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May 2017
Plaintalk Blog
Quality Matters - How Do You Know if the Health Care You're Getting is Good? 
Deciding where to get health care is a pretty big deal. But, unlike most other big-deal purchases, today's industry doesn't allow us to comparison shop. For example, when you're getting ready to buy a new car, the price point is only one of the things you take into consideration. You likely research the safety ratings of the vehicle, how many miles per gallon it gets, etc. All of these factors combine to help you determine the quality of the car and decide how to spend your money. 
CO APCD Change Agent
doctors-clipboard.jpg CDPHE Hypertension and Diabetes Medication Adherence
As part of its partnership with the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the CO Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) wanted to understand where Coloradans diagnosed with hypertension live and whether they were taking their blood pressure medication as prescribed. Using claims from the CO APCD, researchers at CDPHE were able to determine how many adults across the state with high blood pressure did - and did not - fill their medication to manage their hypertension. 
Community Change Agent In-Depth
doctor2.jpgAurora Mental Health Center
The Change Agent Series was previously called Spotlight on Innovation

AUMHC opened the bidirectional, Chambers Hope Health and Wellness Clinic in 2013, in partnership with their Federally Qualified Health Center partner, Metro Community Provider Network. The clinic is designed to serve adults, many of whom are clients of AUMHC, struggling with serious and persistent mental illness, through integrated primary, behavioral health care, and comprehensive wellness services.
Top 5 Things to Know About CIVHC's Research and Compliance Team
We took a moment to chat with Jonathan and Maria, our two members of the Research and Compliance Team, for our newest CIVHC status blog. Take a peek for things to know about our R&C Team, the ways compliance impacts how data is released, and CIVHC's top research collaborations.