I recently read an article in New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Catalyst1 that showed that the alignment between providers and payers does not seem to be closing, despite the industry shift to value-based payment. The survey, conducted among executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians, finds that three-quarters (77 percent) of respondents do not consider payers and providers aligned toward realizing improved value in care delivery. More than half (58 percent) feel their own organizations are not aligned. Moreover, only three percent of respondents say payers and providers are extremely or very aligned at the industry level. Read more at HealthLeaders.