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Boston Young Healthcare Professionals Present: Business Strategy and Ethics in Healthcare

Boston Young Healthcare Professionals (BYHP)

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Many times we are faced with daunting ethical questions, particularly in the healthcare sector, and we are left asking ourselves what is the right thing to do? BYHP recognizes that business ethics is an integral content area and skill to have in any healthcare job and is hosting a Business Strategy and Ethics in Healthcare workshop.

The workshop will include a networking session, moderated panel discussion followed by a Q and A and then a group reflection session.

Come Join BYHP on April 10 from 5:30 to 8:00 pm for a unique opportunity to learn how to be an ethical leader in healthcare. We'd like to thank Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) for sponsoring this event.

Panelists include:

Katie Shea Barrett, Senior Manager of Performance Measurement and Improvement, BCBS-MA

Dr. Nancy Kane, Professor of Management, Harvard School of Public Health

Jillian Godfrey-Scaife, Principal, Trinity Partners

Young Joo, Director of Pioneer ACO Program, Steward Health Care

Caitlin Reiche, Corporate Strategy Manager, Athenahealth

Moderators: Paul Norton and Rohan Lathia, BYHP members

Event Details:

When: Thursday, April 10th, 5:30-8:00 PM

Where: BCBSMA, 401 Park Drive,4th floor East, Boston, MA

There will be appetizers and non-alcholic beverages provided

Tickets: General public: $15 in advance; $20 at the door; as a benefit of being a BYHP member or a BCBSMA employee you will receive an access code via email.

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Katherine Barrett, Senior Manager, Performance Measurement Policy and Market Integration

Katherine (Katie) Shea Barrett is a Senior Manager of Performance Measurement and Improvement at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. At BCBCMA, Katie works on the plan's provider and member engagement strategies while supporting the development of a strategy to address health care disparities and promote health literacy. Prior to this role, Katie served as the Director of the Massachusetts Health Care Quality and Cost Council, overseeing the Council's legislatively mandated work around the development of a cost containment strategy, a website on health care costs and quality and a number of quality-related initiative including addressing disparities in healthcare. She also worked at the Commonwealth Fund in New York City for a number of years as a research associate to the president, where she focused on national health care policy and published numerous journal articles. She is passionate about ensuring high quality, afforable healthcare for all, especially low-income Americans. Katie holds both a BA and MPH from Columbia University. She is a registered power yoga instructor and lives with her husband and daughter in Cambridge.

Nancy Kane, Professor of Management, Associate Dean for Case-based Teaching and Learning at Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Nancy M. Kane is Professor of Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management and Associate Dean for Case-Based Teaching and Learning at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Kane directs the Masters in Healthcare Management Program, an executive leadership program created for mid-career physicians leading healthcare organizations, and led the development of an interdisciplinary, case-based approach to teaching core public health skills to professional-track masters students. She teaches in Executive and Masters Degree programs in the areas of health care accounting, payment systems, financial analysis, and competitive strategy. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the ASPH-Pfizer Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011. Her research interests include measuring hospital financial performance, quantifying community benefits and the value of tax exemption, the competitive structure and performance of hospital and insurance industries, nonprofit hospital governance, and the viability of safety-net providers. Professor Kane consults with a wide range of federal and state agencies involved in health system design, oversight, and payment. She recently completed two terms as n a member of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, an agency advising the U.S. Congress on issues affecting the Medicare Program. She also served on the Massachusetts Special Commission on Health Care Cost Containment in 2009. Dr. Kane earned her Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Jillian Scaife, Principal at Trinity Partners

Jillian Scaife is a Principal and a member of the senior management team at Trinity Partners LLC, (“Trinity”) a consulting firm that advises the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Mrs. Scaife joined Trinity’s consulting group in 2004. During her tenure at Trinity, Mrs. Scaife has developed a diverse skillset, which enables her to lead cross-functional projects involving quantitative data analytics, primary market research, and statistical analyses—to generate strategic insights for Trinity’s clients. Mrs. Scaife excels at building long-term, trust-based relationships with her clients by understanding their business needs, identifying the best approach to answering their business questions, and working collaboratively with her clients to deliver high-quality results thatenable their future success. Mrs. Scaife has a wide range of experience in health care consulting, including market analytics, promotional effectiveness, health economics &outcomes research, and strategic business planning. She specializes in “data strategy” projects that involve the integration of primary and secondary data sources to generate strategic insights for Trinity’s clients. She also has significant experience and expertise in international project work. Mrs. Scaife is a graduate of Princeton University, where she received her degree in Molecular Biology. Mrs. Scaife received her Master in Public Health (MPH) degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is currently earning her MBA from the F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.

Young Joo, Director of Pioneer ACO Program at Steward Health Care

Young Joo is the Director of Pioneer ACO Program at Steward Health Care, the second largest physician network in Massachusetts. The company serves as the physician network responsible for the implementation and execution of managed care contracts, physician services (including referral and care management), quality improvement programs, data analysis, and financial experise. Prior to this role, Mr. Joo was the Director of Healthcare Data Policy and Strategy where he developed, implemented, and managed the creation of an All-Payer (Private Payers - self & fully insured, Pblic Payers - Medicaid and Medicare) Claims Database of which is the most comprehensive database of its kind in the United States. 


Caitlin Reiche, Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy at Athenahealth

Caitlin Reiche is the Senior Manager of Corporate Strategy at Athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination. Athenahealth's mission is to be the caregivers' most trusted service, helping them do well doing the right thing. Prior to working there, Ms. Reiche earned her Masters of Science degree in Health Policy and Management from Harvard University School of Public Health.  



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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
401 Park Drive
4th floor, East
Boston, MA 02215

Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Boston Young Healthcare Professionals (BYHP)

BYHP is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to connect emerging and passionate professionals from all areas of healthcare in order to develop strong cross-sector relationships and build knowledge across all healthcare fields. Find out more

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