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 […]
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Colorectal cancer (CRC) screening isn’t always a relished birthday activity, but it should be if you are turning 50 and even sooner if you are at increased risk for colorectal cancer. This is why screening at the right time is so important. In Kentuckiana, 44 percent of people 50 and older are not getting the […]
A few weeks ago in San Francisco, I was struck by a colleague’s remark that he hopes one day his mom can describe his work. We all laughed, relating to the comment. I didn’t expect that offhand remark to actually be part of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) board meeting discussion, but the […]
A few years ago, my mom had neared the end of treatment options for a serious and life-threatening condition. When the FDA approved a drug we had been watching closely, our family was thrilled that her medical team acted quickly. At the same time, the status of my mom’s employer-sponsored supplemental health insurance was in […]
The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) hosted a Community Health Forum December 6 titled, “Positive Deviance: How Communities Can Rapidly Transform Diabetes Care.” The interactive session focused on provider and individual diabetes successes …
The KHC is pleased to announce the election of its Executive Committee Officers for the 2017-2018 term. This talented team is passionate about improving community health and will continue to lead the efforts of the KHC.
The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative hosted its 2nd annual healthcare conference on March 16, 2016 titled, “The Path to Healthcare Value: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes.” Leading healthcare experts discussed how each healthcare sector can improve health outcomes while lowering healthcare costs. Keynote speaker, Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), led an interactive discussion on […]
Don’t miss this year’s KHC’s annual conference with an inspiring line up of keynote speakers on March 16, 2016. Check out the just published AGENDA planned for this year’s event. Below are the highlights of the day. Elizabeth Mitchell, Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) CEO, will tell you how to implement value-based payment and improve care in the new […]