Coping with never event reimbursement policies will be the subject of one of the many education tracks at Modern Healthcares Leadership Forum: Transforming Healthcare through Clinical Informatics. The Leadership Forum, which offers an opportunity for senior-level healthcare executives to learn more about the strategic value of clinical-performance data, will be held Feb. 17-19 at the Nashville Convention Center.
The never-event track, titled Patient Safety and Quality: The Intersection of Performance and Reimbursement, will feature a panel of experts on all sides of the never-event payment issue.
- Anthony Ardire, senior vice president of quality and patient safety, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, Pa.
- Ted Haynes, vice president of healthcare delivery, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Richardson.
- Margaret VanAmringe, vice president of public policy and government relations, Joint Commission, Washington.
The session will be moderated by Diane Pinakiewicz, president, National Patient Safety Foundation, North Adams, Mass.