Navicent Health targets $150M in savings through 6-year GE Healthcare partnership

Macon, Ga.-based Navicent Health entered into a six-year partnership with GE Healthcare to minimize care delivery inefficiencies, GE Healthcare confirmed Feb. 22.

Under the partnership, Navicent Health aims to generate up to $150 million in savings. GE Healthcare will provide Navicent Health will consulting services, analytics capabilities and technology solutions to improve clinical, operational and financial outcomes.

As an example, GE Healthcare officials said they will help Navicent Health create analytics solutions to provide care teams with patient information at the point of care.

"This is not a quick fix, rather a steady and strategic approach to developing sustainable solutions that will enhance our entire system allowing us to deliver higher-quality care at a lower, and more consistent, cost," Navicent Health President and CEO Ninfa Saunders, PhD, said in a Feb. 28 statement.

Navicent Health is the sixth health system to partner with GE Healthcare on a long-term risk-sharing agreement.

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