Partnering with Industry to Drive Value in the System - Dr. Jerry Blackwell

Posted on: April 13, 2018

Joe Sasson, Ph.D., Executive Vice President of MedAxiom Ventures, interviews Jerry Blackwell, MD, MBA, FACC, Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of Ballad Health System in Tri-Cities, Tennessee. Dr. Blackwell discusses how partnering with Philips Volcano has helped Ballad Health transition from volume to value-based care. He describes the quality and cost measures associated with this joint initiative, who ultimately benefits from the partnership, and how long it took to implement this risk-sharing program. Also, he shares what he believes to be the keys to a successful partnership between industry and health systems.