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Director of Value-Based Purchasing, Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH)
Emma Hoo focuses on value-purchasing, accountability and quality measurement initiatives, including assessment of Accountable Care Organizations, adoption of common ACO quality and efficiency measures, and expanding use of patient-reported outcomes measures. Current activities include a focus on mental health initiatives and support of a CMS MACRA grant to develop health-related quality of life and pain measures in oncology care. She has managed joint purchasing and performance measurement initiatives for health plan, pharmacy benefit and disease management services on behalf of PBGH members. She has also evaluated and implemented data analytic solutions on behalf of large purchasers. Emma has authored papers on provider network management and design, consumer-directed health plans, ACOs and quality reporting requirements for health insurance exchanges. Previously, she was director of operations for a Northern California medical group, with responsibility for contracting, data analysis, and information systems. Hoo received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies from Harvard University.
Emily London builds programs that drive large-scale impact for customer-centric organizations. She has worked across multiple sectors of health care with delivery systems, employers, and payers. She is currently the Director of Account Management at AbleTo, a provider of digital behavioral health. She previously worked on mental health, care coordination, and quality measurement at the Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH), Mercer, Optum, and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and is certified in project management, change management, and lean process improvement.
Founder & Host, Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech Summit
Solome Tibebu is a behavioral health technology strategist passionate about health equity and access. Solome leads The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health, a collaborative fund seeded by Melinda Gates' Pivotal Ventures and other private family offices. Solome is also the host of the Going Digital: Behavioral Health Tech summit. Prior to consulting various stakeholders on all things behavioral health technology, Solome worked in corporate development, venture capital, behavioral health EHR software, ran a mental health tech startup, founded AnxietyInTeens.org, and has been developing healthcare startup communities since 2012. Solome is an advisor or board director to several behavioral health companies and national nonprofits.
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