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.

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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