Value Institute Fall Symposium 2014 – “Innovation and Health System Transformation”

Patrick Conway, MD, MSc, is the CMS Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality. CMS is responsible for overseeing quality of care, innovation, and new payment models for the programs that serve the over 140 million Americans that access health care services through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. He and the CMS team focus on health system transformation by improving quality, affordability, access to care, and health outcomes.

Dr. Conway is also Director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) at CMS. The CMS Innovation Center is responsible for testing numerous new payment and service delivery models across the nation that reward quality and value. Models include accountable care organizations, bundled payments, primary care medical homes, state innovation models, and many more. These models involve millions of people and hundreds of thousands of providers across the nation. Successful models can be scaled nationally. The CMS Innovation Center budget is $10 billion over 10 years.

In this video, Dr. Conway talks about innovation and health system transformation at the 2014 Fall Value Institute Symposium.