Nov. 22, 2023

Chuck Feerick and Mason Shea: Quality, Transparency, and Innovation in Healthcare

Chuck Feerick and Mason Shea: Quality, Transparency, and Innovation in Healthcare

Data transparency and quality metrics are crucial when reshaping the future of healthcare delivery.

In this episode, Chuck Feerick and Mason Shea discuss how Mercer fosters innovation, exemplifying their collaborative vision with Clarify. They discuss Mercer's role in healthcare transformation and addressing costs, citing the partnership with Clarify Health and emphasizing data transparency and benchmarking.

Tune in to learn about the pivotal role of collaboration and forward-thinking strategies in revolutionizing how we approach healthcare challenges!

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About Chuck Feerick:

Chuck Feerick is Clarify Health Solutions’ Vice President of Growth and Product Strategy. He is a healthcare professional with 15 years of experience (including 2 years of leadership development training) working in managed care as well as in strategic healthcare consulting and product management, setting the strategic direction to meet financial objectives, creating internal wellness programs, health information technology (HIT) - building and launching new products and platforms, member/patient relations, government relations, and the development of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and Patient-Centered Medical Home models. Chuck formerly hosted the Innovation Rising Podcast, presented by Healthbox.


Chuck is also passionate about health and wellness at both the community and individual levels. As an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, he designed and built a holistic wellness program for a 6,000+ employee organization across 14 states. He is also the Founder of StandUp Chicago, a non-profit volunteer organization working to help schools implement standing desks in their classroom for their students.


About Mason Shea:

Mason Shea is a partner and healthcare consulting actuary working in Mercer's Richmond office. He provides analysis and strategic guidance around healthcare plans for clients nationwide. He is currently responsible for the intellectual capital and solutions produced by the actuarial group within Mercer US Health and sits on Mercer's Health Innovation Council.

Things You’ll Learn:

  • Encouraging a culture of innovation within large companies fosters an environment where employees actively challenge norms and continuously seek improvements in healthcare processes and outcomes.
  • Data transparency and benchmarking are pivotal in evaluating provider performance, enabling a comprehensive understanding of efficiency, affordability, and quality in healthcare delivery.
  • Collaborative partnerships are instrumental in developing innovative tools and solutions that effectively address complex challenges within the healthcare industry.
  • Balancing cost and quality in healthcare services is crucial, ensuring the delivery of high-value insurance and benefits for plan members and patients to facilitate affordable, accessible, and high-quality care.
  • Leveraging technology and data science in healthcare holds transformative potential, utilizing big data to drive informed decision-making, improve patient outcomes, and establish a more personalized and efficient healthcare system.


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  • Follow Mercer on LinkedIn.
  • Explore the Mercer Website!
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