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The Well Power program initiated in the Town of Chelmsford, MA and in partnership with the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association is a Finalist in the mid-size category. And it's not just their innovative and fun wellness programs that have town employees making health a priority but seeing the town leaders involved in the classes as well.


Paul Cohen and Jeanne Parziale
Paul Cohen
Town Manager
Chelmsford, MA

Jeanne Parziale
Human Resources Director
Town of Chelmsford

According to the committee overseeing the inaugural Health Value Awards, the Leapfron Group "galvanized improvements long thought impossible". Leah Binder said it is a continuing mission and a result of over 18 years of hard work.


Leah Binder
Leah Binder
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Leapfrog Group

World Congress, The Health Rosetta Institute and the Validation Institute will honor the women, men and institutions that bring excellence and innovation to the U.S. healthcare sector each year with its health value awards. Redirect Health is a finalist in two categories and they believe its time for other stakeholders to adopt an end to end strategy similar to theirs.


David Berg
David Berg
Co-Founder and President
Redirect health

In the Category of Direct Care Provider for the inaugural Health Value Awards, one of the finalists, Vera Whole Health, is the only direct to employer primary care provider in the Western United states that staffs full time health coaches on its care teams.


Ryan Schmid
Ryan Schmid
Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Vera Whole Health

NFP Corporate Services is a finalist for this year's inaugural Health Value Awards. Heidi Cottle shares what she believes got them in the running.


Heidi Cottle
Heidi Cottle
NFP


World Health Care Congress The Validation Institute and The Health Rosetta Institute, have founded The 2018 Health Value Awards, to recognize health care organizations and programs who deliver higher value care that demonstrate measurably better health outcomes, costs and/or safety than conventional care. Adam Russo, CEO of The Phia Group, a finalist believes his company's innovative approach to data analytics and self funding was the key to being recognized.


Adam Russo, Esq.
Adam Russo, Esq.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
The Phia Group

More than 350 health care organizations and employers were nominated in 13 categories for the Health Value Awards - a designation that shines a bright light on health care organizat! ions, purchasers and individuals that consistently deliver significant value and excellence within their specialties. Principals at Echelon Group are finalists in the Benefits Advisor Leadership category.


Donald Reiman & Doug Hetherington
Donald Reiman
President/Founder
Echelon Group

Doug Hetherington
Employee Benefits Consultant

RE Sutton & Associates has been providing employee benefit consulting and insurance brokerage services to employers of all sizes for over 25 years. They're one of the finalists for the first Health Value awards.


Richard Sutton
Richard Sutton
Employee Benefits Consultant
RE Sutton & Associates

Jeff Bernhard has over 20 years at Aetna building and leading teams that sell and service the largest employers in the U.S. He's bringing that perspective to his own company and making improvements to the benefits process. He is a finalist for a Health Value Award.


Jeff Bernhard
Jeff Bernhard
President
Continental Benefits

The success of building coalitions to secure purchasing power and other innovative strategies is getting the Axial Benefits Group much welcome notice. They are a finalist in this year's Health Value Awards.


Michael Rodgers
Michael Rodgers
Principal & Managing Partner
Axial Benefits Group

As we gear up for the 15th annual World Health Care Congress in Washington DC. we're getting to know more deeply, the strategies of the innovators in the high performance health care sector - including those that are being recognized with the Health Value Award. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has a global program in place that addresses the needs of employees, that is customized to their geographical location.


Samuel Peik, MD, MPH
Samuel Peik, MD, MPH
Global Health Advisor
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

World Congress, alongside The Health Rosetta Institue and the Validation Institute is announcing the winners of the Health Value Awards. USI Insurance Services is one of the finalists, a group based out Oregon that is recognized for its unique methodology in data analytics.


Scott Haas
Scott Haas Senior Vice President
USI Insurance Services

As we lead up to the 15th annual World Health Care Congress in Washington DC. we're getting to know the innovators in the high performance health care sector - including the value oriented vendors who are using unique cost effective strategies that are effective while delivering excellent care. And they have the data to prove it.


Keith Smith, MD
Keith Smith, MD
Co-Founder
Surgery Center of Oklahoma

World Congress and The Health Rosetta Institute is collaborating with The Care Innovations Validation Institute on The Health Value Awards, which recognize health care vendors, brokers, and purchasers who deliver higher value care. Aravind Eye Care System of India is one of the finalists.


Thulasiraj Ravilla
Thulasiraj Ravilla
Director
Aravind Eye Care System

World Congress and The Health Rosetta Institute is collaborating with The Care Innovations Validation Institute on The Health Value Awards, which recognize health care vendors, brokers, and purchasers who deliver higher value care. 11 winners will be announced in late April.


Linda Riddell
Linda Riddell
Population Health Scientist and Independent Validator
Care Innovations™ Validation Institute

As the excitement builds for the World Health Care congress next month, we're talking with leading innovators in the high performance health care space that will be presenting at this year's event. David Contorno is President and CEO of Lake Norman Benefits.


David Contorno
David Contorno
President
Lake Norman Benefits

Tampa based RN Cancer Guides is proving to be an effective value oriented vendor in the high performance health care space. Susan Scherer is the CEO and Founder.


Susan Scherer, RN, BSN, OCN
Susan Scherer, RN, BSN, OCN
CEO and Founder
RN Cancer Guides

We continue our series of conversations with innovators in the High Performance Health Care space. Dr. David Kibbe is the CEO and founding partner of Direct Trust.


David Kibbe, MD
David C. Kibbe, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Direct Trust

This year's World Health Care Congress will feature a High performance Health Care track. For a preview, journalist Mabel Jong speaks with the individuals who are pioneering this space.


Pramod John
Pramod John
Chief Executive Officer
Vivio Health

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