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Latest News
Registration open for Spring 2018 Learning Collaborative
February 15, 2018
We hope you'll join us on Friday, April 13, 2018, for the Spring 2018 Learning Collaborative. Planning is still underway, though we're pleased to have secured Angela C. Dawson, MS, MRC, LPC, Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, as keynote speaker. Jackson T. Wright, Jr., MD, PhD, a foremost expert in hypertension, will be featured in a plenary and discussion of high blood pressure management. More information to come . . .

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Better Health board member touts collaboration over competition
February 12, 2018

Better Health board member and professor of health finance at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve J.B. Silvers penned a Crain's Cleveland Business article tying better outcomes and reduced costs to collaboration. Silvers credits the work done by Better Health and specifically the study published in the peer-reviewed journal Health Affairs (Feb '18). Silvers writes, "In the first six years of this effort, residents experienced almost 6000 fewer hospitalizations for these conditions than would have been predicted in the absence of the program, with estimated cost savings of nearly $40 million."


Study finds Better Health Partnership associated with significant improvement in population health and cost savings
February 5, 2018

A study published in the February 2018 issue of Health Affairs links Better Health Partnership, a collaboration of primary care providers and other stakeholders, to nearly $40 million in savings over six years by delivering better care to primary care patients with diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart failure, avoiding costly hospitalizations. The report estimates that 5,764 more hospitalizations for so-called ambulatory-care sensitive conditions would have occurred from 2009 through 2014 had trends in Cuyahoga County been similar to other large Ohio counties.

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EVENTS
FEB 21
20th Report to the Community at The City Club of Cleveland

FEB 23
Webinar:
Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime
12:15pm - 1:00 pm

APR 13
Spring 2018
Learning Collaborative: