The NC SPIN Healthcare Forum, organized moderated by NC SPIN host Tom Campbell, featured insightful panel discussions highlighting the challenges of our healthcare system in North Carolina, and as well as opportunities to address them.
We were privileged to be among those asked to comment. While the entire program was excellent, the “Innovations” panel discussion featuring Jack Bailey of GSK, Dr. Allen Dobson of Community Care of North Carolina, Maureen O’Conner of BCBS-NC, and Peter Daniel of the NC Farm Bureau was an opportunity to highlight new ideas and innovations driving improved access and outcomes across the state.
Dr. Lawson’s introduction to Physician Care Direct and the power of changing how we pay for primary care is at the end of this discussion:
Following lunch, the discussion become even more vigorous as Dr. West Lawson, Chief Medical Officer of WakeMed gave further insight into the economic realities of primary care and other participants took sides in our pending debate on the healthcare “insurance” mandate:
For links to additional video and information, visit the NC SPIN Web site.