Pictured is Brenda Ware-Roge, RN, BSN, Fairfield Memorial Hospital Care Coordinator, with the Population Health Pioneer Award given to Illinois Rural ACO for winning the Highest Engagement Award at the Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium in Phoenix, AZ.
Over 600 attendees gathered in Phoenix, Arizona for the Second Annual Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium on December 6-7, 2017. This year’s event featured healthcare leaders, industry experts, panel discussions and breakout sessions that addressed the most pressing concerns of health system leaders today. Among those attending was Brenda Ware-Roge, RN, BSN, Care Coordinator of Fairfield Memorial Hospital, who represented Fairfield Memorial Hospital as a member of the Illinois Rural ACO (Accountable Care Organization).
“Our ACO partners achieved more than $26 million in savings in 2016 and more than 90 percent are on track to reduce spending in 2017,” said Lynn Barr, Caravan Health Chief Executive Officer. “The Population Health Pioneer Awards Ceremony is an opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of our participants, and to say thank you for their dedication to improving care in their communities.”
Caravan Health was pleased to present Illinois Rural ACO, which includes Fairfield Memorial Hospital, with Outstanding Achievements in Quality of Care. The award was based on quality metric data used to measure ACO quality. With the help of the ACO leadership, physicians, nurses and support staff, Illinois Rural ACO helps patients live better lives and exceeded standards in quality and care.
“As an active participant in the Illinois Rural ACO, Fairfield Memorial Hospital is proud to be leading the efforts to improve quality among all hospitals as we deliver healthcare to our community and share our best practices,” stated Katherine Bunting-Williams, Ph.D., FMH CEO.