Public Policy Committee Meeting - Sept 11
Name: Public Policy Committee Meeting - Sept 11
Date: September 11, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
The September Public Policy Committee meeting will feature special guest Dr. Paul Hain, MD, North Texas Market President at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, on the topic of healthcare at the state and federal levels.
PAUL HAIN, MD
North Texas Market President
Dr. Paul D. Hain was recently named the North Texas Market President at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX). In this role, he works with sales and account management, network, policy development, government and community relations as well as internal and external communications to support the company's interactions in the large and dynamic business community of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and throughout north Texas. He most recently served as the Chief Medical Officer for the North Texas Region.
Prior to BCBSTX, Dr. Hain was Vice President and Medical Director of Population Health and Network Development at Children's Medical Center of Dallas. Before moving to Dallas, Dr. Hain was the Associate Chief of Staff and Medical Director for Quality at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, where he was the founder of the Pediatric Hospitalist Program. He currently sits on the American Academy of Pediatrics Executive Committee for the Section of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Hain also sits on the State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee.
Academically, Dr. Hain has published in multiple journals and lectured nationally concerning the varied topics of quality improvement, risk management, readmissions, patient throughput, the use of the APR-DRG system, and dashboard use in hospital medicine. He continues to practice medicine and is currently Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Hain received his MD from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and he completed his pediatrics residency at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. Prior to that, Dr. Hain received his BS in Engineering from Rice University, and subsequently worked as a corrosion engineer in Alaska.