Population Health

Colorado doctors, hospitals test standards to reduce opioid addiction

Doctors in eight hospitals and three free-standing emergency rooms in Colorado will test new guidelines to reduce opioid addiction. The pilot will be tested for efficacy after three months.

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Data Aggregation Advances in Colorado

Data aggregation is moving forward in Colorado on several fronts, most notably within the Comprehensive Primary Care initiative.

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Coordinating behavioral health in Colorado

Patients who repeatedly visit emergency departments often have an underlying mental illness.The Colorado Springs Gazette recently looked at efforts to address this issue by improving care coordination and integrating behavioral health into primary care.

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ACC: Patient-centered approach, four key goals

As discussed in past issues, Colorado's Medicaid Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC) is a central part of Medicaid reform, and Rocky Mountain Health Plans serves as the Regional Care Collaborative Organization (RCCO) for Region 1. The ACC program has four performance metrics:

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