Global foundation to roll out value-based cardiac care pilot in Atlanta

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The World Economic Forum plans to roll out value-based pilots across the globe and is set to launch the first program in Atlanta, according to a report from Reuters.

The Atlanta pilot will focus on heart failure. Key stakeholders include Novartis AG, Takedo Pharmaceuticals, Kaiser Permanente, Qualcomm and international health officials, according to the report.

WEF plans to take a patient outcomes focus in its models, according to the report. "We believe that this is a model that should be adopted globally ... We plan on sticking with this for several years," said Rick Valencia, president of Qualcomm Life, according to Reuters.

The next pilots will be launched in the Netherlands, Singapore and China, according to the report. Read the full story here.


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