Dr Craig Thiele Discusses Collaborating to Bring Value to Consumers

Health plans, providers, and consumers have to collaborate in order to bring value, Craig Thiele, MD, chief medical officer at CareSource, said at the America's Health Insurance Plans' National Conferences on Medicare and Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles Summit.

Health plans, providers, and consumers have to collaborate in order to bring value, Craig Thiele, MD, chief medical officer at CareSource, said at the America’s Health Insurance Plans’ National Conferences on Medicare and Medicaid, and Dual Eligibles Summit.

Getting relevant and timely data to providers that they can use when caring for patients is key, he added.

“One of the things we started doing was sharing emergency room data with providers who are in value-based models and they’re using that information to identify high-risk members,” Dr Thiele said.