Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City

Bobbi Brown

Senior Vice President, Financial Engagement, Health Catalyst

Ms. Brown brings more than thirty years of healthcare financial experience to Health Catalyst. Prior to Health Catalyst, she was Vice President of Financial Planning and Performance for Kaiser Permanente, Northern California and Vice President of Financial Planning and Operations for Sutter Health. Previously, she worked for Intermountain Health Care, in financial planning and analysis. At Intermountain Health Care, she partnered with clinical teams to analyze and measure financial impact of the clinical programs. Ms. Brown holds a Masters in Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BA in Spanish and Education from College Misericordia.

Dan Unger, MBA

VP Product Development, Financial Decision Support, Health Catalyst

Dan Unger joined Health Catalyst in April 2014. He came to Health Catalyst after working at Accretive Health where he managed a team that worked with the Intermountain Medical Group to improve revenue cycle processes and reduce operational costs. Prior to Accretive, Dan worked as a consultant at Equation Consulting (a physician economics consulting firm) and as a pricing and profitability analyst at JP Morgan Chase. He graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship and received his MBA in International Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Lynn M. Guillette, CPA, MBA

Vice President, Payment Innovation, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Lynn M. Guillette, CPA, MBA, FHFMA, is the Vice President, Payment Innovation for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health. In this role, she provides leadership for all activities relating to the design, negotiation, and administration of a mixed portfolio of health reimbursement modes that improve quality, lower cost, and support the financial sustainability of D-HH. Lynn also served as the Director of Finance for OneCare Vermont ACO, LLC during the ACO’s development and start-up period. She currently serves on the Finance Committees of Benevera Health, LLC and OneCare Vermont ACO, LLC. For two years prior to joining Dartmouth-Hitchcock in 1998, Lynn was the Controller and Interim Chief Financial Officer for West Central Behavioral Health Services. She spent the first 10 years of her professional career working for a public accounting firm specializing in audits of financial institutions. Lynn earned her MBA in Leadership from Franklin Pierce University and is a degree candidate in the Master of Health Care Delivery Science program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. She has been licensed as a Certified Public Accountant since 1990 and is a member of the Leadership New Hampshire Class of 2014. Lynn is also past president of the NH-VT Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and holds a HFMA Fellow certification with a specialty in Managed Care. She is also an active member of the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (formerly the Brookings Institute ACO Learning Network) and is a member of the newly created ACLC Financial Readiness and Governance Structure committees.

26 - New Competencies for Succeeding in Risk-based Arrangements (Education Session)

Bobbi Brown (Senior Vice President, Financial Engagement, Health Catalyst), Dan Unger, MBA (VP Product Development, Financial Decision Support, Health Catalyst ), Lynn M. Guillette, CPA, MBA (Vice President, Payment Innovation, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health)

Session Overview

Whether you are ready for it or not your organization is going to start taking on more financial risk through alternative payment models. Most organizations today are not armed with the right data or skills to take on at-risk contracts to a meaningful level.

Learn about the new competencies needed to survive and thrive under the new economic framework of fee for value. This session will include lessons learned from healthcare organizations around the country and concrete steps to start developing, or further mature, the key skills in your own organization.