Free Webinar – The Next Generation of Spine Care: Place, Provider, Price


“Free Webinar: The Next Generation of Spine Care: Place, Provider, Price”
Speakers: Dr. Nikhil Thakur, Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Director- Spine Center at Orthopaedics Northeast
Robin Hynds, MSN, RN, CPHM, Vice President, Care Continuum, Lawrence General Hospital
Dawn Bollhardt, BS, RN, MSN, CNL Program Manager, Spine and Orthopedics, Lawrence General Hospital
Patrick Vega, M.S., and Djamel Bayliche, Vice Presidents with Corazon Inc. Consulting
Cost: Complimentary, sponsored by Wellbe and Corazon Inc.
Watch the recording or download the slides.

CorazonSvcLineExpertsComboLogoGrowing scrutiny of spine surgery, migration of spine cases to ambulatory settings and the emergence of bundled and value-based reimbursement models are forcing hospitals, health systems and physicians to evaluate and adjust their strategies for competing in both the fee-for-service and value-based environments. Corazon will present a case study on Strategic Assessment & Planning for a community hospital spine program in a highly competitive environment.

Attendees will learn:
– What does “comprehensive” spine mean?
– Access & navigation
– Effective vision, governance, service design, implementation
– CJR lessons for spine
– Effectively addressing private/employed and ortho/neuro tensions
– Proving and communicating quality
– Prioritizing and sequencing development
– IDN & system spine development

Who should attend?
– Spine Specialist Physicians; surgeons, physiatry
– VPs of Business Development
– Hospital Executive Leadership
– Service Line Leadership
– Nursing, Physical Therapy
– Case Management
– Population Health

Speakers include the spine leadership team from Lawrence General Hospital and their consultant team from Corazon Inc:
– Dr. Nikhil Thakur, Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Director- Spine Center at Orthopaedics Northeast
– Robin Hynds, MSN, RN, CPHM, Vice President, Care Continuum, Lawrence General Hospital
– Dawn Bollhardt, BS, RN, MSN, CNL Program Manager, Spine and Orthopedics, Lawrence General Hospital
– Patrick Vega, M.S., Vice President with Corazon Inc. Consulting
– Djamel Bayliche, Vice President with Corazon Inc.

About the Speakers:
RobinHyndsRobin Hynds is a Vice President with 20 years of experience in healthcare. She has extensive knowledge of healthcare leadership and management, case/care management, utilization management, discharge planning, and ambulatory care management. Robin is instrumental in applying significant emphasis on high level strategies that counter new trends in payment structures that are crucial to moving from a volume based reimbursement environment to value based. She has progressed care coordination and management leading to significant revenue optimization for Lawrence General Hospital as well as establishing a framework for a care delivery system that goes beyond walls of the hospital.

patrickvega100Patrick Vega, M.S., Vice President with Corazon Inc. Consulting, brings over 25 years of achievement in hospitals, health systems and physician practices. Accomplishments include highly successful single site, system and multi-state service line / project launches. His broad expertise in assessment, planning and implementation coupled with highly developed physician relations abilities has resulted in a history of successes in the most challenging environments. Patrick consults, writes and speaks in neurosciences, orthopedics, and spine in the areas of: Strategic Assessment & Planning, Program Development & Launch and Center of Excellence Development.

Djamel_Bayliche100Djamel Bayliche, Vice President with Corazon Inc. Consulting, has experience working as an expert healthcare operations leader and service line development specialist. He has demonstrated operational leadership and consulting expertise in healthcare organizations ranging from community hospitals to premier academic medical centers. Prior to joining Corazon, Djamel established the perioperative consulting division at Accelero Health Partners, a subsidiary of Zimmer, Inc. With over 20 years of experience, Djamel brings extensive knowledge in healthcare operations, strategic visioning, business development, process design, fiscal management, revenue growth, and decision-support and communications.


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