Silicon Valley UBP

Bay Area Silicon Valley Right Care University of Best Practices Leadership:

Nirali Vora, MD,  Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University

Eveline Stock, MD, Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco

Bay Area Silicon Valley Right Care University of Best Practices Steering Committee:

Robert Kaplan, PhD, Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford
University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health

Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE, Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Stanford Medicine(Hosted at Stanford University)


June 23, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Novel Tools to Enhance Risk Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease to Guide Prevention & Therapies (Presentation | Video)
    • Alan Remaley, MD, PhD – National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Section Chief, Lipoprotein Metabolism Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch; Captain, United States Public Health Service
  • Leveraging Cardiovascular Therapeutics for Clinical Management & Proactive Prevention in the COVID-19 Pandemic (Video)
    • John Kane, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF; Endocrinologist, Director, Adult Lipid Clinic, University of California, San Francisco Health
  • Q&A and Roundtable Discussion (Video)
    • Alan Remaley, MD, PhD – National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Section Chief, Lipoprotein Metabolism Laboratory, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch; Captain, United States Public Health Service
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
  • 2020 Rising Star Award – Celebratory Send-off for Bryan Vuong, Incoming UCLA Medical & Public Health Student; UC Berkeley Right Care Research Assistant Alumnus (2016-2020) (Presentation | Video)
    • UC Berkeley School of Public Health
      • Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MBA, MPH – Dean Emeritus School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Blue Cross of CA Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management Emeritus, Co-Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR); Prof. of Organization Behavior, Emeritus, Haas School of Business
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • UCSF Cardiology
      • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
      • John Kane, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, UCSF; Endocrinologist, Director, Adult Lipid Clinic, University of California, San Francisco Health
    • Stanford Neurology
      • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • UC Davis
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • David Grant USAF Medical Center
      • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region; Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, David Grant USAF Medical Center

May 26, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Updates on Cardiovascular Complications in Patients with COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
    • June-WhaRhee, MD, FACC – Practicing Cardiologist with Specialty in Cardio-oncology; Instructor, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • UCSF Pharmacist on the Care team: A Focus on Inter-Professional Telehealth (Presentation | Video)
    • Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD – Professor and Vice-Chair of Clinical Innovation, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco
  • Re-Engaging Patients in the Era of the COVID Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Q&A and Perspectives
    • Blue Shield of California; Health Plan Perspective: Scott Flinn, MD – Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Co-Founder Right Care University of Best Practices; Retired Navy Medical Officer (Presentation | Video)
    • Stanford Neurology: Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; AssociateProf., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University (Video)
    • UCSF Cardiology: Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF (Video)

April 28, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; AssociateProf., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Santa Clara County Public Health COVID-19 Perspective and Context (Presentation | Video)
    • Rhonda McClinton-Brown, MPH – Director, Healthy Communities Branch, Santa Clara County Public Health Department
  • Simplified Video Connectivity Tailored for Patient and Family Communication: A Family Perspective (Presentation | Video)
    • Claudine Woo, PhD – Facilitator & Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Intermountain Healthcare / HealthCare Partners In-Home Monitoring Pilot (Presentation | Video)
    • Riya Pulicharam, MD – National Medical Director for Population Health, Healthcare Partners
    • Steve Evans, MD – Vice President, Utilization Management and Quality Improvement, HealthCare Partners, Las Vegas
    • Kevin Zhao, MS, MBA – Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Harmonize Health
  • COVID-19 Patient Survivor Perspective from a UC Clinical Pharmacy Professor & TeleHealth Leader (Presentation | Video)
    • Marilyn Stebbins, PharmD – Professor & Vice-Chair of Clinical Innovation, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF
  • Smoking Cessation in the Era of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
    • Elisa Tong, MD, MA – Associate Professor of Medicine, UC Davis Health; Project Director, CA Quits
  • Perspectives from Public Health, Patients, & Health Systems
    • Santa Clara County Independent Practice Association (SCCIPA) Perspective: Carvel Tefft, MD, SFHM, MMM – Vice President of Medical Management, Pacific Partners Management Services, Inc. (Presentation | Video)
    • Big Data and AI Perspective: Tatyana Kanzaveli – Founder/CEO, Open Health Network; App Developer (e.g. American Heart Association My Cardiac Coach) (Presentation | Video)
    • UCSF Perspective: Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, UCSF (Presentation | Video)
    • Stanford Perspective: Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University (Presentation | Video)

March 31, 2020

  • Introductions: (Video)
  • Insights on the Covid19 – Cardiovascular Nexus; Cardio-Diabetology; Plus Chronic Kidney Disease (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, California Chapter; Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Health System Perspectives on Coronavirus (Video)
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    • Eleanor Levin, MD, FACC, FAHA – Clinical Prof. of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center; Former Kaiser Permanente Northern California Chief of Cardiology; Chair of the Chiefs of Cardiology & Regional Director for Cardiac Rehabilitation
    • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • Agenda & Bios

February 25, 2020

  • Innovations in Exercise as Medicine and Tobacco Use Interventions
    • Abby C. King, PhD – Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center (Presentation)
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Video:

January 28, 2020

  • Leveraging Social Networks for Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure Control
    • Daniel Zoughbie, PhD – Founder, Microclinic International, a Not-for-Profit Development Organization; Lecturer, Global Studies, UC Berkeley (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Video:

October 29, 2019

  • Santa Clara Public Health, Kaiser Cardiology and Stanford Insights to Get Toward Zero Preventable Strokes, Heart Attacks and Diabetes Deaths and Disabilities
    • Successfully Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke at Kaiser Permanente
      • Eleanor Levin, MD, FACC, FAHA – Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center; Former Kaiser Permanente Northern California Chief of Cardiology; Chair of the Chiefs of Cardiology & Regional Director for Cardiac Rehabilitation (Presentation and Video requested to be not shared)
    • Santa Clara County Public Health: Preventing Heart Attack, Stroke, and Diabetes
      • Rhonda McClinton-Brown, MPH – Director, Healthy Communities Branch, Santa Clara County Public Health Department (Presentation; Video: Part 1)
  • Agenda; Bios

September 24, 2019

  • Molecular Insights and Emerging Therapies for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases
    • Molecular Insights into Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Diseases
      • John Kane, MD, PhD – Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Endocrinologist, Director, Adult Lipid Clinic, UCSF Health (Presentation)
    • Emerging Therapies to Reduce the Impact of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes
      • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco (Presentation)
      • Rose Pavlakos PharmD, BCACP – Program Pharmacist, UC San Francisco Health (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos:

August 27, 2019

  • Combating the Excess Risk of Diabetes and CVD in South Asians 
    • Cardiometabolic Disease among South Asians: Findings from the MASALA Study
      • Alka Kanaya, MD – Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco (Presentation: Part 1, Part 2)
    • Success in Santa Clara County: El Camino Hospital South Asian Heart Center
      • César R. Molina, MD, FACC – Cardiologist, Co-founder and Medical Director, South Asian Heart Center, El Camino Hospital (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos:

June 25, 2019

  • Early Cardiovascular Detection & A Path To Intervention
    • Groundbreaking Findings from the CARDIA Study & Impact of Coronary Artery Calcium on Young Adults
      • Stephen Sidney, MD, MPH – Director of Research Clinics, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research (Presentation)
    • Military Perspective: Practical Implementation Strategies for Getting Toward Zero
      • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center, David Grant USAF Medical Center; Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Capital Region University of Best Practices (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos:

May 28, 2019

    • Stanford Stroke Center & Stroke Awareness Foundation: Emerging Data, Therapies, and Patient Advocacy
      • Emerging Stroke Data and Therapies: Practical Implementation Strategies and Challenges
        • Gregory Albers, MD – Director, Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford Medical Center; Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University Medical Center (Presentation)
        • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University
      • Patient Advocacy: Stroke Awareness Foundation
        • Chuck Toeniskoetter, MBA – Survivor & Patient Advocate; Founder, Stroke Awareness Foundation; 2018 Right Care Leadership Award Winner (Presentation)
    • Agenda; Bios
    • Videos: Unavailable

April 30, 2019

  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation: Approach & Vision for CVD, Stroke and Diabetes Prevention and Management (Presentation Part 1, Part 2)
      • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Chief Quality Officer, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
      • Chhavi Mehta, MD – Associate Medical Director of Quality, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos:

March 26, 2019

  • Leaning Forward in Cardiology with Precision Medicine, Tech and AI
    • Updates from the World of Cardiology
      • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Prof., Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco (Presentation)
    • Technology and AI in Cardiology
      • Tatyana Kanzaveli – Founder and CEO, Open Health Network (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos:

February 26, 2019

  • Atrial Fibrillation’s Crucial Role in Stroke Prevention: New Approaches to Finding and Treating the Vulnerable to Improve Outcomes
    • Why Atrial Fibrillation Matters to Get Toward Zero
      • Nirali Vora, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Associate Prof., Neurology, School of Medicine, Stanford University; Director, Global Health Neurology; Program Director, Adult Neurology Residency, School of Medicine, Stanford University (Presentation)
    • Using Technology for Early Detection and Intervention of Atrial Fibrillation
      • Jacqueline Shreibati, MD, MS, FACC – Chief Medical Officer, AliveCor; Cardiologist (Presentation)
  • Agenda; Bios
  • Videos: (Introductions and the beginning of Dr. Vora’s presentation was not able to be recorded due to technical issues)

January 29, 2019

  • Proven Medication Bundling Strategy and Framework for Getting Toward Zero CVD Events
    • Proven Medication Bundling Strategy – ALL/TALL (Video)
      • Jim Dudl, MDALL Champion and Retired Diabetes Lead, Care Management Institute and Community Benefits, Kaiser Permanente (Presentation)
      • Winston Wong, MD, MS Medical Director, Community Benefits, Director, Disparities Improvement and Quality Initiatives, Kaiser Permanente
    • Get Toward Zero Equation and National CVD framework
      • Robert Kaplan, PhDRight Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Adjunct Prof., School of Medicine & Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Retired, Associate Director, National Institutes of Health (Presentation)
    • Around-the-Room Action Discussion: Quest to Get to Zero Preventable Heart Attacks, Strokes & Diabetes Deaths and Disabilities
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5

November 27, 2018

  • A Scientific Convening on Coronary Calcium’s role in ASCVD Precision Medicine
    • Co-Chair Vision, Welcoming Remarks (Presentation 1, Presentation 2)
    • Family Perspective on Coronary Calcium Screening
      • Victoria Dupuy – Founder & Executive Director, No More Broken Hearts Foundation; Along with Survivors (Presentation)
    • Coronary Calcium Testing at the Stanford Preventive Cardiology Clinic
      • David J. Maron, MD – Director, Preventive Cardiology; Clinical Prof. of Medicine, School of Medicine, Stanford University
    • Evidence for Finding and Treating Atherosclerosis Before Patients are Symptomatic
      • Matthew Budoff, MD – Prof. of Medicine, Endowed Chair of Preventive Cardiology, School of Medicine, UCLA; Program Director, Division of Cardiology Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute; Steering Committee Member, Director CT Reading Center, Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Trial (Presentation)
    • US Preventive Services Task Force’s Insufficient Evidence Recommendation & Next Steps
    • Payer Perspective
      • Scott Flinn, MD – Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former Co-Chair, San Diego Right Care University of Best Practices (while Arch Medical Group CMO); Former U.S. Navy Medical Officer
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Board Certified Cardiologist & Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene; Los Angeles University of Best Practices Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative (Presentation)
    • Moderated Around-the-Room Q &A, Planning & Action Discussion: Silicon Valley Quest to Get to Zero Preventable Heart Attacks, Strokes & Diabetes Deaths and Disabilities
      • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group; Adjunct Prof., School of Medicine & Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Retired, Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
      • David J. Maron, MD – Director, Preventive Cardiology; Clinical Prof. of Medicine, School of Medicine, Stanford University
  • Agenda
  • Videos: Part 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7