Sacramento UBP

Sacramento Right Care University of Best Practices Chair:

William J. Bommer, MD,  Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis; Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University

Matthew P. Wonnacott, MD, Medical Director, Barton Community Health Center; Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University

(Hosted at Sierra Health Foundation)


July 9, 2018

  • Honoring our Co-Founder with our Community Leadership Award – José A. Arévalo, MD, FAAFP –  Founding Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices; Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Independent Physicians; President, Latino Physicians of California; and past president, Sierra Sacramento Medical Society
  • Advances in Cardiovascular Health for Women over the Past Decade: Guidelines Recommendations for Practice – Amparo C. Villablanca, MD – Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine Director, Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine Program Frances Lazda Endowed Chair, Women’s Cardiovascular Medicine (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4

June 11, 2018

  • Practical News from the World of Molecular Cardiology: Novel Risk Markers and Therapies for Cardiovascular Prevention – (Presentation)
    • Eveline Stock, MD Assistant Professor and Preventive Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco
    • Crystal Zhou, PharmD, APh, AHSCP, BCACP – Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco
    • Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhDAssistant Professor Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

May 14, 2018

  • Stroke and STEMI Systems of Care Regulations and Community Para-Medicine – Howard Backer, MD, MPH – Director, California Emergency Medical Services Authority (Presentation)
  • A View from The Field of Para-Medicine – Jimmy Pierson – VP/COO Medic Ambulance Service (Presentation)
  • Updates and Perspective from the California Department of Public Health – Caroline Peck, MD, MPH, FACOGChief of the Chronic Disease and Injury Control Division, California Department of Public Health (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

February 12, 2018

  • What Can We Learn From the Prevention Strategies Used For Presidents, Astronauts, Pilots, and Firefighters? – Joseph Sky, MD, FACC LtCol, Chief of Cardiology, David Grant Medical Center, United States Air Force, Travis Air Force Base
  • Firefighter’s Heart Attack Prevention Experience from Around the USA – H. Robert Superko, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAACVPR, Prima Heart Clinic, Monterey, California (Family Heart Disease, Genetics)
  • Building a More Robust Firefighter Cardiovascular Wellness Program in Sacramento (Panel Discussion)
    • Moderator: William Bommer
    • Panelists:
      • Chief Todd Harms, Sacramento Metro Fire, Chief Walt White, Sacramento City Fire, Battalion Chief Adam House, Sacramento Metro Fire,
      • Stephen Rossiter MD, FACC, FACS, Sacramento Fire Consultant,
      • Eve Weber, Sacramento Fire Fitness,
      • Joesphy Sky, MD, FACC, US Air Force,
      • Robert Superko, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAACVPR
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

January 8, 2018

  • Special CDC Announcement – Betsy L. Thompson, MD, MSPH, DrPH, Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service and Deputy Regional Health Administrator, Region 9, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Coronary Calcium Scanning for Prevention Action – William J. Bommer, MD, Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis (Presentation)
  • Scale-up easy: enabling broad-based take up of effective interventions for reducing heart attack, stroke and diabetic complications- John Øvretveit, Director of Research and Professor of Health Innovation, Implementation and Evaluation, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden (Presentation)
  • Advancing Understanding of Women’s Health and Cardiovascular Disease Perspective–
    Chloe Bird, PhD, Senior Sociologist, RAND Corporation; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Special Advisor, NIH Office of Women’s Health (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

December 11, 2017

  • In a Heartbeat – Victoria Dupuy, Founder & Executive Director, No More Broken Hearts
  • Chest Pain: A Symptom with Low Risk, High Stakes and Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes – Ezra Amsterdam, MD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Master Clinician Teacher, Associate Chief (Academic Affairs), Division of Cardiovascular Medicine (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

November 13, 2017

  • Blue Shield’s progress and plans for meeting Right Care Initiative targets per Quality Improvement Agreement with State of California Dept. of Managed Health Care – Scott Flinn, MD, Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former Co-Chair, University of Best Practices SD (while CMO, Arch Medical Group) (Presentation)
  • Health Net’s Progress and plans for meeting Right Care Initiative targets per Quality Improvement Agreement with State of California Dept. of Managed Health Care – Jean Shahdadpuri, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director, HealthNet/ Centene Corp (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4

October 9, 2017

  • Community Data – Jennifer Mangosong-Shankle, MS, Quality Improvement Specialist, Health Services Advisory Group (Presentation)
  • Rethinking 30-Day Readmissions – Patrick Romano, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, UC Davis School of Medicine (Presentation)
  • Advanced Illness Management: A Sutter Health Care Coordination Model – Sharyl Kooyer, BSN, RN, Regional Manager AIM & Hospice, Sutter Roseville & Sacramento Hospice (Presentation)
  • Care Coordination for Heart Failure Patients – Kathleen Tong, MD, Associate Professor, Director of Heart Failure Program, UC Davis Health (Presentation)
  • Anticoagulant Medication Management – Teresa Kwong, PharmD, Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, UC Davis Medical Center (Presentation)
  • Reducing Adverse Drug Events Due to Opioids – Ashley Trask, PharmD, Pharmacy Supervisor, Medication Policy & Safety, UC Davis Medical Center (Presentation)
  • Adverse Drug Event Prevention for Diabetic Patients – Crystal Zhou, PharmD, AHSCP, Assistant Clinical Professor, UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • VIDEOS: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, Part 10

September 11, 2017

  • Diabetes Best Practices Inpatient – Gregory A. Maynard, MD, MS, MHM, Chief Quality Officer for UC Davis Medical Center (Presentation)
  • Diabetes Best Practices Outpatient – Kwabena O. M. Adubofour, MD, FACP, Medical Director, East Main Clinic & Stockton Diabetes Intervention Center (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • VIDEOS:

August 14, 2017

  • Million Hearts Update and Why Flu Vaccination Matters – Betsy L. Thompson, MD, MSPH, DrPH – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices; CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service and Deputy Regional Health Administrator, Office of the Regional Health Administrator, Region 9, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Presentation)
  • Developing an Accountable Community for Health to Address Heart Disease – Debra Oto-Kent, MPH – Executive Director of the Health Education Council (HEC) (Presentation)
  • Enhancing Western Medicine’s CVD Care with Wisdom from the Blue Zones: A Practical Clinical Model – Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Chief, Cardiology, and Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic, and Heart, Lung & Vascular Center,
    David Grant Medical Center, United States Air Force (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • VIDEOS: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

July 10, 2017

  • Getting to Zero Preventable Premature CVD Events,
    A Strategic Discussion
    Anthony N. DeMaria, MD – Co-founder and Director, San Diego University of Best Practices; Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Founding Director, Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology; Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief, Journal of American College of Cardiology and Echocardiography (Presentation)
  • William J. Bommer, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
  • VIDEOS: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5

June 12, 2017

  • Sacramento and Statewide Stroke Statistics
    Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • A Survivor’s Santa Clara Stroke Care Improvement Success Story
    Chuck Toeniskoetter, MBA, Founder & Chairman, Stroke Awareness Foundation
  • New Statewide Stroke Regulations & Sacramento EMS Update:
    Dan R. Smiley, Chief Deputy, State of CA Emergency Medical Services Agency
  • Sacramento County EMS Update
    Hernando Garzon, MD, FACEP, Medical Director, Sacramento County EMS; David Magnino, B.S/EMT-P, Sacramento EMS Administrator
  • Sacramento Stroke Directors Panel, Opportunities and Challenges:
    Moderator: William J. Bommer, MD, Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis., Lucian Maidan, MD, Dignity Health, Mercy San Juan Medical Center., Jonathan Hartman, MD, Kaiser Permanente ., Richard Atkinson, MD, Sutter Health., Kwan NG, MD, PhD, UC Davis Health System
  • American Heart/ Stroke Association – Sacramento Quality Improvement Activities and Resources Mick Smith, EMT-P, FF 1 & 2, BA, Senior Regional Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, Northern CA, Oregon and Northern Nevada
  • VIDEOS: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6

May 8, 2017

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease – Elevating PCP Awareness and Facilitating Patient Diagnosis at Mercy Medical Group – Khuram Arif MD, MBA, Medical Director, Managed Care, Mercy Medical Group (Presentation)
  • Overcoming Barriers To Save Costs And Improve Outcomes For Medically Complex Patients
    Margie Powers, MSW, MPH, Director, Medically Complex Patients Programs, Pacific Business Group on Health (Presentation)
  • Agenda

April 10, 2017

  • Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) and Care Coordination – Mary Fermazin, MD, MPA, Chief Medical Officer, HSAG (Presentation)
  • Readmissions from a Post-Acute Care Perspective – Terry Hill, MD, FACP, Vice President, Performance Strategy, Hill Physicians Medical Group (Presentation)
  • Integrating Pharmacists Into the Care Coordination Team by Utilizing Health Information Exchange –  Josie Wong, MSN, RN, PHN, Senior Manager, ACO Clinical Technology, Blue Shield of California (Presentation)
  • Care Coordination for Medically Complex Patients –  Diane Stewart, MBA,
    Senior Director, California Quality Collaborative, Pacific Business Group on Health (Presentation)
  • UC Davis MARQUIS Program – Mithu Molla, MD, MBA, FACP, Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor, Chief, Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, UC Davis Health System (Presentation)
  • Agenda
  • Videos – Part IPart 2Part 3Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

March 13, 2017

  • Updates from the Worlds of Cardiology and Intensive Lifestyle Management, including Insights from the Blue Zones – Reginald Low, MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis Health System and Liana Lianov, MD, MPH, American College of Lifestyle Medicine (Presentation)
  • Videos – Part IPart 2Part 3Part 4

February 13, 2017

  • Million Hearts Update – Betsy L. Thompson, MD, MSPH, DrPH
  • “Cardiovascular Aging and (Slow or Sudden) Neurologic Misfortune: Downstream Systems of Care” – Terry Hill, MD, FACP, Vice President for Performance Strategy, Hill Physicians Medical Group – Presentation
  • Videos – Part IPart 2Part 3Part 4

January 9, 2017

  • “A Diabetes Management Success Story: the Journey to Excellence”Right Care Bronze Award Winner 2016: Sutter Gould Medical Foundation Medical Group – Cindy Tumbarello, DHA, MSN – Director of Quality, Rosa Aguilar, MSN, RN – Manager of Quality, Rocio Huerta-Camara, MPH – Manager of Health Education, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation – Presentation
  • Videos – Part I, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

December 12, 2016

  • Better Care for Diabetic and Heart Disease High Utilizers Through Community Hot Spotting and Enhanced Care Coordination – Rodney Hood, MD, FACP, President, Multi-Cultural Medical Group, IPA & Multi-Cultural Health Foundation – 2016 Right Care Initiative Leadership Award recipient – Presentation
  • Videos – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

October 10, 2016

  • Advances in the Treating the Frequently Hidden CVD Risk Factor of Atrial Fibrillation
    Gearoid O’Neill, MD, FACC, FHRS, Medical Director Cardiac Electrophysiology, Mercy General Hospital – Presentation
  • Videos – Part 1Part 2Part 3

September 12, 2016

  • Don’t Wait Until After the Attack: Effective Screening and Medication/Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk – Matthew J. Budoff, MD, FACC, FAHA, Professor of Medicine, UCLA Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology; Program Director, Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute
  • Keeping Families Together Using Available Science – Victoria Dupuy, Founder, No More Broken Hearts Foundation
  • How Independent Medical Review can assist with availability of medical breakthroughs –  Mary Watanabe, DMHC Deputy Director, Health Policy and Stakeholder Relations
  • Videos – Part 1Part 2Part 3, Part 4

August 8, 2016

  • Initial San Diego University of Best Practices Pilot: Driving Down Heart Attacks Through Healthy Coopetition with Performance Data Coupled with Best Practices Sharing from High Performing Innovators – Allen Fremont, MD, PhD, University of Best Practices San Diego Data Group Leader; RAND Natural Scientist and Sociologist; Director, Q-DART Project (hot-spotting to improve quality)
  • Videos – Part 1Part 2Part 3

July 11, 2016

  • Team-based HTN Management: The New Face of Interventional Cardiology – Rajni Rao, MD, Assoc. Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Cardiology, Cardiology Clinic Practice Chief and Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Vice Chair of Clinical Innovation, UCSF School of Pharmacy Presentation
  • Videos – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6

June 13, 2016

  • National Pre-Diabetes Campaign & Diabetes Prevention Program – Mary Rousseve, Communications Lead, Chronic Disease Control Branch, California Department of Public Health, National Pre-Diabetes Campaign & Diabetes Prevention Program Presentation
  • A scientific review of the effectiveness of mobile phone applications to support patient medication management for improved outcomes – Kirby Lee, PharmD, MA, MAS, Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Videos – Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4
May 2, 2016
  • How the DMHC Help Center Can Assist Consumers and Providers(Quick Resolutions, Independent Medical Reviews, and more) – Mary Watanabe, Deputy Director, Health Policy and Stakeholder Relations, California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) Presentation
  • California’s Paul Coverdell Stroke Registry Grant and its Three-fold Approach to Improve Patient Outcomes – Janet Bates, MD, MPH, Chief, Data and Information Section, Chronic Disease Control Branch, California Department of Public Health; CDPH Stroke Lead Presentation
  • Agenda
April 11, 2016
  • Results from Hypertension Treatment Survey of Sutter IPA and Hill Physicians
    José A. Arévalo, MD, FAAFP, Senior Medical Director, Sutter Independent Physicians and
    Elisabeth H. Renner, MD, Vice Chair and Primary Care Medical Director, Hill Physician Medical Group – Presentation
  • Improving Hypertension in San Diego Community Clinics Through a Proactive Approach of Tackling Hypertension Hiding in Plain View – Jim Schultz, MD, MBA, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, Neighborhood Healthcare – Presentation
  • Agenda
  • Video Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4
March 14, 2016
  • Silicon Valley Executive’s Recommendations for Stroke Prevention, Screening and Care Improvement: A Stroke Survivor’s Perspective – James Maloney, Retired Executive Vice President, Intel Corporation; AHA Board Member
  • Innovations for High Risk Stroke Patients & Folsom Fire Pilot – Jim Roxburgh, MPH, RN, RRT, Director, Dignity Health Telemedicine Network
  • Alan J. Shatzel Jr., DO, FAASM, President & Chairman, Mercy Medical Group Inc.; Medical Director, Dignity Health Neurological Institute and Dignity Health Telemedicine Network – Presentation
  • Agenda
  • Video
February 8, 2016
  • Community Efforts at Hypertension Control and Northern California Kaiser’s Approach to Improved Stroke Care: The “Stroke Express” (Expedited Process for Evaluating and Stopping Stroke) – Jeff Klingman, MD, Chair of Chiefs of Neurology, Nor. Cal. Kaiser Permanente
  • Strokes – An Update from Academia & Facilitated Discussion of Potential for Stroke Prevention & Improved Management Pilots – Elizabeth Malcolm, MD, MSHS, Director of Implementation and Evaluation, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center & The Stanford Stroke Squad – Presentation
  • Agenda
  • Video Part 1Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
January 11, 2016
  • Private Medical Group Data and Strategic Planning Meeting for Reducing and Better Managing Heart Attack, Stroke, Diabetes Complications
December 7, 2015
  • New Approaches Treating Complex Patients with Diabetes – Anne Peters, MD, Professor of Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, USC, Director of the USC Westside Center for Diabetes, and Director of the Comprehensive Diabetes Center at Roybal Community Medical Center – View Presentation
  • Agenda
  • Video Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4

October 12, 2015

  • Preventing Hypoglycemic Adverse Drug Events: Practical and Portable Strategies – Gregory A. Maynard MD, MSc, SFHM, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Chief Quality Officer, UC Davis Medical Center – View Presentation
  • Agenda
  • Video Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4

August 10, 2015

July 13, 2015

June 8, 2015

May 11, 2015

April 13, 2015

March 9, 2015

February 9, 2015

January 12, 2015

  • Hypertension Updates: Vision for a Regional Hypertension Control Roadmap- José A. Arévalo Physician Survey of needs for improving Hypertension – Alan R. Ertle, MD, MPH, MBA, Presentation
  • Team Based Turn-Around Strategies adopted by San Diego Kaiser to move from relatively low performance, to Right Care Platinum Award Winner 2014 Rae Boganey, MD, Right Care Platinum Leadership Award Winner 2014; Physician Champion of Healthcare Disparities Kaiser Permanente, San Diego and formerly Physician Director, Complete Care Management, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego                                                 Rae Boganey, MD, Presentation
  • Agenda 01-12-15 Right Care Cap UBP
  • Video

December 8, 2014

September 8, 2014

  • Healthy Hearts, Healthy Lives Campaign
    Martha Geraty, MA, Cardiovascular Lead, Health Promotion, Health Net of California
  • Medication Safety and Care Coordination
    Theresa Frei, RN, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Sutter Medical Foundation; and Founder, California Patient Safety Action Coalition and Tory Starr, MSN, PHN, CIC, Care Coordination Executive, Sacramento/ Sierra Region – Sutter. Right Care TOC-Care Coordination 9 8 14
  • Strategies and Resources to Help Support Better Patient Outcomes
    Mick Smith, EMT-P, FF 1 & 2, B.A., Regional Director, Quality and Systems Improvement Northern California, American Heart Association/ American Stroke Association – Right Care Presentation-MLL
  • Technical Assistance by California’s Federally-designated Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) Mary Fermazin, MD, MPA, Vice President for Health Policy & Quality Measurement, HSAG – Medicare Quality Improvement An Overview of the Next Five Years_9.5.14_PUB
  • Agenda 9-8-14 Right Care Cap UBP
  • Video

August 11, 2014

  • “Opportunities to Collaborate on Improving Patient Outcomes, With or Without Funding” Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, and Associate Director, Center for Health Organizational and Innovation, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley; Janice F. Bell, PhD, MPH, MN, Associate Professor, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, UC Davis – Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH Presentation
  • “State of California’s Wellness Plan- Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Aspects”        Jessica M. Núñez de Ybarra, MD, MPH, FACPM, Chief, Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Section, Chronic Disease Control Branch, Division of Chronic Disease & Injury Control, California Department of Public Health – Jessica M. Núñez de Ybarra, MD, MPH, FACPM Presentation
  • “Connecting Community Resources and Health Systems – A Community Approach to Better Outcomes” Debra Oto-Kent, MPH, Founder, Executive Director, Health Education Council Debra Oto-Kent, MPH Presentation
  • Agenda Sacramento UBP August 11
  • Video

July 14, 2014

June 9, 2014 

  • “Measure Up, Pressure Down” American Medical Group Association (AMGA) Blood Pressure Campaign and Tool Kit with 8 Planks                Pamela Laesch, MD, FACEP  – Dr. Pamela Laesch Presentation
  • Successful Implementation Example – Gilbert Simon, MD, Medical Director, Sacramento Family Medical Center, with patient stories of Latanya McDaniels and Darrell Williams – Dr. Gil Simon Presentation
  • Agenda Sacramento June 9
  • (Video)

May 5,  2014

  • “Diabetes Care Coordination and Insulin Management to Achieve National 90th Percentile” Kimberly Buss, MD, MPH, Sutter Medical Group, Medical Director of Diabetes Education, Sutter Medical Foundation – Dr. Buss Presentation
  • “Vital Insights to optimize Veteran Healthcare” Brian P. Hayes, MD, MPH, MSS,  of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA Northern California Health Care System       VitalInsightstoOptimizeVeteranHealthcare
  • “Federal Update” Admiral Nadine Simons, Regional Health Administrator for the Department of Health and Human Services – Million Hearts Update
  • Agenda Sacramento UBP May 5

April 14, 2014

      • “Technology-enabled Solutions for Congestive Heart Failure; Diabetes Prevention & Management”  David Lindeman, PhD, MSW, Director, Center for Technology and Aging, and Director Health Care, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) of the University of California – Agenda Sacramento UBP April 14 Presentation Part I Presentation Part 2 (Video)

March 10, 2014

      • “Practical Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Strategies for High Risk Patients” Amytis Towfighi, MD,  Associate Chief Medical Officer, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center; Assistant Professor of Neurology, USC Keck School of Medicine (Agenda Mar 10 Sac UBP) (Dr. Towfighi Presentation) (Video)
      • Federal Update: Betsy Thompson, MD CMS Region IX Chief Medical Officer (UBP MillionHearts Update)

February 10, 2014

      • “21st Century Stroke Care – Robots, Responsiveness, & Reliability – Impact of organized systems for comprehensive care and collaboration” . Dr. Alan Shatzel, DO, Medical Director, Neurology, Dignity Health, Sacramento. (Agenda Feb 14 Sac UBP) (Video)

January 13, 2014 

  • “Journey in managing practice variation in Diabetes and Hypertension”. Dr. Parag Anihotri, MD, Medical Director, Continuum of Care, Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, San Diego. (Video) (Part 1 of 2. pdf) (Part 2 of 2.pdf)

June 10, 2013 

  • “Mercy Telehealth Network” – Jim Roxburgh, RN, MPA, Director, Dignity Health Mercy Telehealth Network (Presentation)
  • “Sutter Neuroscience Institute” – Mohammad Asim Mahmood, MD, Regional Medical Director, Stroke and Neurovascular; SNI Stroke Program, Neurologist (Presentation)

May 13, 2013 

  • “Trend-Bending Stroke Care: Reengineering Preventive and Hospital Care to Lower Healthcare Spending” – Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Institute Stroke Fellows (Presentation)

 

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