UGS Palliative Care Dinner Event

The Utah Geriatrics Society, Regence, and the Utah Partnership for Value held a Dinner Panel Discussion with prominent Palliative Clinicians: “Where Can We Create Value in Palliative Care Transitions? A Clinicians’ Perspective” on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 at Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah .

UGS President Michael Galindo led a panel discussion with panel members with very substantial experience in community work in the field, tackling patient cases that illustrate where value was created at the level of the patient/family and how work was measured and how things might change to better capture value.

Members of the panel included:
Leslie Foren: Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Perinne Anderson, GNP-BC: House Call Doctors
Cliphane Brough, FNP-D: Community Nursing Services (CNS) Hospice
Aoril Krutka, DO: Intermountain healthcare Outpatient Palliative Care
Holly Peterson, LCSW: Intermountain Healthcare Senior Clinics
MJ Tran, RN, MBA: Granger Medical Clinic, Population Health Innovations
Florentino Abueg MD: University of Utah Geriatrics, Salt Lake Veterans Home