Canary in the Coal Mine

The State of Maryland has been on a unique journey for the last two years as the only state in the nation where healthcare is currently delivered under a population-based budget.  Maryland “promised” the federal government that by the end of 2018, 80% of hospital revenue in the state, for state residents, would shift away more »


Engaging an Entire State

Imagine if your delivery system had the capability to truly change the health of a population across an entire state.  When you live in the tiny state of Delaware, this is a real possibility!  The Christiana Care Health System (CCHS) is perfectly situated to capitalize on a public/private partnership called The State Innovation Models Initiative  (SIM). more »


Nash on the Road: Beautiful Boise

In 24 years of travelling throughout our great nation, I never had an opportunity to visit Idaho until now. Recently, I had the privilege of being the plenary speaker at St. Luke’s Health System’s two-day, system-wide summit on Achieving the Triple Aim through Population Health.