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Latest News
Hypertension Best Practice Toolkit now available
October 31, 2017

To address many of the challenges a practice may face in treating and managing high blood pressure, Better Health Partnership implemented a Hypertension Best Practice program within our region at diverse clinics covering insured and uninsured patients. We provided more intense practice coaching support to those clinics with the lowest blood pressure control rates. Clinics improved blood pressure control up to 13 percentage points after 1 year, with the greatest improvements seen in low income, minority, and Medicaid populations.

Access the toolkit here!

Better Health's First Children's Health Community Report
October 26, 2017
Childhood obesity is the most common chronic disease in children, frequently undiagnosed, and reliably results in chronic disease in adulthood. Better Health Partnership’s first public report on children’s health includes measures on obesity and blood pressure reported for 151,749 kids seen between April 2016 and March 2017 in five Notheast Ohio health systems. This inaugural report represents an important step in our collaborative work to improve children’s health. The data provide a baseline on which to act, identifying gaps that become opportunities to improve and exceptional achievements that become best practices to disseminate.

Read the report here!

Register today for Better Health's FIRST Summit County Learning Collaborative
We're excited to bring our first Learning Collaborative to Summit County on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, bringing new insights to our collaborative work. We're pleased to have secured Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan as keynote speakers as well as featuring sessions on Hub Pathways model, opiate taskforce, the use of public data and geographic information systems (GIS) and health care workforce development.
REGISTER NOW to secure your seat.

NOV 14
Summit County Learning Collaborative
Health in All Strategies and Policies