Cristina Gair is executive director of the West Mountain Regional Health Alliance (WMRHA), a community alliance committed to create an integrated physical, behavioral and oral health care system in Eagle, Garfield and Pitkin counties along the Western slope of Color
Sarah Robinson is the program integration manager for Mesa County Public Health, which administers Healthy Mesa County, a partnership that aims to improve the health and well-being of Mesa County residents. Based on findings from the 2012 Community Health Improveme
Sal Schaefer is a consultant and serves on the board of the Rocky Mountain Health Foundation. She previously served as CEO of Hilltop Community Resources and, before that, as administrator of West Springs Hospital (part of Mind Springs Health).
Members of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative are piloting a new way to share data among HIEs; it alerts providers when a patient seeks care away from “home.” The initial pilot involves Western Colorado’s Quality Health Network (QHN), the Arizona Health-e Connection and the U
A new pilot underway in the Western Slope and Larimer County addresses a dangerous gap in care delivery: Individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) who too often lack access to necessary ment
In the June issue of The Ascent, Lori Stephenson, RN, director of clinical program development and evaluation at Rocky Mountain Health Plans discusses RMHP's practice transformation activities and offers advice for practices considering participating in one or more of them.
In her Ascent interview, Maribel Cifuentes, senior program officer for health care and health coverage at The Colorado Health Foundation, discusses BC3, a collective effort to improve health care in Colorado based on the belief that powerful change comes from the aligned work of many org
Jose Torres-Vega is information technology manager and community organizer for the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC). Born in Guatemala City during the Guatemalan Civil War, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at six months old. Torres-Vega and his family eventually fled to the U.S.