Entries by Randa Deaton

Mental Health Integration: the Focus of 2018 Annual KHC Conference

In planning our 2018 annual conference, the KHC Executive Committee quickly identified mental and physical health integration as the focus, a clear indication that mental health has become the priority for many our key healthcare stakeholders. We know that our community is facing alarming rates of mental health issues, including substance use disorders. Kentucky has […]

HealthDoers Network: The “Facebook” of Health Improvement

If you work to improve community health and healthcare, then you are officially a “HealthDoer” and would benefit from the HealthDoers Network. We think of it as the Facebook platform of health improvement. The network provides trusted peer-to-peer forums and programming to support those working to improve community health and healthcare. Randy Chenard, Executive Director, […]

Where’s the Actionable Data on Cost and Affordability?

It isn’t often that healthcare costs can be made into a riveting story or an engaging topic, but that is exactly what Mylia Christensen, Executive Director of Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp), did at the KHC’s June Forum. She explained that Oregon was experiencing improvements in quality and patient experience, yet there was […]