History of PROMETHEUS Payment
The development of PROMETHEUS has been supported by grants from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Commonwealth Fund, and others.
Primary support for the implementation of the PROMETHEUS Payment® model came from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). RWJF provided a planning grant in late 2007 to create and evaluate the model, then additional support to make the model real. With a $6 million grant extending over three years, RJWF enabled HCI3 to implement the program in four pilot sites, two of which are also grantees under the RWJF “Aligning Forces for Quality” program. Development was also made possible by grants from the Commonwealth Fund, the New York State Health Foundation, and the Colorado Health Foundation. We thank them all for their critical support.
The original Design Team included leading experts in health care law, quality measurement, economics, benefits, operations, and related fields. These individuals met every month for over two years to design the PROMETHEUS Payment Model.
James Bentley, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Strategic Policy Planning, American Hospital Association, Chicago, Illinois
Francois de Brantes, MS, MBA, Executive Director, HCI3
Douglas Emery, MS, Operations Director, HCI3
Alice G. Gosfield, Esq., Principal, Alice G. Gosfield and Associates, P.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jim Knutson, Risk Manager and Human Resources Director, Aircraft Gear Corporation, Rockford, Illinois
Jeffrey Levin-Scherz, MD, MBA, FACP, Chief Medical Officer, Towers-Watson, Boston, Massachusetts
Elizabeth McGlynn, PhD, Principal, the RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, CA
Toni Mills, MA, Managing Director, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Chicago, Illinois
Amita Rastogi, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Cost of Care Programs, HCI3, Chicago, IL
Meredith Rosenthal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Craig Schneider, Ph.D., Director of Healthcare Policy, MA Health Data Consortium, Boston, Massachusetts
Michael Taylor, MHA, Principal, Managed Care Delivery Systems, Towers Perrin, Boston, Massachusetts