Lumeris to Share Vision for Transforming Care at World Health Care Congress

Executives spotlight how collaborative accountable care improves quality of health care delivery, lowers costs

Lumeris to Share Vision for Transforming Care at World Health Care Congress

LumerisCara Knox, 314-209-2831orSchwartz MSLDoug Russell, 781-684-0770orErin Zwirn, 781-684-0770

, an accountable care delivery innovation company, today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer W. Michael Long and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Debbie Zimmerman will participate in panels at the (WHCC) that examine how accountable care practices can help drive innovation and enable health care organizations to meet challenges in today’s rapidly evolving health care landscape. The WHCC, which is being held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md., on April 8-10, will bring together business, political and academic health care leaders to share ideas and collaborate on how to improve the overall quality and cost of health care delivery in the United States and throughout the world.

The “Collaborative Care Models — Programs Designed to Achieve the Triple Aim” session will highlight how organizations can create physician partnerships to align incentives to deliver the best possible clinical quality, service quality and value. The panel will also focus on how to leverage information to deliver specific actionable information to physicians and hospitals.

Tuesday, April 9 at 10:40 a.m.

Dr. Debbie Zimmerman, Chief Medical Officer, Lumeris; Jayanth Godla, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Highmark, Inc.; Richard A. Barasch, Chairman and CEO, Universal American Corp.; and Jonathan Gavras, Senior Vice President of Delivery System, Chief Medical Officer, Florida Blue.

The “Innovating to Improve Health Care – Delivering Better, More Effective and More Efficient Care” session will examine how new care, staffing, payment and IT models will impact health care and point-of-care innovations.

Wednesday, April 10, 1:05 p.m.

Tracie Potts, NBC News Channel Correspondent (moderator); W. Michael Long, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lumeris; Ann Boynton, Deputy Executive Officer, Benefits Administration, California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS); and Rushika Fernandopulle, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Iora Health.

During World Health Care Congress, Lumeris representatives will be available at booth 206 to demonstrate the company’s solutions and share its newest thought leadership.

Lumeris is an accountable care delivery innovation company offering health systems, payers and providers operational support, technology and consulting services. Our innovative solutions help health care organizations design, build, operate, measure and optimize any accountable care model to accomplish the Triple Aim Plus One: improved quality, cost, and patient and physician satisfaction. The depth and breadth of Lumeris’ solutions — combined with its extensive experience in accountable care — make the company an ideal partner for any health care organization seeking the benefits of a better connected, aligned and informed accountable delivery system. For more information, 1-888-586-3747 or


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