New York's Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program: How "DSRIPtive" will this $8 Billion Initiative Be?

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For over 30 years, James B. Couch, M.D., J.D., FACPE, has been a practicing physician, attorney and senior executive for leading health care, financial, legal and professional services organizations. He has devoted his career to quality and patient safety, especially where the practices and principles of medicine, law, information technology, business and risk management merge.

Dr. Couch’s Forum presentation will address what the NY Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program is and why it is important to healthcare transformation. He will discuss how the key principles and projects of the NY DSRIP program may combine to promote achievement of the Quadruple Aim. Lastly, Dr. Couch will describe how NY DSRIP’s performance-based funds flow to Performing Provider Systems (PPS) and impact health systems.

Dr. Couch has worked extensively in evaluating and positioning leading edge cloud-based electronic health information systems, clinical and population health analytics products for use by top healthcare providers and payers. Couch has published on the development of accountable care capable organizations, and the use of disease and population health management methodologies and health IT to continuously improve patient safety and healthcare quality.

Presentation: 54 minutes

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