PCG Health Sponsors Fourth Annual Statewide DSRIP Learning Symposium in Saratoga Springs, NY



The Impact Exhibit Compendium is now ready for download.


The 4th Annual Learning Symposium Program is available here.

Program Overview


The Learning Symposium is designed to showcase DSRIP program successes and most promising practices to date and support all who attend in their transformational journey. The event has been designed to address five main goals.


Showcase what works and encourage the adoption of effective strategies.


Motivate and encourage continued commitment, progress, and innovation.


Highlight innovators and innovations and challenge “business as usual”.


Deepen our learning with new tools, skills, and actionable change ideas.


Harvest and reflect on the learning across PPS and stakeholders.


The Learning Symposium will occur across three days (February 11-13, 2019) beginning with the PPS Impact Exhibition on February 11th, followed by keynote speakers, breakout sessions, poster viewing and formal and informal networking opportunities. Don't miss out!

Monday February 11, 2019

3:00 - 5:30 p.m.

PPS Impact Exhibition Set Up / Poster Set-Up

3:00 - 6:00 p.m.


5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

PPS Impact Exhibition and Dinner Reception

Tuesday February 12, 2019

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.





General Breakfast

PPS/MCO Medical Directors Breakfast – Special Invitation

Workforce Leads Breakfast – Special Invitation

Breakfast Meet-ups (open to all)

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Keynote: Lisa Bielamowicz, MD

10:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Workshop Track A

10:00 – 11:15 p.m.

Breakout Track B

11:30 – 12:45 p.m.

Breakout Track C

12:45 - 1:45 p.m.


2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Sprint Track D

2:45 - 3:15 p.m.

Sprint Track E

3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Keynote: Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD

4:45 - 6:30 p.m.

Poster Reception

Wednesday February 13, 2019

7:45 - 8:45 a.m.



General Breakfast

CCHL Workgroup Meeting – Special Invitation

Breakfast Meet-ups (open to all)

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Opening Remarks

9:30 - 12:00 p.m.

Workshop Track F

9:30 - 10:15 p.m.

Breakout Track G

11:00 - 12:15 p.m.

Breakout Track H

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.


1:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Keynote: Don Berwick, MD

2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Closing Remarks and Poster Awards


*Agenda subject to change as the program develops.

Keynote Speakers


Don Berwick, MD

Former Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and Founding CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement "Quality healthcare for every American is still possible."

Jody Hoffer Gittell, PhD

Professor of Management at Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Executive Director of the Relational Coordination Research Collaborative, and Chief Scientific Officer of Relational Coordination Analytics, Inc.

Lisa Bielamowicz, MD

Lisa Bielamowicz, MD

Lisa Bielamowicz, MD is the Co-Founder and President of Gist Healthcare, a strategic advisory service that provides guidance to health care industry leaders.




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