Welcome to the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative Monthly
Newsletter. In this edition, find more information about our June
Community Health Forum and our upcoming Employer Round Table. See our
latest blogs and follow us on social media!
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Annual KHC Conference photo gallery.
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WHAT'S COMING UP?
All Member Meeting:
April 11, 2017
Open to all registered members of KHC.
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April 20, 2017
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Event designed for HR
managers, benefit managers, and
multi-employer trust fund administrators
Clinic Half Day Employer Event!
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KHC BLOG POSTS
you Describe What Your Regional Healthcare Improvement Collaborative
What the heck does a RHIC do? At a high level, RHICs
like the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative convene multiple healthcare
stakeholders to work toward the Triple AIM goals of improving
healthcare quality and cost and the health of populations in a region
or state. The enormity of such a vague mission also leads one to ask,
could you be a little more specific?...MORE
2017 Conference Recap; Or, the Day That Almost Wasn't
In the days leading up to KHC’s Third Annual
Conference on March 15, a major snowstorm that wreaked havoc across
the Northeastern U.S. also threatened to leave the conference with
almost no speakers, who were coming in from various parts of the
Sees Big Gains in 2017 Commonwealth Fund State Health System
As the data scientist for the Kentuckiana Health
Collaborative, I keep my eye on datasets that show how Kentucky and
the Greater Louisville area stack up against our peers throughout the
country in key health behaviors, outcomes, and care...So you can
probably imagine why my jaw literally dropped – in the best way –
yesterday morning when I opened my email to find that The
Commonwealth Fund had released its 2017 edition of its Scorecard on
State Health System...MORE
Healthcare Cost Information Essential to Healthcare Improvements
Recently I had the privilege of participating on a
panel, Finding Meaningful Measurement in the Mayhem, at
the third annual Kentuckiana Health Collaborative conference. We
agreed that the goal of measurement should be improving overall
health outcomes. The challenge of measurement lies in navigating
stakeholders’ interpretation of what is useful or actionable...MORE
KHC brings together healthcare purchasers, providers, payers, and
consumers to solve complex healthcare issues facing our
Join the KHC
In this section, we will highlight our
member's work. If you wish to be featured, email email@example.com
for further information.
What are you currently
working on that you are most excited about? How do you think it will
drive improvements to health and healthcare in the community?
"I’m very excited about the
Louisville Health Advisory Board collective impact work that is taking
shape in Louisville. Our Bold Goal is to make the communities we serve
20% healthier by 2020 by making it easy for people to achieve their
best health. This forum will allow us to organize and support community
efforts in new ways that will help us collectively improve Louisville’s
physical and mental health.
health is one of the three main priorities of the Triple Aim. What are
the best strategies for improving health in our community?
"I believe that we have
to view the whole person (i.e. mentally, physically, and spiritually)
and we can’t ignore their past. Additionally, I don’t believe this
community can rest nor adequately meet the Triple Aim without first
addressing health literacy, community safety, and food
Why do you think a multi-stakeholder coalition
like the KHC is needed in the community?
"This coalition provides a venue for stakeholders and
especially employer groups to learn from each other and to more clearly
define their roles that can positively impact Louisville’s health."
What are you passionate about?
in the next generation because their generation is an ideas culture.
Developing and implementing new ideas in ways that solve age old
IN THE COMMUNITY
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) For more information, click HERE.
neighborhood Smoketown,-the oldest African-American neighborhood in
the city and directly adjacent to the highest concentration of
health, hospital and physician services in the state of Kentucky has
been chosen as a pilot site for Project HEAL. Project HEAL (Health
Equity Art Learning) is a transdisciplinary approach to the
commitment of health in the community, activating voices to
create, support and sustain health in all community development
policies is a primary goal of Project HEAL. Project HEAL uses arts
and culture as a form of discovery and language - creating a
feedback loop between policy makers and those most impacted by
policy decisions. For updates and more information, click HERE.
- Now Hiring at
Kentucky Nurses Association: Executive Director. KNA is a full
service professional organization for the state's entire
nurse population, and serves as an advocate for quality care
patients in all settings. KNA is the strong voice for the nursing
profession for all of Kentucky. For job description and more
information, click HERE.
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cost-efficient solutions, enhancing the economic competitiveness of the