Vice-President and Director of the Center for Payment Innovation

François de Brantes is vice-president and director of Altarum's Center for Payment Innovation (CPI), which designs and implements innovative payment and benefit plan design programs to motivate physicians, hospitals, and consumer-patients to improve the quality and affordability of care. CPI works with states, employers, health plans, and provider organizations, as well as national consultancies such as McKinsey and KPMG, to advise them on payment and delivery system reform.

Previously, Mr. de Brantes was the executive director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI 3), a nonprofit that merged with Altarum in 2016. As the executive director of HCI 3, Mr. de Brantes led the organization’s development and implementation of the nationally known Bridges To Excellence and PROMETHEUS Payment programs, which have been at the forefront of payment reform in the United States.

Previously, Mr. de Brantes was the program leader for various health care initiatives at GE’s corporate headquarters, responsible for developing and implementing GE’s Active Consumer strategy. Mr. de Brantes attended the University of Paris IX – Dauphine where he earned a MS in economics and finance, and he attended the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, where he graduated with an MBA.

Mr. de Brantes has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, and Health Affairs and is frequently quoted in national media, including The New York Times. He has also published two books, the latest being “The Incentive Cure: The Real Relief For Health Care.”