As a part of my interview series with leaders in health care, I had the pleasure to interview Dr. Chris Dodd, chief clinical officer at ConcertoHealth. Dr. Dodd’s leadership focus on the quadruple aim in health care (promoting joy in work, enhancing patient experience, data-driven quality improvement, and right care-right place-right time-right-care team member) has been critical to driving improved results for the vulnerable, frail and elderly patients ConcertoHealth serves on behalf of its provider group/health plan partners, cementing ConcertoHealth as a leader in the successful transformation of the U.S. health care system. As chief clinical officer, he leads the development of enterprise-wide clinical strategy and programs, including accelerating the integration of ConcertoHealth’s direct delivery and care management teams through the expansion of field-based care for the highest-utilizing, highest-cost patients, aka “hot spotters.”
Full Article (external)
ConcertoHealth Inc. is the leading risk-bearing provider of field-based complex care for persistently high-cost and rising-risk populations. The company’s multidisciplinary care teams meet patients where they are, with the care they need, whether in the home or hospital. The ConcertoHealth care model improves overall health quality and outcomes with a track record of reducing hospital admits by 47%, readmits by 40% and ER visits by 16% for the most frail and vulnerable populations in America, benefiting patients, payers and provider networks alike.