Working together to improve the health care system.
The Better Health Partnership drives high-quality care, and that drives better health.
We are transforming health care systems to improve the health of individuals and our community.
We support value-based payment models to accelerate better care and lower costs.
A Wholesale Approach to Regional Health Improvement
February 2, 2016
Dr. Tom Farley, former commissioner of the New York City health department, packed the venerable City Club of Cleveland on Feb. 2 with lessons from the Big Apple on how public health strategies are a way to save lives 'wholesale' not 'retail.' "We need to think as big as the problems we are trying to solve," Farley said. "It takes unity of purpose." Watch/listen to Farley's talk.
Better Health Partnership Launches Blog
December 18, 2015
High-performing, high-value primary care is -- well, how do we best say this? -- primary to Better Health Partnership. So we're pleased to announce the launch of the Building Better Primary Care Blog, an open forum for all things primary care.
Dave Margolius, MD, a primary care doc and primary care enthusiast, is taking the lead. Check out Dave's first post featuring Neighborhood Family Practice. Join the conversation!
Better Health in Akron Beacon Journal
November 30, 2015
Better Health Partnership found itself in the middle of an eloquent Op-Ed in the Akron Beacon Journal on Nov. 27 about the challenge of reducing the number of college students who leave without getting a degree. Rob Briggs, president of the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education and author of the column, pointed to Better Health Partnership: "Several years ago, some visionary leaders from competing hospitals and health-care organizations in our region came together over a shared concern about public health. . .," Briggs wrote in part. He went on to explain Better Health's use of data, collaboration and sharing best practices to suggest a similar path to increase college completion rates.
Read the column.