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Leading through Turbulent Times: Moving from Volume to Value

Five percent of the population accounts for half of all healthcare costs, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Enter value-based care, a model that puts the focus on quality and quality of life, rather than the quantity of services delivered.


Value-based care pays for treatments that enhance an individual’s care outcomes and care experience at a lower cost. Discover how payers and providers are transforming care via breakthrough value-based care models.


What you’ll discover about the promise and business opportunity of value-based care: 

  • Redesign care and payment models to take on new risk

  • Build the kind of value-based offerings that healthcare consumers need and want

  • Develop balanced joint ventures where each party has a significant financial interest

  • Establish accountabilities for tracking and assessing outcomes

  • Transform clinical experiences, making care more seamless, accessible and affordable for consumers

  • Tap technology and team-based care to deliver care close to home and at home


Larry Kaiser, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Temple University Health System

Dr. Kaiser is the leading health sciences executive at Temple University. He serves as president and chief executive officer of the Temple University Health System, senior executive vice-president of Health Affairs, and the Lewis Katz Dean of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple University, Dr. Kaiser served as president of the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, one of six health-related campuses of the University of Texas. In 2001, was named the John Rhea Barton Professor and chair of the department of surgery as well as Surgeon in Chief for the University of Pennsylvania Health System.


Karen DeSalvo, MD

 Professor of Medicine and Population Health

University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School

Karen DeSalvo, MD, is professor of Medicine and Population Health at University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School and co-convener of the National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health. She is a nationally regarded physician executive working at the intersection of medicine, public health, and information technology to improve the health of all people with a focus on catalyzing pragmatic solutions to address all the social determinants of health. Dr. DeSalvo served as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Assistant Secretary for Health (Acting) in the Obama Administration. Prior to joining HHS, she was Vice Dean for Community Affairs and Health Policy at Tulane School of Medicine and New Orleans Health Commissioner. 

Robert Meyer

Chief Executive Officer

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Robert Meyer serves as chief executive officer for Phoenix Children’s Hospital, recognized as a leading children’s hospital for its high volume and quality care. Under his leadership, the organization has clarified its vision for quality, growth and integration. With a focus on bringing care closer to home, Phoenix Children’s has grown from a single campus to offer services in a dozen clinical locations statewide and growing. The entity’s inpatient, outpatient, emergency, trauma and urgent care services have been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report, and by The Leapfrog Group.

Helen Stewart

Managing Principal

GE Healthcare Partners

Helen Stewart is the managing principal of GE Healthcare Partners. In this role, she leads the strategy, day-to-day processes, commercial operations, and delivery regionally for the business. She brings over twenty-five  years of experience within the healthcare industry, focused on strategy, activation and execution, management and leadership strategy, quality, compliance, business development, and operations. She has an extensive track record in building successful strategic relationships and helping healthcare leaders solve difficult challenges. Prior to her time with Partners, Helen held a General Management position with GE Healthcare where she was responsible for the delivery of quality services within the Western US region.