We most value networking with like-minded organizations to advance healthcare improvement in the region and appreciate the opportunity to learn and share best practices and ideas on data, measurement, reducing cost, and improving health outcomes.
~ Teresa Couts, Executive Director
Kentuckiana Health Collaborative
Louisville, KY
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~ Jane Doe, CEO
Better Health Collaborative
Nashville, TN

full member

To qualify as  Full Member of NRHI, an organization must be a Regional Healthcare Improvement Collaborative (RHIC). By definition, RHICs are non-profit organizations working to improve healthcare quality and value in a specific geographic region of the country (typically either a metropolitan area or state) through:

  • an active program of quality measurement and public reporting or an active program of quality improvement, or both; 
  • a collaborative effort of healthcare providers and other stakeholders.

The organization must have representation from four types of stakeholders on its governing board:

  • Healthcare providers (hospitals, physician groups, physicians, home health agencies, nursing homes, clinics, etc.);
  • Healthcare purchasers (employers who purchase health insurance for their employees, state Medicaid agencies that contract with health plans for care, etc.)
  • Healthcare payers (private health insurance plans, state Medicaid agencies that directly pay for care, etc.); and
  • Health care consumers or consumer organizations
Benefits

We represent more than 30 RHICs across the United States, working in diverse areas of healthcare. The benefits we offer to our Members helps them advance their initiatives and build up on shared leadership, education, and connections. Among the most prominent benefits are:

– Opportunity to be a part of multi-site initiatives with related funding;

– Federal representation;

– Eligibility to serve on NRHI’s committees and/or be a Board Officer;

– Exposure and promotion;

– Tailored communications

Download detailed list of all benefits available to our Members.

Membership Level Dues

affiliateD partners

An organization that does not meet the criteria as a Full Member, but meets the criteria set forth below, may join NRHI as a Regional/State or National/Federal Affiliated Partner.

Affiliated Partners must be committed to improving health and health care in the US through multi stakeholder collaboration.

  • Regional/State Affiliated Partners must be a regional/state partner (local or state data vendors, regional or state philanthropies, local or state employers, regional industry or trade association, local or state governments);
  • National Affiliated Partner (national data vendors, philanthropies, national employers, national industry or trade associations, or federal government agencies).
Benefits

Regional/ State and National/Federal Affiliated Partners We represent more than 30 RHICs across the United States, working in diverse areas of healthcare. The benefits we offer to our Members helps them advance their initiatives and build up on shared leadership, education, and connections. Among the most prominent benefits are:

– Opportunity to be a part of multi-site initiatives with related funding;

– Federal representation;

– Eligibility to serve on NRHI’s committees and/or be a Board Officer;

– Exposure and promotion;

– Tailored communications

Download detailed list of all benefits available to our Affiliated Partners.

Affiliate Partner Dues

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