The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has added new quality data to the Physician Compare website. Additionally, CMS has updated quality measures on the Hospital Compare website and released data on new measures. These websites are part of an Administration-wide effort to increase the availability and accessibility of information on quality, utilization and […]
The Grades Are Out: The 2014 State Report Card on Transparency of Physician Quality Information At a time when consumer-patients are expected to share more of their health care costs, access to information that aids their decision on where to seek care is critical. Last December, the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) released its first annual […]
The Alliance for Health acknowledges that the sustainability of the organization requires alignment and cohesion of the entire board of directors to the strategic initiatives being undertaken in support of the mission. The Alliance for Health is inviting current and former members of the board of directors to re-initiate conversation at the November meeting of […]
Published in the Grand Rapids Press on Sunday, January 19, 2014. This article highlights the link between nutrition and brain function for everyday living.
This report provides a comparative analysis of the effectiveness of health care within thirteen counties in Michigan. The report condenses, compares and analyzes information provided by the University of Wisconsin, via the County Health Rankings website. Each county is summarized by its highlights and opportunities for improvement with context provided on a state and national […]
The West Michigan Nursing Advisory Committee’s Nursing Scholarship Program is designed to assist nursing students to obtain a nursing degree in an effort to promote and advance the profession of nursing. Students from West Michigan seeking to obtain bachelors, masters or doctorate degrees are eligible. This year’s applications for will be due no later than […]
Five Directors Elected to the Alliance for Health Board David Brown, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Donald Disselkoen, Member Ottawa County Commission Stephen Durst, PharmD, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy Brian LaFrenier, Partner, Beene Garter LLP James Rynberg, City of Fremont Elected as Officers for 2013/2014 Board Chair – Don Hall, The […]