Carole Cusack is a Provider Innovation Strategist within 3M Health Information Systems. She has lead a team of experts in the development of tools designed to give providers insight into their patient’s health care services. She was previously Vice President of Consulting for 3M’s Population and Payment Solutions business where she led a team in the development of accountable care organizations and value based purchasing initiatives for both payers and providers. Carole has also worked with government agencies in the design and implementation of payment systems to align incentives and improve outcomes across the continuum of care.
Prior to her career with 3M, Ms. Cusack was the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Chief Financial Officer for the Northeast Division of Kaiser Permanente. Ms. Cusack has over thirty-five years of experience within the healthcare industry with in-depth knowledge of population health, risk management, rating/underwriting, strategic planning and large group practice management. Ms. Cusack’s financial management background also includes cost accounting for healthcare facilities, as well as designing payment for integrated delivery systems.
In June, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a new analysis on provider-sponsored health plans (PSPs). While most of the article validated previous analyses and findings, the new information provided […]
Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc). New contracts are supposed […]