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We support value-based payment models to accelerate better care and lower costs.


Latest News
Just released: Community Report 20 - Collaborating for a Healthy Community
February 12, 2018

Collaboration is the fuel that powers Better Health Partnership and its growing impact on health in our community. In this report, we highlight progress to reduce disparities in adults with diabetes and high blood pressure. In 2018, we continue to expand our geographic scope and forge new partnerships in sectors that can help patients overcome socioeconomic barriers to health. We are grateful to our partners, whose commitment to better health across Northeast Ohio truly makes a difference for thousands of individuals and families and those who provide and pay for care.

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Registration open for Spring 2018 Learning Collaborative
February 15, 2018
We hope you'll join us on Friday, April 13, 2018, for the Spring 2018 Learning Collaborative. Planning is still underway, though we're pleased to have secured Angela C. Dawson, MS, MRC, LPC, Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, as keynote speaker. Jackson T. Wright, Jr., MD, PhD, a foremost expert in hypertension, will be featured in a plenary and discussion of high blood pressure management. More information to come . . .

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Study finds Better Health Partnership associated with significant improvement in population health and cost savings
February 5, 2018

A study published in the February 2018 issue of Health Affairs links Better Health Partnership, a collaboration of primary care providers and other stakeholders, to nearly $40 million in savings over six years by delivering better care to primary care patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart failure, avoiding costly hospitalizations. The report estimates that 5,764 more hospitalizations for so-called ambulatory-care sensitive conditions would have occurred from 2009 through 2014 had trends in Cuyahoga County been similar to other large Ohio counties.

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EVENTS
FEB 23
Webinar:
Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime
12:15pm - 1:00 pm

APR 13
Spring 2018
Learning Collaborative: