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June 26, 2015 - 8am-3:30pm
Building Transformation from the Inside Out
Learn how to improve internal processes such as Teachback, Discharge Planning, and Medication Reconciliation.
From Our Experts
What Lead Me to Healthy Transitions Colorado
By: Courtney Bentrott
Program Manager, Healthy Transitions Colorado
Healthy transitions. Two buzzwords mentioned a lot these days due to health care's focus on reducing hospital readmissions. The coordination of care is crucial to ensuring that care transitions are effective and safe. Healthy Transitions Colorado (HTC) brings providers of care together for a collaborative and collective impact on how to best coordinate those transitions. Helping to break down barriers in communication and foster relationships is work I am passionate about and, knowing I wanted to be a part of this initiative in Colorado, ultimately brought me to Healthy Transitions Colorado.     
Neighborhood Leaders in Change
You or Someone You Know: Mental Health First Aid Colorado
By: Stephanie Spriggs
Grant Writer and Report Specialist, CIVHC
Originally featured in Voices on Value, May 2015

One in four people struggle with mental health issues such as depression, substance abuse, anxiety, or an eating disorder. In a society that often stigmatizes those who suffer from these conditions, seeking treatment can be an act of bravery and doesn't happen as often as it should. Mental Health First Aid Colorado (MHFA-CO) is a leading voice in the darkness, bringing mental health education and training to help the general public identify those in need.

In The News
Integrating Behavioral Medicine Into Primary Care GME: A Necessary Paradigm For 21st Century Ambulatory Practice

The demand for integration of behavioral health into primary care along with the limited access of behavioral health providers has opened the door for a closer look at including behavioral medicine into primary care graduate medical education. What are the advantages as well as logistics? 

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Health Care Reform And The Trap Of The "Iron Law"
From Health Affairs Blog, 4. 2015

Assuming a "one-size-fits-all" approach to health care models and ignoring the variations in culture and environment risks policymakers questioning their value and ultimate investment in them. 

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Transforming Care Coordination

By Richard Royer


HRS PatientConnect® Tablet Reduces Congestive Heart Failure Readmissions by 53% at Penn Medicine's Penn Care at Home


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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 

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.