CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®), the leading peer-reviewed journal dedicated to topics in managed care, proudly announces Suzanne Delbanco, PhD, MPH, as the keynote speaker for this year’s spring Accountable Care Delivery Congress. The program will take place on May 11 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego.
“We are thrilled to have Suzanne Delbanco delivering this year’s keynote address,” said Jeff Prescott, PharmD, senior vice president of managed markets at AJMC®. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise, which will help the audience heighten their understanding of the application of the accountable care model.”
Delbanco serves as the executive director of Catalyst for Payment Reform, a nonprofit organization that works with employers, public purchasers and others to implement strategies that produce higher-value health care and improve functioning of the health care marketplace. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute and previously served as the founding CEO of The Leapfrog Group.
As the keynote speaker of the spring 2018 Accountable Care Delivery Congress, Delbanco will discuss a variety of topics that focus on payment models, benefit and provider network designs, and accountable care organizations. She will also highlight what employers are looking for in their pursuit of higher value healthcare from both health plans and healthcare providers to transition swiftly to value-based care models.
Designed for administrators and practitioners alike, the Accountable Care Delivery Congress explores the present and future of accountable care. The meeting offers a double-tracked curriculum that focuses on executive and educational topics. The executive track topics will delve into the next wave of care delivery, alternative payment models, and interoperability for successful coordination of quality care. The educational track offers 5 CME credits and the topics include chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, heart failure, depression and pain management.
For more information and to register, visit http://www.ajmc.com/acdcongress.
About The American Journal of Managed Care®:
The American Journal of Managed Care® (AJMC®) is a peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed journal that keeps readers on the forefront of health policy by publishing research relevant to industry decision makers as they work to promote the efficient delivery of high-quality care. AJMC.com is the essential website for managed care professionals, distributing industry updates daily to leading stakeholders. Other titles in the AJMC® family include The American Journal of Accountable Care® and two evidence-based series, Evidence-Based Oncology™ and Evidence-Based Diabetes Management™. These comprehensive offerings bring together stakeholder views from payers, providers, policymakers and other industry leaders in managed care. To order reprints of articles appearing in AJMC® publications, please contact Dr. Jeff Prescott at (609) 716-7777, x331.