Show me the money: Innovative approaches to financing population health in uncertain times

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
9:00 AM to 3:35 PM

Ohio University 
Dublin Integrated Education Center
6805 Bobcat Way
Dublin, OH 43016


The Health Policy Institute of Ohio, in partnership with the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health (OAIPH), invites you to attend a full-day conference focused on innovative, effective and sustainable approaches to financing population health strategies.

Experts will provide an overview of the current population health financing landscape, with specific presentations on social impact bonds, community development financial institutions and the evolution of payment reform models. Participants will learn about best practices from Ohio and other states.

Presentation slides

Panelists Include:

  • David Merriman, Assistant Director, Cuyahoga County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Kate Sommerfeld, President of Social Determinants of Health, Promedica
  • Jan Ruma, Vice PresidentHospital Council of Northwest Ohio
  • Valerie Heiby, Director of Development, Finance Fund Capital Corporation
  • Dr. Steve Cardamone, Medical Director of Partners for Kids, Nationwide Children’s Hospital


As a result of attending this conference, participants will be able to:

  1. State key characteristics of population health strategies
  2. Discuss innovative approaches to financing population health activities and advancing population health goals, including:
    • Social Impact Bonds/ Pay for Success financing
    • Wellness trusts
    • Hospital community benefit
    • Community Development Financial Institutions and partnerships with other economic development and housing entities
    • Public-private partnerships (including business/employers and philanthropy) and blended and braided funding
    • Payment reform (global payment, ACOs) and Medicaid waivers
    • Tax policy (taxes and tax credits)
  3.  Identify at least one innovative financing approach to support population health improvement activities in their local community or at the state level

Lunch will be served (vegetarian options available)

Registration begins at 8:30 am, with program starting at 9:00 am.

The general attendance fee is $75. For additional fee options, please see the event registration page.

 CLE credit:This course has been submitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for CLE credit and approved for 5.25 continuing legal education hours. 

Social work CPE credit: The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board approved 5.4 CPEs under Provider # RCS070803 for counselors and social workers.  The State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board requests participants not send these Certificates of Attendance to the Board unless the Board asks for them at license renewal time. Participants may not use the same workshop to satisfy renewal requirements for more than one license.

Nursing Contact Hours: Consortium for Health Education in Appalachia Ohio (CHEAO) is an approved provider by the Ohio Nurses Association an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-049, 10/1/2020). This program has been approved for 5.4 Contact Hours

AOA Credit: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is approved as an accredited CME sponsor by the American Osteopathic Association. This program has been approved for up to 5.4 credits of AOA Category 2-A credit. 

AMA Credit: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of Ohio State Medical Association through the joint providership of St. Rita’s Center for Continuing Education (SRCCE) and the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. SRCCE is accredited by the OSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. SRCCE designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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