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Regional Healthcare Improvement Collaboratives are making a difference – and making news. Here are some of our publications and recent news coverage.

How Data Can Boost the Value of Care. Read about how Oregon hospitals, physicians and insurers are sharing more and more information about the quality of care provided to patients with each other.  Their learnings are leading to real changes in the way Oregonians receive their care.  Read full article.
Read case studies on what our Collaboratives are doing to improve quality and access.

Read what our Collaboratives are doing to measure the Total Cost of Care.

See what our Collaboratives are doing to make a difference in rural communities. Bruce Japsen’s article, “Maine Shifts Health Focus to the Community.”

The Health Collaborative is improving price transparency in greater Cincinnati by giving consumers more information. And this Collaborative is seeking support for an initiative to improve the health of its residents.

Washington Health Alliance, formerly known as the Puget Sound Health Alliance, partners on a project to make healthcare pricing more transparent. Read news release.


How 10 High Achievers Do It

In the August issue of Minnesota Medicine, there are stories from ten clinics and medical groups in Minnesota that have improved quality or the patient experience, and are reporting their results to one of our members, Minnesota Community Measurement (MNCM). …

How Data Can Boost the Value of Care

Read about how Oregon hospitals, physicians and insurers are sharing more and more information about the quality of care provided to patients with each other.  Their learnings are leading to real changes in the way Oregonians receive their care.  Read…

Measuring the Total Cost of Care – The Search for Common Ground

Attempts to assess the “true” cost of healthcare in the U.S. are fraught with inconsistencies. Yet the goal is noble: to benchmark the per-capita cost of care in order to control or even reduce it, making health care affordable for all. But deciding on a standard unit of measure for healthcare…