"Why do we belong to CBGH? 1) Build local relationships with purchasing peers and healthcare stakeholders. 2) Act as a unified voice of purchasers to demand changes in healthcare (power in numbers). 3) Learn best practices from employer leaders. 4) Attend educational monthly meetings on such topics as value-based purchasing (that also includes quality metrics); high performance networks; lifting the hood on PBMs; quality and patient safety transparency; pricing transparency; biomarker testing. 5) Remain abreast of legislative matters impacting healthcare and educate legislators on unintended consequences. 6) Engage stakeholders (e.g., employers/purchasers; health systems/insurers; healthcare providers; physician leaders; and relevant nonprofits) through a relationship of mutual support and accountability to create a plan to transform healthcare in Colorado, with the goal being to achieve the highest quality outcomes at the lowest cost with the most benefit to everyone. 7) Participate in CBGH Annual Forum.
Jeanne Thrower Aguilar
- Boulder Valley School District
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