The Alliance of Community Health Plan’s (ACHP) annual report, “Report to Our Community 2008,” profiles its quality, market performance and public policy initiatives for the past year. The report introduces readers to ACHP’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Collaborative, the HealthPlan Performance Gauge and its Principles for Health Care Reform, among other programs that help ACHP member organizations improve the health of their members and their communities.
“ACHP provides critical capabilities that help make heath care better, safer and more efficient,” says Mary Brainerd, president and CEO of ACHP member HealthPartners. “ACHP’s rigorous analytics allow us to better understand our clinical and operational performance. This invaluable information helps member organizations target limited resources for quality improvement projects and long-term planning.”
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ACHP is a national leadership organization that brings together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care in their communities. The non-profit, community-based and regional health plans and provider organizations from across the country that make up ACHP’s membership provide coverage and care for approximately 15 million Americans. These health plans focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of patient care coordination, patient-centered medical homes, accountable health care delivery, use of information technology and other innovations leading to improvements in affordability and the quality of care. To learn more about ACHP, go to www.achp.org.