Links

The following links are provided as a resource to learn more about quality health care, diabetes in the community, and the Aligning Forces for Quality initiative. Click on the titles to open the links.

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

At https://www.nationalalliancehealth.org/ members can find expertise, resources and a voice for its member coalitions across the country, representing each community coalition at the national level. The NAHPC is a national, non-profit 501(c)6, membership organization of purchaser-led health care coalitions, dedicated to value-based purchasing of health care services through the collective action of public and private purchasers.

Emergency Care / Urgent Care Community Awareness Campaign

This link will take you to information about the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value's "Is it an Urgency or Emergency?" community awareness campaign focused on increasing awareness of getting the right care at the right time in the right setting.

Hospital Compare

This website allows you to view the quality of health care provided by hospitals in our community and compare hospitals.

BMI Calculator (Centers for Disease Control)

Maintaining a healthy body weight and body mass are integral parts of preventing diabetes and other chronic diseases, including heart disease, arthritis, stroke, and high blood pressure. This calculator helps measure your BMI based on your height and current weight. The website also offers ways to reduce your BMI and maintain a healthy weight.

America Diabetes Association

This site gives you information about preventing diabetes, maintaining your health after being diagnosed with diabetes, and other resources available to you and your family.

Aligning Forces for Quality

This site provides additional information about the overall Aligning Forces for Quality program. This long-term, comprehensive effort to improve the quality of care on the ground, in communities, is the signature program in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's $300 million commitment to improve the quality of U.S. health care.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This website provides additional information about the foundation and its history of projects and programs to improve health care quality in the U.S.

 

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