Entries by Stephanie Clouser

Community Reports Highlight Improvements in Quality Metrics, but the Effects of COVID-19 on Primary Care Remain to be Seen

In April, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative sent private reports to nearly 450 group practices throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Soon after, the KHC released its annual community reports, featuring highlights of where the community performs well and where there are gaps in care. On Thursday, the KHC held a webinar introducing the 2019 community reports […]

Kentuckiana Health Collaborative Releases Community Measurement Reports, Collects Data on Opioid Prescribing

The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative is pleased to release the 2018 Community Measurement Reports, which also includes opioid prescribing data as part of the KHC’s partnership with the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE). For the last 15 years, the KHC has led the way in healthcare quality measurement and transparency through Consolidated Measurement Reports, which allows […]

Employers Mobilizing Benefits and Policy Changes in Light of COVID-19

As the coronavirus disrupts lives and businesses around the world, employers are mobilizing to support their employees and community efforts related to COVID-19 testing, treatment, and social distancing. Their approaches are not universal, with significant variations among organizations and across industries. This is among the findings of a survey from the National Alliance of Healthcare […]

KHC Releases ‘Opioids and the Workplace’ Online Interactive Toolkit, Addition on Pain Management

As part of the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s (KHC) ongoing focus on high value behavioral healthcare and third year of partnership with the Kentucky Opioid Response Effort (KORE), the KHC has developed updated thier “Opioids and the Workplace: An Employer Toolkit for Supporting Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery” toolkit to now contain an additional section specific to […]

KHC Annual Conference Speakers Answer Your Questions

The KHC 2020 Annual Conference was one of the first event casualties of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the World Health Organization officially classified it as a pandemic on March 11, the day of the conference. Three days before this, Louisville recorded its first known case of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus. Because of this, […]

KHC Annual Conference Goes VIRTUAL this Wednesday

The KHC has been monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak closely. In light of these unusual and fluid circumstances, this weekend’s news of Louisville’s first confirmed case of the virus, and Kentucky’s updated guidelines for social distancing, we are changing the KHC 2020 Annual Conference to a virtual event. As you know, organizations across the country are […]

Important Information About KHC Annual Conference

We have been monitoring the situation with COVID-19 and any potiential impact on the KHC Annual Conference next Wednesday, March 11. We have been assessing the conference risk with KHC Executive Board Member Dr. Sarah Moyer, Director of the Louisville Department of Public Health and Wellness, and are following CDC event guidelines. At this time, […]