NRHI Welcomes Stratis Health to Member Network

NRHI Welcomes Stratis Health to Member Network

PORTLAND, MEJanuary 11, 2018 – The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), a national organization representing regional health collaboratives (RHICs), and a recognized leader in healthcare transformation, today announced a new addition to its membership network. Stratis Health joins NRHI’s network of member RHICs and state-affiliated partners working in the pursuit of better health, and high-quality, affordable care.

“Year after year we receive applications from exceptional organizations across the country that are working hard to improve healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, and cost of care – Stratis Health is one of those exceptional organizations,” says Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO, NRHI. “NRHI is working to influence policy on the national stage by utilizing the honed, regional expertise of our member network. Stratis Health’s successful community-based efforts to improve quality and consumer information sharing make them a fantastic addition to this group of forward thinking, regional experts.”

Since 1971, Stratis Health, a non-profit organization based in Bloomington, Minnesota, has led efforts focused on collaboration and innovation in healthcare quality and safety, and has served as a trusted expert in facilitating improvement for people and communities. It is an independent organization that works on national quality improvement initiatives, with a special lens on improving care in its home state. Key capabilities include care delivery redesign, community capacity building, using data to drive improvement, and infrastructure building. Stratis Health also informs state and federal policy by offering its expert insights in rural health, e-health, and Medicare quality. It is guided by a board with representation from practicing providers, public health experts, insurance plans, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic Health System, UCare Minnesota, and consumers. All stakeholders involved in Stratis Health’s success are focused on bettering the healthcare system by working collaboratively.

“Collaboration is how we approach and carry out our work every day. As the environment has shifted, we push ourselves to be ever more clear and precise about the value-add of collaboration, the expectations and the outcomes,” said Jennifer Lundblad, PhD, MBA, president and CEO, Stratis Health. “Our Transforming Care Framework gives healthcare and community organizations an image of how to respond to the changing marketplace and incentives, and successfully transform care delivery. It underscores the need to collaborate for effective care delivery.”

About NRHI

NRHI represents more than 30 regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) and state-affiliated partners, all working toward the goals of better health, better care, and lower costs. RHICs provide a neutral, trusted mechanism through which communities can plan, facilitate, and coordinate the activities required for successful transformation of their healthcare systems. RHICs’ deep local and regional knowledge makes them uniquely qualified to help develop innovative solutions to their communities’ particular needs. Follow us on Twitter at @RegHealthImp and Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NRHIorg.

About NRHI

NRHI represents more than 30 regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) and state-affiliated partners, all working toward the goals of better health, better care, and lower costs. RHICs provide a neutral, trusted mechanism through which communities can plan, facilitate, and coordinate the activities required for successful transformation of their healthcare systems. RHICs’ deep local and regional knowledge makes them uniquely qualified to help develop innovative solutions to their communities’ particular needs. Follow us on Twitter at @RegHealthImp and Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/NRHIorg.

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