Transparency: Clearing the Path to Value-Based Purchasing 

The conference will feature presentations, panel discussions and workshops demonstrating that transparency in healthcare delivery is the tool that will allow wider adoption of value-based purchasing strategies.  We will present employers with an overview of the way the employer healthcare delivery system is currently structured often with misaligned incentives.  We will openly explore our current healthcare systems’ variance in pricing, quality, and waste.  We will provide employers with an understanding of the complex maze of intermediaries in the purchasing process.   We will provide employers with a roadmap to use this information to improve the cost, quality and consumer experience in the design and delivery of your health investment portfolio.

Keynote Speaker

François de Brantes is a nationally recognized thought leader on payment reform and has spent close to two decades working to transform the U.S. healthcare system by improving incentives for providers and consumers in order to encourage value-based decisions. He is the Senior Vice President of Remedy Partners, responsible for designing episodes of care solutions for employers, payers and providers. Prior to joining Remedy, Francois was the Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute, a non-profit focused on improvements in the quality and affordability of health care through evidence-based incentive programs and support of payment reform models, where he lead the development and implementation of the Prometheus Payment model and the Bridges To Excellence program. Early in his career working in General Electric's corporate health care development, he was involved in many strategic programs that created, connected and supported Active Consumers, and defined market mechanisms to reward providers for better performance. Francois holds a master's degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Paris IX-Dauphine and a master's degree in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.

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