Elliott Fisher - "How Can We Use Big Data to Improve the Value of Health Care?"

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Apr 22, 2015
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Elliott Fisher - "How Can We Use Big Data to Improve the Value of Health Care?"

Co-creator of Accountable Care Organizations speaks about the wasteful health care spending in the US and what to do about it Elliott Fisher at Session 548 | The Promise of Data: Will this Bring a Revolution in Health Care?

Elliott Fisher is a second generation Salzburg Global Fellow. He follows in the footsteps of his father Roger, co-author of the best-selling negotiation handbook Getting to Yes and a Fellow of five Salzburg Global sessions in the 1980s.

The younger Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice and John E. Wennberg distinguished professor of health policy & medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, came to Schloss Leopoldskron for the first time in March as a participant in Session 548 | The Promise of Data: Will this Bring a Revolution in Health Care?

He spoke to Salzburg Global about his role in setting up the Accountable Care Organizations, designed as a solution to the wasteful spending on health care taking place in the US, and now providing care to 25 million Americans.

Listen to the interview below:

Elliott Fisher's father Robert at Schloss Leopoldskron in the 1980s

Like father, like son: Roger Fisher on the Schloss terrace in the 1980s.


Elliott Fisher was a participant at the session The Promise of Data: Will This Bring a Revolution in Health Care? The session is part of the Salzburg Global series “Health and Health Care Innovation in the 21st Century” and was held in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, Arizona State University, The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science, and in association with the Karolinska Insititutet. More information on the session can be found here: www.salzburgglobalseminar.org/go/548

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