GDAHCGreater Detroit Area Health Council
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The redesigned allows visitors to sign up to become members, sponsors, register for events, and to receive the GDAHC newsletter.
As a health care leader that is recognized regionally and nationally, GDAHC works with everyone who gets care, gives care and pays for care to lift the quality of overall care in the community.
GDAHC is one of the oldest coalitions in the country.
The steering committee consists of representatives from the Big Three automobile manufacturers, the UAWsers, MSA, the Office of the State Employer, GDAHC, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), RAND, the Foundation for Accountability, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and HCFA.
Additionally, GDAHC has a number of products available online to assist purchasers and consumers in making health plan decisions.
The coalition uses the GDAHC request for information process to evaluate MCOs for contracting purposes as well as to identify quality improvement activities specific for each MCO.
As DaimlerChrysler's David Kempken puts it, "If we didn't have GDAHC, we'd have to recreate it."
"As we further the work of initiatives like GDAHC Save Lives Save Dollars, the integrated leadership and participation of the business community in health care is crucial to long-term and sustained momentum and progress."
"Through GDAHC's Save Lives, Save Dollars initiative, we have already made significant strides toward improving the health of individuals while reducing the costs of their medical care," said Bruce Bradley, chair, Save Lives, Save Dollars and director, health care strategy and public policy, General Motors Corp.
Pictured, from left, are Ed Wolking, the Chamber's senior vice president for Strategic Directions; Joseph Kozlowski; Vernice Davis Anthony, GDAHC president and CEO; and Si Nahra, president of Health Decisions Inc.