Power Hour Webinar

May 2022 Power Hour Webinar: Leading Population Health Management (PHM) Initiatives

Moderators: Ryan K. Lee, MBA, MD, Jennifer E. Nathan, MD, and Robert S. Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR

Faculty: Syed Zaidi, MD, Katherine Behan, MD, Elizabeth Rula, PhD, Rodney Ison, MD

Description: Learn about population health management (PHM), a relatively new approach to care delivery where the goal is to keep distinct patient populations as healthy as possible while minimizing costly interventions and procedures. Join our esteemed panel of speakers, some of whom are PHM experts outside of radiology who can give us a fresh take on where they see radiology fitting into the PHM spectrum. The faculty line-up includes Dr. Katherine Behan, Dr. Rodney Ison, Dr. Elizabeth Rula, Dr. Syed Zaidi, and moderator Dr. Ryan Lee, as they delve into radiology's role in PHM and how radiologists can most optimally coordinate care to improve patient outcomes while also achieving lower costs. Following the presentations there will be a robust Q&A with the panel, and we invite audience members to participate with any questions or suggestions they may have.

Learning Objectives


At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Define PHM and radiology's role.
  • Understand how ACR’s strategic plan integrates PHM.
  • Describe the Harvey Neiman Health Policy Institute’s efforts to identify opportunities for radiologists to coordinate care within PHM care delivery models.
  • Explain how radiology practices can contribute to improving care for distinct patient populations.

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Faculty Bios


 Moderators & Faculty  
Headshot of Dr. Nathan Jennifer Nathan, MD
Pyatt_190 Robert Pyatt, Jr, MD, FACR
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Ryan K. Lee, MBA, MD

Dr. Ryan Lee is Chair of Radiology in the Einstein Healthcare Network. He attended Cornell University for his undergraduate studies and attained his medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Rochester and fellowship in Neuroradiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He has an MBA from the Simon School at the University of Rochester.

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Syed Zaidi, MD

Dr. Syed Zaidi is co‐chair of the Population Health Management Committee of ACR's Patient- and Family-Centered Care Commission. He also serves as Associate Chief Medical Officer of operations and integration at Radiology Partners, the largest physician-led and owned radiology practice in the U.S.

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Katherine Behan, MD

Dr. Kate Behan serves as SVP & Chief Population Health Officer for Jefferson Health, leading Jefferson’s strategy and implementation of value-based care. She has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry holding various roles of increasing responsibilities at several organizations, including Jefferson. Prior to this role, she served as the CMO of the Jefferson Northeast Physician Practices as well as VP of Clinical Effectiveness. Prior to joining Jefferson in 2015, she was Enterprise Senior Medical Director for a Medicare Advantage Health Plan. Her responsibilities included clinical oversight over the Cigna Medicare Clinics in several regions. She was the clinical leader of one of the first innovative care models in Philadelphia, the Bravo Health Advanced Care Centers. As an Internal Medicine specialist, she has worked as a Primary Care Physician and Hospitalist.

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Elizabeth Rula, PhD

 Dr. Elizabeth Rula is Executive Director of the Neiman Health Policy Institute, which has the mission to establish evidence to inform health policy and radiology practice that promotes the effective and efficient use of health care resources and improves patient care. With over 15 years of experience leading health services, economics and outcomes research, Dr. Rula strives to establish a strong scientific foundation for the value of health care services and health policy that promotes broad and equitable access to high-value care.

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Rodney Ison, MD

Dr. Rodney Keith Ison attended the University of Kentucky for his undergraduate and medical degrees. He completed his residency program at Barberton Citizen’s Hospital (now Summa Health/Barberton). He served as CEO of the Community Health Care, Inc. since its inception in 1986, growing it to include 17 offices with 37 providers. Dr. Ison participated on several health organization boards, including being a founding members of Summa’s ACO and serving as the Chairman of the Board for 10 years. He currently serves as a Vice Chair for the ACO at Akron Children’s Hospital, Director of Practice Management Curriculum and part-time Residency Preceptor for the Barberton Area Family Practice Center at Summa Health/Barberton, and also as a volunteer at Faithful Servants which is a faith-based urgent care facility in Tellmadge, Ohio.

                                   

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