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An Evolent team led by Shantanu Phatakwala, senior director of product analytics; Malcolm Charles, associate director of predictive modeling; and Andrew Placona, associate director of analytics, placed third in the Rheumatoid Arthritis Data Challenge at Health Datapalooza 2016. Using de-identified integrated health care data, challenge contestants worked to create algorithms to predict clinical response to rheumatoid arthritis management.
Former White House policy expert Chris Dawe weighs in on why the Medicare Advantage program continues to grow despite federal cuts to payment rates and how the program can support the goals of value-based care over time.
In this exclusive Q&A, Evolent's new Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Mach discusses the career path that led him to embracing value-based care as the health care model of the future, what he hopes to accomplish in his new role and why he thinks strong clinical leadership is critical to properly leveraging the technology systems that will ultimately improve the health care system.
Spurred on by health care reform, provider organizations are taking more control over the entire spectrum of medical services and financing. Their business savvy has spawned a number of health plans that operate as all-in-one providers and payers. Deaconess Health System in Evansville, Indiana, one of Evolent's health system partners, is one such organization taking on more risk in its pursuit of value-based care.
In collaboration with Passport Health, Evolent announced the formation of the Medicaid Center of Excellence headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. The partnership between the two organizations will create a model for states across the nation to implement provider-sponsored, community-based Medicaid health plans in their communities.