Joseph F. Damore, FACHE, is responsible for assisting physician groups, hospitals and health systems, health plans, and integrated health systems in implementing population health management arrangements, including Accountable Care Organizations. His team provides collaborative and consulting services to numerous health care organizations in areas such as strategic business planning, clinical integration, new value-based payor arrangements, quality and financial improvement, and in implementing population health management core capabilities.
Prior to joining Premier, Damore served as the President/CEO of Mission Health System in NC and Sparrow Health System in MI. He also served in leadership positions with the Greenville Hospital System (SC) and the Sisters of Mercy Health Corporation (now CHE Trinity Health). His entire thirty plus year career has focused on building and developing regional integrated health systems, including integrating comprehensive delivery systems and health plans and building several provider sponsored health plans.
Throughout his career, he has received numerous awards for his successful leadership and is a nationally recognized speaker on the topics of health reform, integrated care, and population health management and has published numerous articles on health care management, finance, and delivery.
Title: vice president, Population Health Management (PHM)
Area(s) of Expertise: Payor contracting, strategy, health plans