Message from the Executive Director

Bob Karch

Consistent with HPMI’s Mission of identifying and communicating effective business strategies that address the challenges of improving quality and outcomes, and controlling costs in the provision of healthcare, I hope you have continued to find HPMI’s frequent as well as very timely News Releases and our periodic Featured Publications to be of value.  Further, please know that I welcome not only your constructive feedback on any of our works, but also your thoughts and suggestions for additional features that you believe can contribute to advancing healthcare best practices consistent with HPMI’s Mission.

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About HPMI

HPMI is a research and education organization dedicated to promoting the use of business technology and strategic management principles to deliver greater value and more cost-effective benefits for healthcare organizations, employers and their employees/members.
HPMI’s mission is to identify and communicate effective business strategies that address the challenges of improving quality and outcomes, and controlling costs in the provision of healthcare.
Supported by its four key pillars — Measure, Manage, Engage and Automate — HPMI provides organizations with visibility and control over their healthcare benefits spending trends and risk management postures, while protecting individual employee privacy.

Featured Publications

Why Prevention Matters

Our current economic reality reminds us that now more than ever, we need to invest in the backbone of our economy: the American workforce. Without question, a significant factor threatening U.S. workforce productivity, as well as health care affordability and quality of life, is the rise in chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

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Finding Greater Value in Healthcare Transformation and Consumerism

The Healthcare Performance Management Institute (HPMI) interviewed Dr. Ben Carson, Former Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery of Johns Hopkins and other key healthcare subject matter experts on the topic of Finding Greater Value in Healthcare Transformation and Consumerism. While their viewpoints were as varied as their professional backgrounds, four strategic themes from the individual conversations were identified and addressed in this white paper.

White Paper: ACA and Alternative Funding for Small Employers

In response to major uncertainties in the commercial insurance market due to the sweeping new health reform law, many mid-sized and smaller employers—as well as their brokers and consultants - have pursued a shift to self insurance as an alternative means to reduce health plan costs.

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