Links

The following links are provided as a resource to gain other perspectives on quality health care, health systems change, wellness and disease prevention, and other information not found on this site. Click on the titles or the links themselves to access these sites. 

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.

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.

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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