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Transforming our region into the global leader in health care innovation
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The Chamber recognizes health care innovation as a catalyst for economic growth. Our Health Care Action Team (HCAT) leverages the region’s health care assets and is transforming our 11-county community into the global leader in health care innovation.

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The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia Announces Dan Hilferty as Next Chairman

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) is pleased to announce Daniel J. Hilferty will serve as its Chairman beginning in October 2018.

Member Perspective: Joanne McFall

May 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Guest Commentator: Joanne McFall, Keystone First Market President

Why is it important for businesses to find tangible ways to bring nontraditional populations into the workforce (ex. homeless, panhandling populations)?

As a Medicaid managed care health plan, it is important for us to continue expanding our role as a community […]

Member Perspective: Sameer Kalghatgi

May 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Guest Commentator: Sameer Kalghatgi, PhD, Assistant Director, Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Coriell Institute for Medical Research @Coriell_Science

What factors make the Greater Philadelphia region an ideal hub for gene therapy work?

Gene therapy research requires highly specialized talent and critical scientific, R&D and clinical infrastructure […]

Health Care Action Team

The Health Care Action Team (HCAT) is a group of 100+ Chamber members united to leverage the region’s health care assets and transform our 11-county community into the global leader in health care innovation. HCAT’s steering committee is co-chaired by Dario Altieri, MD, President & CEO, The Wistar Institute and Daniel J. Hilferty, President & Chief Executive Officer, Independence Blue Cross, LLC.

ACTION TEAM VISION

To position Greater Philadelphia as a global leader in health care innovation.

ACTION TEAM GOALS

  • Advocate for sector growth through a focused regulatory and policy agenda that accelerates innovation and reduces friction points in the ecosystem.
  • Distinguish the region by identifying and collaboratively developing solutions that encourage growth and innovation in the health care sector.
  • Develop and advance a more clear and cohesive narrative to better position Greater Philadelphia nationally and globally as an emerging leader in health care innovation and encourages business location and expansion in our 11-county community.

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ADVOCACY

Advocate for the sector through the development and support of a policy agenda that accelerates innovation and reduces friction points in the ecosystem.

INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM

Distinguish the region by identifying and collaboratively developing solutions that can serve as market differentiators and encourage growth and innovation in the health care sector.

MARKETING & BUSINESS ATTRACTION

Build the brand of the region to position Greater Philadelphia nationally and globally as a leader in health care innovation and encourage business location and expansion in our 11-county community.

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