Director of Client Engagement & Strategy
Value-based health care
Carole Cusack is the Director of Client Engagement & Strategy within 3M Health Information Systems. She was previously Vice President of Consulting for 3M’s Population and Payment Solutions business where she led a team in the development of accountable care organizations and value-based purchasing initiatives for both payers and providers. She also has worked with government agencies in the design and implementation of payment systems to align incentives and improve outcomes across the continuum of care.
Prior to her career with 3M, Ms. Cusack was the Vice President of Strategic Planning and Chief Financial Officer for the Northeast Division of Kaiser Permanente. Ms. Cusack has over thirty-five years of experience within the healthcare industry with in-depth knowledge of population health, risk management, rating/underwriting, strategic planning and large group practice management. Ms. Cusack’s financial management background also includes cost accounting for healthcare facilities, as well as designing payment for integrated delivery systems.
All posts by Carole Cusack
March 1, 2021 / By Carole Cusack
Dealing with a pandemic this past year turned everything we thought we knew about life upside down, including health care. An already challenged industry was exposed for what it has […]
Dec. 14, 2020 / By Carole Cusack
Last month, key industry leaders wrote about their vision for the future of health care delivery and financing in a Health Affairs blog, which outlined a framework to improve outcomes […]
July 7, 2017 / By Carole Cusack
In June, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a new analysis on provider-sponsored health plans (PSPs). While most of the article validated previous analyses and findings, the new information provided […]