Nov. 6-8 event focuses on issues affecting Medicaid trends and other healthcare issues
WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyHealthDIRECT's CEO and founder, Jay Mason, will be a presenter at the Medicaid Health Plans of America Annual Meeting, Nov. 6-8, in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. This year's event, "The Changing Landscape for Medicaid Health Plans," will address critical issues affecting the Medicaid health plans industry, including health reform implementation, quality improvement, healthcare delivery, and cost-containment.
The conference features prominent speakers and brings together numerous health policy officials, government representatives, clinicians, political commentators and business leaders to discuss Medicaid trends and care issues.
Mason's session, at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 8, is entitled "Scheduling Connectivity: Containing Cost and Improving Access." He will explore strategies for establishing scheduling connectivity to providers to help contain costs, increase efficiency, improve access and deliver better care to vulnerable populations.
MyHealthDIRECT, a web-enabled health services company, organizes open and available health care appointments throughout a provider network into a searchable and schedulable inventory of healthcare services.
"MyHealthDIRECT's innovative software solutions provide the tools necessary for today's decision-makers to meet the challenges of the evolving health care industry," said Mason. "We welcome the opportunity to be part of the discussion that focuses on how the industry can move forward as MyHealthDIRECT continues to provide benefits for everyone from plans to provider to patient."
For more information about the 2011 Medicaid Health Plans of America Annual Meeting, visit http://www.mhpa.org/Events/2011_Annual_Meeting/
MyHealthDIRECT is a national health services solutions company that connects hospitals, care management organizations, public agencies and community collaboratives for the purpose of scheduling and booking timely and appropriate healthcare appointments on behalf of individuals. Founded in 2005, MyHealthDIRECT offers a web-based solution that organizes open and available healthcare appointments in the community into a searchable and schedulable inventory of healthcare services. The MyHealthDIRECT solution promotes continuity of care, reduces unnecessary cost and utilization and ensures that patients are matched with appointments that best fit their needs and preferences. For more information on MyHealthDIRECT please visit www.myhealthdirect.com.