Back to Basics! Driving Preventive Care Utilization

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Back to Basics! Driving Preventive Care Utilization

University Club of Chicago
76 E Monroe St
Michigan Room
Chicago, IL 60603
Dial-in Instructions:
Dial-in information will be shared with registrants via email.
When:  Mar 23, 2022 from 08:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)


Join us for this Hybrid Educational Event!

MBGH conducts our hybrid events – available in-person and virtually – in a prudent, COVID-sensitive manner with careful attention to your health and safety. The specific protocols for in-person attendance will be shared with registrants prior to the event.

Event Description

The effectiveness of the Covid vaccine reminds us how critical preventive care is to reducing the prevalence of disease and maintaining and possibly extending life expectancy. In 2020, the average life expectancy at birth in the U.S. dropped 1.9 years as compared to 2018. A decrease of just 0.1 usually gets researchers’ attention! Hispanic American lifespan decreased by 3.9 years and Black American lifespan decreased by 3.25 years.

Many employers recognize the impact of the pandemic on delayed preventive care and health screenings. What many need is guidance on how they can work with the health care system to address the health-related losses of this foregone care.

Employers want high-value health care options, yet often have no impact on the quality of care delivered to their members. According to the Primary Care Collaborative, leading employers are looking for ways to reduce costs and drive consumers toward more cost conscious, high-value care options. They also want to encourage market-driven models such as value-based benefit design, high-deductible health plans and benefit design innovations. Significant evidence exists indicating that access to primary care is one of the highest value interventions, making it a natural emphasis for these programs. However, this pathway is not always emphasized in these new models and in health plan offerings. National policy changes are needed, along with strong evidence of the value to both employers and insurers to drive innovation that emphasizes primary care.

At this program, you will:

  • Learn how Advanced Primary Care models are driving performance through the use of shared-risk payments focused on preventive care
  • Identify ways to integrate value-based benefit design into preventive care strategies
  • See how addressing the challenges of delayed preventive care can impact member health and an employer’s bottom-line
  • Find ways to address disparities in both preventive care and equity in benefits
  • Discover preventive care approaches to support people with cancer
  • Determine ways to use communications to increase preventive screenings and routine vaccinations for members



  • Ann G Ann C. Greiner President and CEO Primary Care Collaborative
  • Denise Denise Wojcik, BSN, RN Patient Care Coordinator - CT Lung Screening Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Cody Cody Adams Benefits Manager US Roche & Genentech
  • Paris Paris Thomas Director of Program Operations Equal Hope
  • Parrott Jason Parrott Senior VP, Growth and Partnerships Vida Health
  • Victoria Viktoria Rill Director, Total Rewards Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Anna Anna Derksen Director, Well-being and Recognition Mercy Bon Secour

Registration Fees

  • Members $0
  • Employer Non-Members $25
  • Non-Members $100

HRCI Accreditation

This program is approved for 3 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, visit The use of the official seal confirms that this Program has met HRCI's criteria for re-certification credit pre-approval.


Event Sponsors

Forum Sponsors

  • Inspera
  • Hinge Health
  • Vida Health

Exhibit Sponsors

  • Eden Health
  • NovoNordisk
  • Sword Health

Resource Sponsors

  • Genentech