Recognizing the Tools Needed to Provide Complete Care: How MultiCare is Partnering with Valera Health for Coordinating Care for SMI
Dr. Tom Tsang
Co-Founder & CEO, Valera Health
He was the former CMO at a Merck subsidiary focused on commercializing digital solutions. Prior to Merck, Tom was part of the team that developed the Affordable Care Act on the House Committee on Ways and Means and worked on the development of a national framework for the use of electronic health records as Medical Director at the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT, HHS. He started his career as Chief Medical Officer working at Charles B. Wang, a Federally Qualified Health Center serving the immigrant Asian population in NYC and served on the Board of Health for NYC. He currently serves on several boards including BCBS Kansas City.
Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Business Development, MultiCare Health System's Behavioral Health Network
Samantha Clark is Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Business Development for MultiCare Health System's Behavioral Health Network, which is Washington state's largest behavioral health organization. In her role she is responsible for strategic planning and business development, which includes partnership planning, developing brick and mortar and virtual services and programs, cross-system care model optimization and managing behavioral health operations in MultiCare's Inland Northwest Region. Samantha has a master's in Healthcare Administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Western Washington University and over a decade of community health, social work and leadership experience. She is a social worker gone rogue in administration - a person living with Type 1 Diabetes - a total Sci Fi and anime nerd - and most importantly, however, a human just trying to make this planet a better place for individuals with behavioral health needs.
In partnership with PESI, our event will offer CE credits for mental health professionals who attend. For those unable to make the trip to Arizona, the CE credits can be attained virtually via PESI's streaming platform during the live event.