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Issue 2


Welcome to the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative Monthly Newsletter. In this edition, there is more information about our annual conference in March and our upcoming Employer Round Table. See our latest blogs and follow us on social media!

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At the 2017 KHC Conference, learn how innovation, measurement, and payment improvements support patient-centric care that improves a community's overall health. The title of this year’s KHC Annual Conference is a mouthful, but that’s only because it reflects the amount of quality content that is featured in this year’s lineup of speakers, panels and topics.


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Employer Round Table
April 20, 2017
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Event designed for HR managers, benefit managers, and multi-employer trust fund administrators






Managing Specialty Drugs: a Top Priority for Kentuckiana and  National Employers.
We all want access to these breakthrough biologic and specialty drugs that are changing the course of complex, rare, and previously untreatable conditions. With more of these drugs in the research pipeline, accounting for about half of all FDA approvals, employers need a strategy for managing specialty drugs...


Most Recent KY BFRSS Data Release Reflects Familiar Problems in the Commonwealth
The KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services has released its 2016 Kentucky Area Development District (ADD) Profiles report, and Kentucky still struggles with diabetes, obesity, self-reported good health and physical activity compared to the rest of the nation...


Experts From a Variety of Backgrounds to Comprise Conference Panel Addressing Social Determinants of Health
A psychologist, a lawyer and an artist walk into a healthcare conference. It sounds like the beginning of a cringe-worthy joke, and it’s not what you might expect at a typical healthcare conference, but that’s what we’ve put together for the 3rd annual Kentuckiana Health Collaborative conference...


Kentuckiana's Investment in Employee and Community Health - University of Louisville Proposal
Efforts to improve community health extend beyond hospitals, the public health department, and other healthcare entities. Yet, employers have been an untapped resource in terms of understanding how they engage in improving employee health and, more broadly, community health....

The KHC brings together healthcare purchasers, providers, payers, and consumers to solve complex healthcare issues facing our community. 

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In this section, we will highlight our member's work. If you wish to be featured, email for further information.

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What are you most excited about working on in the future around health and healthcare improvement?

"Working with KentuckyOne on collaborating a diabetes statewide awareness program that will integrate all key stakeholders such as health systems, hospitals, employers, payers, community and policy"

Improving health is one of the three main priorities of the Triple Aim. What are the best strategies for improving health in our community? 

"Building trust through the importance of connecting the dots through transparency, integration and collaboration across all channels or transitions of care."

Why do you think a multi-stakeholder coalition like the KHC is needed in the community?

"It is dearly needed to create transparency and awareness of information available to all stakeholders and be the central link toward integration of data, stakeholders, community and anyone affected by chronic disease in order to improve health outcomes, reducing cost and improving overall quality of care"

What is your favorite quote?

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be lit."- Plutarch

IN THE COMMUNITY              

  • National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions presents two summits free for KHC Members. Engage with national thought leaders about emerging trends and directions for mental health and wellbeing. (Mental Heath Summit April 25, 2017; Wellbeing Summit April 26, 2017)


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