Join Azara DRVS users from across the U.S. joined us for the first annual Azara Healthcare User Conference that took place at the Westin Boston Waterfront January 10-11, 2017.  Attendees participated in two days of learning and networking with other DRVS users and the Azara team. Sessions covered DRVS technology enhancements, user case studies, UDS updates and guidance, and more. There were multiple collaboration and learning opportunities for PCA, network and Health Center users including an opening day networking reception and moderated-led roundtable discussions.

Tuesday, January 10 and Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Boston Westin Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

Hotel Cost:
$149 per person for Monday, January 9 and Tuesday, January 10.
Hotel registration link provided after event registration.
Rate available until December 18, 2016


Tuesday, January 10, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Check In & Breakfast
9:00 – 9:30 AM: Welcome Address – Jeff Brandes, Azara Healthcare
9:30 – 10:30 AM:
Keynote Speaker – Rachel Tobey, MPA, Director of U.S. Health Services, JSI San Francisco

Rachel Tobey

Rachel Tobey

Rachel Tobey brings 17 years of experience working to improve cost effectiveness, quality, access and patient experience in a variety of health care settings, ranging from large integrated delivery systems to community health clinics.

Ms. Tobey’s specific areas of expertise include health policy research and development, health system payment and financing, evaluation and strategic consulting, concentrating on health systems and payers focused on vulnerable and underserved populations. Ms. Tobey’s recent projects have included researching and writing about emerging safety-net ACOs for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, developing a whole-person care framework and policy recommendations for the Blue Shield of California Foundation, and working with the California Primary Care Association and the California Association of Public Health and Hospital Systems on Federally Qualified Health Center payment reform to facilitate delivery system transformation in California’s safety-net.

Ms. Tobey holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and a Master’s in Public and International Affairs from Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School with certificates in Health and Health Policy and Demography.

10:45 – 12:00 PM: Azara Healthcare Product Updates
12:00 – 1:15 PM: Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 PM: Breakout Session 1: Building a Statewide Quality Improvement Programs (PCA- Network Focus)
1:30 – 2:30 PM: Breakout Session 2: Population Health & DRVS – Integrating Clinical & Payer Data
2:45 – 4:15 PM: Customer Panel Discussion: Visit Planning
4:15 – 5:15 PM: Azara Open Office Hours – Sessions and registrations to be announced
5:30 – 7:30 PM: Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Azara Open Office Hours – Sessions and registrations to be announced
8:30 – 9:00 AM: Breakfast
9:00 – 10:30 AM: General Session: UDS Updates & Guidance
10:45 – 12:00 PM: Breakout Session 1: Visit Planning How To’s
10:45 – 12:00 PM: Breakout Session 2: Pushing the Boundaries – Extending DRVS
12:00 – 1:15 PM: Lunch
1:30 – 2:45 PM: Customer Panel Discussion: Data Validation & Data Quality – EHR to DRVS – Secrets for Success
3:00 – 3:30 PM: Closing Remarks

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