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News and Updates
May 20, 2015
It stands to reason that states and regional health improvement collaboratives (RHICs) have a lot in common. Both are committed to population-based health reform. Both are trying to improve provider and health system performance. Both are using insurance claims data to do it. So what happens when you bring together state leaders and team them up with representatives from their own state’s local private sector improvement collaborative? Can closer collaboration between state and regional efforts help to advance mutual health care improvement goals?
The Fund, with the help of the Network for Regional Health Improvement (NRHI), had a meeting to find out. Teams from eight states gathered to share information about collecting and reporting claims and clinical information—and to work together on state-level planning.
Some important insights emerged:
These insights, and more, will be captured in an upcoming Milbank Memorial Fund publication, produced in collaboration with the NRHI.
See Christopher Koller’s reflections on the challenges of public-private partnerships, triggered by this session.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience.
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