Modifications are being made to the Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set (KCHMS), and healthcare stakeholders throughout the Commonwealth are invited and encouraged to review and comment on those submissions during a public comment period that will run through August 9. In 2018, the core measures set was developed and released through a public-private partnership with […]
About Stephanie Clouser
Stephanie is the Data Scientist for the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative.
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The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative is accepting applications for the 2019 Kentucky Performance Measures Alignment Committee, which will select a core healthcare measures set for Kentucky’s primary care providers, with the goal of aligning the priorities of Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurers.
New Hospital Safety Grade state rankings by the nonprofit The Leapfrog Group shows Kentucky ranks 33rd in overall hospital safety. This, when paired with the new study released last week by RAND, reiterates that hospitals in the Commonwealth vary in both price and quality.
Imagine that you and your best friend are injured in a car accident. It’s nothing major, just some scrapes and bruises. But because the car is in pretty rough shape and you are both feeling pretty beat up, you decide to go to a hospital for a series of routine tests. You get some X-ray […]
(Note: this guest piece was written by Elizabeth Archer-Nanda, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC. Elizabeth is the manager of the Behavioral Oncology Program at Norton Healthcare, which cares for the emotional and mental health needs of oncology patients and their families. In this piece, she shares her reflections from the KHC 2019 Annual Conference, which she attended.) […]
As a project manager, Bev offers project management and consulting services for care transitions programs.
Featuring a day jam-packed with engaging presentations and panels, the KHC 2019 Annual Conference was a success in highlighting the changes needed to help community members get access to timely, appropriate mental health services and treatment, through the latest advancements in value-based behavioral healthcare. We packed a ton of great content into a small amount […]
At the KHC 2018 Annual Conference, “Connecting Mental and Physical Health,” our organization pledged to continue to focus on the what many would say is Kentucky’s most important healthcare priority – behavioral healthcare. In addition to the many projects and grants related to behavioral health that we’ve had in the last year, our KHC 2019 […]
Steve works with plan sponsors in providing affordable health care for Medicare retirees.
On February 7, the KHC hosted a special one-hour discussion with Marilyn Bartlett, Montana Commissioner of Insurance. Bartlett spent two years running Montana’s employee health plan, where she made better deals with hospitals and drug benefits managers and saved the plan from bankruptcy. Bartlett shared Montana’s journey to save $15.6 million in 2018 over the […]