MediStrategy with Kip Piper
About This Show
MediStrategy with Kip Piper offers lively, informative interviews with healthcare leaders and insights on hot business and policy issues in Medicare, Medicaid, and health reform. Health executives, policymakers, entrepreneurs, authors, and other influencers share challenges and opportunities in America’s rapidly changing $3.2 trillion health care system. MediStrategy is hosted by Kip Piper, a national expert on Medicaid, Medicare, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). An influential consultant, speaker, and author, Kip Piper advises health plans, hospitals and health systems, states, pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms, medical device and diagnostics companies, and investment firms. Kip Piper blogs on health business and policy issues at www.PiperReport.com. Learn more at www.KipPiper.com and follow on Twitter @KipPiper.
Most Recent Episode
MediStrategy with Kip Piper Ep 07 - David Lansky, PhD, Value-Based Health Care Purchasing
Value-Based Health Care and Purchaser Value Network: Interview with David Lansky, PhD, President and CEO, Pacific Business Group on Health Today’s episode is about value-based health care and the Purchaser Value Network, a new nationwide initiative to educate key purchaser sectors – private employers, states, and federal purchasers – on value-based purchasing and to leverage best practices and lessons learned to accelerate the adoption of value-based payment and care delivery reforms. Kip Piper interviews David Lansky, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Pacific Business Group on Health on the Purchaser Value Network. Led by the Pacific Business Group on Health or PBGH, the Purchaser Value Network is a network of and for purchasers that aims to accelerate the adoption of high value healthcare delivery and payment models through policy advocacy, education and training, and purchaser engagement. It is an effort to inject purchaser perspectives and innovative best practices into federal and state policy decision making, educate employers about value-based purchasing and advocacy opportunities, and align the most powerful buyers of healthcare - private employers, state Medicaid agencies, public employers, and the federal Medicare program - around evidence-based practices. The Pacific Business Group on Health represents large national and regional purchasers, both public and private, that together buy health care for some 10 million individuals across the US. PBGH, which runs an impressive array of successful health innovations to manage costs and improve outcomes, also collaborates with a diverse range of stakeholders on national health care policy issues. Dr. David Lansky, one of the nation’s top experts in accountability, quality measurement, and health IT, has led PBGH since 2008. Dr. Lansky’s impressive background includes service on the boards, as a founder, or as an advisor to many of the nation’s top organizations dedicated to improving outcomes, reforming payment, reducing medical errors, increasing transparency, and advancing the use of health information technology. Learn more about the Purchaser Value Network at www.pvnetwork.org. Learn about the Pacific Business Group on Health at www.pbgh.org and follow on Twitter at @PBGH_Updates. The MediStrategy podcast covers hot business