Neil Goldfarb, President and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health (GPBCH), recently met with the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) to discuss his initial motivations for launching a business coalition 10 years ago in the Greater Philadelphia region and what accomplishments GPBCH has had so far in driving health care value. In addition, Neil spoke on the biggest challenges facing GPBCH in advancing health care value, how national organizations are helping drive innovation, and the future role of business coalitions in the health care system. This interview was split into two parts and can be seen here:
AJMC also met with three GPBCH Employer member organizations to discuss several topics. The members included: Aramark, Camden County, New Jersey, and Wawa.
- James Startare, Vice President of Benefits, Aramark, spoke about the different ways membership with GPBCH has helped his organization. Click here to access James Startare's Interview
- Jim Rhodes, Deputy County Administrator, Camden County, New Jersey, spoke on how his organization’s membership with GPBCH has aided their value-based initiatives in improving health equity in the region. Click here to access Jim Rhodes' Interview
- Michelle DeNault, Senior Benefit Analyst, Wawa, spoke on her organization’s membership with GPBCH, specifically how tools provided by the Coalition and the Leapfrog Group have improved hospital price transparency for employers and beneficiaries in seeking value-based care services. Click here to access Michelle DeNault's Interview