2015 AGS Annual Fall Meeting

The 2015 AGS Annual Fall Meeting was held on November 18.2015 at the Alta Club. It was a well attended event. Dr. Gerald Rothstein received the first UGS Geriatric Advocate of the Year Award. This was followed by the night's guest speaker, Dr. Dot Verbrugge, the Medical Director of Select Health, who gave a talk on Medicare Health Care Financing, specifically Medicare Advantage Plans. Juliana Preston, the Executive Director of Health Insight then introduced Health Insight and the Utah Partnership for Value, The Utah Partnership for Value-driven Health Care (UPV) is a community collaborative comprised of stakeholders representing health care purchasers, payers, providers and the public. UPV seeks to advance higher value health care in our community, through shared strategies that address transparency, variation in cost and quality, and community approaches to delivery system improvement.