Community

Providers need support in developing the care delivery competencies the ACLC identifies. The following organizations are advancing accountable care through collaboration and offer services providers need in their own journey.

  • The Aspen Group - a diverse group of healthcare leaders who are persistent in the pursuit of an affordable, high quality healthcare system. They systematically address the most challenging current healthcare issues, collaborate around a national strategy for improving the health of Americans, and promote provocative solutions that add value to efforts to transform healthcare.
  • CAPG – CAPG is the leading U.S. association for physician organizations assuming financial responsibility for clinically integrated, coordinated care. They are committed to representing, supporting, and promoting these organizations through education, advocacy, and relationship building to enhance the quality and value of these models. Website here.
  • Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched the LAN to help advance the work being done across sectors to increase the adoption of value-based payments and alternative payment models. The LAN is about shifting away from the current fee-for-service model of payment in our health care system to one that pays providers and hospitals for quality care and improved health. Website here.
  • Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF) – an industry consortium that brings together patients, payers, providers and purchasers to align private and public sector efforts to clear the way for a sweeping transformation of the U.S. health care system. The Task Force develops policy papers, best practices, and toolkits that aid providers and payers in their transition to value-based care models. Website here.
  • HIMSS – The vision of better health with information technology has been the focus of HIMSS since its establishment in 1961. Today, HIMSS advises stakeholders on IT best practices to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health and healthcare. Website here.
  • Integrated Healthcare Associates (IHA) – convenes diverse stakeholders, including physician organizations, hospitals and health systems, health plans, purchasers and consumers committed to high-value integrated care that improves quality and affordability for patients. Their work generated insights and actionable information for industry leaders and policymakers to improve quality, reduce costs, and increase transparency in health care. Website here.
  • National Business Group on Health (NBGH) – a non-profit organization representing large employers’ perspective on national health policy issues and providing practical solutions to members’ most important health care problems. Members exchange ideas for controlling health care costs, improving patient safety and quality of care and sharing best practices in health benefits management. Website here.
  • Premier Inc. – a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and 130,000 other providers. Their mission is to achieve healthcare improvement through collaboration. They work as a team with their members to safely reduce costs and improve care. Website here.
  • The Vital Directions for Health and Health Care, formed by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) – The purpose of this initiative is to compile expert information to inform debate and decision-making around new directions for health and health care in the United States. Guided by an 18-member steering committee, NAM commissioned expert papers on 19 priority focus areas for U.S. health policy, to be published in September 2016. Together, these papers represent the guidance of more than 100 leading researchers, scientists, and policy makers. Website here.