The Providence Business News reports that her “Working Group” on the initiative “will focus on four specific goals that will be delivered to the governor in December:
- “Develop benchmarks and a plan to establish a global health spending cap for Rhode Island.
- “Identify an implementation plan to achieve the ’80 by ’18′ goals which tie 80 percent of healthcare payments to quality by 2018.
- “Develop a vision for next-generation health information technology systems for all payers to improve care and reduce waste in the system.
- “Establish performance management frameworks to achieve population health and wellness goals outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy People 2020 report.”