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PODCAST: Strategic and IT Issues within ACOs

April 20, 2012
by Jennifer Prestigiacomo
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Park Nicollet’s BI director sheds some light on how his Pioneer ACO is ‘making it work’

In this podcast, Sam VanNorman, director of business intelligence at Park Nicollet Health System, discusses how his integrated healthcare system, located in St. Louis Park, Minnesota is moving forward as a CMS Pioneer ACO and what his organization has learned so far about accountable care and its data and information facilitation. This podcast gives a preview of the panel, "ACOs: Policy Strategic and IT Issues," that VanNorman will be headlining at the Healthcare Informatics Executive Summit to be held May 6 through the 8 in Orlando. He will be joined on this panel by colleagues Daniel Garrett, leader, Health Information Technology Practice, PriceWaterhouseCoopers; Dr.  Jeffrey Rose, M.D., vice president of clinical excellence, Informatics, Ascension Health; and Jeff Petry, vice president strategic initiatives, Premier Health Alliance. Below are some excerpts from my conversation with Sam VanNorman.

Sam VanNorman

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