Virtual Univ. of Best Practices

Due to recommendations for social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we have moved all University of Best Practice meetings onto a virtual platform. You can find all of our materials and recordings for those virtual meetings below.

Right Care Photo Montage 2019-2020 & Resilience in COVID-19 Era

You may access the Photo Montage by clicking here.

October 12, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Statewide Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, California Chapter; Clinical Professor of Medicine, and Director, Cardiology Noninvasive Services, University of California, Davis
    • Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Susan Ivey, MD, MHSA – Professor, Adjunct, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley; Director of Research, Health Research for Action
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief of Preventive Cardiology, Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant Medical Center, US Air Force
    • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Assistant Professor, Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Molecular Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director and Co-founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Cardiac Amyloidosis Diagnosis, Significance to Heart Failure and Breakthrough Therapies (Presentation | Video)
    • Martha Grogan, MD – Director, Cardiac Amyloid Clinic, Division of Circulatory Failure, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Therapy for Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Statewide Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, California Chapter; Clinical Professor of Medicine, and Director, Cardiology Noninvasive Services, University of California, Davis
  • Public Health Policies for Preventing COVID-19: Vaccines, Tests, Distancing, and Public Trust (Presentation | Video)
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer, US HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Right Care Initiative Technical Expert Group Co-Founder; Former Associate Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Closing Remarks and Q & A (Video)

September 29, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Welcome and Statewide Updates (Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Oliver Brooks, MD – Immediate Past President, National Medical Association; Med Director, Watts Healthcare; Med Director, LA Care Health Plan; Chairman, Community Clinic Association of LA County 
    • Robert Kaplan, PhD – Founding Co-Leader, Right Care Technical Expert Group; Research Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University; Former Chief Science Officer US HHS AHRQ; Former Associate Director, NationalInstitutes of Health
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center; Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant Medical Center, US Air Force
    • Eveline Stock, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Bay Area Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; Assistant Professor, Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Molecular Cardiologist, Cardiovascular Care & Prevention Center, University of California, San Francisco
    • Edward M. Yu, MD, CMQ, CPPS, CPE – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Bay Area Silicon Valley University of Best Practices; 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
  • Updates & Right Care Activity Photo Montage  (Presentation | Video)
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology, Medical Director, Metabolic Clinic and Heart, Lung and Vascular Center; Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant Medical Center, US Air Force
  • COVID-19 Testing, Prevalence and Relevance to Cardiovascular Outcomes (Presentation | Video)
    • Terry Gilliland, MD, MBA – Executive Vice President, Healthcare Quality and Affordability, Blue Shield of California; Member, California Governor’s COVID-19 Testing Task Force; Chair of Testing Sites Work Group
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals
  • “Mind the Gap:” Applying Key Learnings from the Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices in the Provider Group Clinical Setting to Substantially Improve Performance, Even in an Independent Practice Association (Greater Newport Physicians) (Presentation | Video)
    • Cindy Giambrone, PharmD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative Heart Failure Work Group; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Medical Group
    • Marnie Baker, MD, MPH, FAAP – Medical Director, Performance Improvement, MemorialCare Medical Group; Member, Technical Measurement Committee, Integrated Healthcare Association

September 14, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Chairperson’s Welcome and Statewide Updates (PresentationVideo)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Oliver Brooks, MD – Immediate Past President, National Medical Association; Med Director, Watts Healthcare; Med Director, LA Care Health Plan; Chairman, Community Clinic Association of LA County  
    • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Cindy Giambrone, PharmD – Co-chair, Heart Failure Work Group, Right Care Initiative; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Medical Foundation
    • Susan Ivey, MD, MHSA – Professor, Adjunct, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley; Director of Research, Health Research for Action
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant USAF Medical Center
    • Matthew Wonnocott, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care University of Best Practices; Chief Medical Officer, Barton Health; (US Air Force Colonel Retired)
    • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Policy and Evidence: Integration of Community Health Workers into Health Systems  (Presentation | Video)
    • Rishi Manchanda, MD, MPH – CEO, HealthBegins; Member, California Future Health Workforce Commission
  • Promotores (CHW) workforce development and utilization (Presentation | Video)
    • Maria Lemus – Founding Executive Director, Vision y Compromiso
  • Collaborating with Health Care Workers (Presentation | Video)
    • Jessica Abraham, Pharm. D., APh, – Director of Population Health, USC
  • Case Example 1: Integrating CHWs into a Multi-site Community Clinic-based Health System with Broad Plan Coverage (Presentation | Video)
    • Ilan Shapiro, MD – Medical Director, Health Education and Wellness, AltaMed
    • Jessica Solares, MPH, MCHES – Director, Health Education and Wellness, AltaMed
  • Case Example 2: Integrating CHWs into a National Top 10 Medicaid Plan Based in Southern California (Presentation | Video)
      • Catherine Knox, RN, PHN, MSN – Clinical Director POS Integrated Care Management, Inland Empire Health Plan
      • Lily Lee, DrPH, MPH – Director of Promotores Academy and San Manuel Gateway College, Assistant Research Professor Loma Linda University
  • Panel Q&A
    • Facilitated By: Oliver Brooks, MD – Immediate Past President, National Medical Association; Med Director, Watts Healthcare; Med Director, LA Care Health Plan; Chairman, Community Clinic Association of LA County 
  • Breakout Sessions
    • 1. Oliver Brooks, Ilan Shapiro & Bob Trine
      2. Carol Zaher & Catherine Knox
      3. Keith Emmons, Susan Ivey & Alissa Maier
      4. Joseph Sky, Lily Lee & Claudine Woo
      5. Steve Chen, Don Hufford & Hattie Hanley
      6. Matthew Wonnacott & Maria Lemus
      7. Cindy Giambrone & Jessica Abraham
      8. William Bommer & Jessica Solares
    • Discussion Questions:
      1. What is one thing you heard/learned today that you could take back to your organization?
      2. What would you need to bring this work to your organization?
  • Session Share Backs and Close

August 25, 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
    • 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
    • Hector Rodriquez, PhD, MPH – Professor of Health Policy and Management; Director, California Initiative for Health Equity & Action; CO-Director, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research 
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • Cardiovascular Statistics and Health Disparities (Presentation | Video)
    • Catrina Taylor, PhD, MSPH- Principal Investigator, Chronic Disease Control Branch Project Type, California Department of Public Health 
  • Not Losing Sight of Hypertension Hiding in Plain Sight While Pivoting to COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency (Presentation | Video)
    • Jim Shultz, MD, MBA, FAAFP, DiMM, FAWM – Chief Medical Officer, Neighborhood Healthcare; Volunteer Clinical Professor, UC San Diego Department of Family Medicine and Public Health; Past President, San Diego County Medical Society
  •  Q & A and Roundtable Discussion (Video)

August 10, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Welcome and Statewide Updates (Presentation | Video)
    • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; 
    • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Anthony Demaria, MD Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine; Founding Co-chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices San Diego (subsequently renamed Be There San Diego)
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals
    • Cindy Giambrone, PharmD – Co-chair, Heart Failure Work Group, Right Care Initiative; Director, Performance Improvement and ACO Pharmacy Risk, MemorialCare Medical Foundation
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant USAF Medical Center
    • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
    • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
  • The (Post-COVID) Future of Cardiovascular Prevention (Presentation | Video)
    • Laurence Sperling, MD, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FASPC – Katz Professor in Preventive Cardiology; Professor of Global Health, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
  • National Medical Association Collaborative ‘Release the Pressure’ Hypertension Campaign (with AMA, Association of Black Cardiologists, American Heart Association, and Minority Health Institute) (Presentation | Video)
    • Oliver Brooks, MD President, National Medical Association; Medical Director, Watts Healthcare; Medical Director, L.A. Care Health Plan; Chairman, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
  • CVD COVID-19 Nexus Right Care Leadership Commentary (Video)
    • Facilitator: Anthony Demaria, MD Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UC San Diego School of Medicine; Founding Co-chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices San Diego (subsequently renamed Be There SD)
    • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seal
    • Joseph Sky, MD, FACP, FACC – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief of Cardiology and Associate Chief of Staff, David Grant USAF
  • Leveraging Data Warehouse (EMR, Medical Conditions, Drug Therapy, etc.) to Prioritize Telehealth Outreach to High Risk Patients During the Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
    • Linda Violas, BSN, RN – Executive Director ACO, MemorialCare Medical Foundation
  • Leadership Commentary and Discussion Facilitation (Video)

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

June 8, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Covid 19 Cardiovascular Nexus Updates; USC Center for Innovation; + UC Davis Telehealth
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
      • Susan L. Ivey, MD, MHSA – Professor, Adjunct, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley; Director of Research, Health Research for Action
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director & Co-Founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • COVID-19 Cardiovascular Nexus Update (Presentation | Video)
      • William J. Bommer, MD, FACP, FACC – Chairman, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Executive Committee, American College of Cardiology, CA Chapter; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis
    • Barton Health-Rural Health System Perspective (Presentation | Video)
      • Matthew P. Wonnacott, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Chief Medical Officer, Barton Health; (US Air Force Colonel Retired)
    • University of Southern California Medical Innovation (Covid 19 – Disruptive Innovation) (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH– UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, USC Keck School of Medicine
    • UC Davis Tele-Health in the Era of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
      • James Marcin, MD, MPH – Professor, Pediatric Critical Care UC Davis Children’s Hospital; Director, Center for Health and Technology
    • Health System Perspective (Video)
      • Scott Flinn, MD – Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Regional Medical Director, Blue Shield of California; Former US Navy Undersea Medical Officer with Navy Seals
    • Q & A and Discussion (Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA – Chair, Right Care Initiative University of Best Practices; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • James Marcin, MD, MPH – Professor, Pediatric Critical Care UC Davis Children’s Hospital; Director, Center for Health and Technology
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH– UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, USC Keck School of Medicine

May 26, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • CVD Complications in COVID-19; Patient Re-Engagement & Telepharmacy
    • 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
      • 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-Wha Rhee, 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-19 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)

May 21, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • UCLA Women’s CVD + Telepharmacy @ Health Partners Minn.
    • Welcome, Introductions, and Chairpersons’ Remarks (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene
      • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Co-Program Leader, Population Health Program, UCLA Clinical and Translational Institute
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Keck School of Medicine, USC
    • Statewide Right Care Initiative Updates (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP, Co-founder and Director, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Introduction of Health Care Partners Team (Presentation | Video)
      • Steve Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Pharmacist Care to Improve Hypertension Control (Presentation | Video)
      • Karen Margolis, MD, MPH, Executive Director of Research, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN; Senior Medical Director, HealthPartners; Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis; Adjunct Appointment, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
      • Dan Rehrauer, PharmD, Senior Manager, HealthPartners Medication Therapy Management Program, HealthPartners Institute, Minneapolis, MN; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Minnesota
    • Women’s Cardiology (Presentation | Video)
      • Tamara Horwich, MD, MS, Associate Clinical Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, UCLA; Medical Director, UCLA Cardiac Rehabilitation Program; Co-Director, UCLA Women’s Cardiovascular Center Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
    • Mother-Daughter Patient Story (Presentation | Video)
      • Riya Pulicharam, MD, National Medical Director for Population Health, Healthcare Partners
    • Perspective from USC (Presentation | Video)
      • Carol Peden MB ChB, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MPH, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Executive Director, USC Center for Health System Innovation, Keck School of Medicine, USC
    • Perspective from LA County Dept of Public Health (Video)
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS, UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative, Director, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health; Co-Program Leader, Population Health Program, UCLA Clinical and Translational Institute
    • Q & A and Co-Chair Closing Remarks (Video)
      • Carol Zaher, MD, MPH, MBA, Los Angeles UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Medical Director, Health Net California Medical Management, Centene

May 11, 2020

  • Agenda & Bios
  • Telemedicine/Telepharmacy & Women’s Heart Health
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director and Co-founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Cardiovascular Disease and COVID-19 Nexus Context (Presentation | Video)
      • 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
    • Telehealth: Bringing Patient Care into the Home (Presentation | Video)
      • Earl Tso, MD, FACP – Medical Director, Veteran’s Association Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center; Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, USC Keck School of Medicine
    • UCSF Telepharmacy (Presentation | Video)
      • Rose Pavlakos, PharmD – Program Pharmacist, Department of Clinical Pharmacy,University of California, San Francisco
    • Mother’s Day Monday Women’s Heart Health Update (Presentation | Video)
      • Nisha Parikh, MD – Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
    • Q & A, Co-Chair Closing Remarks & Additional Commentary and Discussion (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)

April 13, 2020

  • Cardiovascular Aspects of COVID-19 & Including Pharmacist on the Care Team, with Health System perspectives
    • Welcome and Statewide Introductions (Presentation | Video)
      • Hattie Rees Hanley, MPP – Director and Co-founder, Right Care Initiative, Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
    • Right Care Capital Region Chairman’s Remarks (Presentation | Video)
      • 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
    • Cardiovascular Disease and COVID-19 Nexus Context (Presentation | Video)
      • 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
    • Cardiovascular Aspects of COVID-19 (Presentation | Video)
      • Anthony DeMaria, MD – Founding Co-chair, Right Care University of Best Practices, San Diego; Judith and Jack White Chair in Cardiology, UCSD School of Medicine; Be There SD Co-Founder & Chairman; Former Editor in Chief, Journal of the American College of Cardiology
    • Innovations in the Era of Coronavirus (Presentation | Video)
      • Michael Hochman, MD, MPH – Director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation; Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
    • Pharmacists on the Care Team During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Presentation | Video)
      • Steven Chen, PharmD, FASHP, FCSHP, FNAP – UBP Co-Chair, Right Care Initiative; Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy; Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Southern California
    • Community Perspectives on COVID-19 and Pharmacists on the Care Team Panel (University of California, Care More, Alta Med) (Video)
      • Moderator: Michael Hochman, MD, MPH – Director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation; Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Senior Fellow, USC Schaeffer Center
      • Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS – Co-Program Leader for the Population Health Program at the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute
      • Ilan Shapiro, MD, FAAP, FACHE – Medical Director of Health Education and Wellness, AltaMed Health Services (FQHC) (Presentation)
      • Gabe Waterman, MD, MBA – Chair, COVID Taskforce and Extensivist Physician at CareMore Health (Medicare Advantage Plan for Frail Elderly); Caremore-Gehr Fellow in Health Systems Science; Adjunct Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (Presentation)
    • Q & A, Co-Chair Closing Remarks & Additional Commentary and Discussion (Video)
  • Agenda; Bios

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

March 9, 2020

  • COVID-19 Update & Cardiovascular, Influenza Nexus
    • 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 (Presentation)
  • Novel Strategies for Reducing Cardiovascular Disease: From New Cholesterol Guidelines and Therapies, to Fish Oil and Influenza and Atherosclerosis Vaccinations
    • Nathan Wong, PhD, FACC, FAHA – Professor, School of Medicine & Department of Epidemiology; Director, UCI Heart Disease Prevention Program, School of Medicine; University of California, Irvine (Presentation)
  • Agenda & Bios
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