Life Sciences Organizations to Discuss ACOs, Patient Engagement and Reimbursement at National Healthcare Conference

Life Sciences Organizations to Discuss ACOs, Patient Engagement and Reimbursement at National Healthcare Conference

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Life sciences organizations participating in the Premier healthcare alliance’s will meet face-to-face during a national healthcare conference in June.

The Healthcare Innovators Collaborative engages life sciences organizations in dialogue about ever-evolving healthcare delivery, measurement, financing and risk. Participants share knowledge from health systems nationwide that are implementing accountable care organizations (ACOs), as well as Premier research on care coordination, new payment models, resource utilization and more.

, taking place June 11-14 in San Antonio, brings together leaders in healthcare from across the U.S. to share learnings and innovations. Healthcare Innovators Collaborative members will gather to discuss emerging trends in healthcare such as ACO implementation, patient engagement and the dynamics of reimbursement transition. Speakers include physician and integration leaders from alliance members AtlantiCare, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Integrated Solutions Health Network, Methodist Health System and Summa Health System.

Nine pioneering organizations specializing in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, laboratory and more have the collaborative. These organizations recently participated in the collaborative’s first interactive session on emerging trends in accountable care.

The Healthcare Innovators Collaborative is led by a , including representatives from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Premier executive leadership, and Premier members such as Saint Francis Health System.

The collaborative provides updated information on the latest healthcare reform topics, issues and legislation. Charter members have access to insights gained through Premier’s ™, and Bundled Payment Hospital and Health System Performance Improvement collaboratives. This includes information on:

“Sharing best practices helps providers identify better ways to serve their communities,” said Wes Champion, senior vice president of Premier Performance Partners. “In the Healthcare Innovators Collaborative, life sciences organizations better support providers in this changing environment, finding new ways to collaborate and innovate together.”

Charter level enrollment in the collaborative is available on a limited basis until May 31.

For more information or to join the current charter members of the Healthcare Innovators Collaborative, please email .

Premier is the nation’s largest performance improvement alliance of more than 2,800 U.S. hospitals and 93,000 other sites using the power of collaboration and technology to lead the transformation to coordinated, high-quality, cost-effective care. Owned by healthcare providers, Premier operates a leading purchasing network with more than $5 billion in annual savings. Premier also maintains clinical, financial and outcomes databases based on 1 in every 4 patient discharges. A world leader in measurably improving patient care, Premier has the largest performance improvement collaboratives in America, including one in partnership with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier also has an office in Washington. . Stay connected with Premier on , , and .