Payer organizations need to stop focusing on single views of data and instead analyze outcomes across health care delivery systems and patient populations.
Understanding the interdependencies of data is the only way to uncover meaningful insight, identify the root cause of inefficiencies, and promote real and sustainable improvements in health care quality and cost.
What will attendees learn:
Carole Cusack, Vice President/Senior Strategist
3M Health Information Systems
Carole Cusack is a senior strategist within 3M Health Information Systems. She has lead a team of experts in the development of tools designed to give providers insight into their patient’s health care services. She was previously Vice President of Consulting for 3M’s Population and Payment Solutions business where she led a team in the development of accountable care organizations and value based purchasing initiatives for both payers and providers. Carole has also worked with government agencies in the design and implementation of payment systems to align incentives and improve outcomes across the continuum of care.
Prior to her career with 3M, Ms. Cusack was the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Chief Financial Officer for the Northeast Division of Kaiser Permanente. Ms. Cusack has over thirty-five years of experience within the healthcare industry with in-depth knowledge of population health, risk management, rating/underwriting, strategic planning and large group practice management. Ms. Cusack’s financial management background also includes cost accounting for healthcare facilities, as well as designing payment for integrated delivery systems.