4:00-4:10pm: Welcome & Overview of Quality & Value Innovation Consortium (QVIC) Activities

Carole Decker, RN, PhD; Stacy Farr, PhD, MPH; and John Spertus, MD, MPH

4:10-4:20pm: Payer Perspective: Transitions & Continuity of Care Coverage

-Tony Sun, MD, MBA, FACP; CMO, Regional VP, Sr. Medical Director, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) Central Region

4:20-4:30pm: Healthcare Perspective: New Models of Community Care Navigation Post Discharge

-Linda Gall, MSN, RN, ACM; Senior Director of Care Coordination, Lawrence Memorial Hospital

4:30-4:40pm: Provider Perspective: Connecting Across the Care Continuum to Reduce Readmissions and Benefit ESRD Patients

-John Lippe, MBA; Regional Operations Director, and Pam Cox, RN, MSN, CNN; Clinical Services Specialist; DaVita

4:40-4:50pm: Researcher Perspective: Transitions from Hospital to Nursing Home – Locating Communication Gaps During Medication Reconciliation

- Mark Patterson, PhD, MPH; Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Pharmacy

4:50-5:00pm: Researcher Perspective: Introducing an Assessment for the Needs of Palliative Care Upon Discharge for Heart Failure

-Tim Fendler, MD, MSc; Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute

5:00-5:10pm: Researcher Perspective: Innovative Strategies for Reducing Readmissions Through the ED– An Example in Heart Failure

-Alie Scholes, MD, MS; Department Chair – Emergency Medicine, Saint Luke’s Hospital; and John Spertus, MD, MPH; Professor, Daniel J. Lauer Endowed Chair, UMKC School of Medicine; and Director of Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Group, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute

5:10-5:20pm: Innovative Strategies for Transitioning From Chronic Illness to Health in the Community   

-Karen Anthony, RJ Children’s Haven, Executive Director

5:20-5:35pm: Questions & Discussion - Panel

5:35-6:00pm: Brainstorming Session: Problem Identification & Potential Solutions