Given the cost pressures of CJR and bundled payments what are some proven strategies available to win financially?


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The shift from Pay for Performance to Value Base Care is rapidly changing the landscape of the healthcare industry and is in no small way being driven by Bundled Payments and the CMS initiative Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR). 

In order to continue to deliver high quality patient care, and succeed financially, hospitals are developing alignments with physicians and implementing significant cost savings solutions. 

Participate in our Webinar to gain insights from some industry experts on how to make alignment work and hear perspectives on implementing a total joint cost saving solution. 


Winning the Bundled Payment Game


DAVID M. GLASER, Shareholder - Fredrickson & Byron Health Law Group

David M. Glaser is a shareholder in Fredrikson & Byron's Health Law Group. Mr. Glaser is an expert in healthcare regulation including compliance & fraud investigations. He assists clinics, hospitals, and other health care entities in negotiating the maze of health care regulations, providing advice about risk management, reimbursement, and business planning issues. His goal is to explain the government's enforcement position, and to analyze whether this position is supported by the law or represents government overreaching.


JACK M. BERT, Professor - University of Minnesota

Dr. Jack M. Bert is a Professor of Medicine in the University of Minnesota. He is an exceptional academic and author of over 70 published orthopaedic articles, as well as a celebrated surgeon. Dr. Bert has been awarded the title of Top Doctor three times (2012, 2013, 2015) from the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is the Medical Director of Minnesota Bone & Joint Specialists and Consultant of many successful orthopaedic companies such as Sanofi, Pacira, Exactech, Arthrex, Exscribe and Luminus as well as Business Editor of Orthopaedics Today.


STUART MORRIS-HIPKINSSVP & General Manager - Syncera

Stuart Morris-Hipkins is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Syncera, a strategic business unit of Smith&Nephew. He has global senior executive experience in 9 different industries within the retail, medical device, automotive, industrial and aerospace market sectors. Prior to his current position, Mr. Morris-Hipkins was employed as Chief Commercial Officer of Smiths Medical, President of Smith Medical’s North America Division and President of Hypertronics in the Connector Division.

JIM GERASVP of Business Development - Signature Group

Jim Gera is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Signature Group. He oversees Signature’s Bundled Payment for Care Improvement program which encompasses 2,000 orthopedic physicians and 50,000 clinical episodes throughout 26 states in 60 cities. Over the past 5 years, Mr. Gera has focused on programs and opportunities within Health Reform. He co-authored an Advanced Payment Medicare ACO and has served as Chairperson for several CMMI grant reviews.

IAN S. KOVACHChairman of Surgery & Chief of Staff - Pratt Regional Medical Center

Dr. Ian S. Kovach is a successful surgeon specialized in Orthopaedics. He is currently employed by Pratt Regional Medical Center as Head of Surgery and Chief of Staff and by the University of Kansas as Assistant Professor. He is an expert in Reconstructive Surgery of the adult hip and knee. Dr. Kovach's excellent academic backround includes 2 doctorate titles from Harvard Medical School (M.D.) and Massachussets Institute of Technology (Ph.D. in Physics).


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