WCHQ: The Health Care Imperative: Higher Value, Better Care

Madison, WI US
April 16, 2019

This activity will assist learners to develop strategies that will be applicable to changing clinical and administrative practices in order to be successful in the pay for value environment.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and advanced practice providers.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • List the benefits and drawbacks of direct-to-employer contracting to the provider organization.
  • Explain the essential components of a successful direct-to-employer arrangement.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.75 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/16/2019 - 10:00am CDT
Event ends: 
04/16/2019 - 3:00pm CDT
9:30 AM
Welcome and Introductions
Chris Queram, WCHQ President/CEO
Boeing's Experience as a Value-Based Purchasing Leader
Linda Brady
Health Care Strategy and Policy, Boeing Company
WCHQ New Initiative: Increasing the Value of Health Care in Wisconsin
Gabrielle Rude, PhD
Director, Practice Transformation, WCHQ
12:00 PM
Transforming the Role of Finance in a Value-Based World
James Dietsche, CPA
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Bellin Health
The RAMC Quality Journey: Is There Ever a Smooth Road to Quality?
Reedsburg Area Medical Center
Robert Van Meeteren, President/CEO
Shelly Beschta, Clinical Nurse Manager
Kimberly Garman, Quality Specialist - Clinic
A Look Ahead: The WCHQ 2019 Performance and Measurement Agenda
Matt Gigot
WCHQ Director, Performance Measurement and Analysis
Summary and Adjourn




Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
One John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53703
United States
+1 (608) 261-4000

You’ll find plenty of parking convenient to all that downtown Madison and Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center have to offer. Monona Terrace features a State-owned and managed 600-space, automated parking structure available 24/7 and is accessible via West Wilson Street and the eastbound lanes of John Nolen Drive. Acceptable forms of payment for the automated ramp include Master Card, Visa or cash (no coin). Parking meters are also available for parking and can be accessed at the Wilson Street entrance–simply stay to the right as you enter to get to the top level where the meters are located. Parking meters accept quarters, dimes, and nickels. mononaterraceparking.com


Short-term and all-day public parking is provided throughout downtown Madison in various structures and lots. On-street parking is also available for short-term parking in central Madison. See real-time city lot parking availability complete with turn-by-turn instruction.

Bus parking and passenger drop-off is accessible from the Wilson Street entrance to Monona Terrace.


Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center

One John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI 53703

Use Google Maps for detailed driving directions from your point of origin. If using GPS please use these coordinates rather than One John Nolen Drive: 43.070249, -89.382499 You will arrive at the John Nolen Drive entrance to the Monona Terrace parking ramp. Or, Input 1 W. Wilson Street to enter the parking structure from Wilson St. or to use the drop-off lane.

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Madison ICEP, that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

For this educational activity, all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below: 

Name of IndividualIndividual's Role in ActivityNation of Commercial Interest & Nature of Relationship

Discussion of
Uses of Drugs/Devices
in Presentation?

Terese BaileyPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Shelly Beschta, RNPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Linda BradyPresenter  
Tom Evans, MD, FAAFPPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Mary Kay FaheyPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Kim Garman, RHIT, CPHQPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Matt GigotPlanner & PresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Abbey HarburnPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Jill Lindwall, MSN, RNPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Chris Queram, MAPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Gabrielle Rude, CPHQ, PhDPlanner & PresenterNo relevant financial relationships  to discloseNo
Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, FAAPPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Robert Van MeeterenPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Cara WinsandPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo

*The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.







Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsPhysicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) & Iowa Board of Nursing

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 ANCC and Iowa contact hours. ANCC pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be calculated and awarded as appropriate to meet the needs of advanced practice nurses.

The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is Iowa Board of Nursing provider 350. A copy of the evaluation(s) may be sent to the Iowa Board of Nursing, 400 SW 8th St., Ste B, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .375 continuing education units (CEUs) or 3.75 hours. 


Available Credit

  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 3.75 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 3.75 Iowa Board of Nursing Contact Hours
  • 3.75 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours


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