Clear Vision Information Systems COO Among Featured Speakers at Healthcare Summit, July 22-24, in Westlake Village

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Pam Klugman, vice president and chief operating officer of , will discuss best practices in risk adjustment strategies at the second annual RISE Summit on Integrating Risk Adjustment and Quality Measures, July 22-24, in Westlake Village, California. The conference is expected to attract leaders from Medicare Advantage plans, physician groups, and others who will gather to explore the healthcare industry’s movement toward a more holistic and integrated approach to healthcare delivery.

“As California leads the way with advanced risk adjustment strategies, our session will highlight those best practices that will give providers and health plans the tools they need to be successful in this arena,” said Klugman. “While looking at long-term strategies for success, our session will also delve into processing HCC data and explore what can be done to assist with current-year risk adjustment.” Joining Klugman as a speaker at the session will be Glenn Singer, M.D., senior medical director at GEMCare Health Plan.

two decades of healthcare experience, specifically in the area of Medicare in both the health plan and provider arenas. Prior to co-founding CV Information Systems, Klugman was manager of information technology, Medicare revenue improvement and recovery, for Blue Shield of California. She has also held leadership roles in the reimbursement/financial areas at Blue Cross of California, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Northridge Hospital. Klugman currently serves as co-chair of the ICE (RADAR) team.

TheRISE Summit, being held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake, will focus on the vast and perplexing terrain of risk adjustment and quality measures integration, providing attendees with the tools they need to navigate this complicated and changing landscape. The summit is co-sponsored by the Healthcare Education Associations, a division of Financial Research Associates, and RISE, the first national association totally dedicated to enabling healthcare professionals to meet the challenges of risk adjustment. Further information may be obtained at and .

Clear Vision Information Systems provides Medicare Advantage risk adjustment solutions and strategies to health plans and providers nationwide. Leveraging decades of experience at the forefront of Medicare policy, the Clear Vision team provides an integrated mix of risk adjustment analytics, continuity-of-care strategies and compliance consulting tailored to the individual needs of each client. The “20/20 clarity” and easy-to-implement, high-impact tools Clear Vision brings results in revenue optimization and improved quality of care. For further information, visit .