PTN Best Practices Podcast: “#MidSouthSummits” with Thomas and Kirkland

The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative is all about helping practices prepare to thrive in a value-based payment environment. Over the last 4 years, we’ve worked with over 100 practices, more than 4,000 clinicians, and in 4 states to this end. We have much to celebrate. 

Episode 13 is a special one where our Best Practices hosts, Dr. Thomas Spain and Kirkland Ahern-Jones, discuss the first two MidSouth PTN Summer Summits that occured in July 2019. Practice representatives gathered with practice coaches, TCPI staff and leadership, and CMS leadership for these regional summits to celebrate their transformation journeys. Summit participants discussed what they’ve learned through TCPI and what is expected from the healthcare system going forward. These Summer Summits were held in Memphis with the Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation network and Nashville with the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network. The final Summer Summit will take place in August with our Safety Net practices. For a refreshing reminder about the big picture and the tangible successes from TCPI transformation, tune in Episode 13: “MidSouthSummits” with Thomas and Kirkland.

To hear this and other Best Practices podcast episodes, please visit the MidSouth PTN LinkedIn page.

The views expressed in this story are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of included persons or entities. Additionally, this work was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, under grant number 1CMS331549-03-00. The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies.

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