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The Next Revolution in Healthcare: Why the New MSSP Revisions Matter Now More Than Ever


Now more than ever, we are entering a period of rapid change catalyzed by the power of data. On December 21, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), strengthening the financial incentives for ACOs to drive improved outcomes. The health systems that embrace data to achieve financial success will grow while the rest will struggle to compete. Join us for a discussion on how to prepare.

Wednesday, April 24
1:00-2:00 PM ET

The US healthcare system didn’t develop overnight, rather, it is the culmination of a series of revolutions within wealthy parts of the world. In this webinar, we will explore the high points of history that have led us to our current challenges. While care has steadily improved over time, the cost of that care has risen at a much more dramatic rate. CMS created the MSSP to help mitigate the growth of these costs while providing better care for individuals and populations. On a larger scale, the program serves to shift the healthcare industry towards fee-for-value.
Despite general frustration related to legislative involvement, history has proven that regulatory changes precede attitudinal changes and the MSSP (combined with accurate, timely data) may be just the piece of legislation to help make value-based care a reality. By attending this webinar you will learn:

  • How the US healthcare industry reached its current state.
  • Why financial imperatives drive cultural change in our economic model.
  • Ways that the MSSP can help your organization achieve financial success.
  • Ideas for how to utilize data to develop better healthcare delivery systems.


Dr. Will Caldwell is a strong proponent of the use of data analytics to promote good health and save lives. His area of expertise rests in technology-enabled health care delivery models and value-based care platforms. We hope that you will join us and learn from his 17-years of work as a data-informed clinician.

Will Caldwell
Will Caldwell, MD, MBA - Senior Vice President, Health Catalyst

Will Caldwell attended Davidson College where he prepared for a career in medicine, studying biology and working in East Africa as a wildlife manager. Dr. Caldwell completed residency training in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at the University of Maryland Medical System and the Shock Trauma Center of Maryland, and went on to achieve triple board certification in otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, and sleep medicine.


In 2013, Dr. Caldwell became a board member and medical director of Give Hope Global, a not-for-profit entity dedicated to the development of health systems focused on the use of community health workers. He also serves as Senior Medical Advisor to Zanmi Lasante, the name for Partners in Health in Haiti. His work there was documented in a film that won two Emmy Awards.


Dr. Caldwell earned his MBA With Highest Honors and was named for Academic Distinction from Wake Forest University.  He served as the Senior Vice President for Clinical Integration at Novant Health, building the Novant Health Clinically Integrated Network, a value-based platform comprised of over 2800 providers across 26 specialties. In his current role as Senior Vice President for Physician and Market Development at Health Catalyst, he promotes the use of data analytics to promote good health and save lives. His area of expertise rests in technology enabled health care delivery models and value-based care platforms. He continues to see patients and has received over 26 awards for clinical excellence during his 17-year career as a clinician.