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

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

October 27, 2016, Chicago, IL: Register here

LOS ANGELES, CA – September 21, 2016 – 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 coordination.

“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 symposium.”

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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