Speaker presentations now available from 2018 Hawaii State of Reform

We hosted our second annual Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference last week and it was one of the largest, most 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.

An Update from Med-QUEST

Judy Mohr Peterson: Med-QUEST Administrator, Hawaii State Dept. of Human Services

Building a Workforce for Health Care’s Evolving Needs

Jean Melnikoff: VP, Human Resources, Kaiser Permanente
Kelley Withy: Director, Hawaii/Pacific Basin Area Health Education Center
Carolyn Ma: Dean, School of Pharmacy, The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, UH Hilo

Capitol Insiders Discuss the 2018 Legislative Session

Gary Slovin: Counsel, Ashford & Wriston
Blake Oshiro: Executive Vice President, Capitol Consultants of Hawaii
Bob Toyofuku: President, Hawaii Advocates

Employer Lessons from Managing Healthcare Dollars

Adam Weliver: SVP, Employer Solutions, Magellan Health
Howard Lee: CEO, UHA Health

Financing Population Health Strategies

Robert Hirokawa: Chief Executive Officer, Hawaii Primary Care Association
Gerard Livaudais, MD: Vice President, Hawaii Health Partners
Joseph Keawe’aimoku Kaholokula, PhD: Chair, Native Hawaiian Health, JABSOM

Health Information: A Watershed Moment?

Francis Chan: Executive Director, HHIE
Haley Hsieh: Executive Director, Laulima Data Alliance
Derek Vale: Health Systems Management Office Chief, APCD, DOH

Making Behavioral Health Integration Work in Practice

Kristin Rajala, PsyD: Director of Behavioral Health, Hilo Residency Program
Briana Duffy: Senior Vice President, Beacon Health Options
Scott Miscovich, MD: Owner, Windward Urgent Care & Primary Care Physicians

Making Progress on Value-Based Payment Solutions

Emily Oshima-Lee: Director, Payment Transformation, HMSA
Robert Howey: Director, Toyon Associates
Joan Danieley: President, MDX

Strategies to Improve Care, Collaboration and Care Management

Melinda Ashton, MD: Chief Quality Officer, Hawaii Pacific Health
Shareh Ghani, MD: Vice President & Medical Director, Magellan Health
Rick Bruno, MD: Vice President, Patient Care, The Queen’s Medical Center

Trends in Provider Reimbursement and Payment

Larry Shapiro: Chief Executive Officer, University Health Partners of Hawaii
Cliff Alakai: Administrator, Maui Medical Group
Heidar Thordarson: Chief Financial Officer, Castle Medical Center

What is the Future Role for Public Health in Hawaii?

Ginny Pressler, MD: Director, Department of Health