Use Analytic Insights to Prepare for an Increase in Elective Procedures

As states resume elective surgeries, payers and providers are preparing for the surgical volume created by the COVID-19-driven backlog.

Watch this recorded webinar on How to Use Analytic Insights to Prepare for an Increase in Elective Procedures. Presenters Jimmy Liu, Liz Sheehan, and Chris Simpkins will describe how data analytics can help organizations develop models that account for the impacts associated with delayed elective services.

During the session, the presenters will:

  • Review the current situation and uncertainties relative to the backlog
  • Describe how data analytics can help predict and address changes in supply and demand
  • Illustrate potential financial scenarios tied to those changes
  • Present scenarios describing how the shift to Medicaid will impact elective surgeries
  • Demonstrate how modeling can help identify potential provider behavior patterns
About the Presenters:

Jimmy Liu is the Vice President of Risk Analytics at Change Healthcare supporting the Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial ACA lines of business, with a focus on analytics, strategy, and innovation. He was one of the original developers of the Risk ViewTM application, which helps plans receive appropriate payment based on the relative health of the at-risk population. As an expert in risk adjustment and risk scoring models, Jimmy has been helping health plans better understand and formulate their risk adjustment strategy for the past 10 years.

Liz Sheehan is a Clinical Consultant on the Value Team at Change Healthcare. Before joining the company in 2017, she spent eight years conducting market research for venture capital and private equity clients. She has worked at a healthcare-specific boutique strategic consulting firm and a healthcare IT company centered on the value-based care transition. She holds an MBA with a healthcare focus.

Chris Simpkins is the Vice President of Analytics at Change Healthcare, and is responsible for leading the company’s value-based payment data analytics strategy. His team of analytics professionals advise payer and provider clients on how to harness their data to improve cost and quality. Previously, Chris held leadership roles with Accolade Inc., Independence Blue Cross, and Aetna. He holds an MBA in Finance and Health Care Management from the Wharton School of Business.

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