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Jessica Jones Thorne

Jessica Jones Thorne is the Operations Manager for Willis Towers Watson’s Health System Consulting Practice, based in Chicago. Her role includes work across the areas of knowledge management, research, intellectual capital and governance. Previously, she worked for medical professional associations providing governance support and operational management on strategic initiatives. Jessica holds an M.A. in political science with an emphasis in politics and the life sciences.

Employer priorities shaping demand for value-based care delivered by health systems

Health systems are facing a number of factors that are significantly changing the industry, including emerging consumerism, expanding use of technology, regulatory complexity and disruptive competition. Out of all of this, the issues with a fee-for-service model within health care … Continue reading →

Health systems urged to be disruptors – Not disrupted

A record 3,000 U.S. (and beyond) hospital business and strategy leaders, attending the 2017 Becker’s Hospital Review Annual Meeting in Chicago recently, heard recurring themes about how to create opportunities for health systems to thrive. The dual challenge: improve patient … Continue reading →