May 12, 2021
New from Rural Health Value:
The Rural Health Value team recently released a new Rural Innovation Profile focused on the efforts of a ten-county partnership across rural Northern Michigan that is addressing social determinants of health through systems change and collaboration.
Northern Michigan Community Health Innovation Region
This partnership of health and community providers across ten rural counties in Northern Michigan addresses social determinants of health through systems change and collaboration, including development of a Community Connections Hub Network, a clinical community linkages model that connects individuals and families to community resources.
Top resources on the Rural Health Value website:
- Value-Based Care Assessment – Assess capacity and capabilities to deliver value-based care. Receive an eight-category readiness report.
- Physician Engagement – Score current engagement and build effective relationships to create a shared vision for a successful future.
- Board and Community Engagement – Hold value-based care discussions as part of strategic planning and performance measurement.
Social Determinants of Health – Learn and encourage rural leaders/care teams to address issues to improve their community’s health
Keith J. Mueller, Ph.D.