DataLink CEO joins Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Community Quality Alliance leaders to discuss payer-provider collaboration at RISE National 2024

Tampa, Fla. (March 5, 2024) — DataLink, a leading provider of data-driven solutions for high-quality, value-based care, today announced that their CEO will be moderating a speaking session at RISE National for the Medicare Advantage industry. 

“I’m excited to bring leaders from Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Community Quality Alliance together to share how collaboration has enhanced their relationship and business,” said Ashish Kachru, CEO, DataLink. “Collaboration is a key to success, but it’s often a challenge. And this live case study is an opportunity for attendees to take away valuable, actionable lessons.” 

The Track 4 session, The Power of Collaboration: How Payers and Providers Can Find Success Together, will take place Monday, March 18, at 2:15 p.m.

This session will include: 

  • Interactive discussion between payers and providers on how collaboration eases friction and success in value-based care
  • Real-world strategies to incentivize providers’ time and effort, not just their results
  • Insight into what providers really need to make engaging them more effective

DataLink’s CEO will be joined by Kacey Serrano, director of Medicare stars and risk adjustment for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield and Britni Hoyt, director of quality operations and care management for Community Quality Alliance

Serrano is responsible for all risk adjustment and stars strategy for Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Medicare Advantage contracts. She also oversees provider engagement and value-based care, including incentive programs and shared savings. Hoyt is an experienced care coordinator in the population health management industry.

DataLink is a platinum sponsor for this year’s RISE National conference.