Last year, in an effort to do a better job of celebrating and reflecting on our accomplishments, the KHC released its first-ever KHC annual report, highlighting the historic year we had in 2018 and setting the tone for 2019. If we thought 2018 was historic, we weren’t at all prepared for what 2019 would bring! […]
About Stephanie Clouser
Stephanie is the Data Scientist for the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative.
Entries by Stephanie Clouser
In what has become an annual tradition, we are launching 2020 with a “Best of” for our blog, looking at the 2019 posts that had the heaviest readership and those that our staff deemed its favorites. Most Read Posts Toolkit Released for Employers to Address Opioid Misuse and Opioid Use Disorder in the Workplace. The KHC […]
The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative is a data-driven organization. For more than 15 years, we’ve led the way in driving healthcare quality and value of care through our measurement and transparency work, primarily through our annual quality healthcare reports. We know that you can’t truly address an issue without first understanding its components, often revealed through […]
The new year will bring with it some changes at the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative. As of December 16, the KHC has moved to a new location, in the 31E Building at 1415 Bardstown Road, Suite 300, Mailbox #19, in the Highlands. There will be a new funding structure moving forward for the KHC, and this […]
Last week, the KHC hosted its final Community Health Forum of 2019, pivoting from data-heavy topics to a growing area of focus: maximizing pharmacy value and outcomes while slowing the growth of the rising costs of drugs. It was one of our best conversations yet, and we followed up with our keynote speaker to answer […]
Emily Divino, the KHC’s new Project Administrative Assistant, was added to develop marketing and communication materials, support event planning, and provide administrative support to any ongoing projects of the KHC.
I’ve learned that with appropriate screening according to clinical guidelines, certain cancers, including breast, cervical, and colorectal, can have better chances for survival or even be prevented completely. “Awareness” isn’t some fluffy idea without true impact. It can save lives.
Dr. Honaker serves as the clinical administrative leader of the Norton Medical Group, which employs more than 1,100 providers at Norton Healthcare. In his role, he provides oversight of clinical, quality, safety, patient experience, physician leadership development, and recruitment of providers.
Healthcare quality measurement is not sexy. Or at least that’s what my boss, KHC Executive Co-Director Randa Deaton, has said. As the KHC Data Scientist, I disagree. And judging by the attendance at this month’s KHC Community Health Forum, “Driving Health Improvements Through Measurement Alignment,” I’m not the only one who disagrees. On September 10, […]
After a summer of deliberations by committees, the 2019 Kentucky Core Healthcare Measures Set has been finalized, increasing the number of core measures from 34 to 38. The final vote resulted in the removal of three measures, addition of seven measures, and the upgrade of two measures from “standard” priority to “high” priority. Measures added […]