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Kristofer Smith MD MPP

SVP, Population Health

Northwell Health

As Senior Vice President in the Office of Population Health Management, Dr. Smith provides clinical and strategic leadership for all of Northwell’s population health activities. He oversees Northwell’s care management organization, Health Solutions and he is the Chief Medical Officer of CareConnect, Northwell Health’s insurance company. Prior to these roles he led system-wide care continuum initiatives in the post-acute setting as medical director for Post-Acute Care Services.

Dr. Smith has worked with regional and national associations such as the Greater New York Hospital Association, the American College of Physicians, Center to Advance Palliative Care, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care and the American Association of Home Care Medicine on health care reform. He is the executive sponsor for a number of governmental demonstration projects including Medicare’s Independence at Home, Bundled Payment for Care Improvement and the New York State Health Home.


Window of Opportunity: Reform Medicare Fee-for-Service with CMS/CMMI

Presented by Kristofer Smith MD MPP, Brad Smith, Allison Silvers, Joe Rotella MD in Track 1, Track 2, Track 3, Track 4 at 4:40 PM on Tuesday, October 9th.

Given recent progress at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, industry groups are preparing for payment demonstrations that could reform the way Medicare Fee-for-Service pays for value-based care for people with advanced illness. A panel of experts with experience with evidence-based models discuss next steps during this window of opportunity.