This week’s episode explores the critical need for greater incentive alignment throughout the healthcare system.
We had the pleasure of speaking with David Zimmerman, Vice President of Customer Relationships and Growth at Mount Sinai Health Partners. David discusses how Mount Sinai is reimagining how healthcare is delivered and paid for. Additionally, he talks about the discussions being held by some of the major players in the healthcare system regarding the alignment and realignment of incentives and so much more.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
1:23 David's professional path: a young college graduate with revolutionary aspirations who desired to be at the forefront of change in the healthcare industry.
3:29 The dramatic need for greater alignment of key stakeholders across the healthcare system.
5:44 Arguments against the healthcare system being flawed.
7:20 How Mt. Sinai is bringing quality and value to community hospitals by utilizing its experience and historical data from decades of service.
10:51 The ACOs' potential future success in the healthcare system.
14:45 Which is best suited to manage the network—doctors and the organizations that provide the care, or some other third party?
15:56 The evolution of healthcare into a consumer good.
16:59 How they are attempting to move the needle from a regional to a national scale.
19:50 The healthcare system's short- and long-term goals.
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