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Joint Enterprise between Guidehouse and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians will help HRSA with strengthening OPTN accountability, fairness, and efficiency for donors, sufferers, and households
WASHINGTON, Could 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Summome Native Ventures, a tribally owned Small Deprived Enterprise three way partnership between Guidehouse and PCI Authorities Companies (PCI-GS), has been awarded a contract from the Well being Assets and Companies Administration (HRSA) to assist its complete method for user-centered, huge stakeholder engagement on modernizing the design and implementation of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN).
The five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will present HRSA with assist for planning, designing, and coordinating the modernization of organ procurement and transplantation operations, governance, and know-how to drive enhancements in a variety of areas in assist of HRSA’s imaginative and prescient.
Beneath this award, Summome, a mentor-protégé three way partnership approved beneath the U.S. Small Enterprise Administration 8(a) Enterprise Growth program, will present operational planning, strategic communications, and organizational change administration consulting providers to assist HRSA’s modernization technique to drive enhancements in fairness, affected person outcomes, and affected person security. The award builds upon Guidehouse’s and PCI-GS’ mixed a long time of expertise in strategic planning, administration assist, and execution of enormous modernization and organizational transformation efforts throughout federal companies.
“It’s an honor for Summome Native Ventures to help HRSA with modernizing our nation’s organ donor system,” mentioned Scott McIntyre, CEO of Guidehouse. “Our experience throughout your entire well being ecosystem places us in a unique position to provide perspective on the advanced insurance policies, governance, stakeholders, and applied sciences influencing this important initiative. Leveraging our collective capabilities will assist drive HRSA’s imaginative and prescient for a future system that higher serves the wants of donors, sufferers, and their households.”
“The Organ Procurement and Transplant Community performs a crucial function in our nation’s healthcare system,” mentioned Stephanie A. Bryan, Poarch Band of Creek Indians chair & CEO. “So many lives have been saved by means of transplants, and as a part of Summome Native Ventures, we share a deep dedication with our companion, Guidehouse, to serving to discover methods to reinforce the present system to serve extra individuals, extra successfully and extra effectively.”
An company of the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Companies (HHS), HRSA launched the OPTN Modernization Initiative to higher serve the wants of sufferers and households. The Initiative will strengthen accountability, fairness, and efficiency within the organ donation and transplantation system by means of a concentrate on 5 key areas: know-how; information transparency; governance; operations; and high quality enchancment and innovation.
Ranked 2022’s second largest healthcare management consulting agency by Fashionable Healthcare, the Guidehouse Well being workforce assists authorities companies, suppliers, life sciences corporations, employers, payers, and different organizations with fixing the trade’s most advanced challenges. A four-time Best in KLAS® winner in 2023, Guidehouse helps organizations modernize and innovate healthcare providers, funds, and operations.
About PCI Authorities Companies
PCI Authorities Companies (PCI-GS) is a licensed 8(a) Small Deprived Enterprise that’s wholly owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians are based mostly in Alabama and is the one federally acknowledged Tribe within the state. PCI-GS meets U.S. Small Enterprise Administration necessities as a small enterprise and has vital, giant enterprise sources at our disposal. The PBCI enterprise represents holdings in extra of $2B, annual income of ~$1.5B, and >7,000 workers. This expertise and sources translate to decreased danger for presidency companies and varieties the spine for workforce success. For extra data, go to https://www.pci-gs.com/.
Guidehouse is a number one international supplier of consulting providers to the general public sector and industrial markets, with broad capabilities in administration, know-how, and danger consulting. By combining our private and non-private sector experience, we assist shoppers deal with their most advanced challenges and navigate vital regulatory pressures specializing in transformational change, enterprise resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Throughout a variety of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital providers, we create scalable, modern options that assist our shoppers outwit complexity and place them for future progress and success. The corporate has over 16,500 professionals in over 55 areas globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio firm, led by seasoned professionals with confirmed and numerous experience in conventional and rising applied sciences, markets, and agenda-setting points driving nationwide and international economies. For extra data, please go to www.guidehouse.com.
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