AIS Launches New Series of Online Training Programs with Four-Part Course on Value-Based Payment Models

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A new online training program from the experts at Atlantic Information Services provides details of the latest trends and strategies in value-based health care payment programs.

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of online training programs, with an inaugural course on value-based payment programs. Prepared by the on-staff experts at AIS, a leader in health business information solutions for the past 25 years, the training programs are ideal for sales and customer service staffs; product design, marketing and business managers; new or reassigned staff members, and others at health plans, hospitals, medical groups and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Value-based care — an increasingly popular payment model under which health care services are paid for based on quality rather than quantity — has proliferated since passage of the Affordable Care Act. AIS’s user-friendly four-module program is a terrific introduction to this transformative health business trend. It includes:

  • Training Module #1: Program Design and Characteristics — Easy-to-follow explanations of patient centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, and bundled and global payment models.
  • Training Module #2: The Role of Private Payers — Details of the current landscape, future projections, and insurer supports and program impact.
  • Training Module #3: The Role of Pharma — Valuable takeaways on partnership models with entities such as drug manufacturers, specialty pharmacy providers and retail pharmacy chains.
  • Training Module #4: Single-Specialty Payment Models — Clear explanations of specialties, including oncology, pediatric programs, diabetes, asthma, maternity care and end-stage renal disease.

Plus, at the conclusion of each module, True-False “Knowledge Checks” permit users to assess their understanding of the subject matter.
“Value-based care is the most powerful health care payment trend in a generation,” says AIS Executive Editor Jill Brown. “This program will make sure your whole team is up-to-date on the latest trends and strategies in this fast-changing field.”

Future programs in AIS’s online training series will focus on the most complex and critically important issues in health care today. The next four-module program, on oncology management strategies, will be released soon.

For more information on the online training programs, including access to an interactive demo of the value-based payment models program, visit

About AIS
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for nearly 30 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals and health systems, health insurance companies, medical group practices, purchasers of health insurance, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, databases, websites, looseleafs, strategic reports, directories, webinars, virtual conferences and training programs. Learn more at

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