The Cure for What Ails Healthcare Payments
With a finger on the pulse of the industry, PYMNTS.com examines what’s driving innovation in healthcare payments and how healthcare reform will impact the industry. Dr. Stephen Parente (co-chair, Healthcare Payments & Policy Conference) joins Karen Webster for this exclusive NEXTcast. Check out this interview “stat” if you want the scoop on healthcare payments.
Stephen T. Parente, PhD, MPH, MS is the Minnesota Insurance Industry Professor of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management and the Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota. As a Professor in the Finance Department, he specializes in health economics, information technology, and health insurance. Dr. Parente has been the principal investigator funded-studies on consumer directed health plans since 2002. Dr. Parente was a health policy adviser for the McCain 2008 Presidential Campaign and served as Legislative Fellow in the office of Senator John D. Rockefeller IV (D WV) in 1992/93. He has a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Parente is also conference co-chair of the Healthcare Payments & Policy Conference (HCON2011).