Andrew Webber joined the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) as president and CEO in June of 2003. NBCH is a national, not-for-profit membership organization of 56 purchaser-based coalitions on health, dedicated to improving health and transforming healthcare, community by community. As president and CEO, Webber is responsible for overseeing all association activities including value-based purchasing programs, government and external relations, educational programs, member communications, technical assistance, and research and evaluation. Read More >
Webber currently is vice chair and a board member of the National Quality Forum (NQF). He sits on the Board of Directors for the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), The Alliance to Make US Healthiest, and the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3)—the combined Bridges to Excellence and Prometheus Payment organizations. He is a principal of the Quality Alliance Steering Committee (QASC) and NBCH is a member of the Ambulatory Quality Alliance (AQA). Webber is also a member of the Purchaser/Business Advisory Councils for the National Committee for Quality Assurance, the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and the eHealth Initiative.
Prior to joining NBCH, Webber was a Vice President for External Relations and Public Policy at the National Committee for Quality Assurance. In this role, Webber directed all government relation activities and outreach efforts to the employer and consumer communities. Previous positions also include senior associate for the Consumer Coalition for Quality Health Care and executive vice president for the American Medical Peer Review Association (currently renamed the American Health Quality Association). Webber started his health policy career in 1978 as an employee of the Washington Business Group on Health (currently renamed the National Business Group on Health), rising to the position of Vice President for Public Policy.
Andrew Webber is a frequent speaker and lecturer on health policy issues. He is a graduate of Harvard University. Read Less ^