Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM PDT
Wednesday May 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM PDT

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RiverPlace Hotel
1510 SW Harbor Way
Portland, OR 97201


A limited number of rooms are still available at RiverPlace (Kimpton), however, our special 2015 Client Summit block of rooms has filled up.

Other downtown Portland hotels near RiverPlace:

Residence Inn Downtown/RiverPlace (.4 mile)

Hotel Modera (.5 mile)

Hotel Rose (.5 mile)

Hilton Portland & Executive Tower (.7 mile)


Jim Honish
Insignia Health
(503) 341-2303

2015 Insignia Health Client Summit
on Health Activation

Please join us May 5-6 in beautiful Portland, Oregon for the 2015 Insignia Health Client Summit on Health Activation.

Once again we will feature the latest health activation research and results from clients implementations of PAM®, Flourish® and Coaching for Activation®.

Network with your peers and share best practices from health systems, hospitals, disease and case management providers, health insurance plans, Medicaid/Medicare providers, pharmaceutical companies and many other industries.

And again this year, Insignia Health offers the conference portion of the Client Summit at no charge!  

Also see a list of nearby hotels on left.

Agenda  (Subject to change)

Day 1: Tuesday, May 5 

7:45 a.m.  Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m.  Welcome!
Chris Delaney, CEO, Insignia Health

8:45 a.m.  Keynote: In A Value-Based System, How Do Clinicians Support Patient Activation?
Judith Hibbard, DrPh, Senior Researcher, Health Policy Research Group, University of Oregon, and Lead PAM® Inventor

9:45 a.m.  Achieving PAM Utilization Consistency Across A Multi-State Integrated Health System
Patrick McGowan, Healthcare Innovation Manager, Sanford Health

10:30 a.m.  Break

11:00 a.m. Understanding The Best Approach To Integrate E-Health Into High-Touch Health Coaching Programs
Brenda Booth, Health Educator/Coach, Fairview Health System 

12:00 p.m.  Lunch and networking 

1:15 p.m. Increasing Activation in Medicaid Through Varied Methods of Support: Key Learnings from the Past Two Years
James Cotter, Reg. Medical Director, Partnership Health Plan of California 

2:00 p.m.  Achieving Population Based Application Of PAM-Based Health Activation Strategies
Michelle Buysse, Director of Care Management, Priority Health
Kandi Jezak, Senior Clinical Program Manager, Priority Health  

3:00 p.m.  Break

3:15 p.m.  Client Panel: Unique Applications Of PAM & CFA In Home Care Settings
Michael Barber, Chief Medical Officer, National Church Residences
Sam Powell, United Way AAA Tarrant County (TX)
Laura Heller, Program Manager, Metropolitan Family Service
Dan Godla, Founder and CEO, ThoroughCare, Inc
Moderator: Steve Christianson, VP Client Services, Insignia Health  

4:30 p.m.  Close of Day 1 and cocktail reception


Day 2: Wednesday, May 6

7:00 a.m.  Morning Activation: 3 mile fun run or 1 mile walk along the Willamette River. Meet in RiverPlace lobby at 6:55 a.m.

7:45 a.m.  Continental breakfast begins

8:30 a.m.  Welcome and recap of Day 1

8:45 a.m.   Key CMS QIO Initiatives Over The Next Five Years And Their Intersection With Patient Activation
Dr. Jane Brock, Medical Director, Telligen

9:30 a.m.  Application Of PAM Through An Intensive Outpatient Care Program With 25 Medical Groups
Rob Benroth, MHA, Sr. Manager Data and Reporting, Pacific Business Group on Health
Laurie Colley, RN, BSN, Sr. Manager Clinical Redesign, Pacific Business Group on Health

10:15 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  Leading Change In Dynamic Healthcare Organizations
Allison O’Connor, Evantage Consulting

11:15 a.m. Client Panel: Getting started (or Re-started) on the Right Foot: Design and Implementation Learning’s from Different Care Support Settings
Amanda Albers, Clinical Quality Specialist for Onsite Clinics, UnitedHealth Group/The Well
Laura Owens, Quality Nurse Specialist, Vidant Health
Laura Ludwig, Provider Engagement Clinical Consultant, Tufts Health Plan
Moderator: Steve Christianson, VP Client Services, Insignia Health  

12:15 p.m. Lunch and networking

1:00 p.m.  The Relationship between PAM & Performance Measures and Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes
Craig Swanson, Founder and President, Insignia Health
Julie Niemann, Account Manager, Insignia Health 

2:00 p.m. Conference recap and closing