Artemis Health and LG&E and KU Energy presented at the 2020 Virtual Employee Health Care Conference. Our panel discussed the benefits challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the session to see:
Rance Hutchings received his Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Washington in 2000. He is the president and founder of Intermountain Drug Consulting, P.C. – a pharmacy consulting firm specializing in cost-containment and improved patient outcomes, saving his clients hundreds of millions of dollars. Rance also served eight years on the federal Beneficiary Advisory Panel in Washington, D.C. assessing recommendations for the U.S. Department of Defense Uniform Formulary. He was also an adjunct professor of Pharmacology at Brigham Young University Nurse Practitioner Program. As the Chief Clinical Officer for Artemis Health, he’s helping self-insured employers and benefit advisers recognize wasteful and inefficient prescribing, analyze claims data, and shape pharmacy benefit strategies.
Kim Stagner is a member of Artemis Health's clinical support team. She comes to Artemis with over 35 years’ experience in nursing with a background in hospital, home health, and a variety of health plan positions. Her focus has been in case management and clinical quality including HEDIS reporting, obtaining national certification for the plan, and a variety of quality improvement projects. She brings to Artemis her knowledge to assist in developing information that helps our customers use data to make educated decisions around healthcare resources. She is currently on the Faculty for Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest, an organization in Washington State that focuses on honoring an individual’s wishes for the care they want or do not want and promoting public education about advance care planning. As a native resident of Washington, she enjoys kayaking in Puget Sound, hiking, and raising chickens in her backyard.
Amanda has been an HR professional for over a decade. Her expertise includes benefits administration and design, well-being programming, and population health management. In addition to leading LG&E and KU’s Healthy for Life program, Amanda has managed the Family Assistance Program, statewide health fairs, flu shots, mammograms, and tobacco-cessation programs. Amanda holds extensive experience in health and well-being strategy and integration. She works with the company’s safety specialists to ensure the safety, health and well-being culture is incorporated throughout the organization. Amanda has led multiple health and well-being RFPs that help LG&E and KU continue to grow its best-practice health and well-being program. She is an active member with the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC), involved with their measurement core subcommittee and worksite addiction group, and Kentucky Chamber’s opioid task force.