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July 3, 2014 - Providence-Group Health joint venture advances: Partners announce name, brand for care organization - By KIM CROMPTON

Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care say they have established a name—CareUnity—and a brand for an “accountable care organization” they founded jointly in 2012, and already are starting to see some care delivery improvements as a result of the collaboration. Read Article

July 3, 2014 - Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care announce new name and brand for CareUnity, an accountable care organization

SPOKANE, WA–Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care have announced a new name and brand for their jointly‐owned accountable care organization (ACO). Called CareUnity, the new name and brand identity expresses the vision of both organizations— collaborating to deliver care that is in the best interest of the community. Read article

August 17, 2012 - Puget Sound Business Journal: Reinventing Health Care - By PETER NEURATH

Group Health Cooperative and Providence Health Care are teaming up in Spoknae in an unusual way to provide better health care.  This makes them part of the trend of medical groups and hospital organizations linking together in various ways to improve health care quality and contain rising costs. Read Article

August 2, 2012 - The Spokesman-Review: Providence, Group Health ally as largest physicians’ group - By TOM SOWA 

More collaboration: The operation will emphasize information sharing among practitioners and a focus on “evidence-based medicine.” Group Health and Providence Medical Group are expected to use the same electronic medical records system by the end of 2013. Read article

August 1, 2012 - Group Health and Providence announce creation of a new integrated physician organization

SPOKANE, WA–Providence Health Care (PHC) and Group Health Cooperative have signed an agreement to form a new jointly owned company that will create the region’s most comprehensive physician organization. The new organization will work with other health insurance companies and health care purchasers to manage care for patients across the region with more coordinated, seamless and affordable care. Read article

December 9, 2010 - Providence Health Care and Group Health collaborate to improve health care system in Spokane

SPOKANE – Providence Health Care (PHC) and Group Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the development of an innovative health care delivery system that will transform health care delivery in the Spokane region. The Memorandum of Understanding will allow the organizations to begin conversations with other care providers, as appropriate, who share the same principles and goals and who complement a fully integrated system of care capable of serving the eastern Washington/North Idaho region. Read article