NRHI & Seven Members Awarded Five-Year Contract with Maryland Health Department

NRHI & Seven Members Awarded Five-Year Contract with Maryland Health Department PORTLAND, ME – April 9, 2018 – The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a national nonprofit organization representing regional health collaboratives (RHICs) across the country, was chosen as one of 19 contractors to provide expertise in the implementation of Maryland’s all-payer model over […]

Healthcare Cost Disparities Across States Driven by Differences in Care Patterns and Price

HEALTHCARE COST DISPARITIES ACROSS STATES DRIVEN BY DIFFERENCES IN CARE PATTERNS AND PRICE New Healthcare Cost Comparison Reveals Regions’ Cost Drivers, Lays Groundwork for Local Solutions February 13, 2018, Portland, ME — The considerable differences between the total cost of healthcare in five states is largely driven by local patterns of healthcare usage and pricing. […]

Forbes Quotes Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO, in Article on Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, & JP Morgan Healthcare Deal

Bruce Japsen, reporter for Forbes, quotes Elizabeth Mitchell, President & CEO of NRHI, in recent article, titled: “If Amazon And Buffett Lift Veil On Health Prices, Insurers Are In Trouble.” “Resistance to transparency in healthcare remains high,” says Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement CEO Elizabeth Mitchell, who welcomes Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan’s new company. “Employers […]

Statewide Patient Experience in Primary Care Survey Results Released by MHQP

On January 24, Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) released results from the annual patient experience in primary care survey. Results included: “Patients reported improved experiences overall in Massachusetts primary care practices, with increases within the last three years across all topic areas explored in the survey for both adult and pediatric care. These increases came […]