The Time for Collaboration is Now

  • November 28, 2016
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET

The journey to value-based care requires new shared capabilities between providers and payers. Most importantly, they need a platform for collaboration and coordination. After years of evolution, the technology and regulatory enablers are in place. This session will discuss how collaboration can form the foundation for our journey to value-based care.

This session will discuss how collaboration can form the foundation for our journey to value-based care.

What attendees will learn:

  • Why collaboration is critical in a value-based care environment
  • Examples of industry efforts underway to foster collaboration
  • Proof points that the impact collaboration can have on improving the efficiency of care delivery

Who should attend:  All clinicians, payers, and administrators who are making the journey to value-based care and want to improve their operations and care delivery.


john-zimmerman-photoJon Zimmerman
VP & GM, Value-Based Care Solutions, GE Healthcare Digital
Jon was previously at Availity, where he served as the General Manager of Clinical Solutions, leading the strategic development, planning and delivery of clinical information exchange via the Availity® Health Information Network.

Jon began his career with IBM, earning numerous awards for innovation and engineering, and qualifying for the top sales honors at the company. Later, at Siemens SMS, he was instrumental in developing and operating HDX, an early leader in health care electronic data interchange and in partnership with colleagues there, holds a patent in Revenue Cycle Management. Jon has also held executive management and product development roles at CareFusion, (a medical device spin-off of Cardinal Health) and served as Senior Vice President of Solutions Management at Allscripts.

Jon served as the National Co-Chair of the Data Harmonization and Interchange of the WEDI Report 2013. He has participated on many boards of directors in the health information network industry, including the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), eHealth Initiative; and the National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT).
Jon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.