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JOA Implementation Purpose and Goals

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Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) Implementation Purpose and Goals

Purpose: To be a unified and efficient delivery system, combining organizational strengths to provide high value, remarkable healthcare. 


  1. Increase access for patients where and when they need care
  2. Invest in programs and services that strengthen the quality and value of our patient care
  3. Minimize redundant capital expenditures; avoid making costly and duplicative facility investments
  4. Maximize operational efficiencies and cost savings in care delivery
  5. Strengthen our population health efforts
  6. Bring patients the benefits of interrelated teaching, research and clinical care
  7. Establish efficient infrastructure and supporting processes for the unified care delivery system