Tennessee Health Innovation Initiative Seeks Nominees for Episodes of Care Design Advisors

From the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Tenncare, Health Care Innovation

Wave 9 TAG Call for Nominations

The Tennessee Health Care Innovation Initiative is seeking nominees for clinical experts to advise on the design of the Wave 9 Episodes of Care.

One Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will meet to design two Urology focused Episodes of Care. The Episodes include:

  • Kidney and Urinary Tract Stones

  • Cystourethroscopy

Please nominate clinical experts in Tennessee to join a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to provide clinical recommendations on episode topics including the patient journey and care pathways, the components of the episode, the definition of the principle accountable provider (or quarterback), any aspects of care delivery unique to Tennessee, components of the episode of care, and appropriate quality measures.

We are looking for clinicians in the following specialties who are thought leaders in their fields, representative of practicing providers, enthusiastic about improving care delivery, and available to attend all TAG meetings in Nashville at the times listed below.
Urology Technical Advisory Group

Episodes Included

TAG Member Specialties

                   TAG Schedule

  1. Kidney and Urinary Tract Stones
  1. Cystourethroscopy
  • Emergency Medicine providers
  • Urologists
  • Family Practice or Primary Care providers
  • General Surgeons (experience with cystoscopy, kidney stones)
  • Interventional Radiologists (experience with kidney Stones)
  • Urogynecologists (experience with cystoscopy)
  • Nephrologists 
  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 [12:30 - 3:30 pm CT]
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 [12:30 - 3:30 pm CT]
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 [12:30 - 3:30 pm CT]

For each nominee, please provide the following information. All nominations are due to payment.reform@tn.gov by Monday, February 12, 2018.

Nominator Name & Contact (please specify if this is a self-nomination):
Nominee Name:
Nominee Email address:
Nominee Phone number:
Nominee Specialty and Subspecialty:
Practice Location (City):
Practice Name/Facility affiliation:

A brief description of why the nominee should be selected as a TAG member:

Clinicians can nominate themselves. Nominees are not required to be familiar with episodes of care. 

TAGs are the start of a process to design episodes of care. Preview reports for wave 9 episodes will be available for providers in mid-2019.  We appreciate the participation of Tennessee clinical experts to serve as volunteers for episodes of care.  We look forward to receiving your nominations!