Premier healthcare alliance Experts to Discuss ACOs and HIT

Premier healthcare alliance Experts to Discuss ACOs and HIT

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Member and executive experts of the will speak at national industry events in April, discussing healthcare information technology (HIT) and accountable care organizations (ACOs).

At the 10th Annual Health Plan and Payer Summit () on April 9 in National Harbor, Md., Premier Chief Information Officer Joe Pleasant will discuss disruptive and social innovations that advance healthcare. Pleasant will explain how to transform care delivery leveraging technology innovation to create a connected, clinically integrated next generation care model and address the challenges related to financing, security and mobility.

On April 19, Joe Damore, Premier vice president of Performance Partners, and Dr. Scott Berkowitz, assistant professor of cardiology and medical director for accountable care at Johns Hopkins, will speak at the in New Haven, Conn. They will discuss how effective ACOs are a recipe for low-cost quality care.

Premier and member experts will attend the on April 22 in Orlando, Fla. to lead discussions on accountability as a financial imperative and how to measure purchased services opportunities.

Monica Ray, Premier director of Performance Partners, will discuss new strategies for reaching into community health at the in Baltimore on April 9. She will illustrate how the Baldrige criteria and process has helped Premier. Premier will also be at booth #9 for additional information.

Premier will host a free Advisor Live webinar about improving cash flow through Lean efforts on April 11 from 2-3 p.m. ET. for more information and to register. Speakers include:

With 2,800 – or nearly half – of the country’s acute-care hospitals and 93,000 non-acute care sites, Premier unites providers to deliver the highest quality and most cost-effective care to patients. Alliance representatives speak around the country each month sharing best practices to transform healthcare.

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 nearly $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 .