Healthy Nevada Project: Prevent, Plan, Live

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By Heather Braginton, Genomics Representative, Healthy Nevada Project The Healthy Nevada Project is a population health study that is combining genetic, clinical and environmental data in new ways to deliver personalized health data to participants. By giving a simple saliva sample, participants receive a no-cost genetic screening test that can detect genes linked to heart […]

The Importance of Value Modifiers

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By: Dr. Bret Frey, Contract Performance Committee Chair of Western Clinical Alliance & Karen Massey, Executive Director, Emergency Physicians  Focusing on controlling costs and improving patient outcomes are important goals of Western Clinical Alliance. These goals highlight the need for alignment in provider compensation and a shift toward value-based payment structures. Through a value-based payment structure providers are paid based on the quality rather than quantity of care provided and support three main […]