How to Thrive in Risk-Based Coordinated Care: Physician Groups Nationwide Benefit from CAPG October Symposium

October 27, 2016, Chicago, IL: Register

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accountable physician organizations throughout the country will benefit
from participation at the October
Symposium: How to Thrive in Risk-Based Coordination Care
, Thursday,
October 27, 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago, IL.
Sponsored by CAPG, the leading professional association representing
accountable physician organizations, the program features speakers who
have executed successful risk-based contracts and performed care

“Risk-based delivery offers better healthcare and more value for
patients,” says Donald Crane, CEO and president, CAPG. “Our roster of
expert presenters will share innovative solutions for moving into
Alternative Payment Models (APMs), giving attendees what they need to
know about taking on risk. Participants will walk away with salient
pearls that can be operationalized at their organizational level. If you
can choose one symposium to attend this quarter, the October symposium
should be it. ”

CAPG’s symposium will feature programs presented by:

  • Mariella Cummings, principal of Results Incorporated
  • Peggy O’Kane, founder and president of NCQA
  • Steve Valentine, vice president of West Coast Healthcare
    Management Consulting
  • Kathryn A. Bowen, area executive vice president of Arthur J.
    Gallagher & Company
  • Matthew M. Mazdyasni, former chief administrative and financial
    officer of HealthCare Partners.

CAPG symposia continue to attract C-level leaders from accountable
physician organizations in virtually every state who seek valuable
guidance from experienced experts.

Amy Nguyen Howell, M.D., chief medical officer, CAPG, says, “This
symposium will revolutionize the way we take on risk. Our goal to
improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of American healthcare starts
with the hands-on knowledge that participants will gain at this

For program questions, contact Amy Nguyen Howell, 213.239.5051 or

For display inquiries, contact Lura Hawkins, 213.239.5046 or

About CAPG

CAPG is the nation’s leading association for and the voice of physician
organizations practicing capitated, coordinated care. Its membership
comprises more than 250 multispecialty medical groups and independent
practice associations (IPAs) across 40 states, the District of Columbia,
and Puerto Rico. CAPG members strongly believe that comprehensive,
accountable, risk-based coordinated care provides the highest quality,
most efficient delivery, and greatest value for patients. Our members
have successfully operated under this budget-responsible model for more
than two decades. For more information, visit


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