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PRESENTING: Nicole Bradberry, Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference

Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference: Catalyzing the Move to Value-Based Care

In this presentation at the Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference, Empactful partner Nicole Bradberry and other Florida healthcare leaders discuss the road ahead for value-based care systems.

Different silos, from state hospitals to accountable care organizations to the insurance sector, came together to assess the move to value based care and the work still to come.

Panelists included Elizabeth Miller, CEO of Sunshine Health, Mary Mayhew, CEO of the Florida Hospital Association, Nicole Bradberry, CEO of the Florida Association of ACO’s, and Ray Parzik, senior director of value based contracts at Florida Blue.


About Nicole Bradberry, Operating Partner of Empactful Capital

Nicole Bradberry, Empactful Capital / FLAACOs

Nicole is the Founder & CEO of the Florida Association of ACOs (FLAACOs). FLAACOs is the premier professional organization for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) throughout Florida which provides education and collaboration in the fee-for-value healthcare space. Nicole is also the Founder of ValueH Network which aggregates high-performing value-based care network providers in order to enable the best performance in value-based / risk-based contracts.

Most recently Nicole co-founded MIND 24-7 which runs 24-hour walk-in crisis and express mental health facilities with a focus on immediate access, quality care, and the understanding that mental health and substance abuse drive significant health costs. Previously, Nicole was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner for Cura Health Management which creates and manages ACOs and other risk-based contracts. She was also the Executive Director for ACO Health Partners, a Cura fully owned MSSP ACO based in Florida. Cura Health Management is a value-based enablement company that provides services to Providers in value-based healthcare payment models.

Nicole holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics from the University of Florida. She is currently an Operating Partner for Empactful Capital, on the Board of Spatially and Rose Health, a former Board of Director for Diabetes America, a member of Chief (national women’s network), is a member of the Women Business Leaders of the US Health Care Industry Foundation, prior Board member of the Boys and Girls Club of NE Florida, prior Co-Chair of the ambulatory committee for Central/North Florida HIMSS, Dean’s Council member for University of North Florida and member of the Junior League. She has been recognized for her personal and professional achievements many times, recently as the nation’s Outstanding Midmarket IT Leader of the Year and one of the Business Journal’s “Women of Influence.” She is often found on the speaker faculty for healthcare conferences focused on ACOs, Population Health and Value-Based Care. She is passionate about changing healthcare and enabling physicians to provide high-quality, cost-effective and consumer-focused care.

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About State of Reform

State of Reform - Florida - Health Policy Conference

The State of Reform conference is focused on bridging the gap between health policy and political reality. Too often, those with good ideas for reforming healthcare don’t have a solid understanding of how the legislative process works. Those who understand politics don’t always comprehend the intricacies of the healthcare system. If you are interested in understanding what occurs at the nexus of healthcare and politics, then this is the conference for you!

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