Increased Patient Satisfaction: More Coverage in the Press!

"What gets measured gets improved," and YourHealthMatters continues to use data and measurement to deliver opportunities for doctors to provide better care, and for patients to make more informed health care choices. The Middletown-Hamilton Journal-News has picked up our recent YourHealthMatters story about increased patient satisfaction scores in Greater Cincinnati. See their article here.    

HealthBridge Service Line Facilitates Doctor-Patient Partnerships

The Health Collaborative's HealthBridge service line provides health information technology and support to hospital systems and physician practices. Check out the recent article in Family Practice News highlighting HealthBridge's partnerships with Margaret Mary Health and NoMoreClipboard, resulting in increased patient engagement and satisfaction in Batesville, Indiana.

The Last Day: A Seven-Year Partnership Delivers Great Progress

AF4Q Health Care Transformation Alliance Comes to an End May is graduation season and as the calendar turns a page, The Health Collaborative is celebrating a graduation of sorts. Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q), the signature health transformation project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), has come to a close. In essence, we have [...]

Express Cincinnati features merger in May issue

Express Cincinnati, a publication for and about non-profit organizations, ran a nice summary and photo collage of the newly-merged Health Collaborative’s March 26th event.

More Greater Cincinnati Patients Screened for Colon Cancer

The Health Collaborative’s YourHealthMatters team was featured in the Enquirer Health Briefs today, reporting on local practices and cancer screenings. [mk_button style="flat" corner_style="pointed" size="xxlarge" bg_color="#eb7625" txt_color="#ffffff" underline_color="#dddddd" outline_skin="#eb7625" outline_hover_skin="#ffffff" outline_border_width="2" nudge_skin="#444444" url="" target="_blank" align="left" margin_bottom="15" infinite_animation="pulse" animation="left-to-right"]View the full story[/mk_button][mk_image_box title="YourHealthMatters" media_type="image" autoplay="false" video_host="self_hosted" video_host_social="social_hosted_youtube" src="" media_width="500" media_height="400" crop="false" image_link="url" url="" target="_blank" align="center" bg_color="#f2a437" text_color="#ffffff" [...]

The Merger is Official!

It’s official: The Greater Cincinnati Health Council, HealthBridge and the Health Collaborative have merged under the name The Health Collaborative. The document signing occurred Monday, March 30th.

The Health Collaborative Announces New Board of Trustees

Diverse Group of Regional Leaders to Represent Newly Aligned Organization March 26, 2015 CINCINNATI – The Health Collaborative has announced its new board members following its merger with the Greater Cincinnati Health Council and HealthBridge, made official by board vote Wednesday morning. The governing bodies of all three organizations approved the directional concept late in [...]

Collective Impact on Health Convenes Third Leadership Forum, Plans Next Steps

The Collective Impact on Health Leadership Forum Series concluded March 19 with Forum members committing to guiding principles for a culture of health in Greater Cincinnati, and supporting the need for four action areas to realize the collective vision of the Forum. Forum members reviewed an analysis of the results from the November 3, 2014 [...]

IHI SCALE Initiative Selects Cincinnati’s COLLECTIVE IMPACT ON HEALTH as Pacesetter Finalist Community

PRESS CONTACT: Sandy George (617) 413-6126 CLINICIANS AND HEALTH LEADERS GATHER IN DALLAS TO ACCELERATE CHANGES IN PRIMARY CARE AND TO IMPROVE HEALTH IN THE COMMUNITY Finalists announced for newly funded initiative to support and learn from communities actively working to improve the health of their populations Cambridge, MA and Dallas, TX (Gaylord Texan Resort [...]

Greater Cincinnati Primary Care Practices Improved Colon Cancer Screenings

GREATER CINCINNATI PRIMARY CARE PRACTICES IMPROVED COLON CANCER SCREENINGS  Report finds 6% increase in overall rate for colon cancer screening in region CINCINNATI – More patients in Greater Cincinnati are getting screened for colon cancer, according to a new report. The overall rate for colon cancer screening in Greater Cincinnati increased to 64 percent in 2013, [...]

#DressInBlue Day: YourHealthMatters Data Shows Cincinnati is Improving Colon Cancer Screening Rates

The month of March is known nationally as Colon Cancer Awareness Month, with March 6 designated as #dressinblueday to increase awareness about the importance of colon cancer screening. For our staff, #DressinBlueDay represented especially exciting news for the Greater Cincinnati community – it recognized our organization’s work around increasing these preventive screenings. The Health Collaborative [...]

Good News for Heart Month: Cincinnati Patients Achieve Blood Pressure Control

February is #heartmonth2015.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Million Hearts®– a national effort to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by 2017– are encouraging Americans to know their blood pressure, and if it's high, to make control their goal. According to new baseline data released via, it’s working: Greater [...]

Greater Cincinnati Health Council, HealthBridge and the Health Collaborative Planning Merger

The Greater Cincinnati Health Council, HealthBridge and the Health Collaborative have announced plans to merge into a single organization. The governing bodies of all three organizations approved the directional concept late in 2014 to allow for planning and due diligence. Currently, work is in progress to develop the new governance for the merged entity and facilitate [...]

Cincinnati MD Jobs’ TAP MD Program Names 41 Students to Class of 2015

The TAP MD program of Cincinnati MD jobs, the area’s only physician recruitment enterprise, has announced their largest class of 41 local high school juniors since the program's inception in 2011. TAP MD is designed to help exceptionally talented high school students “tap” into their potential to fulfill careers in medicine. “This group of young scholars is the [...]