Robert Ripley MD, the CEO and founder of Ripley and Associates, brings his interest and medical expertise in data management to promoting cost effective health care. This interest is founded on a multi-decade practice in Cardiology where it has become clear that wise decisions on patient’s behalf must be disseminated among provider networks to achieve desired outcomes.

Dr. Ripley’s background includes membership in the American Heart Associates Health Services section, membership in Health Care Insurance Companies Advisory Panels, a 10 year appointment to the Tennessee State Medical Board, and cardiology program development in rural and suburban hospitals. Ripley and Associates’ system, Health Care in 3 Dimensions, optimizes and assesses the delivery of healthcare using counterfactual analysis of care paths, translating patient level decisions to population level outcomes, which manages costs without sacrificing the individuality of the patient. The team of Ripley and Associates focuses on new programs of Accountable Care Organizations to provide presentation of data in innovative ways centered on patients and providers.

Donna Abercrombie, is the Project Manager at Ripley and Associates and a team member since 2013. Donna works to coordinate Accountable Care Organization programs and Alternative Payment Models.

She is a seasoned medical practice executive with 20 years of experience in the health care industry. She has extensive knowledge in specialty based operations, revenue cycle management, value based care, patient centered medical home, patient centered specialty practice, EHR implementation, medical record management, PQRS implementation, coding and compliance, and ICD-10 transition; having worked with local specialist in cardiology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, orthopedics, and internal medicine; and with surgery centers and dialysis clinics in Georgia and New York. She is also an active member of the Medical Group Management Association.

Allen Hall MCDBA, MCSD, MCSE, MCT Alumni, has been a team member since 2013, providing Information Technology support and creative assistance in multiple areas of specialty including systems infrastructure, website, documentation, illustration, and proof-of-concepts.

A consultant of The Sero Group he has over 30 years of IT experience specializing in system architecture on Microsoft platforms and technologies including SQL Server, Power BI, and Visual Studio. He has extensive experience as a consultant and trainer in both the private and public sectors over the last quarter century.

Healthcare in 3 Dimensions is a system to optimize and assess the delivery of healthcare using counterfactual analysis of care paths, managing costs without sacrificing the individuality of the patient.


Apr 2018
TennCare Releases TAG Video

TennCare has released some new participant commentary on its Technical Advisory Groups (TAG). For a video introduction to TennCare TAGs visit YouTube.

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Dec 2017
Blog "Pyramid of Value"
Robert Ripley MD opines on the promise of holistic patient centered approaches. Read more …
Oct 2017
The “Pyramid of Value”

Robert Ripley MD, will be presenting the “Pyramid of Value” at the 2017 PCMH Congress, November 3rd & 4th.

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