healthcare purchaser

healthcare purchaser

A UK term for an organisation which pays for, procures or commissions health services from hospital trusts, primary care trusts (PCTs) or independent (private) hospitals.
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Bailit formed the Massachusetts Healthcare Purchaser Group in January 1993 with 40 other private and public health insurance purchasers in the State.
Leapfrog Partners are companies and organizations that supply products and services to the healthcare purchaser and provider community, and are committed to supporting Leapfrog's mission and purchasing principles.
It harnesses the power of the federal government as a healthcare purchaser to support and promote both healthcare quality improvement and gains in efficiency, through the use of interoperable health information technology.
During Medical Home Metrics and Measurements for Achieving ROI, a 90-minute webinar on April 1, 2009, now available as a CD-ROM, we heard from two leading industry experts who shared different viewpoints -- the healthcare purchaser and the healthcare payor -- and their strategies for achieving an ROI from the medical home.
Published each November, the report is eagerly anticipated in today's competitive market to support negotiations with healthcare providers by private healthcare purchasers and government programs.
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During open enrollment, as individual healthcare purchasers flood portals to investigate plan choices, BPM systems automatically collect pertinent information about each consumer from all back-end systems to guide and personalize the sales experience and increase sales-close ratios.
The company's service line benefits healthcare purchasers by delivering a cost-effective approach to advancing patient care and controlling utilization through the provision of patient-friendly, face-to-face Personal Pharmacist[TM] services.
About Catalyst for Payment Reform Catalyst for Payment Reform is an independent, non-profit organization working on behalf of large employers and other healthcare purchasers to catalyze improvements in the way health care services are paid for and to promote better and higher value care in the United States.
As this new breed of disruptive tools and technologies enter the market, healthcare purchasers struggle to identify those that will most significantly impact outcomes and improve patient care.
According to the company, LHRP is the only nationally standardized incentive program that can be licensed and used by healthcare purchasers and health plans.
org) is an independent, non-profit organization working on behalf of large employers and other healthcare purchasers to catalyze improvements in the way healthcare services are paid for and to promote better and higher value care in the United States.
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