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Elizabeth Mitchell is president and CEO of the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH), where she advances the organization’s strategic focus areas of advanced primary care, functional markets and purchasing value. Ms. Mitchell leads PBGH in mobilizing purchasers, elevating the role and impact of primary care, and creating functional healthcare markets to support high-quality affordable care—achieving measurable impacts on outcomes and affordability including quality, patient-reported outcomes/satisfaction, and appropriateness.
Ms. Mitchell previously served as senior vice president for healthcare and community health transformation at Blue Shield of California, during which time she designed Blue Shield’s strategy for transforming practice, payment and community health. Mitchell also served as the president and CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a network of regional quality improvement and measurement organizations; served as CEO of Maine’s business coalition on health (the Maine Health Management Coalition); worked within an integrated delivery system (MaineHealth); and was elected to the Maine State Legislature, serving as a state representative. January 2020
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