Improving Healthcare Quality, Cost and Value

The NM Coalition for Healthcare Value’s work is too important to lose. We need new thinking and collaboration in the new healthcare environment."           - NM Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino  

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Welcome

The NM Coalition for Healthcare Value is the one place where those...

...who provide healthcare, those who receive healthcare, and those who pay for healthcare come together to improve the quality and value of care for all the people of New Mexico.

Members NoteThe PowerPoint presentation and the webinar video from the May 21, 2020 Leveraging Data for Health Plan Selection and Strategy Webinar is now available in the Members Only section. 

Note!  The 2020 Employers Guide to New Mexico Health Plans is now available to the public. This latest of the annual Employers Guides produced by the NM Coalition for Healthcare Value is a valuable tool for employers statewide to use when assessing and selecting health plans to provide health benefits for their employees. The Guide is available free to NM Coalition members. For non-members the cost is $35 (cost includes the PowerPoint used in the webinar: Leveraging Data for Health Plan Selection and Strategy explaining the relevance and use of the metrics in the Guide).  To purchase the Guide, contact Susan Wilson, Executive Director, at: swilson@nmhealthcarevalue.org.

                                                                     

Updates: Employer Guidance (Links) for Corona Virus

Kudos to all our healthcare partners that are serving our New Mexico community!

NM Department of Health:  https://cv.nmhealth.org/

CDC:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/factsheets.html.   (Information factsheets for employees in many different languages.)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce:  https://www.uschamber.com/sites/default/files/guidance_for_employers_to_plan_and_respond_to_coronavirus.pdf

City of Albuquerque: http://www.cabq.gov/economicdevelopment/documents/cabq-coronavirus-small-business-guide.pdf

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions:  https://www.nationalalliancehealth.org/www/resources-new/employer-resources-covid-19

 If health plans or providers have specific guidance you want distributed to employers, please send it to chollis@nmhealthcarevalue.org and we will distribute updates to our members.

Who's at the Table

at the tableThe New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value is an employer-led, multi-stakeholder, nonprofit group.

In its fifth year of operation, the Coalition brings employers, health plans, and providers together to identify opportunities for and align efforts to drive meaningful improvement in healthcare quality in New Mexico.

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Our Vision

Healthcare is going through many transitions and employers, as purchasers, need to be constantly informed and engaged in being part of the solution. The New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value is a non- profit organization. The Coalition is an employer led, multi-stakeholder coalition working to improve health and maximize the value of healthcare services by focusing on the following components – quality, transparency and cost.

OUR MISSION:  To be an innovative force for increasing the value of healthcare.

OUR VALUES:   Quality • Innovation • Education • Integrity • Transparency • Cultural Sensitivity

 

November 18, 2016
7:30 A.M. -12:30 P.M.

Awareness. Access. Accountability

Employers as purchasers play a significant role in the world of diabetes!

DiabetesSummitThe challenges that we are facing with diabetes are much bigger than any one of us and our organizations,” said Pat Montoya, executive director of the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value, as she kicked off the group’s fall education summit, “Employers Role in Carrying Diabetes Prevention and Management to New Heights,” in Albuquerque Nov. 18.

The NMCHCV brought together by medical directors from four healthcare plans and a host of other speakers to talk about diabetes.  The agenda and a list of the speakers follows.

 

Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 a.m. Welcome
• Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare and Mark Tyndall, Executive Director, New Mexico Retiree Healthcare Authority and Education Chair, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
• Mark Saiz, HR Benefits Director, City of Albuquerque and Chair of New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
• Lynne Gallagher, Secretary of Health Designee, New Mexico Department of Health
• N.M. Senator Jerry Ortiz Y Pino, Chairman of Interim Health and Human Services Committee
8:20 – 8:40 a.m. Diabetes: A Chronic Condition Continuum
•Phil Jameson, MD, Physician with Sandia National Laboratories Health Management Clinic and President of the New Mexico American Diabetes Association Community Leadership Board
8:40 – 9:00 a.m. The Burden of Diabetes
•Marjorie Cypress, PhD. CNP, CDE, Consultant
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Preventing Diabetes
•Increasing Access to the National Diabetes Prevention Program in New Mexico Judith Gabriele, Program Manager, New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
•Prescription Trails Charm Lindblad, MHA, MBA, Executive Director, New Mexico Takes on Diabetes and Prescription Trails
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 – 10:35 a.m. Prediabetes and Diabetes Management – Provider Perspectives
•Karla Giese, DNP, CNP, Lovelace Medical Group
•Dion Gallant, MD, Presbyterian Medical Group
•Lynda Shey, CNS, UNM Medical Group
•Jeremy Gleeson, MD, ABQ Health Partners
•Emily King, PharmD, Specialty Clinical Pharmacist, Walgreens
10:35 – 11:30 a.m. Prediabetes and Diabetes Management – Health Plan Perspectives
•Eugene Sun, MD, MBA VP and Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of NM
•Arik Olson, MD, Medical Director, Molina Health Plan
•Kiko Torres, MD, Senior Medical Director, New Mexico Health Connections
•Tom Rothfeld, MD Chief Medical Officer, Presbyterian Health Plan
•Denise Leonardi, MD, Chief Medical Officer, United HealthCare
11:30 – 11:50 a.m. Self-Management Support
•Increasing Access to the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Programs in New Mexico Christopher Lucero, Health Educator Supervisor, New Mexico Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program
•"Better Choices, Better Health" Dr. Neil Kaufman, Canary Health (Online version of the Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program)
11:50 – 12:05 p.m. Clinical Measurement
•Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value
12:05 – 12:30 p.m. Next Steps and Wrap Up Pat Montoya
•Pat Montoya, MPA, BSN, Executive Director, New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value

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