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RAND 5.0 Hospital Price Transparency Study: Key Results and Insights

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Rand 5.0 Webinar


Join this session to explore the latest findings from the fifth round of RAND’s Hospital Price Transparency Study – RAND 5.0.

Get key insights on hospital pricing and analysis in Wisconsin and Illinois, including comparisons with national rates, variations among hospitals, and the relationship between price and quality of care.

Learn how these insights can empower employers as healthcare purchasers.

Event Recording

Rand 5.0 Presentation


Schedule of Events

10:00am – 10:05am CT

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Jennifer Austin., Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Employer Engagement, The Alliance

10:05am – 10:45am CT


Christopher Whaley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Brown University

10:45am – 11:00am CT

Q&A and Closing Remarks

Christopher Whaley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Brown University

Jennifer Austin., Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Employer Engagement, The Alliance


This event has been approved for CE credit by HRCI, SHRM, and OCI. You must attend the entire webinar from 10:00am to 11:00am CT to receive CE credit through OCI.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. The Alliance is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® This event is approved by the WI Office of the Commissioner of Insurance for licensees under the course topic Principles of Accident and Health insurance.

Claim CE Credit: To request SHRM & HRCI CE credit, email events@the-alliance.org.

The system must record you actively viewing the course in its entirety in order for you to be eligible to claim CE credit for this course. Failure to view the entire telecourse (as noted in the start and end times listed on this page) will result in a denial of CE credits for this course.


Jennifer Austin

Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Employer Engagement, The Alliance

Jennifer Austin is the Senior Director of Strategic Marketing and Employer Engagement at The Alliance. She leads the marketing and account management teams in all aspects of marketing and customer engagement, including brand strategy, paid advertising, public relations, social media, website development and optimization, and events.

Prior to joining The Alliance, Jennifer worked at a number of agencies in Chicago and Madison, including Healthgrades, focusing on marketing and strategy development for hospitals and health systems, including Advocate Healthcare (now Advocate Aurora Health), Augusta University Health, and HCA Healthcare.

Christopher Whaley, Ph.D.

Christopher Whaley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Brown University

Chris Whaley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services, Policy, and Practice at the Brown University School of Public Health. He received his PhD in Health Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Chris’ research focuses on health care price transparency and market structure. He is the lead researcher on the RAND Study. His research has been published in leading clinical, health policy, and economics journals and has been covered in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and CNN.

Chris has presented results to state and federal policy makers, including the US Congress, California State Assembly, Texas House Select Committee on Health Care Reform, Executive Office of the President, Congressional Budget Office, and the Federal Trade


June 12
10:00 am - 11:00 am