Cambia Grove Anchor Partners

The Cambia Grove convenes many organizations, large and small, that have a stake in the region’s health care sector. Among other things, it’s a space where providers, health plans and employers can discuss their business challenges with entrepreneurs and commission pilot projects that could lead to new companies in areas such as technology-enabled health care services, big data analytics, and new consumer-focused solutions that reduce costs.

Our Anchor Partners embody the spirit of collaboration and innovation that is the inspiration behind our space. Each Anchor Partner has committed to one pilot per year with us. We are honored they have taken this important first step.

 

Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative human capital solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable our clients’ success. Our teams of experts help clients achieve sustainable performance through an engaged and productive workforce; navigate the risks and opportunities to optimize financial security; redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellbeing; and help their people make smart decisions on managing work and life events. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 35,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide across 100+ solutions.

“Our partnership with the Cambia Grove enables Aon Hewitt—and our clients—to closely collaborate with organizations that are at the forefront of exploring new approaches for mitigating costs, reducing risk and improving consumer health and wellness.”  

 

CHI Franciscan Health has been a leading health care provider since 1891 and is comprised of eight full-service hospitals, a regional network of primary-care and specialty-care clinics, physicians and other professional providers; in-home and inpatient hospice and palliative services; same-day surgery centers; dialysis centers; occupational health and physical therapy clinics; and centers for advanced medicine in women’s care and heart and vascular services.

“Being a part of Cambia Grove will allow us to work with companies that are on the cutting-edge of this new health care economy and enable us be at the forefront of bringing these new ideas to the patients we serve.”  

 

EvergreenHealth serves more than 400,000 residents in its primary service area of northern King and southern Snohomish counties with EvergreenHealth Primary Care, a network of primary and urgent care practices, and its main hospital campus in Kirkland, Wash. 

“Partnering with the Cambia Grove represents EvergreenHealth Partners’ continued commitment to innovation and its work to transform health care delivery by creating the most satisfying patient-experience, aligned around quality, transparency and efficiency.”

 

MultiCare is one of the region’s leading health care providers, with five hospitals and 130+ clinics in Pierce, King, Thurston and Kitsap counties, along with multiple RediClinic sites in partnership with Rite Aid.

“We are excited to participate as an anchor partner and thought leader with our colleagues across the region. Health care is complex and undergoing a huge transformation. We want to help lead through innovation for the benefit of the people we serve.”  

 

Overlake Medical Center is the only non-profit, non-tax-supported, regional medical center on the Eastside. The hospital is licensed for 349 beds and has been offering exceptional health care for more than 50 years, from a comprehensive cardiac program, unparalleled cancer care and advanced surgical services to our trusted childbirth center, Level III Trauma Center, psychiatric services, network of neighborhood clinics and extensive community education and outreach activities.

“At Overlake, we are continuously looking at innovative, strategic ways to deliver excellent health care to our patients through technologies, new procedures and clinical research. Cambia Grove shares this passion, and we look forward to working together.”  

 

Regence BlueShield has been serving Washingtonians for nearly a century by providing our members with quality health care products and services. More than a health insurance company, Regence prides itself on being an innovative partner for customers looking to provide benefits to support the health and well-being of their employees and individuals looking for a trusted partner.

“For Regence, the Cambia Grove is an exciting opportunity to deepen its relationships with like-minded organizations looking to change the landscape of the health care industry through technology, innovation and a focus on the customer.

 

UW Medicine’s mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, providing outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and preparing tomorrow’s physicians, scientists and other health professionals. It is well-known for its innovation and thought-leadership in the field of medicine.

“UW Medicine’s partnership with Cambia Grove aligns with our focus to improve the patient experience and improve the health of the population we serve while ensuring that health care is affordable for all.”  

 

If your organization wants to learn how to join our inaugural Anchor Partners in piloting novel solutions seen nowhere else in the country, please contact Cambia Grove Executive Director Nicole Bell.

 

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