Center for Healthcare Transparency to Make It Easier for Individuals to Compare Doctors and Hospitals

Portland, Maine — It has been said that Americans do more research when buying a car than choosing a doctor or hospital. The Center for Healthcare Transparency (CHT), a newly launched, groundbreaking organization, aims to change that by making it easier for people to compare healthcare options. CHT is developing a roadmap that will enable individuals to take advantage of reliable information about healthcare quality and costs.

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GAO Report Features RHIC Work on Physician Performance Measurement

A report from the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office , “Certain Physician Feedback Reporting Practices of Private Entities Could Improve CMS’s Efforts”, describes the ways that private entities, including Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives, provide performance information to physicians. Three of the…

Maine Collaboratives Shift Health Focus to the Community

Experts say “medical homes” that bring hospitals and physicians together to serve patients have the promise to finally push down national health care costs. Pioneering efforts by two Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives that are members of NRHI could lead the…

New Report to Accelerate Payment and Delivery Reform

PORTLAND, Maine – February 20, 2014  — The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a leader in transforming U.S. health care, released a new report, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), titled “Making the Business Case for Payment…

NRHI and its Members to Present at Healthcare Transparency Summit

PORTLAND, Maine – December 2, 2013 — The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a leader in transforming U.S. health care, announced today that its President and CEO, Elizabeth Mitchell and executives from its member organizations will be presenting at the…

NRHI Leads Project to Reduce Health Care Spending

Project Instrumental in Lowering Health Care Costs in Communities. PORTLAND, Maine – November 20, 2013 — The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a leader in transforming U.S. health care, announced today that it received funding from the Robert Wood Johnson…