Women Leaders in Healthcare - Susan Devore
Susan D. DeVore is president and CEO of the Premier healthcare alliance, the nation's leading alliance of hospitals, health systems and other providers dedicated to improving healthcare performance. An alliance of more than 2,500 hospitals and health systems and 73,000-plus other healthcare delivery sites, Premier uses the power of collaboration to lead the transformation to high quality, cost-effective healthcare.
A world leader in helping deliver measurable improvements in care, Premier manages leading national collaboratives, including the Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration™, co-managed with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; the QUEST®: High Performing Hospitals initiative; and collaboratives to facilitate the transition to accountable care organizations in healthcare. Premier's data is also used by the Food and Drug Administration for drug surveillance and by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to evaluate next-generation payment models.
Prior to her role as president and CEO, DeVore served as chief operating officer of Premier and president of Premier Purchasing Partners. Before joining Premier, she spent more than 20 years with Cap Gemini Ernst & Young (CGEY) as a senior healthcare industry management practice leader and member of the executive committee for the North American consulting organization. She also led high-tech, manufacturing and other business units of CGEY, giving her a broad understanding of business issues and solutions across multiple industries.
Under DeVore's leadership, Premier has won the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and has been named three times as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere.
DeVore currently serves on the boards of the Healthcare Leadership Council, the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative, and American Excess Insurance Exchange.
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