Join us for lunch with Dr. Sanne Magnan

Join us in welcoming Dr. Sanne Magnan, former President and CEO of the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, for a lunchtime discussion and bright spotting round table! Lunch is on us!



September 30th from 12pm-2pm
at the Philanthropy Center (1020 W Riverside, Spokane WA 99201)


This is an opportunity for engagement with a national expert to increase knowledge of population health and value-based payment models. There will also be a session that provides for peer learning that is focused on local successes and challenges. 


Dr. Sanne Magnan will lead an hour long discussion about population health and value-based payment. The second hour will focus on the local and regional challenges and successes. This will also include a question and answer session.

12:00-1:00         Discussion led by Dr. Sanne Magnan
1:00-1:30           Bright spotting of local/regional successes and challenges led by partners/participants

1:30-1:55           Question and Answer session
1:55-2:00           Wrap up and Adjourn


Dr. Sanne Magnan, MD, PhD

Sanne Magnan MD, PhD is the former President and CEO of the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) (2006-2007; 2011-2016). In 2007, she was appointed Commissioner of Health for the Minnesota Department of Health by former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty. She served from 2007 to 2010 and had significant responsibility for implementation of Minnesota’s 2008 health reform legislation, including the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), standardized quality reporting, development of provider peer grouping, certification process for health care homes, and baskets of care.

Dr. Magnan was a staff physician at the Tuberculosis Clinic at St. Paul-Ramsey County Department of Public Health (2002-2015) and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota. Her previous experience includes vice president and medical director of Consumer Health at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota. Dr. Magnan holds an M.D. and a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry from the University of Minnesota, and is a board-certified internist.

She currently is co-chair of the National Academy of Medicine’s Roundtable on Population Health Improvement, a member of the Population-based Payment Model Workgroup of the Healthcare Payment Learning and Action Network, a member of the CMS Multi-sector Collaboration Measure Development Technical Expert Panel, and a Senior Fellow with HealthPartners Institute. She has served on the board of MN Community Measurement and the board of NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, a federally qualified health center and part of Hennepin Health. She was named one of the 100 Influential Health Care Leaders by Minnesota Physician magazine in 2004, 2008 and 2012.