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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. We are leveraging the region’s health care assets and transforming our 11-county community into the global leader in health care innovation.

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Breaking New Ground in Health Care

April 15th, 2019|1 Comment

The CEO Council for Growth's Cell & Gene Therapy and Connected Health initiative aims to make Greater Philadelphia the geographical center of choice for talent, capital, and companies in these fast-growing economic verticals.

Health Care Action Team

The Health Care Action Team (HCAT) is a unique, cross-functional group of 135+ leaders working to leverage the region’s health care and technology assets and is transforming our 11-county community into the global leader in health care innovation.  HCAT’s steering committee is co-chaired by Dario C. Altieri, M.D., President & CEO, The Wistar Institute and LeRoy E. Jones, President & CEO, GSI Health.

ACTION TEAM VISION

Greater Philadelphia will collaborate to leverage its health care and technology assets and be recognized as the global leader in health care innovation.

ACTION TEAM GOALS

  • Distinguish the region by identifying and collaboratively developing solutions in digital health and care coordination that will improve the health of our entire community.
  • Support the growth of the precision medicine subsector by leveraging our region’s specialized assets in cell and gene therapy, gene editing, and connected health.
  • Advocate for sector growth through a focused regulatory and policy agenda to accelerate innovation and reduce friction points in the ecosystem.
  • Build awareness of the region’s world-class assets in health care and technology that will further attract investment, business location and expansion, and talent.

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Priority Areas

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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