In this episode, our guest is Dr. Dan Blumenthal. Dr. Blumenthal received his MD and MBA degrees from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School and trained in internal medicine and cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Blumenthal is a past recipient of the American Heart Association’s Laennec Young Clinician Award and an accomplished health services and cardiovascular disease outcomes researcher whose previous work has focused on innovations in payment model design, quality improvement in cardiology, and leadership
development. He has published over 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Blumenthal previously was a member of the founding team at Devoted Health, where he held the roles of Associate Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director for the health plan.
- What is happening at a federal policy level and on the ground that is leading to interest in shifting cardiology payment reform towards value-based models?
- Where are the clinical opportunities to improve quality and reduce costs in cardiovascular disease?
- What will cardiovascular care delivery systems look like in 5-10 years?
- What are we likely to see with respect to trends in hospital employment of cardiologists over the next 5-10 years?
Guest – Dr. Dan Blumenthal
Host – Hillary Blackburn, PharmD, MBA
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