Suzanne Delbanco, PhD, MPH
Suzanne F. Delbanco is the executive director of Catalyst for Payment Reform (CPR), an independent, non-profit corporation working to catalyze employers, public purchasers, and others to implement strategies that produce higher-value healthcare and improve the functioning of the healthcare marketplace. In addition to her duties at CPR, Suzanne serves on the advisory board of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute. Previously, Suzanne was the founding CEO of The Leapfrog Group. She holds a PhD in Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy and a MPH from the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley.
August 13, 2019
As disruptive medical technologies emerge, often unanticipated, bioethical issues arise, presenting challenges for employers navigating what benefits to offer to their employees.
April 30, 2018
Results on bundled payment models are mostly promising, but not consistent. However, while most program results trend in the positive direction, many of studies on bundled payments may not capture the full picture.
January 04, 2018
Both accountable care organizations (ACOs) and narrow networks are important components of the value-based care movement. However, while there are features common to both models, Catalyst for Payment Reform has learned that what constitutes ACOs and narrow networks is inconsistent across health plans.
November 09, 2017
Catalyst for Payment Reform is leading a movement for employers and other healthcare purchasers to push for greater transparency into their health plans’ ACO arrangements.