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Change Agent Feature: 9Health

Economic Value of 9Health Screenings The 1970’s saw a number of technological and medical innovations (computer assisted tomography (CAT Scans), Chicken Pox vaccine, Rubella vaccine) taking place, yet like today, many Americans still lacked access to basic health care services. While traveling the country, physician John Brensike, observed many individuals Read more…

Change Agent Feature: University of Colorado School of Public Health

 Population Surveillance of Adolescents and Adults with Congenital Heart Disease In 2015, the Colorado School of Public Health and University of Colorado Department of Cardiology assembled a team of epidemiologists, cardiologists, health informaticians and patient advocates to develop a state-wide surveillance system of adolescents and adults with congenital heart defects (CHD) in Colorado. The Read more…

Data to Drive Decisions: Efforts to Transform the Way Care Is Delivered and Paid for in Colorado: Medicare Reference Based Pricing and Data to Support Employer Alliances

All of us, no matter our role in the system, have a part to play in lowering health care costs and improving care. Lasting change is possible when grounded in a foundation built from evidence-based best practices and data driven decisions. Through meaningful, accessible, and relatable presentations of data and Read more…

Data to Drive Decisions: Improving Population Health – Low Value Care in Colorado and County/DOI-Specific Metrics in the Community Dashboard

All of us, no matter our role in the system, have a part to play in lowering health care costs and improving care. Lasting change is possible when grounded in a foundation built from evidence-based best practices and data driven decisions. Through meaningful, accessible, and relatable presentations of data and Read more…