We believe that complex health problems are better solved collaboratively and best informed by data.
Healthy by Design, presented by The Health Collaborative, explores people and projects leading the charge to improve health and healthcare in Greater Cincinnati and beyond. Join us for conversations, interviews and the occasional deep thought on how we’re collectively solving healthcare’s toughest challenges.
This episode features our CEO, Craig Brammer! Craig oversees the strategy and coordination of our technology and health improvement initiatives throughout the OH-KY-IN region. He also serves as President and CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement representing more than 35 regional health improvement collaboratives and state-affiliated partners, all working toward the goals of better health, better care, and lower costs. We discuss the importance of cost transparency, 2019 highlights, why big tech matters more than ever and what’s on deck for healthcare in 2020.
Alyssa is a senior at South Dearborn High School in Aurora, IN. She has future aspirations to attend the University of Cincinnati and become a Pediatric Neurologist. She recently participated in The Health Collaborative's Healthcare Workforce Innovation program, Tap Health.
Jay Want, MD, is Executive Director of the Peterson Center on Healthcare. He leads the Center’s expanding portfolio of initiatives and grants to identify high-performance models of healthcare, validate their impact on quality and cost, and facilitate their adoption on a national scale.
Dr. Want brings decades of experience in healthcare delivery, improvement science, data transparency and executive leadership. His background as a primary care physician further grounds the Center in its work to enable physicians, partnering with patients and care teams, to transform healthcare delivery from within the system.
Formerly Chief Medical Officer and Board Chairman at the Center for Improving Value in Health Care, Dr. Want has significant expertise in creating public-private partnerships that support the transparency necessary for healthcare transformation. He has also consulted for the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Dr. Want has also served as an Innovation Advisor for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation and was the President and Chief Executive Officer of a management services organization that is now part of the Medicare Shared Savings ACO Program. He served on the board of the non-profit Rocky Mountain Health Plan and on task forces for the Colorado Division of Insurance, the Colorado Trust, the Colorado Hospital Association, the Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Health Care Reform, as a commissioner on the Colorado Commission for Affordable Health Care, and as a fellow of the Colorado Health Foundation.
Dr. Want received his internal medicine training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, his medical degree from Northwestern University and his undergraduate degree from Wabash College.
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Mr. Tripathi is the president and CEO of Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative, a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company. Micky is also active in the industry at a local and national level, including being on the Board of Directors of the New England Health Exchange Network (NEHEN), the Sequoia Project, the CARIN Alliance, and the FHIR Foundation and the Project Manager of the Argonaut Project, an industry collaboration to accelerate the adoption of FHIR. He is also an Affiliate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
Prior to joining MAeHC, Micky was a Manager in the Boston office of the Boston Consulting Group, a leading strategy, and management consulting firm. While at BCG, he served as the founding President and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange, an Indianapolis-based non-profit company partnered with the Regenstrief Institute to create a state-wide health information infrastructure in the state of Indiana. As a manager in BCG’s health care practice, Micky also served a variety of US and international clients in the non-profit sector as well as in the bioinformatics, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to receiving his Ph.D., he was a senior operations research analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, DC, for which he received the Secretary of Defense Distinguished Civilian Service Award.
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