Payers at every level will need partners committed to these ends: Providers who have the scale and infrastructure to handle large, growing, and high-demand patient populations; to collect meaningful data; and, to use that data for predictive actionable insights and to document patient and population outcomes. Leveraging the scale created by Progress Health System™, providers become essential partners able to better provide for our growth and expansion by providing smart, sure solutions to payers and communities.
Progress Health can help you contract with providers who bring these characteristics through a large geographic region. Progress Health System affiliates understand your needs and are willing to contract using pay-for-performance and risk-based methodologies.
Progress Health System™ is a non-profit-corporation that provides agreed upon services to its affiliates. Members of the affiliation retain their own corporate identities, status, and governance while sharing in enhanced ability to negotiate, to drive innovation, to improve efficiency, and to document outcomes by benefiting from the scale and scope of the parent corporation. Progress maintains flexibility in corporate structure and staffing while establishing the resources and infrastructure needed to drive enhancements that support the Triple Aim: Improved outcomes, Patient Centered treatment, and Efficiency for affiliates’ patients, and consumers.
Moreover, Progress Health System™ seeks to facilitate contracting, management, and accountability for large payers offering comprehensive care in a large area network with the confidence that contracts will deliver positive outcomes in a profitable and sustainable manner.
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Who We Are
The healthcare landscape has become increasingly complex and the pressures to simultaneously become patient centered, improve outcomes and reduce cost driven by the Affordable Care Act and delineated in the “Triple Aim”, will create the need for scale, for data infrastructure, for the smart use of technology, and for services that are evidence-based and also person-centered. Progress Health System™ is dedicated to bringing leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, evidence-based and people purposed systems of care together to the benefit of affiliates and partners, including payers, advocates and our communities.
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Supportive core services:
Centers of Excellence / Best Practice
• Integrated Health Homes
• Medication Assisted Treament Clinics
• Criminal Justive Diversion
• Psycho-Educational Facilities
• Health Data Management
• Early Intervention in Psychosis
Consultation and Education
• Leadership Development
• Strategic Planning
• Human Resources
• Financial Management
• Business Analytics & Intelligence
• Contracting Strategies
• Technical Assistance
• Clinical programs
• Quality Improvement and Risk Management
• Business Practices
• Information Technology
Supportive affiliate services:
• Regional Contract Negotiation
• Joint purchasing
• Employee Benefits
• Insurance Coverage
• Data-Sharing and Benchmarking Across Affiliates
• Technical Support For Program and Business Development
• Best-Practice Policies and Procedures
• Grant Writing Support/Assistance
• IT Development and Shared Infrastructure
• Financial Management Consolidation
• Other Administrative/Support Integration
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Progress Health System™ was created by LifeStream Behavioral Center and Meridian Behavioral Healthcare to promote the development and growth of a network of healthcare providers. Progress Health System™ is dedicated to bringing leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship, evidence-based and people purposed systems of care together to the benefit of affiliates and partners, including payers, advocates and our communities.
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