Barbara DeBuono MD, MPH of Treo Solutions to Lead Panel on Medicaid Innovation
TROY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2013--
Treo Solutions, a leading healthcare transformation company leveraging enhanced data to deliver value to payers, providers and government, announced today that Barbara A. DeBuono MD, MPH, Senior Vice President of Treo Solutions, will host a mini-summit as part of this year's Medicaid Congress on May 30 at 1 p.m. The Eighth National Medicaid Congress brings together the best and the brightest from federal and state government, academia, health plans, advocacy groups, and providers to explore key policy and operational issues. The mini-summit is titled "Innovative Care Delivery Models for Safety Net Populations."
"The Medicaid program, implemented at the state level, is proving to be a driver of healthcare innovation by adopting a population health management approach, creating new delivery models, leveraging analytics and intelligence, and building stakeholder alliances," said Dr. DeBuono. "At Treo, we know that healthcare transformation is a result of alignment, collaboration, and transparency, themes that are woven throughout the session of the Medicaid Congress."
During the mini-summit, Dr. DeBuono will share how Treo is working with states and Medicaid programs to help drive transformation by implementing multi-payer initiatives, transforming payment and delivery systems, integrating the dual-eligible population, establishing transparency, and operationalizing risk adjustment. In addition, she will highlight specific client examples, including the Colorado Accountable Care Collaborative, the Adirondack Medical Home Demonstration, and Community Care of North Carolina.
Dr. DeBuono has led and managed large healthcare organizations and budgets in government and the private sector during her career as a public health physician. Previously, she has served as Commissioner of Health for the State of New York and Director of Health in Rhode Island. In both roles she led efforts to develop Medicaid Managed Care and State Children's Health Insurance Programs (SCHIP), and crafted public health prevention programs in HIV, immunization, and breast and cervical cancer. Following her role as Commissioner, Dr. DeBuono joined the New York Presbyterian Health System in New York City serving as Executive Vice President of its network.
Since 2002, Treo Solutions has been driving transformation in healthcare through alignment, collaboration and transparency, leveraging enhanced data to deliver value. Treo's highly scalable tools, optimized claims database of over 45-million covered lives, and expertise in collaborative care logistics empowers clients to make value-informed decisions to create new risk-sharing and total cost-of-care models. Treo's focused experience and agility allows clients to anticipate--and rapidly react to--a constantly changing market.
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