Value Based Care – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 8

For the 8th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we discussed the challenging topic of value based care. Everyone in healthcare is talking about value based care. It’s on the minds of c-level executives across healthcare. Plus, they’re trying to figure out how to navigate their organization to a value based care model from their current fee for service models.

In this episode of Healthcare IT Today, we take on this massive topic including identifying some of hte major players in the space and the role technology plays in value based care. We also talk about the most interesting value based healthcare technologies we’ve seen and we make predictions on whether we’ll ever get to a 100% value based care world.

Here’s a quick rundown of the topics we discuss in this episode:

  • Who are the Players in Value Based Care?
  • IT Behavior Being Driven by Value Based Care
  • Interesting Value Based Care Technologies
  • Will We Ever Get to 100% Value Based Care?

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Now, without further ado, we’re excited to share with you episode 8 of the Healthcare IT Today podcast.

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About the author

John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.