The web summit on pay for performance initiatives and issues
Co-sponsored by MCOL and the National Pay for Performance Summit

Contact: Patty Jamison
Healthcare Web Summit Office
Phone: (209) 577-4888

MODESTO, CA -- HEALTHCARE UPDATE NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- APRIL 28, 2006: The web summit includes a package of three live audio conferences, nine downloadable podcast interviews, thirty four presentations available on-line 24/7 from nationally recognized faculty that will answer your inquiries, plus many other web summit features, available for an all-inclusive package registration fee of $395 (CD-ROM available for $20 extra)

  • Gain an overall sense of the major trends, issues and data shaping P4P health care initiatives for 2006 and beyond.
  • Obtain a detailed understanding of technical issues and operational considerations including Employer, Health Plan and Government Initiatives, Quality of care, Health Information Technology , Physician Engagement, Financial Incentives, Legal Issues and Measurement and Data Collection
  • Gain marketplace intelligence through key case studies of P4P programs and vendors.
Detailed information:
Registration: or call 209.577.4888

Note: The live audio conferences are the only portion of this web conference that are certified for ANCC credit as discussed below.


Tuesday, May 2 at 1:00PM Eastern
Second Generation P4P: Community-Wide Diabetes and Asthma Care
Thomas Foels, MD, MMM, Medical Director, Independent Health
Wednesday, May 3 at 1:00PM Eastern
Advanced Pay for Performance William J. DeMarco, MA, CMC, President,DeMarco & Associates
Thursday, May 4 at 1:00PM Eastern
Essentials for Physicians, Payers, and Coalitions Managing Physicians PFP
Dolores Yanagihara, Program Development Manager, Integrated Healthcare Association

Nine downloadable Podcast Interviews:

  1. The Buyers Health Care Action Group Bridges to Excellence Program;
  2. Case Studies in Pay for Performance;
  3. 2nd Generation P4P at Independent Health;
  4. Primary Care Physician Experiences in England;
  5. The AMA and Pay for Performance;
  6. Pay for Performance Pushes EMR Adoption;
  7. Choosing P4P Measures;
  8. Clinical Integration; and
  9. The California HMO Report Card Project

Presentations from nationally prominent faculty that recently participated in the National Pay for Performance Summit including:

Geoffrey B. Baker, Med-Vantage * Peter Basch, MD, MedStar e-Health * Howard Beckman, MD, Rochester IPA * Elaine Blechman, University of Colorado-Boulder * Richard Chung, MD, Hawaii Medical Service Association * Carolyn Clancy, MD, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality * Michael R. Costa, JD, MPH, Greenberg Traurig * Kathleen Curtin, NP, SVP, Med-Vantage * Linda C. Davis, LCD Solutions, and Consultant, BHCAG * Francois de Brantes, GE Corporate Health Care * William J. DeMarco, DeMarco & Associates * Catherine Eikel, The Leapfrog Group * Thomas Foels, MD, Independent Health * Andrew Foster, National Health Service UK * John D. Freedman, MD, Consultant * Bill Gil , Facey Medical Foundation * Joel Hasenwinkel, Wellmark BCBS * Jon A. Hultman, DPM, Integrated Physician Systems * Brent James, MD, Intermountain Health Care * Tom E. Jeffry, Esq., Davis Wright Tremaine * Jon Kingsdale, Tufts Health Plan * Antonio Legorreta,MD, Health Benchmarks * Jeff Levin-Scherz, MD, Partners Community HealthCare * Ed Mendoza, California Office of the Patient Advocate * Peter Mongroo, Oracle * Ian Morrison, PhD, Institute for the Future * John C. Nelson, MD, American Medical Association * Margaret E. O'Kane, NCQA * Stan Padilla, Brown & Toland Medical Group * James Robinson, PhD, MPH, University of California, Berkeley * Lee Sacks, MD, Advocate Health Partners * Hesham Z. Sheikh, General Electric Company * Linda Shelton, AVP, NCQA * Mark Shields, MD, Advocate Health Partners * Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, University of California, Berkeley * Paul T. Smith, Esq., Davis Wright Tremaine * David Swieskowski, MD, Mercy Clinics * Andy Weissberg, Advanstar Medical Economics * Tom Williams, Integrated Healthcare Association * Dolores Yanagihara, Integrated Healthcare Association * John Zweifler, MD, MPH, California Office of the Patient Advocate


Approved for 2.2 contact hour(s) of continuing education for RNs, LPNs, LVNs and NPs. This program is cosponsored with Medical Education Collaborative, Inc. (MEC) and MCOL. MEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12990, for 2.2 contact hour(s).

Only the live audio conferences portion of this program have been approved for credit. Online presentations and podcasts are not part of the accredited activity. In order to receive credit, you must participate in at least two of the three live audio conferences offered for the entire duration of the call, and submit the on-line registration form inside the attendee web site which involves a $20 processing fee.


Individual Registration Fee: $395; Group Site Licensing Available.
Web Summit CD-ROM: $20 for attendees; $425 for non-attendees after the event.
Two hours nursing (ANCC) continuing education units available: $20 processing fee.
Group Discounts and Corporate Site License pricing available:

  1. Online:
  2. Call the HealthCare Web Summit Office at 209.577.4888.
  3. Fax. Print off registration form at: and fax to 209.577.3557
  4. Mail. Print off registration form at: and mail to:
      Healthcare Web Summit Office
      1101 Standiford Avenue, Ste C-3
      Modesto, CA 95350

Healthcare Web Summit Events feature audio conferences and web seminars that let you get the information you need and do-it-all without having to leave your home or office, or having to adjust your schedule. Experience e-learning, gain market intelligence, identify solutions, interact with faculty, network and share experiences with attendees, gather data resources and more.