2021 Integrated Health Care Conference

May 26, 2021 | Online

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TimeSession Details
9 – 9:05 a.m.Welcome and opening remarks
  • Deborah Helitzer, dean and professor, ASU College of Health Solutions
9:05 – 9:10 a.m.Introduction to the 2021 Integrated Health Care Conference
  • Ronald O’Donnell, clinical professor and 2021 IHC conference chair, ASU College of Health Solutions
9:10 – 9:25 a.m.How COVID-19 May Have Changed Medicine for the Better
  • Dr. Frank LoVecchio, medical director of clinical and community translational research, ASU College of Health Solutions
9:25 – 9:30 a.m.Break
9:30 – 10:40 a.m.Population Health in an Integrated Care Environment: Payer and Provider Collaboration to Improve Patient Outcomes


  • David Allazetta, CEO, Novum Behavioral Health Systems
  • Jami Snyder, director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • James Stringham, vice president/CEO, Banner University Health Plans
  • Charlton Wilson, chief medical officer, Mercy Care


  • Dr. Satya Sarma, medical director, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AZHCCS)
10:40 – 10:45 a.m.Break
10:45 – 11:25 a.m.The Value of Health Literacy Training for Employee Population Health: Clinical and Economic Benefits of Empowering Consumers to Talk with their Doctors
  • Alfred Lewis, CEO, Quizzify LLC; founder, Validation Institute
  • Dr. Robert Groves, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Banner|Aetna (a joint venture between Banner Health and Aetna/CVS)
11:25 – 11:30 a.m.Break
11:30 a.m. – noonAnalysis of Effects of COVID-19 Vaccine Strategies on Population Health
  • Robert Kaplan, distinguished research professor, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; adjunct professor of medicine, Stanford Clinical Excellence Research Center
Noon – 12:15 p.m.Break
12:15 – 1:25 p.m.A Shot of Prevention: Population Health Management Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccination to Target Disenfranchised, Minority and Rural Communities


  • Evelyn Burrell, clinical training director, Northern Arizona University; owner, Arise Consultation and Training Services
  • Yajaira Johnson-Esparza, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, UT Health San Antonio; integrated behavioral consultant at Robert B. Green Family Health Center
  • Cathy Hudgins, director of behavioral health, New Horizons Healthcare; faculty associate and SME for Project ECHO for Behavioral Health Integration at ASU Project ECHO
  • Robynne Lute, integrated care provider at Compass Health Network; consultant for integrated health care
  • Sue Tham, deputy associate director, Tribal Behavioral Health Authority, Pascua Yaqui Tribe
  • Eboni Winford, director of research and health equity, Cherokee Health Systems


  • Lesley Manson, clinical associate professor and associate chair of integrated initiatives, ASU College of Health Solutions; consultant for integrated health care
1:25 – 1:30 p.m.Break
1:30 – 1:45 p.m.Team-based Care and the Interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment Challenges in the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Kristen K. Will, clinical associate professor, ASU College of Health Solutions
1:45 – 2 p.m.Family Check-Up 4 Health program: A randomized clinical trial in primary care
  • Cady Berkel, associate professor, ASU College of Health Solutions