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Neighborhood Leaders in Change
By: Stephanie Spriggs
Grant Writer and Report Specialist, CIVHC
Death is a taboo topic in America. In many cases, the reticence to discuss end-of-life concerns extends to serious diagnoses, such as cancer, which may not be terminal. Avoiding these conversations does a disservice to both the patient and family members. HopeWest helps Coloradans on the Western Slope face these challenging situations with grace..
In The News
Competing Insurers Collaborate for Behavioral Health
CMS Releases First Round of Home Health Compare Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the first star ratings for Home Health Agencies on Home Health Compare. Star ratings can help consumers identify differences in quality and use the information to a health care provider; star ratings can also help agencies identify areas for improvement.
Half of Nation's Hospitals Fail Again to Escape Medicare's Readmission Penalties
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News, August 2015
Cross-Continuum Collaboration in Health Care: Unleashing the Potential
By Saranya Loehrer, Douglas McCarthy, Eric A. Coleman, and for the Cross-Continuum Study Panel
Editorial: Hospital Admission Policy in Dismaland
By Merrill Goozner, August 2015
Let Your Voice Be Heard
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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.