Established in 2014 and working in partnership with the Health Care Commission (HCC) and the Delaware Health Information Network (DHIN), the Delaware Center for Health Innovation (DCHI) is instrumental in guiding implementation of the State Health Care Innovation Plan and in ensuring the long term success of this work through the continuing, inclusive involvement of a diverse and invested group of stakeholders, representing public and private sectors across the Delaware landscape.
DCHI is comprised of a multi-stakeholder board and five standing committees focused on specific strategic transformation initiatives, as well as a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to coordinate with the DHIN. DCHI is privately funded through stakeholder contributions and in kind-services. Additionally, some SIM funding supports specific SIM deliverables that are guided by DCHI.
DCHI aspires to help make Delaware one of the five healthiest states in the nation, to be among the top 10% of states in health care quality and patient experience, to bring the growth of health care costs in line with GDP growth, and to improve the provider experience.
DCHI is a unique and important forum for multi-stakeholder dialogue and consensus building. Working as a catalyst for health care transformation in Delaware, DCHI’s mission is to: