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Spotlight on Innovation
Where Are They Now? Cardiac and Stroke Care for Southwest Colorado and Pagosa Springs Medical Center   wheelchair-man-windows.jpg
By: Stephanie Spriggs
Grant Writer and Report Specialist, CIVHC
In 2012, CIVHC reported that the upper San Juan Health Service District (Pagosa Springs Medical Center) received a three-year $1.7 million award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Click "Read More" for the follow-up.          
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In The News
Pueblo County Triple Aim: Tips for Population Health Success
By Kimberly Mitchell, January 2016, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Many systems try to achieve the IHI Triple Aim - better care for individuals, better health for populations, at a lower cost - how do you move from ideas to action? Matt Guy, the Executive Director of the Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation in Pueblo County explains how his community coalition helped decrease the teen birthrate by 40 percent in six years.
New Guidelines Nudge Doctors to Give Patients Access to Medical Records
By Robert Pear, January 2016, New The New York Times
In the hopes of allowing patients easier access to and more participation in their health care, the Obama administration is tearing down barriers that make it difficult for patients to get access to their own medical records. In theory, patients have long held this right, but may consumers have remained frustrated trying to exercise it.
Cigna, Colorado Insurers Team Up to Enhance Behavioral Healthcare
By Marty Stempniak, August 2015, H&HN
Six health insurers including Cigna and Rocky Mountain Health Plans are joining forces to ensure that patients with behavioral problems have access to quality care. These payers are using the CMS initiative as a model to bridge the gap in areas such as improved care coordination.
More Hospitals Are Ditching Antibiotics in the Meat They Serve
In This Issue
Learning Series Webinar: Patient Engagement in Quality Improvement
Presented by: 
Kari Loken, Program Manager at HealthTeamWorks

This webinar will introduce multiple methods with best practices, challenges and recommendations in how to incorporate the patient voice in your practice transformation work.

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Healthy Transitions Webinars Available 

Recordings and slides of our monthly webinars are located on the Webinar Archive page of the Healthy Transitions Colorado Website. 

Webinar Archives 

Let Your Voice Be Heard
Healthy Transitions Colorado is a collaborative effort, focused on aligning and accelerating existing efforts to improve transitions of care for Coloradans. Our guiding principles are simple - by working together to break down the silos of health care, we can foster true community care coordination across facilities, specialties, and practices.