Joseph F. Damore, M.H.A., FACH, is vice president of Premier Consulting Solutions. A former health system CEO, Damore leads Premier’s accountable care readiness assessments, providing counsel and assistance to health care executives, physician leaders, and board members in developing integrated health systems in more than a dozen states. His 34-year career has focused on building and developing nonprofit regional integrated health systems, including integrating comprehensive delivery systems and health plans. Damore holds a B.A. from Thiel College in Greenville, Pennsylvania, and a master’s degree in health administration from The Ohio State University.