Driving Healthcare Innovation: Insights from Nicole Bradberry, Visionary Leader, and Strategist
In this episode you’ll learn about:
Bradberry’s background, and how she got into healthcare
The background of Florida Association of Accountable Care Organizations (FLAACOs)
The types of healthcare organizations are currently involved with FLAACOs, and how the organization helps them
What Bradberry would like to see develop for the future of value based care
What is next for Bradberry & FLAACOs
About Nicole Bradberry, Operating Partner of Empactful Capital
Nicole is 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 cost. Previously, Nicole was the Co-Founder and Managing Parter 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 which 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, 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.
About Empactful Capital
Empactful Capital is a special opportunity venture capital firm focused on early and growth stage healthcare opportunities. Formed in 2016 by veteran healthcare operators and investors to take advantage of the massive change in healthcare, Empactful raises and deploys targeted funds where we can quickly bring operating and relationship leverage to massively scale companies. Empactful employs a pre-investment working engagement model with prospective companies to identify areas of strength and development and ensure alignment. Decoding Healthcare Innovation is produced by Slice of Healthcare LLC.