Healthcare Trailblazers Podcast: Tracing the Roots of a Healthcare Revolution with Nicole Bradberry
In this Previva podcast, they dive deep into the world of healthcare to explore the transformative power of value-based care.
Nicole Bradberry, Empactful Operating Partner, shares her invaluable insights into how Medicare Advantage (MA) evolved with the introduction of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the key differences between MA and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
In this episode, they discuss the origins of Medicare Advantage plans, how they have shaped the healthcare landscape, and their ongoing impact on patient care. Nicole also shares proven strategies to increase patient engagement rates and offers practical tips on how doctors can embrace value-based care.
This video offers an informative and engaging look at the genesis of value-based care and its potential to revolutionize the industry.
About Nicole Bradberry, Operating Partner of Empactful Capital
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 Previva Heath Group
Previva Health Group is a preventive care management company. We help providers across the country manage theirCCM, RPM AWV and ACP services and ensure they are maximizing both their patient care and reimbursementopportunities.
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