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From Our Experts
Cultivating the Network of Care
By: Courtney Bentrott
Program Manager, Healthy Transitions Colorado

On Friday, June 26th Healthy Transitions Colorado held its very first symposium: Building Transformation from the Inside Out. The symposium was the first in a series of three with a complementary learning series titled Cultivating the Network of Care. Thank you to everyone who made the event such a success! Over 70 partners came out for networking and learning more about how to prepare their facilities for community-based care. 

Neighborhood Leaders in Change
Aurora's Underserved and Anschutz's Hopefuls Come Together at DAWN Clinic
By: Stephanie Spriggs
Grant Writer and Report Specialist, CIVHC

University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus is a dominating feature of the landscape in North Aurora. The world-class facility, providing world-class care, is surrounded by one of the most economically depressed communities in the state. Using the resources of the Anschutz Campus, the newly-opened DAWN Clinic is working to combat the disparity in health care for the area's vulnerable citizens.

In The News
Study of Returns to the ER Suggests Lack of Follow-Up Care
Preventable Hospitalizations Down Among American Seniors
By Leslie Small, May 2015
The shift from fee- for- service to a value based payment system is one of the reasons why there has been a reduction in senior hospital readmissions. An overall greater focus on population health including preventive services such as getting the flu shot also contributes to reducing senior hospital admissions and readmissions.

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New Readmission Reduction Guidelines: Medication Management Essential

By Joanne Finnegan, June 2015

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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.