Upcoming and Past Events

Diabetes Trending, Where are We Going in New Mexico? How can we Change the Trend?

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When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Where: Free, In-Person:  2nd Floor Conference Room, 5801 Osuna Rd, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109;  Free Webinar (Zoom): (Zoom invite and link   to be sent soon to those who register.)

For: Medical providers, organizations working on diabetes 

Purpose: Review and discuss Diabetes data and 3-year data trends* in New Mexico. Goal is to identify 2 to 3 areas of focus for improving diabetes care in our state, as well as next steps to reach that goal.

Key Speakers/Sessions: 

  • Diabetes Landscape across New Mexico: Richard Frye, CEO of Forte Information Resources and Managing Director of the Sanofi Managed Care Digest Series, which is now in its 32nd year. Mr. Frye has extensive executive management experience leveraging advanced data into clinical analytics for corporate, government and healthcare information clients. 
  • American Diabetes Association's New Standards of Care for Diabetes: What are Considerations Given the New Mexico Data?: Philip Jameson, MD, President, NM Community Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), and Physician, Sandia Labs Health Management Clinic. 
  • Discussion of Next Steps in New Mexico: Facilitated by Philip Jameson, MD and Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director of the NM Coalition for Healthcare Value.

Please note:
Due to unforeseen events, the Diabetes Trending Event/Zoom webinar, originally scheduled for March 19, has been cancelled. We regret any inconvenience, but keep watching this site to learn about other upcoming events and summits!

* The data for the report were gathered by IQVIA, Durham, North Carolina, a leading provider of innovative health care data products and analytic services.


Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Summit: Having a Positive Impact on Healthcare


Disruptive innovation is bringing positive change to improving access, quality and lower costs in the U.S. healthcare system. Join your colleagues in business and healthcare at this summit to hear how specific innovations can affect New Mexico.

Our keynote, Tami Hutchison of Remedy Partners, will describe how national progress is being made in bundled payments, and moving into state and local healthcare delivery systems. Changing healthcare’s payment system is one of the most critical pieces in transforming the healthcare system.

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Status of Current Healthcare Issues Affecting New Mexico Employers

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Join Us for this Special Round Table Discussion with Health Leaders on the Status of:

  • Air Ambulance Rates
  • Surprise Billing
  • Urgent Care/Emergency Rooms

Hosted by: New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value and New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 8:00 am – Noon
Where: Albuquerque International Balloon Museum

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Round Table Discussion

October 30, 2018

Round Table Discussion: Considering Current Healthcare Issues Impacting Employers in New Mexico
Air Ambulance, UC/ER, and Surprise Billing

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When: October 30, 2018, 7:30 am to noon
By Whom: New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value in partnership with the New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance
Where: Albuquerque International Balloon Museum



Total Cost of Health Care: Transparency in Action

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Total Cost of Healthcare: Transparency in Action

Employers say that Total Cost of Healthcare (TCoC) is still one of the most puzzling issues they face in health system transformation. As attempts to improve the healthcare system take place, many efforts focus on aspects of this issue--such as addressing waste in healthcare, how to arrive at the cost of care, and how to decrease the cost of care while maintaining quality of health services. Questions asked include: 
  • Do healthcare charges for the same procedures differ around the country and/or according to site of care?
  • Do we know what drives the variability in costs, when variation is identified?

Though much is being learned, clarity has still not been achieved around questions of how TCoC is being defined and/or measured.  

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