WHA Announces Results for Waste Calculator Use & Receives National Media Attention

This morning, NRHI member Washington Health Alliance (WHA) announced staggering results of using their waste calculator to measure low-value healthcare service use in Washington state. The story notes that in Washington state numerous residents receive care on an annual basis  that they don’t need – this is contributing to our healthcare affordability cost overall. WHA […]

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 […]