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Mandatory Bundled Payment Models are Back! 5 Things to Know

Tamara Cull Tamara Cull
Senior Vice President, Aveus

My colleague, Kate Poglitsch at DataGen, posed a big question in her most recent blog “The Return of Mandatory Bundles: Good News?”, and I thought it was important to weigh in and say – this is GREAT news! This is a signal from the current administration showing the acceptance of what those of us working

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When Only You See the Dead People: An Interview with Matthew Taylor

Tamara Cull Tamara Cull
Senior Vice President, Aveus

I first met Matthew Taylor, Vice President of Information Technology at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, several years back when we were both working for the Catholic Health Initiatives national office of Population Health. It was a new team charged with starting and leading a transformation to a new Population Health model across the CHI enterprise of

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The Return of Mandatory Bundles: Good News? A Guest Blog from DataGen

Kate Poglitsch Kate Poglitsch
Chief of Analytics, DataGen

This guest blog is from our partners at DataGen, a leader in helping organizations across the country simplify the complexities of healthcare payment change. We at DataGen were excited to hear last week’s news about the new mandatory oncology bundle that will focus on cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment. Though we’re waiting on CMS to

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Ferociously Curious: An Interview with Coreen Dicus-Johnson

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

We were barely into our conversation about BOLD leadership when Coreen Dicus-Johnson, President and CEO of Network Health, headquartered in Menasha, Wisconsin, mentioned that her staff has told her she is “ferociously curious.” Curiosity, along with confidence, empathy and trust are the core characteristics of BOLD leaders who are capable of driving transformative change. When

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Nurturing Boldness: An Interview with Diana Rehnberg

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

Once upon a time (well, actually many times over decades!), I was a mentor in a national program that paired experienced executives with up and coming business leaders. My first mentee in that program, Colleen Larson, and I have stayed in touch over the years. Along her life journey, Colleen demonstrated her own boldness in

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Deborah Gage Interview: What it Takes to Have a Fearless Approach

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

A couple of years ago at a national health care conference, I joined a small breakout group discussion and met Deborah Gage, CEO of Medecision, across the table. I don’t remember much about the discussion, but I know we parted, exchanging business cards, with (at least on my part) a clear desire to talk more and

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How Bold Leaders Use the Information They Gather

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, you’ve likely seen your own organization, and probably others, launch ‘research’ that ends up on the shelf. Or someone tries to use research for purposes that were not intended when it was collected – and probably not legitimate to the methodology used – or

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