU
Jesse O’Brien: Policy Director, OSPIRG
Glenn Wachter: Senior Director of Business Development, Credena Health

Update on Federal Health Policy

Larry Goldman, MD: Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Beacon Health Options
Mohit Ghose: Managing Partner, Ghose Advocacy Associates

Addressing Costs: Prevention-Related and System-Level

Will Kennedy, MD: Senior Medical Director for Clinical Services, CareOregon
John Domeika: Head of Alternative Markets, Physicians Insurance
Ruth Chang, MD: Director of Financial Health, Kaiser Permanente