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Neighborhood Leaders in Change
Partners in Prevention: Colorado Prevention Alliance
By: Stephanie Spriggs
Grant Writer and Report Specialist, CIVHC

Chronic conditions touch nearly 50 percent of America's population. Despite being one of the healthiest states in the nation, half of Coloradans over the age of 45 had at least one chronic condition in 2011. Colorado Prevention Alliance (CPA) is committed to stopping this trend by engaging, educating, and collaborating with stakeholders statewide.             
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In The News
Reducing Emergency Room Use by Targeting 'Super-Users'
Author: Meredith Cohn, Contact Reporter, September 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Maryland hospitals are leading a coordinated effort to target frequent visitors of emergency departments by using a network of care to address social determinants of health like low-income housing programs to help improve quality of life. 
Closing a Hospital and Fearing for the Future
Mobile Tools Help to Cut Readmits for COPD Patients
By Judy Mottl, October 2015
Mandated Bundled Payments Compel Hospitals to Rethink Post-Acute Care
By: Deirdre Baggot and Andy Edeburn, Oct 2015
Medicare's comprehensive care for joint replacement program signals an evolution in payment that demands a strong strategic response from hospitals and health systems. 
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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.