Innovations in Care Delivery

Innovations in Care Delivery

Seeking to learn the secrets to Geisinger’s successful innovations in improving healthcare quality and cost-effectiveness? If yes, join us at the Innovations in Care Delivery Conference at no charge!



What: Innovations in Care Delivery Conference

Provides operational, financial, clinical, IT and payer perspectives and insights into Geisinger’s success in improving healthcare quality and effectiveness at reduced costs.


Day 1 – March 23, 2016 – Welcome & Learning Sessions 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reception/Dinner – 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Day 2 – March 24, 2016 –  Learning Sessions 7:00 am – 12:15 pm

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Attendees: This program is primarily designed for senior level healthcare provider and payer executives or leaders responsible for the strategic planning for and operational leadership of innovation initiatives, including care redesign.

Featured Speakers:

    • Earl P. Steinberg, MD, MPP

      Chief Executive Officer, xG Health Solutions

      Earl Steinberg, MD is a nationally known expert in evaluation and improvement of the quality and efficiency of healthcare. In addition to his CEO responsibilities, Dr. Steinberg is also Geisinger’s Executive Vice President of Innovation & Dissemination, and Chief, Healthcare Solutions Enterprise. Prior to joining Geisinger, Dr. Steinberg was Senior Vice President for Clinical Strategy, Quality and Outcomes at WellPoint, Inc., and President and CEO of Resolution Health Inc. (RHI), a leading healthcare data analysis company that provides innovative quality improvement and cost reduction services to health plans, employers, PBMs and disease management companies.

      Dr. Steinberg also is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining RHI, Dr. Steinberg spent six years as Vice President of Covance Health Economics and Outcomes Services Inc., Director of its Quality Assessment and Improvement Systems (QAIS) Division, and Co-Director of its Outcomes Studies Group (OSG). Dr. Steinberg also spent 12 years on the full-time faculty at Johns Hopkins University, where he was Professor of Medicine and of Health Policy and Management as well as Director of The Johns Hopkins Program for Medical Technology and Practice Assessment. Dr. Steinberg also served four years on the Federal Physician Payment Review Commission (PPRC).

      Dr. Steinberg received his A.B. degree from Harvard College (Summa Cum Laude), his M.D. from Harvard Medical School and a Master of Public Policy degree from the Kennedy School of Government. His residency training in internal medicine was performed at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

      Dr. Steinberg has received numerous awards, including the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Faculty Scholar Award in General Internal Medicine (1984), the “Outstanding Young Investigator” Award from the Association for Health Services Research (1988), and a Special Presidential Visionary Award from the National Kidney Foundation (2004) for his work as the scientific director of the NKF’s landmark Kidney Disease Outcomes and Quality Initiative, which produced over 250 clinical practice guidelines for management of patients with end stage renal disease. He is also a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and Academy Health and has published more than 125 articles in peer reviewed journals.

        • Lynn Miller

          EVP, Clinical Operations, Geisinger Health System

            • Glenn D. Steele, MD, PhD

              President & CEO, Geisinger Health System

              Glenn Steele, MD, PhD is President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System. Dr. Steele previously served as the dean of the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the University of Chicago, as well as the Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery. Prior to that, he was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, president and chief executive officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group, Boston, Mass., and chairman of the department of surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital (Boston, Mass.). Dr. Steele is past Chairman of the American Board of Surgery. His investigations have focused on the cell biology of gastrointestinal cancer and pre-cancer and most recently on innovations in healthcare delivery and financing. A prolific writer, he is the author or co-author of more than 481 scientific and professional articles.

              Dr. Steele received his bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in surgery at the University of Colorado, where he was also a fellow of the American Cancer Society. He earned his Ph.D. in microbiology at Lund University in Sweden.

              A member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Steele serves as a member on the Roundtable on Value and Science-driven Healthcare, was recently appointed to the Committee on the Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education and previously served on the Committee on Reviewing Evidence to Identify Highly Effective Clinical Services (HECS). A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Steele is a member of the American Surgical Association, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and past president of the Society of Surgical Oncology.

              Dr. Steele also serves on the following boards and national committees: Bucknell University Board of Trustees, Cepheid Board of Directors, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians Board at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Premier Inc. (Chair), Temple University School of Medicine Board of Visitors, Weis Markets Inc., Wellcare Health Plans Inc., the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) Singapore, Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) External Advisory Board (Emory University), Institute for Healthcare Optimization Advisory Board, Third Rock Ventures Business Advisory Board, Congressional Budget Office Panel of Health Advisers, Advisory Board of the Peterson Center on Healthcare Advisory Board, the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission, Healthcare Executives Network and the Commonwealth Fund’s Commission on a High Performance Health System. Dr. Steele is also Honorary Chair of the Pennsylvania March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign. A former member on the American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, the AHA Systems Governing Council, the AHA Long-Range Policy, and Committee on Research, the AHA Physician Leadership Forum Advisory Committee and currently serves on the President’s Forum for Health System Leaders, also served as a member on the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Committee on Performance Measurement.

              Dr. Steele is the recipient of several awards, including the CEO IT Achievement Award (2006); AHA’s Grassroots Champion Award (2007); 8th Annual (2010) AHA Health Research & Education Trust Award and HFMA Board of Directors’ Award (2011). He has been named consecutive times to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare, the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare,” and among Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Non-Profit Hospital Health System CEOs to know List (2012).


              Henry Hood Center for Health Research
              Geisinger Medical Center
              100 N. Academy Avenue
              Danville, PA 17822

              Cost: $0 – no charge!

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