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The Better Health Partnership drives high-quality care, and that drives better health.
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We are transforming health care systems to improve the health of individuals and our community.
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We support value-based payment models to accelerate better care and lower costs.

Latest News
Dr. Ted Wymyslo Receives 2015 AAFP Public Health Award
September 30, 2015
Ted Wymyslo, MD, FAAFP, a member of Better Health Partnership's Board of Directors, on Sept. 30, received the 2015 American Academy of Family Physicians Public Health Award today in Denver, recognizing his extraordinary contributions to the American public's health.
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New Board Members Named
Better Health Partnership has named new officers and expanded its Board of Directors as it continues its growth amid widespread efforts to transform health care delivery and payment systems for better care, better health and lower costs. At its Sept. 1 board meeting, the Board:
  • Elected Kevin S. Lauterjung, principal of Community Energy Advisors, LLC, to Chair, and David Bronson, MD, Emeritus Staff at the Cleveland Clinic, to Vice Chair.
  • Elected to the Board James F. Gutierrez, MD, Chair of the Department of Community Internal Medicine in the Medicine Institute of Cleveland Clinic
  • Named Jean Polster, RN, MS, Chair of the Board's Governance Committee
Read the news release. Visit our Board page.
New study shows prepared safety net improves care, saves money in Medicaid expansion population
A new study published July 7 in Health Affairs found that poor, uninsured patients who enrolled in a Medicaid-like insurance plan had better care and health outcomes than those who remained uninsured -- all achieved with total costs of enrollees' care that were 28.7 percent below the spending cap allowed by the federal government. The study examined the impact of MetroHealth Care Plus, which extended Medicaid coverage to 28,295 Cuyahoga County residents before the expansion of Medicaid took place in Ohio. "The results challenge recent reports and contribute to the ongoing debates on the value of expanding health care coverage to more poor Americans," said Randall Cebul, MD, President and CEO of Better Health Partnership and lead author of the study. Read the news release.
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