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Former CMS Leader Andy Slavitt to Keynote Arcadia Aggregate Event

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Population health management leader
announced today that former Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
(CMS) Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt will be the keynote
speaker at its annual Aggregate
event in Boston from April 24-26, 2019. The industry event will convene
healthcare leaders from across the country to discuss strategies for
success under value-based care.

Slavitt is currently senior advisor to the Bipartisan Policy Center and
is a member of its Future of Health Care Initiative. Slavitt is also
co-founder of Town Hall Ventures, a venture fund that invests in
healthcare companies that serve vulnerable and underserved populations
covered by Medicare and Medicaid.

During Slavitt’s CMS tenure from 2015 to 2017, he led numerous
population health management-related initiatives including driving the
nation’s largest payer toward value-based care payment models, the
implementation of the value-based-care-focused MACRA legislation, and
the expansion of the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Prior to CMS,
Slavitt worked at UnitedHealth Group, eventually serving as the group
executive vice president for Optum which he grew to a $40 billion health
services enterprise.

Featured Speakers include Healthcare Leaders from Across the Country

In addition to Slavitt, Aggregate will feature sessions with national
industry leaders. Arcadia customers will learn about best practices and
strategies, engage with industry analysts and other thought leaders,
explore trends and developments in population health, and share
innovative solutions to promote financial sustainability as the
healthcare industry moves from volume to value.

Speaker Andrew Croshaw, MBA is the chief executive officer of Leavitt
, one of the nation’s leading health care intelligence
firms. Prior to joining Leavitt Partners, he was a senior executive
advisor to Secretary Mike Leavitt at the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services where he managed the overall implementation of a
signature department initiative to improve the connectivity,
transparency, and value of America’s health care system.

Arcadia advisor and thought leader John Halamka, MD, MS will also
share his insights on innovation with Arcadia customers. In addition to
his work as a practicing emergency physician and the International
Healthcare Innovation Professor at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Halamka
was recently named the executive director of the Beth Israel Lahey
Health Technology Exploration Center
. Previously, he served for over
20 years as the chief information officer (CIO) at the Beth Israel
Deaconess Healthcare System.

Leaders of Arcadia customer health systems and health plans will share
strategic insights and best practices. Attendees will hear from:

  • Large ACOs and CINs creating interoperability across multiple
    hospitals and provider groups
  • Innovative community health leaders
  • Provider-owned health plans partnering with their communities to
    improve care
  • Independent physician groups taking on and succeeding under risk
  • Population health experts from some of the largest health plans and
    health systems in the United States

Aggregate comes on the heels of Arcadia being ranked 2019 Best in KLAS
in the Value-Based Care Managed Services segment with a score of 89.5.
The award was announced in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services
Report, which is based on verified customer interviews conducted by KLAS
over a 12-month period. At Aggregate, the team behind Arcadia’s No. 1
KLAS-ranked solution will offer an exclusive in-depth look at the
Arcadia Analytics product road map and offer clients the opportunity to
help shape new features.

“We are acutely aware of the rapidly changing healthcare environment
that our customers are working in every day, and realize how critical it
is to provide a forum for them to openly discuss the challenges they
face,” said Sean Carroll, CEO of Arcadia. “Through this event we hope
that attendees will takeaway key insights and information that can help
propel their organizations to the next stage of value-based care. We
also know that attendees will make connections with each other to form
long-lasting relationships that will help evolve the industry.”

About Arcadia (
is a population health management company, specializing in data
aggregation, analytics, and workflow software for value-based care. Our
customers achieve financial success in their risk-sharing contracts
through Arcadia’s focus on creating the highest quality data asset,
pushing expertly derived insights to the point of care, and supporting
administrative staff with data when and where they need it with
applications including care management and referral management. Arcadia
has off-the-shelf integration technology for more than 40 different
physical and behavioral health EHR vendors, powered by machine learning
that combs through variations in over 50 million longitudinal patient
records across clinical, claims and operational data sources. Arcadia
software and outsourced ACO services are trusted by some of the largest
risk bearing health systems and health plans in the country to improve
the bottom line. Founded in 2002, Arcadia has offices near Boston,
Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Seattle. Arcadia was awarded 2019 Best in KLAS
for Value Based Care Managed Services.