Dr. Eric S. Weaver, FACHE, FACMPE, FHIMSS Executive Director, ACLC
Dr. Eric S. Weaver is nationally recognized for his work in primary care transformation and value-based care. He is the Executive Director of the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, a nonprofit organization established by former HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt and former CMS Administrator Dr. Mark McClellan to accelerate the value-based care readiness of healthcare organizations.
Eric has an extensive executive leadership track record with physician-led ACOs and risk-bearing entities. He previously held the role of corporate vice president for Innovista Health Solutions, a population health management services organization, and oversaw enterprise capital investment strategy and technology adoption. Eric was also the President, and CEO of Austin, Texas-based Integrated ACO – one of the most successful physician-led Accountable Care Organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program before its acquisition by Evolent Health.
Eric is a committed health care executive with Fellow designations from the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Medical Group Management Association and the Health Information and Management Systems Society. He received his Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Texas State University and his Doctor of Healthcare Administration degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He was the recipient of the ACHE Robert S. Hudgens Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year and the Modern Healthcare “Up & Comers” Award in 2016. In addition, he was named to Becker’s Hospital Review list of “Rising Stars: 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40” in 2015, and awarded the Young Alumni Rising Award from Texas State University.
In addition to his work as a healthcare executive, Eric serves on various Boards such as the Texas State Development Foundation, the Dell Medical School Society for Health & Business, and the Half Helen Foundation. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with his wife and daughter.
Here in Episode #110 Eric starts our show with a leadership mindset that centers us around fostering strong relationships. Eric walks us through his career path going from the administration, and into blazing a path for value-based care. He also gives us a current state report of the state of value-based care.
Eric shares a dark moment story around using leadership setbacks to gain career focus. He tells us why taking smart career risks will pay-off over time. He also highlights how to use your WHY, to build great teams. Eric shares how the ACLC continues to build strong partners throughout the pandemic.
He gives us his personal AHA connected with improvement opportunities for healthcare. He shares thoughts on how quality people will drive healthcare transformations. He ties in connections between innovation, entrepreneurship, and value-based care. And gives us his best career advice.