Specialties Presentations

Dr. Holmes specializes in each of the following:

  • Health policy and administration
    (ACEHSA fellow)
  • Financial management
    (certified)
  • Management accounting
    (certified)
  • Government financial management
    (certified)
  • Education and Presentations
  • Health systems data

Dr. Holmes gauging audience reaction in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Presentations

  • "The Decision-Making Process", "Decision-Making Using Multiple Criteria", "Analysis Caveats and Credibility of Information", Defense Health Headquarters, Falls Church VA, August 2018
  • "The Decision-Making Process", Navy Medicine West, Camp Pendleton CA, August 2018
  • "The Decision-Making Process", "Decomposition Analysis: Unusual Caesarian Rates for a Specific Navy Facility", Navy Medicine East, Portsmouth VA, May 2018
  • "The Role of Analytics in Decision-Making", "Decision-Making", "Decision Making under Multiple Criteria", "Post-Implementation Audit", "Forecasting and Risk", Navy Bureau of Medicine, Falls Church VA, September, 2017
  • "Decision-Making", "Decision Making under Multiple Criteria", "Post-Implementation Audit", Navy Medicine East, Portsmouth VA, August 2017
  • "Make or Buy", Navy Bureau of Medicine (and worldwide broadcast), Falls Church VA, August and September, 2017
  • "Measuring Workload" with Wendy Funk, Navy Medicine West, San Diego CA, June 2017
  • "Decision-Making", "Decision Making under Multiple Criteria", "Post-Implementation Audit", Navy Medicine West, San Diego CA, June 2017
  • "Analyzing the Clues to Outliers", Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel MD, February 2017
  • "Decomposition Analysis", Navy Medicine, West, San Diego CA, February 2016
  • "Workload", ", Navy Bureau of Medicine, Falls Church VA, February 2016
  • "Management Targets", Defense Health Agency (combined lecture, worldwide teleconference, and DCO), March 2015
  • "Decomposition Analysis", "Project Management", "Make-or-Buy Analyses", "Analyzing Enrollment Capacity", and "Controlling for Confounders", Navy Medicine, East, Norfolk VA, August 2013
  • Multiple blocks in the Dentists' Data Course, TRICARE Management Activity, Falls Church VA, December 2012
  • "MHS Data Sources – Techniques for Analysis", MHS Data Quality Course, Falls Church VA, September 2012
  • "Data Quality", "MHS Workload", and "Pharmacy Data" in the WISDOM Basic Analyst Training Course, Falls Church VA, May 2012
  • Multiple blocks in the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Data Familiarization Course, Washington DC, March 2012
  • Multiple blocks in the Dentists’ Executive Course in using MHS Dental Data, San Antonio TX, December 2011
  • "The Art of Critical Thinking", 2011 Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analytics Training Symposium, Washington DC, May 2011.
  • "The Analytical Process", 2011 Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analytics Training Symposium, Washington DC, May 2011.
  • "Refining the Question", 2011 Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analytics Training Symposium, Washington DC, May 2011.
  • "Data Quality Impacts to PPS" with Colleen Rees and Wendy Funk, 2011 Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analytics Training Symposium, Washington DC, May 2011.
  • "Using M2 to Manage MTF Data Quality", 2011 Unified Business Office / Unified Biostatistical Utility Annual Educational Conference, Washington DC, March 2011.
  • "Small Area Variations: Low Volume / High Risk Procedures", Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analystics Training Symposium, Washington DC, April 2010.
  • "Prospective Payment System: Chasing RVUs", 2010 Navy Medicine Resources, Logistics and Analystics Training Symposium, Washington DC, April 2010.
  • "Playing the Game to Win", 2010 Unified Business Office / Unified Biostatistical Utility Annual Educational Conference, Washington DC, March 2010.
  • "Detecting Fraud in Healthcare Claims", Eastern Carolina University Guest Speaker Presentation, Greenville NC, February 2010.
  • "MDR Training" (two hours of full-day seminar), 2009 (Navy) Resource Management and Logistics Training Symposium, Washington DC, January 2009.
  • "M2 Workshop—How To’s for Challenging Questions”, 2009 (Navy) Resource Management and Logistics Training Symposium, Washington DC, January 2009.
  • "Introduction to M2 for Managing MTFs”, 2009 (Navy) Resource Management and Logistics Training Symposium, Washington DC, January 2009.
  • "RVUs and RWPs”, 2009 (Navy) Resource Management and Logistics Training Symposium, Washington DC, January 2009.
  • "Managing With the MHS Mart (M2)”, 2008 TRICARE Operations Conference, Garmisch, Germany, October 2008.
  • "Using the MHS Mart (M2) to Identify Workload Capture Problems", 2008 Unified Business Office / Unified Biostatistical Utility Annual Educational Conference, Washington DC, March 2008.
  • "Evidence-Based Decision Making", 2007 US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine Commander’s Off-Site, March 2007.
  • "RVUs and RWPs: Capturing and Using Workload in the MHS Direct Care System", 2006 Unified Business Office / Unified Biostatistical Utility Annual Educational Conference, Washington DC, March 2006.
  • "Peering into the Crystal Ball -- WISDOM in the world of PPS, T-NEX, and War", and "Navigating the Purchased Care Web Site", 2005 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, January 2005.
  • "Reducing Variation – The Sharp Side of the Scalpel", Air Force Material Command Annual MTF Commanders Conference, September 2004.
  • "Laser-Guided Management: Finding Data-Driven Miracles in the Next Generation", 2004 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, January 2004
  • Multiple presentations, Working Information Systems to Determine Optimal Management (WISDOM), Washington DC and San Antonio, TX 2002-2004
  • Multiple presentations on modern management of the MHS, 2003 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, January 2003
  • "Current Issues: The application of WISDOM to Contemporary Topics", TRICARE West Coast Conference, Reno NV, August 2002
  • "WISDOM in Decision-Making", four related hour-long presentations, 2002 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, February 2002
  • "Smoke and Mirrors: The Data Balm for HMO Wounds", 2000 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, February 2000
  • "The ARS Bridge: New Information to Improve Care Delivery", 2000 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC, February 2000
  • "Where's the Money?" TRICARE Senior Prime National Conference, Bethesda MD, January 2000
  • "Enrollment Based Capitation, TRICARE Senior Prime, and Y2K", Northwest TRICARE Conference, August 1999
  • "Winning Strategies for Medicare", TRICARE National Conference, February 1999
  • Managed Care Lecture Series, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda MD (with national video teleconference connection to 63 national sites) (1998)
  • 1998 Annual Air Force Medical Resources Conference, Colorado Springs CO
  • 1998 TRICARE Region 3/4 Conference, Atlanta GA (1998)
  • Regional Enrollment Based Capitation Course, Dayton OH (1997)
  • 1997 Tricare Financial Management Education Program for Higher Headquarters, Bethesda MD
  • 1997 TRICARE Region 6 Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • 1997 TRICARE Region 7/8 Conference, San Antonio, TX
  • 1997 TRICARE Region 11 Conference, Fort Lewis, WA
  • 1997 Annual Air Force Medical Resources Conference, Colorado Springs CO
  • "Using the Enrollment-Based Capitation PLANNER", 1997 TRICARE National Conference, Washington DC
  • TRICARE Financial Management Education Program (1996-1997) San Antonio TX, Monterey CA, Colorado Springs CO
  • 1996 AMEDD Symposium, Garmisch, Germany