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The programs initiated and supported by PBGH staff are one of the primary ways that we put our vision and mission into action with the support and resources of our members and partners. PBGH programs leverage our 30 years of experience creating innovative health care quality initiatives to achieve our key strategies: Accelerate Transparency, Pay for Value, Redesign Care Delivery, and Influence Policy.

We invite you to learn more about our programs:

Accountable Care Organizations
Helping purchasers drive quality and affordability in healthcare by improving care coordination

California Joint Replacement Registry
Providing data needed to reward high quality orthopedic care providers

California Healthcare Performance Information System

California Quality Collaborative
Improving medical group and hospital quality through collaboration and training
Download the CQC Program Summary (pdf 1.2 MB)

Consumer-Purchaser Alliance
Strengthening the voice of Members in public policy

Download the C-P Alliance Program Summary (pdf 105kb)

Employers Centers of Excellence Network
Negotiating high-quality care at top performing centers

Download the ECEN Program Summary (pdf 1.6 MB)

Employers' Prescription for Affordable Drugs
A coalition uniting employers in advocacy for policies that address the high cost of prescription drugs.

Intensive Out-Patient Care Program

Coordinating care for those who need it most
Download the IOCP Program Summary (pdf 441 KB)

Making Wise Healthcare Choices Together
PBGH in collaboration with Consumer Reports developed this Choosing Wisely microsite.

Multi-Payer Claims Database
Producing the information Californians need to identify the best doctors
Download the MPCD Program Summary (pdf 222 KB)

Patient Assessment Survey
Measures and reports patient experiences to improve physician performance
Download the PAS Program Summary (pdf 99 KB)

Patient Reported Outcomes Measures
Promoting the widespread adoption of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMS) which is central to improving patient experience and quality, advancing value-based payment and reducing health care costs.

Purchaser Value Network (PVN)
The PVN aims to accellerate the adoption of high value healthcare delivery and payment models through policy advocacy, education and purchaser engagement

Transform Maternity Care
Improving birth outcomes for infants and mothers
Download the TMC Program Summary (pdf 101 KB)