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Just released: Our 21st Community Health Report
August 7, 2018
Our collaborative work to improve the health of populations across Northeast Ohio grows stronger with every report. More equitable. More effective. More people who receive evidence-based care and can access resources in our communities. Better Health's 21st report (describing 2017) includes 289,704 adult patients seen by 878 providers, in 82 practices, within 10 health systems.

To access the report, click here.

Better Health recognizes 2017 'Gold Star' practices
August 7, 2018
Better Health is proud to honor 57 practices from 9 of its reporting health systems with 2017 Gold Stars. The practices have earned special recognition for their high achievement and outstanding improvement on crucial measures of care for patients living with diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart failure. Congratulations to all of our partners and to their patients!

Click here to see Gold Star practices.

Study on impact of new ACC/AHA guideline
August 4, 2018
Shari D. Bolen, MD, Director of Cardiovascular Disease for BHP and a MetroHealth physician, is the lead author on a study published in the July issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine entitled Real-World Implications of Changing Blood Pressure Targets in Urban Primary Care. The study used data from Better Health, enabling the first "real-world" blood pressure measurements to assess the impact of new guidelines.

To read Dr. Bolen's article, click here.

Better Health welcomes new board member
July 30, 2018
Better Health Partnership is pleased to welcome Roderick L. Ingram Sr. to our board. He is executive director for the Office of Public Relations and Marketing at Northeast Ohio Medical University. A few of Rod's responsibilities include public relations and marketing planning, speech writing, creative direction and strategy implementation. He brings 30 years of experience that includes business development, marketing, media, operations management, and sales. Welcome to Better Health!

Read more about Roderick L. Ingram Sr.

 
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