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.
Better Health Welcomes New Staff
July 12, 2016
We are delighted to announce that Keith Hagans, MBA, has joined Better Health Partnership as Director of Data Operations. Keith has held positions at The MetroHealth System as an engineer, systems analyst and systems engineer since 2000. In his new position, he will report to Tom Love, PhD, Better Health Partnership Data Director.
Keith soon will be a familiar face in Better Health circles, as his responsibilities include secure data collection from member health systems and practices that provide quality data for Better Health's biannual reporting - the foundation of Better Health's work.
How Physicians Can Deal With High-Deductible Plans
July 11, 2016
Better Health's David Margolius, MD participated in an interview appearing on the Medical Economics website concerning patients who might possibly be forgoing medical treatment because of high-deductible health insurance plans. Dr. Margolius was quoted, "I know that these folks exist. But they come much less often to primary care because they’d probably be paying for the entire visit out of pocket.”
Read the entire article here.
Just Released - Better Health's 17th Report to the Community
June 30, 2016
Our latest report describes care and outcomes for more than 191,000 adults and 717 clinicians in nine health systems. Fifty-one percent of these are cared for in safety net clinics, a jump from 33 percent in 2012. More patients have health insurance. More patients are receiving evidence-based and equitable care for diabetes, and more patients have their high blood pressure in good control. These improvements are greatest among the most disadvantaged people in our community.
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