Chief Medical Officer to Lead Regional Health Transformation Work

(Cincinnati, Ohio - May 30, 2013) The Health Collaborative, the Greater Cincinnati Health Council, and HealthBridge announce Dr. Richard Shonk has joined as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the three organizations.  The three nonprofit health improvement, technology, and hospital service organizations aligned in 2012 under a common CEO. Dr. Richard Shonk Dr. Shonk will be [...]

YourHealthMatters All Around You

Take a look around or maybe a listen. You may be noticing messages asking you to get informed by checking out  The Health Collaborative has launched an advertising campaign to help health care consumers become more aware of this valuable resource for learning more about health care quality and quality providers. There are radio [...]

Report Card Time: Ohio Rankings for Health Outcomes and Cost

New rankings by state have just been posted  for performance on health outcomes and cost.  They show there is much room for improvement in Ohio. Specific problem areas are infant mortality (ranked 42) and smoking (ranked 43). The glimmer of good news is that there is some improvement in recent years in mortality amenable to health [...]

Medical Home Concept Still a Work in Progress, Panelists Say

 The article below from Congressional Quarterly includes testimony from our Medical Director, Dr. Barbara Tobias as she testified as part of a Capitol Hill briefing  May 3rd  By Jane Norman, CQ HealthBeat Associate Editor The verdict is still out on whether a patient-centered medical home really can turn out to be a home, sweet home [...]