Prescription Fill Rates and Length of Dosage Remain a Concern A new report from the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC), based on data in the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD), helps isolate opportunities to reduce opioid use disorders in the state. While some common opioids are being filled less, the number of […]
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), today submitted its formal comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on their Draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA). Read the letter.
(Pittsburgh, PA)—The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved $830,000 in new grants to create healthcare delivery and payment demonstration projects that aim to improve patient care and eliminate avoidable costs, and to enhance maternal health among the Pittsburgh region’s immigrant and refugee population by demonstrating the value of doula community health workers (CHWs). Additionally, JHF renewed […]
November 28, 20172:42 PM ET Heard on All Things Considered MARSHALL ALLEN FROM Two years ago, Margaret O’Neill brought her 5-year-old daughter to Children’s Hospital Colorado because the band of tissue that connected her tongue to the floor of her mouth was too tight. The condition, called being literally “tongue-tied,” made it hard for the girl […]
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement recently selected five more organizations to be part of its project that’s measuring the total cost of health care in regions across the U.S. “If you want to address the rising cost of health care you must understand what is driving those increases,” Elizabeth Mitchell, president and CEO of […]
Portland, ME, November 16, 2017 — The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) has selected five organizations to join its groundbreaking project to measure and report on the total cost of healthcare (Total Cost of Care or TCoC) in regions across the U.S. The project is part of NRHI’s Getting to Affordability initiative, funded by […]