Motion Picture & Television FundCommunity Health Care Needs Assessment Final Report, December 5, 2016
I. Organizational Overview and Programs and Services Currently Offered
Introduction: Organizational Overview • MPTF (Motion Picture and Television Fund) has provided California’s entertainment community with high quality and accessible health and human services for 95 years. • MPTF’s Mission: We support our entertainment community in living and aging well, with dignity and purpose, and in helping each other in times of need. • In the 95 years since its founding by industry visionaries Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith, MPTF has developed services targeted at working and retired members of the entertainment community as well as their parents and children. Today MPTF provides over $2.8 million annually in financial charitable assistance for eligible industry members in the community and on its campus in Woodland Hills requiring help with the exigencies of daily living – rent/mortgage payments, health insurance, support of caregiving costs, and car payments to name only a few. MPTF also provides numerous services that foster health and independence to its community: caregiver support and palliative care support, assessments of home safety and driving ability, home repairs and modifications, and the connection to numerous community-based resources and services.
Introduction: Organizational Overview – Cont’d • MPTF’s many programs and charitable services form a safety net to meet the diverse needs of thousands of industry members and their families. MPTF’s Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills offers independent and assisted living facilities for nearly 200 industry members, and skilled nursing, including memory care, for an additional 70 members. The campus includes the state-of-the-art Saban Center for Health and Wellness, offering aquatic therapy and physical therapy, the specialized geriatric care provided by the UCLA/MPTF Age Well Program, and social services programs that are part of Elder Connection. From campus to community, MPTF is focused on enriching the lives of its industry’s current and retired workforce. It is with the generous support of entertainment institutions like the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Time Warner, NBC Universal, 21st Century Fox, and The Walt Disney Company, to name only a few, along with the philanthropy of thousands of industry members that MPTF is able to carry out its mission. • Charitable financial assistance is where MPTF began in 1921 and remains at the heart of its array of community services. Financial assistance is available for rent and other living expenses, caregiver support, health insurance premium support, residential retirement care, childcare, and more. Charitable financial assistance is available to all eligible entertainment industry members, whether they are residents on MPTF’s campus, patients in its health centers, or living in the community. MPTF is not a membership organization so recipients of its charitable assistance do not need to be past contributors in any way. Any industry member seeking financial or charitable assistance is reviewed by a case worker for eligibility (eligibility criteria is made available on MPTF’s website and other sources) and an assessment is made on where and how MPTF can provide support. In many cases, MPTF works with industry members and their families to seek additional or supplementary aid from other allied organizations providing similar services.
Introduction: Organizational Overview – Cont’d • MPTF’s philanthropic efforts are largely supported by entertainment industry workers at all levels as well as by community and family foundations and corporate partnerships. This philanthropic mission of providing a “safety net” to the men and women of the entertainment community, regardless of age or affiliation in the industry, is unique to MPTF. At the same time, MPTF continues to develop the resources that will allow the organization to meet the diverse needs of thousands of industry members and their families, while ensuring that the programs and services offered are in line with the community’s needs. MPTF has three geriatricians on its campus and a number of social workers and other staff have specialized gerontology training resulting in a wealth of expertise and knowledge around aging. • MPTF Campus and Community Based Social Services include: • Assessments • Counseling • Emergency Assistance • Elder Connection • Financial Assistance • Palliative Care • Home Safety • Volunteer Programs • Community Programs and Education
Additional Health Related Services Provided by MPTF • Health Wheels (Mobile Clinic) • Bridge to Health • Social work/ counseling • Crisis Support • Insurance premium support • Financial grants of assistance • Wellness Programs • Health & Fitness Programs Care Wellness Fitness)
2015 Community Benefit Snapshot Source: 2015 MPTF Annual Report
Overview/Methodology The Community Needs Assessment (CNA) analyzes quantitative data and qualitative information for the purpose of identifying community health needs and designing strategies and actions to improve the overall health of the population served by Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF). • The CNA has been prepared by MDS Consulting, a Vizient business, in conjunction with MPTF’s senior management team. • This assessment has incorporated a combination of qualitative and quantitative research including statistical analysis and discussions with senior management and regional health care leaders. Feedback has been used to determine both immediate and short- term health needs for industry members and areas of focus for MPTF over the next 24 months. • Quantitative data evaluated included demographic and industry overview data. Attributed sources included the California Department of Health Services (“CDHS”), the Office of Statewide Healthcare Planning and Development (“OSHPD”), and LAEDC Kyser Center for Economic Research.
MPTF Surveys • In the first half of 2014, MPTF began the process of better understanding our position in the community “post Health Center.” As part of this effort, we conducted an online survey of 5000 MPTF stakeholders who are 50 years of age and older. The respondents were overwhelmingly members of the Baby Boom generation and the issues of most concern were those related to finances, independence, and caregiving. This reinforces our belief that programs around financial planning, caregiving and aging in community are valid and needed by this population. • In late October to mid-November, 2015 MPTF conducted an online survey to assess interest among industry affiliated constituents age 55 and older in the development of new senior housing adjacent to the Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills. Included in the assessment was an exploration of alternative models for delivering housing to elders. 3,661 survey responses were received and analyzed to obtain a measure of potential demand, and to identify the elements that would be most important to the constituents. The survey gave respondents the opportunity to request next steps and 1,631 requested information on the plans for this possible new community as it progresses. Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
MPTF Surveys cont’d • In 2015 and 2016 a number of surveys were conducted of MPTF members that looked at non-health related determinants of wellbeing. These focused on financial, physical, mental, social and spiritual well being and were conducted with residents (89) and participants in MPTF events (154). Another series of surveys were held as part of the evidence-based programming, and these focused on issues of pain management, balance, memory, living with chronic illness, caregiving and living with diabetes. Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
Methodology Meetings with Senior Management • External Interviews • Regional Hospital Systems • LA County DHS • HASC • AARP Review of Current Programs & Services and Utilization Community Health Needs Assessment • Survey Data and • Focus Groups • 2014 and 2015 Member Survey • Board Input • Annual Report • Community Benefit Report • PC patient survey • Wellbeing surveys Review of Regional Community Health Databases
Short-Term Health Care Goals • The Community Needs Assessment is designed to meet 5 major goals: • Definition of Community: Better understand the community we serve – how healthy is our population, and how well are their health needs being met? • Gain focus for the community health outreach efforts – how can we best use our resources to address the most pressing needs? • Strengthen the community health component of the MPTF’s strategic plan – how can we better align our community health activities with the overall goals and priorities of the organization? • Create synergies with other organizations working to address health issues – what are the opportunities to work with external groups in the Los Angeles community to achieve shared goals? • Comply with requirements outlined in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for 501(c)(3) hospitals to conduct a community health needs assessment and implement strategies to address identified needs.
Population Served In contrast to a traditional health care provider serving a specific geographic area, MPTF serves a “community” of current and retired entertainment industry workers who are geographically dispersed across Los Angeles County and potentially beyond, and their families. Current health care services provided directly by MPTF are specifically oriented to senior citizens and frail elderly. Our social services extend to a greater population including healthy seniors, frail elderly, and working industry members and their families. In conjunction with UCLA Health, MPTF social workers are embedded in UCLA Health’s community-based clinics.
Geographic Area Served • MPTF primarily serves members of the entertainment industry working or residing in Southern California. • In cooperation with MPTF, UCLA Health operates five outpatient health centers located in the greater Los Angeles area including Woodland Hills, Burbank, Hollywood, Santa Clarita and West Los Angeles. These locations were originally identified through “heat-mapping” analytics looking at high concentrations of where industry members work (production studios) and where industry members live. • MPTF has a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in each Health Center who is always available for referrals. In addition, MPTF just opened a free-standing Community Social Services Center in Burbank October 2016.
MPTF Social Service Offices Burbank Burbank Community Social Services Center 3601 W. Olive, Ste. 625 Burbank, CA 91505 Community Social Services (323) 634-3866 Elder Connection (323) 634-3888 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday West Los Angeles Westside Health Center 1950 Sawtelle Boulevard #130, Los Angeles, CA 90025 (310) 996-9355 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, Friday Santa Clarita Santa Clarita Health Center 25751 McBean Parkway #210, Valencia, CA 91355 (661) 284-3100 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p..m., Monday to Friday Toluca Lake Toluca Lake Health Center 4323 Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91505 (818) 556-2700 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
MPTF Social Service Offices cont’d Woodland Hills Jack H. Skirball Health Center MPTF Wasserman Campus 23388 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (818) 876-1050 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday Age Well MPTF Wasserman Campus 23388 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills, CA 91364 (818) 876-4055 Hours: 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday Los Angeles Bob Hope Health Center 335 N. La Brea Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 634-3856 Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
Demographic Overview • MPTF’s services are available to approximately 250,000 eligible Industry members (150,000 workers and 100,000 dependents/retirees) residing in Southern California. Many of them work in a freelance capacity, and are employed on a project-by-project basis throughout the year. Eligibility for primary care health services is straightforward: workers need to show a paycheck evidencing current employment in the industry or have been an MPTF-UCLA Health patient within the past 3 years. Spouses/same sex life partners, widows, widowers, adult children, parents and parents-in-law are also eligible. This eligibility criteria is designed to include employees and retirees associated with companies involved in film, television, and television commercial production, members of entertainment unions and guilds, and those working for associated businesses such as talent agencies and entertainment-related media. • MPTF provides social services to a particularly vulnerable population whose work entails inconsistent employment, tightening union restrictions regarding health care plan membership, ageism, runaway film production, and competition from emerging media. The stresses that members of the entertainment industry face range from industry workers serving as caregivers for aging parents to retirement planning; from the pressures of staying on physically taxing jobs to understanding how to apply for Medicare; from the emotional roller-coaster of the industry’s freelance employment cycle to tackling the creep of social isolation as friends and families begin to move away or job opportunities become more scarce.
Demographic Overview – cont’d • MPTF is also concerned with the needs of younger workers as they cope with the challenges inherent in the entertainment industry: the unpredictability of work, the loss of film production in Hollywood, competitive entertainment forms like games and reality television, and more restrictive eligibility for health care plans across all unions and guilds. Primary care needs for younger (under 65) individuals is coordinated through UCLA Health. • It continues to be true that entertainment industry workers in this community generally wait too long to seek help, plan too little and too late, and tend to ignore the early-warning signals of an impending crisis. They contact MPTF social workers or arrive at MPTF locations with any of the following: unmet chronic health or mental health needs, lack of income, lack of emotional support, suffering from isolation or facing challenging family dynamics. They may present their problem as simply as a need for support to make a car payment. When the social workers spend time with such a client they may discover that there are numerous other underlying problems, the solutions to which can provide more lasting answers for this person. While it can be human nature to avoid dealing with such challenges, the particular stresses of work in this industry serve to complicate the situation for many.
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Determinants/Drivers of Health MPTF is focused on improving the well-being of the industry worker population through a focus on social determinants of health. Programs centered on addressing social and economic factors, health behaviors, and the physical environment are key to MPTF’s current and future plans. Tarlov AR. Public policy frameworks for improving population health. Ann N Y AcadSci1999; 896: 281-93. Source: Los Angeles Healthy Aging Report
Focus of Promoting “Well-being” MPTF’s work is organized around 5 goals, with the entertainment industry workforce at its center.
Identified Community Needs • MPTF continually gauges community needs through a combination of input tools such as focus groups, meetings, and surveys. In addition, management works in conjunction with regional agencies such as the Los Angeles County Department of Health, AARP, AARP Foundation, Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, and others to monitor and gather relevant data related to area health care needs indicators such as incidence of disease, mortality/morbidity, Based on data and input over the past 12 months, major identified health needs are as follows: • Specific Major Health Care Conditions Indicated for Seniors/Frail Elderly • Diabetes – prevention and management • Hypertension • Depression, Anxiety • Dementia • High cholesterol • Arthritis management • Health maintenance – exercise, health classes/forums, population health management
Identified Community Needs – cont’d Additional Identified Needs/Issues • Access to social workers and professionals for insurance matters, and general assistance navigating the “complex” health care system. • Long-term care/skilled nursing (large demand and most facilities are full). • Senior housing availability
Identified Community Needs – cont’d Identified Health Care Concerns (General) • Rise in insurance premiums under the ACA, co-payments and deductibles is an ongoing challenge. • Medical management and out-of-network coverage issues were identified as problematic for behavioral health services in particular. • General perception that there is a growing need and undersupply of senior services available for the general public – skilled nursing, other long-term care, and acute mental health care. • Transportation options • General assistance with “trouble-shooting” health care issues • Social Isolation for Seniors • Safety Issues around Aging in Community • Caregiving
MPTF’s Continuum of Care: 2016 and Beyond • Healthcare • Distinct-Part Skilled Nursing (Long Term Care) • Dementia Care • Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry • Palliative Care • Health, Fitness and Wellness Programs • Bridge to Health* • Community Care Teams • Age Well* • Smoking Cessation • Health Wheels* • * Service being operated with a partner • Social Services • Financial Assistance, Crisis Support and Confidential Referrals • Insurance Services • Home Safety • Community Social Services Center • Elder Connection • Supportive Services & Community Resources • Children’s Center • Social Engagement • MPTF Volunteer Program • Media Center and Channel 22 • Education Classes and Evidenced-based Health management programs • Walking Groups • Retiree Club • Community Councils • Disaster Preparedness • Public Transit Training (for the elderly)
MPTF’S Continuum of Care: 2016 and Beyond • Residential • Assisted Living • Saban Center for Health and Wellness • Numerous activities including: • Media Center • Writing Group • First run movie theatre • Film History Classes • Improv Group • Social opportunities with visiting industry members • Arts classes • Concerts • Day trips • Women and Men’s Support Groups • Self-governing • Social Workers available • Advocacy • Women’s Conference • What Matters Most Conference • Ask Me if I Care Conference • Health Summit 2 Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
Areas of Focus: Next 24 Months • Based on internal discussion, deliberations with its Board, input from key constituents, market analysis, and discussions with other regional care providers, MPTF will focus on the following areas vis-à-vis the community that it serves: • Continuing to act as an advocate, overseer and convener to direct/link industry workers, dependents, and retirees with appropriate social services, whether provided directly by MPTF or other regional providers and where appropriate to provide linkage to health care services. • Building on its nationally-recognized platform of community-based Palliative Care services to increase early interventions in the lives of industry members (and their family members) who have received serious medical diagnoses. • Focusing primarily on the continuum of senior services, including skilled nursing, palliative care, inpatient geriatric psychiatry, and Alzheimer’s/Dementia care. • Launching a program with AARP and other partners to provide daily phone contact (through volunteer support) with frail and vulnerable seniors who may lack social interaction and therefore are at risk.
Areas of Focus: Next 24 Months – cont’d • Continuing to explore partnerships with nationally known innovative health systems and philanthropic partners. • Continuing a three year study in partnership with UCLA Heath to develop and implement a sustainable, centralized care coordination program with the expressed goal of enhancing safety while delivering efficient, cost-effective care. Our population consists of entertainment industry adults and their families who seek primary care at one of our 5 community UCLA-MPTF Health Centers and MPTF provides the Social Service component of this project. • In partnership with Opica (West Los Angeles) to open an Adult Day Care service on the Wasserman Campus that will provide support for older adults with memory loss as well as for their families. • Develop plans and attract partners for MPTF Village – a new housing development adjacent to the MPTF Wasserman Campus in Woodland Hills that will provide an active senior community for approximately 650 residents.
MPTF Health Services • Hospital-based Distinct-Part Skilled Nursing (Long Term Care) & Dementia Care40 bed inpatient skilled nursing beds; 30 bed dementia/Alzheimer’s unit (Harry’s Haven); Total Patient days for skilled nursing exceed 23,000 per year. Harry’s Haven has many specialized activities for its residents such as SingFit (a music therapy program) to help them stay engaged and active. • Hospital-based Geriatric Psychiatry (in partnership with UCLA Health) Dedicated unit with 12 single patient rooms, common areas, and outdoor spaces. Program components include crisis intervention, diagnostic assessment, medication evaluation, behavioral management, and medical treatment. Treatment of mental health issues such as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, severe anxiety disorder, and other psychiatric conditions. • Palliative Care • Provides health and supportive social services for members of the entertainment industry at all ages (many of whom are under 55) with chronic illnesses and for a frail and vulnerable senior population at the end of their lives. While Palliative Care programs are slowly becoming more common in hospitals they are still extremely rare in the community. MPTF’s unique program allows people to receive support in their communities and does not have to originate from a hospital stay.
MPTF Health Services – cont’d • Palliative Care (cont’d) • The MPTF team has received national recognition for the excellence of its work, including the prestigious 2009 National Consensus Project Quality in Palliative Care Leadership Award. They are consistently on the cutting edge of the field, offering ongoing training to all personnel and quickly incorporating the latest advances into practice. • Health, Fitness and Wellness ProgramsSaban Center for Health and Wellness (Opened in July of 2007). Served over 3,500 entertainment industry members. • Bridge to HealthProvides basic healthcare services to uninsured or underinsured entertainment industry members for one low fee of $25 per office visit. MPTF funds these services and if necessary basic lab services and x-rays will be provided at no extra charge at a UCLA/MPTF health center and low-cost prescriptions will be available through a local network of pharmacies. • Community Care Team (in collaboration with UCLA Health) Team of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, pastoral care team members, and volunteers. The team visits outside skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living, and board and care facilities.
MPTF Health Services (cont’d) • Age Well (in collaboration with UCLA Health) Provides early assessment and intervention regarding age-related medical and emotional concerns, and makes informed recommendations to primary care physicians and family members. In addition, the program offers comprehensive cognitive and functional assessments, care coordination for caregivers and adult children, personalized medical assessments and ongoing support for seniors in their own homes. • Health Wheels (in collaboration with UCLA Health)Health Wheels is a 33-foot fully functional and professional mobile health center. Services include: physical exams, “welcome to Medicare” visits, well-woman exams, EKGs, flu shots and other immunizations, blood pressure checks, cholesterol and glucose screenings, and vision and hearing checks.
MPTF Social Services & Community Engagement MPTF Community Social Services Center (Burbank) The Social Services Center is the organic extension of the programs and services MPTF has been providing for 95 years. Conveniently located in Burbank, the Community Center is a first stop for industry members seeking critical services, information, or referrals. Elder Connection MPTF’s Elder Connection is a trusted resource for entertainment industry members and their parents who face challenges living on their own, or may have had a sudden life event that requires an urgent intervention. Elder Connection provides assessments of needs, financial assistance, supportive counseling, and referrals to top quality community based-agency services. Financial AssistanceTemporary emergency financial assistance is available for financial hardship due to illness, disability, unemployment, or other reasons. This assistance may cover things such as mortgage or rent payments, utility bills, health insurance premiums, car insurance premiums, car payments, and food. Crisis Support & Confidential ReferralsMPTF offers a variety of services that can provide emotional and financial relief to people and their families during hardship. Whether the hardship is personal or is the result of an entertainment industry-wide event. Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
MPTF Social Services & Community Engagement – cont’d • Home SafetyHome Safe Home offers seniors free home safety evaluations and provides free or low-cost modifications for large-scale home revitalization and utilizes the skilled labor of a volunteer corps of entertainment industry members to provide small home modifications such as grab bars, security features, tub rails, smoke alarms, and more. For more significant home modifications, such as wheelchair ramps, electrical issues, counter height adjustments, etc. • Insurance ServicesMPTF provides counselling about insurance options and enrollment services. Health insurance premium support is available for qualified individuals. This program covers the cost of health insurance premiums on an emergency basis to ensure industry members don't lose health care coverage. • Supportive Services and Community ResourcesMPTF regularly works with a large variety of community agencies and other relief organizations and our social workers and support staff have developed specialized knowledge on information and resources tailored to the needs of people in the entertainment industry.
MPTF Social Services & Community Engagement – cont’d • Community Volunteer Corps • Through the use of our vibrant volunteer corps MPTF is able to augment the breadth of services that we provide. In 2015, MPTF volunteers logged 42,073 hours. Our volunteers improve the quality of life for seniors living at home through social engagement, fostering creativity, building technology skills and keeping nutritious food available in the home. Their efforts not only allow MPTF to reach and serve more, but also engage industry members in ways that are meaningful to their own lives, ultimately supporting the healthy living and aging of our entertainment industry family. • Education Classes • MPTF offers a stimulating variety of educational topics for seniors including evidence-based health courses such the UCLA Memory Training Program, Powerful Tools for Caregivers, Matter of Balance, and Stanford’s suite of self-management programs for diabetes, chronic pain, and chronic disease. Topics are either presented by MPTF experts or provided through partnerships with local community colleges, senior centers and more. • Neighborhood Community Councils and Affinity GroupsMPTF has local community councils in Los Angeles area locations where clusters of entertainment industry retirees live. These proactive groups are both social and innovative, providing a structure for industry retirees to come together and identify and establish needed resources for themselves and each another in their neighborhoods. • Group and community events were organized including the MPTF Retiree which was launched in 2013 in an effort to engage industry seniors in a creative and social environment to keep them both active and interactive with one another, their industry and MPTF. To date there are approximately 400 members. A Travel Training group was also formed to familiarize older adults with Los Angeles mass transit. • .
MPTF Social Services & Community Engagement (cont’d) Media Center/Channel 22MPTF's Wasserman Campus-based television station is a hallmark of creative expression where industry retirees come together with current industry talent to create original programming for residents of the retirement community at MPTF to enjoy. Samuel Goldwyn Foundation Children’s Center Operated by Bright Horizons, the center provides progressive day care for children ages eight weeks to six years of age. Early education professionals guide specialized programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten-age children Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
MPTF Residential • Assisted Living • Creativity is ageless and MPTF’s retirement community has, for generations, been at the center of an MPTF’s legacy to countless people in the entertainment industry who seek a warm, inviting, supportive place to spend their retirement years. The MPTF residential community boasts a long list of amenities and living options to make industry members feel right at home. The residential community is designed exclusively for entertainment industry retirees and spouses and provides a unique environment geared to this special group. We pride ourselves on our many recreational and social activities, in addition to opportunities to interact with the working entertainment community. MPTF offers independent and assisted living accommodations in three distinct settings on a beautiful campus with bountiful gardens, walking paths, a theater, and much more.
MPTF Innovation Programs • In 2014, MPTF hired Scott Kaiser, MD, as the Chief Innovation Officer. In this position, Dr. Kaiser leads efforts to improve population health and wellbeing through social and community-based interventions. Dr. Kaiser remains focused on improving the health and quality of life of industry members by developing and deploying the highest quality health promoting information, evidence-based resources, and care. Recognizing the profound influence of non-clinical factors (health behaviors, physical environment, social and economic factors), MPTF’s innovation programs and services target these upstream determinants. Part of Dr. Kaiser’s mission is to engage MPTF in critical partnerships that will connect our community to programs and services best suited to assist them with the challenges they face. MPTF is currently exploring opportunities to work with Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles, the American Cancer Society, the Patient Quality of Life Coalition, and AARP to name a few. • Culture of Care – To provide the best care possible to members of the entertainment industry community and assure that all of our services reflect the needs and preferences of our constituents, MPTF formed the Culture of Care Steering Committee. Comprised of staff members with a diverse range of roles within our organization, committed volunteers, and residents of our campus and their family members, this committee serves as catalyst to promote a culture of compassionate caring relationships within our community. Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information
Innovation Efforts cont’d • Practice Change Leaders Project – Scott Kaiser, MD, MPTF Chief Innovation Officer, participated in the Practice Change Leaders Program through the John A. Hartford Foundation/Atlantic Philanthropies. The project, titled “MPTF Focus on Population Health and Well-Being: Pathways to Engagement” had as its goal to expand and evaluate MPTF’s Evidence based programs. The project’s direct and short-term aim has been to increase the diffusion, reach, and uptake of evidence-based chronic disease self-management programs among adults >50 years old and a longer-term aim is to develop an even broader set of programs that address a range of social and environmental determinants of health and well-being, leading the way for how health and social services might work synergistically in other settings. • MPTF Health Summit 2 brought together key executives, topic experts, and board members and representatives of entertainment industry organizations together to pursue these goals: • Gather a wide variety of perspectives for future strategic thinking and planning for patient centered care through exploring the Patient Centered Medical Home model and patient advocacy for health plans and providers. • Understand the implications of specific kinds of changes that can foster healthier lifestyle choices and wellness activities • Educate participants about ways of involving and empowering the patient in his or her own care • The keynote speakers were Marci Nielsen, President of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative & Dr. Jon LaPook, Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and the panel topics were Patient Centered Medical Home Model and Wellness. Vizient Presentation │ Date │ Confidential Information