Partnering with Industry to Drive Value in the System

Posted on: April 13, 2018

How partnering with Philips Volcano helped Ballad Health transition from volume to value; what quality and cost measures were used; who benefits from this risk-sharing venture; how long it took to implement; and keys to a successful partnership. Jerry Blackwell, MD, FACC, MBA, is Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Officer of Ballad Health System in Tri-Cities, Tennessee. Joe Sasson, Ph.D., is Executive Vice President of MedAxiom Ventures. Contact: For more information: