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Gov. Cox names organizing committee members for One Utah Health Collaborative

| Mar 28, 2022 | Utah

Governor Spencer Cox recently announced the members of the organizing committee for the One Utah Health Collaborative (originally known as the Utah Sustainable Health Collaborative). The committee will be tasked with creating a dynamic framework for the Collaborative that addresses affordability, outcomes, and equity through the implementation of value-based care...[ Read More ]

5 Things Washington: Health in the budget, Health policy recap, Cost of care

| Mar 10, 2022 | Washington

Today marks the final day of the 2022 legislative session. Despite it being a short session, lawmakers were able to pass several pieces of meaningful health-related legislation. In this edition of "5 Things We're Watching," we look back at the session through a deep dive into health funding in the...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Sheree Paloutzian, Quest Diagnostics

| Feb 2, 2022 | California

Sheree Paloutzian, Ph.D., senior director of health plans and payer markets in the west region for Quest Diagnostics, says her organization is primarily focused on reducing the cost of health care. In this edition of "What They're Watching," Paloutzian explains that Quest is working with health plans to implement value-based...[ Read More ]

Castell Health shares 6 strategies to successfully implement value-based care in Utah

| Jan 13, 2022 | Utah

Recently in Utah, the transition from a fee-for-service payment model to a value-based care (VBC) payment model has been focused on at the state level. This is evident in Governor Spencer Cox’s OneUtah Roadmap and his recent announcement of the creation of the Utah Sustainable Health Collaborative. Castell Health, an...[ Read More ]

Rich Saunders dives into Utah Sustainable Health Collaborative's purpose, partners, and future plans

| Dec 16, 2021 | Utah

Rich Saunders is the chief innovation officer and senior advisor to Gov. Spencer Cox. Before that, he was the executive director of the Utah Department of Health (DOH).  In this Q&A, Saunders discusses the new Utah Sustainable Health Collaborative and how that will best reduce the cost of care in...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Q&A w/ Rep. Candice Pierucci, Interim committee meeting, Medicaid vaccination rates

| Sep 23, 2021 | Utah

We had a bit of news yesterday. State of Reform has joined the HMA family of companies. That family includes the Leavitt Partners, which is a national institution among health consultancies based in SLC. So, this alignment deepens our roots in Utah and connects Leavitt and State of Reform at the hip....[ Read More ]