Wellbe Announces Webinar on Succeeding Under Bundled Payment


OrthoServiceLine.com, a free resource to the orthopedic community sponsored by Wellbe, is hosting a complimentary webinar featuring Maureen Geary, Program Director at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, titled “Fundamentals of Bundles for Joint Replacement – Creating the Competitive Edge.”

Medicare is expected to issue the final rule for the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CCJR) initiative soon. As proposed, hospitals in chosen MSAs must be ready to take on this new challenge by January 1, 2016.

The Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute (CJRI) at Saint Francis Hospital has performed more than 20,000 procedures since opening in 2007. CJRI has been on the forefront of bundled payments for joint replacements since implementing their first bundle agreement in 2010. CJRI will share the essential elements to developing a bundle program and the challenges of evolving towards a value-driven, risk bearing model in today’s healthcare environment.

Attendee Takeaways:

– Learn the essential ingredients to develop a successful bundle payment program

– Understand the fundamentals of value-based healthcare

– Learn how to create sustainable bundled payments and maintain a competitive edge in the marketplace

Fundamentals of Bundles for Joint Replacement – Creating the Competitive Edge
Date/Time: Thursday, November 19, 2015 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Cost: Complimentary
Register here: http://www.orthoserviceline.com/category/events/ 

OrthoServiceLine.com is a free resource for orthopaedic service line leaders designed to give them actionable insights and ideas to grow and streamline their programs. OrthoServiceLine.com is sponsored by Wellbe.

About the Speaker:
Maureen Geary is the Program Director at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute in Hartford, Connecticut. Maureen been involved with bundle payments since 2009. CJRI signed their first commercial contract in 2010. She leads strategic initiatives and new product development for the company. Maureen also provides consultative services for orthopedic organizations seeking to develop a bundled product or expand their service line.

About Wellbe (http://www.wellbe.me)
Wellbe, the inventor of the cloud-based Guided CarePath, works with health providers to engage patients as partners in their episodes of care. Our Guided CarePaths empower patients to learn and take the actions required to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. High-performing hospitals use Wellbe’s Connected Care solutions to improve the experience and efficiency of helping patients to successfully navigate their medical treatments and surgeries.