Joan Valentine


US Medical Management (USMM)

Joan E. Valentine, RN, MSA is USMM’s Executive Vice President of Visiting Physician Association. She is responsible for all Shared Savings Programs, Quality and Performance Improvement, VPA House Calls Division, VPA Specialty Programs and VPA Diagnostics and Lab. Prior to joining USMM, she held the position of Senior Director of Quality and Clinical Operations for Tenet Health Care Corporation and Michigan Pioneer ACO. Valentine has experience in both health plan as well as provider focused care. She was responsible for development and implementation of multiple clinically integrated programs for Michigan Pioneer ACO resulting in improved care coordination, quality and beneficiary satisfaction and a significant reduction in cost of care. Valentine has served as an advisor to the Post-Acute Care Innovation and Education team for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation as well as an Advisor and speaker for the Advisory Board in Washington, DC. Valentine is a Michigan native with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Wayne State University and a Master of Science in Administration from Madonna University.


Lessons Learned from Payment Demonstrations

Presented by Janet Bull MD, Susan Ponder-Stansel, Joan Valentine, Timothy A. Lash in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 8:10 AM on Wednesday, October 10th.

In a letter released in June, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar highlighted the need for a demonstration that would test the value of alternative payment models. Join us for a panel discussion, during which experts with extensive experience in hospice, palliative and home care will share the insights they have…