The Maine State Innovation Model (SIM) is a partnership of health care providers, insurers, data analysts, and others with the goals of improving the health of Maine’s population, improving the experiences of Maine patients, and reducing the total costs of care. We were hired to facilitate a series of six meetings of the SIM Medicare Proposal Oversight Committee and support the Committee’s development of a proposal to explore innovative payment models for the Maine Medicare system.
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Shows of Respect
October 26th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
Even when you don’t know someone – wait, especially when you don’t know someone – it works well to show respect. Works with people you know too. Even works with people you don’t like. As a practical matter, when you show respect to someone – whoever they are — you’re more likely to get a …read more
Competition is over-rated. Collaboration please.
July 29th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
I’m afraid that our United States Congress has reached a point where they are unable to solve the problems of the nation. I’m afraid that the United Nations and other coalitions of nations lack political will to actually save our species from climate change. And I’m afraid when I see unnecessary conflict in our communities. …read more