Learning Network Webinar Series: Developing strategies to make care more affordable
Dr. Reshma Gupta and September Wallingford from Costs of Care shared information about the Patient Affordability Framework. This framework helps health systems and care teams develop strategies to make care more affordable for patients and avoid financial harm. Renee Firato, a patient affiliated with Family Reach, a nonprofit organization that provides financial support for families facing cancer, was our patient reactor.
Dr. Reshma Gupta, MD, MSHPM is a practicing internist, the Chief of Population Health and Accountable Care at University of California Davis Health in Sacramento, CA, and part of the Population Health Leadership Team for strategy across all UC Health campuses.
Dr. Gupta’s work focuses on innovation in policy and care redesign to improve the delivery of high-quality, affordable, equitable healthcare for patients and healthcare systems.
September Wallingford, RN, MSN is the Operations Director for Costs of Care. She oversees Costs of Care’s vast portfolio of programs dedicated to improving the value and affordability of healthcare and has led multiple grants and subcontracts from various organizations, as well as developed partnerships with leading healthcare organizations such as The Leapfrog Group, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and the ABIM Foundation. Ms. Wallingford is a practicing medical/surgical oncology nurse at a large academic medical center in Boston, Massachusetts and brings significant interprofessional insights to the Costs of Care team.
Renee Firato, Young Adult Leukemia survivor, current Adult Breast Cancer patient, Single supermom to 8 year old Ava. Preschool Teacher, Writer, Artist, Warrior, Advocate, Passionate about making the cancer experience better for all patients.
Conversation Series: Distributed, decentralized and digitally-enabled care
Shantanu Nundy, MD, MBA, chief medical officer of Accolade, and Richard J. Baron, MD, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation, discuss distributed, decentralized and digitally-enabled care after COVID-19.
Read Shantanu Nundy’s blog post: How COVID-19 may be the catalyst we need to accelerate trust in medicine
Public Agenda is building trust with patients
During July’s Building Trust webinar Public Agenda shared how they crowdsourced ideas to build trust with patients and what they learned from the exercise.
Patients play a vital role in building trust in health care. Public Agenda and the Patient Advocate Foundation also facilitated a series of discussions with patient and consumer advocacy organizations for Building Trust, which yielded five principles patients and consumers believe will build trust and improve the health care system.
Conversation Series: COVID-19’s impact on trust
Dhruv Khullar, MD, MPP, Weill Cornell Medical College, joined Richard Baron, MD, president and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation, for our June 15 Building Trust Conversation Series to discuss COVID’s impact on trust in health care.
Introducing the Building Trust Initiative
Poll shows gaps in public’s trust in health care systems and clinicians—and how COVID affected how physicians gauge trust
The ABIM Foundation officially kicked off Building Trust, a dynamic initiative to improve health care by fueling conversation, research and promising practices that help increase trust between patients, physicians and other stakeholders on May 21, 2021.
New polling data from NORC at the University of Chicago provide a look at the current state of trust in health care in the United States. Declining trust affects nearly every facet of society, and health care is no exception. To improve relationships between heath care stakeholders and bolster clinical outcomes, leaders from all parts of the health care system are coming together to consider how to elevate trust and improve care.
- Richard J. Baron, MD – President and CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and ABIM Foundation
- Daniel Wolfson – Executive Vice President and COO of the ABIM Foundation
- Caroline Pearson – Senior Vice President at NORC at the University of Chicago
- Christa Fields – Manager, Health Care Strategy at NORC at the University of Chicago
- Jackie Judd –respected health care journalist and former Vice President and Executive Producer of Multimedia at the Kaiser Family Foundation (moderator)
- Donna Cryer, JD – Founder, President and CEO of the Global Liver Institute
- Neel Shah, MD – Founding Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative at Harvard University’s Ariadne Labs
- Fred Cerise, MD – President and CEO of Parkland Health & Hospital System
Vaccine hesitancy impacts on state and local vaccine planning
Daniel Wolfson, Executive Vice President, COO, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation had a conversation on how vaccine hesitancy and deliberation impacts state and local vaccine planning with Lisa Letourneau, Maine DHHS.
During Part 1 of our April 2021 Learning Network Webinar, Dr. Sandra Quinn from Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland started our by sharing experiences that she believes might help in enhancing influenza and COVID19 vaccine uptake. WATCH >
Enhancing Influenza and COVID19 caccine uptake
Dr. Sandra Quinn from Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland started our April 2021 Learning Network Webinar by sharing experiences that she believes might help in enhancing influenza and COVID19 vaccine uptake.
During part 2 Daniel Wolfson, Executive Vice President, COO, American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation had a conversation on how vaccine hesitancy and deliberation impacts state and local vaccine planning with Lisa Letourneau, Maine DHHS. WATCH >
In this video Dr.Quinn addresses:
- What is vaccine hesitancy? What drives it in different groups?
- What is vaccine confidence?
- What we know that predicts vaccine behavior, and how they are relevant during COVID vaccination efforts
- How to answer common questions
- What we can do to make a difference
Tools for building institutional trust
Speaker Jennifer Stephens, MPH, from Essential Hospitals discusses the tools needed to build institutional trust.
The evolving role of Community Health Workers as trusted messengers
Denise Octavia Smith, survivor of a rare kidney disease and the founding Executive Director of the National Association of Community Health Workers, hosts the February Learning Network webinar “The Evolving Role of Community Health Workers as Trusted Messengers”.
She also spoke at the 2020 ABIM Foundation Forum about health equity and trust through the lens of a patient during the pandemic.