Cleveland, OH

This suite of business tools, specific to developing and selling primary care practice support products and services, will help Alliances interested in developing a written strategic plan, determining which products and services to focus on given limited resources, and tracking status of potential revenue streams. Better Health Greater Cleveland assisted in developing the Product Prioritization Matrix and the New Business Practice Pipeline Tracking Report. They have used these two tools extensively and have found them to be very beneficial in supporting business decisions during...

To get the collaborative approach working, Cleveland’s Alliance had to overcome some history, according to J.B. Silvers. First, the approach was “just trust the doctor”—which, needless to say, did not work well. The second phase was to trust the managers and the free market to fix the system, but that resulted in managed care and subsequent frustration. Finally, a collaborative model emerged in Cleveland, and it has been a success. Cleveland focused on primary care, celebrated victories, and had trusted data because of the uptake of electronic medical systems. The...


Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) is the visionary effort of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to pilot real change in today's complicated health care system. For the past six years, AF4Q has brought together 16 geographically, demographically, and economically diverse communities across the United States behind a common purpose—to create sustainable models for health care transformation. Our ideas and initiatives have led to improvements in how health care is delivered, reductions in racial and ethnic disparities, and increased...

Cleveland Aligning Forces for Quality (Cleveland AF4Q) is led by Better Health Greater Cleveland, an alliance of  providers, patients, purchasers, and health plans.   Established in 2007, the mission of the nonprofit collaborative is to improve the health and value of health care provided to people with chronic medical conditions in Northeast Ohio. Through its growing number of clinical partners, Better Health reaches more than 70% of the chronically ill in Cuyahoga County.

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Cleveland, OH
Better Health Greater Cleveland
2500 MetroHealth Drive
Cleveland, OH 44109
 
 
216-778-8024
Dr. Randall Cebul MD
Better Health Greater Cleveland
President