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“Rothman Institute’s Journey to Episodic Care”
Speaker: Chris Vannello, Director of Quality at Rothman Institute
Cost: Complimentary, sponsored by Wellbe
Watch the recording or download the slides.

rothmanHealthcare has changed and continues to change, particularly as pertains to alignment of interests (payors, providers, patients). Movement from a transactional model to a true patient-level (value) model is a huge undertaking and not one that can be accomplished overnight.

Rothman Institute will share their experience participating in BPCI Model 2, along with other bundled payment and shared savings arrangements with commercial payers, and how these programs incorporate quality benchmarks.

About the Speaker:

chrisvannelloChris Vannello is the Director of Quality at Rothman Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  The Rothman Institute is one of the largest orthopedic practices in the country.  Chris oversees all quality improvement initiatives internally, locally and nationally for the practice.  She is responsible for the episode of care management as it relates to alternative payment models, monitoring of outcomes, the patient navigation process and oversees performance management of clinical activity.  Chris sits on the Quality committee for the National Orthopedic Spine Alliance and is the co-leader for a national outcomes benchmarking group.

Before working at Rothman Institute Chris was a Director of Quality at Main Line Health Systems, Riddle Hospital in Media, Philadelphia.  She was responsible for the overall hospital quality improvement initiatives including the stroke, chest pain and hip and knee replacement programs and certifications. She began her career as a nurse at Bryn in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.