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HL Shorts: Former CEO on Leveraging Data in Payer Contract Negotiations

Analysis  |  By Marie DeFreitas  
   April 11, 2024

Payers and providers shouldn't underestimate the value of streamlined, accurate data, especially when it comes to contract negotiations. 

HealthLeaders sat down with Britt Barrett, managing director and teaching professor at Brigham Young University and former CEO with HCA, Texas Health Resources, and SHARP, to discuss what needs to be done in order for data to be leveraged for both payers and providers in contract negotiations.


Marie DeFreitas is an associate content specialist at HealthLeaders.


Complete, accurate data is vital for any negotiation, especially between payers and providers

Predictive analytics and data mining will need to be accelerated by providers in order to enter sucessful contracts 

Big IT platforms will need to provide the needed data for health systems in a more timely, accurate manner 

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