The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has launched sweeping new changes to the way it pays for health care in this country, stressing the value and quality of care delivery and outcomes. This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Dr. Conway is spearheading the agency’s efforts to transform American health care from fee-for-service to value based care, and discusses…
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Marci Neilsen, Chief Exectutive Officer of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, a consortium of over a thousand stakeholders across the health care industry dedicated to promoting the comprehensive care provided in Patient Centered Medical Homes to improve primary care delivery.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Martin Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist for Jointly Health, and recent Chief Medical Scientist at IBM Research, which oversaw the development of the supercomputer Watson for Healthcare. Dr. Kohn discusses the promise for the transformation of health care through the growth of Patient Centered Medical Homes as well as developing new platforms which coalesce big data from multiple sources to improve health outcomes.
This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, President of the American Medical Association, the largest and oldest organization in the nation representing medical professionals. Dr. Hoven discusses the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the future of the practice of medicine in this country.