Heartland Rural Physician Alliance Annual Summit IV

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Iowa Healthcare 2015:

Understanding the Dynamic Landscape of Cost, Quality and Payment

On May 8, 2015, Heartland held its fourth annual Summit at the Courtyard Marriott in Ankeny, Iowa.


The sessions included:

  • Understanding Risk Scores - What it Means from a Physician's Perspective, presented by the Chief Medical Officer of a national accountable care organization;
  • Care Coordination and Health Coaching (community and practice perspectives);
  • Independent providers and their stories and lessons learned;
  • Supporting ACO Work with Technology Tools, presented by T.E.A.M. of Care Health Solutions;
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Team Building Activities;
  • Panel featuring perspectives and current updates from key health insurance providers, clinics, and more!

For a full agenda, click here!




Conference Presentations:

William Applegate

William Appelgate, PhD 

Trudy Bearden

Trudy Bearden, PA-C, MPAS, CPHIT

Jean Brodowski

Jean Brodowski

Joe Compton

Joe Compton, MD

Ted Epperly

Ted Epperly, MD

Tim Gutshall

Tim Gutshall, MD

Jeffrey Hoffmann

Jeff Hoffmann, MD

Don Klitgaard

Donald R. Klitgaard, MD, FAAFP

Kathy Kunath

Kathy Kunath, RN

Elizabeth Matney

Elizabeth Matney

Kevin de Regnier

Kevin de Regnier, DO
















A huge thank you to this year’s sponsors, below!