Dr. James, CHESS CMO, talks Value-Based Care on “Race to Value” Podcast

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Dr. Jesse James, the chief medical officer for CHESS Health Solutions, spends an hour with the hosts of the “Race to Value” podcast in an engaging discussion on numerous topics including: failing forward and removing the stigma around failure, the history of CHESS, social determinants of health, health care equity, the importance of accurate data, payment model innovation, analytics, and the value-based care landscape in North Carolina.

In the “Race to Value” podcast, hosted by Dr. Eric Weaver and Daniel Chipping from the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC), feature top healthcare executives and entrepreneurs to discuss healthcare’s value economy. Race to Value is the show to connect listeners with other healthcare leaders working to create better value in health, including provider organizations —hospitals and health systems, physician practices, and post-acute providers — health plans, pharmaceutical and life-science firms, health information technology firms, medical device manufacturers, and a multitude of other stakeholders.

Dr. Jesse C. James majored in biology at Florida A&M and is a graduate of both the Yale School of Medicine and the Yale School of Management. He completed his medical residency in Internal and Preventative Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine in Chapel Hill. James has extensive experience with the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC-HIT). There, he was deeply involved in the EHR Meaningful Use program, development of clinical quality measures, and served as a clinical advisor on multiple federal committees.