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 “Population Health as it Relates to Case Management”                                                                                              March 5, 2015

Presented by April Kirby MS, MPA, BSN    

Ann Kirby will discuss the forces in the health care environment driving the population health imperative and why care management is critical to population health strategies. Learn ways to get your organization prepared for population health.

                                                                                                                                                                             

Kirby, Ann 2014

   

Ann Kirby, MS, MPA, BSN, is the Regional Director of Care Management for the Oregon Region of Providence Health & Services.  Her thirty-year career as a pioneer in the field of multidisciplinary case management has spanned a broad range of specialties and fields including direct patient care, hospital operations, program design, consulting and entrepreneurship.  Ms. Kirby earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of Minnesota as well as a certificate of Industrial Relations with high distinction.  She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at Portland State University and a Master’s Degree in Community Health Care Systems (Nursing) from OHSU.  There she was appointed director over several departments with more than 250 employees and an operating budget of $10M in the area of case management, critical paths, admitting, registration, social work and financial counseling.  At OHSU, Ms. Kirby established the first CM department and chaired the Nursing Council and Management Group and other quality committees.  Prior to her current role, Ms. Kirby was the Clinical Transformation Program Manager with Health Share of Oregon where she was accountable for advancing care management practices across the tri-county Portland-Metropolitan area.

 

 

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 OMCMG’s mission is to provide a common ground for individuals practicing case management in health-related fields. We seek to provide peer support and education in a relaxed, non-competitive environment. OMCMG strives to promote quality and growth of case management on a local and national level.