QHN and CCMCN explore an alliance to better support community health challenges | News
GRAND JUNCTION, Col., March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Quality Health Network (QHN) and Colorado Community Managed Care Network (CCMCN) announced today that the QHN and CCMCN Boards of Directors have signed a letter of intent to begin a formal process due diligence to determine whether the two organizations can integrate vision, mission, governance, programs and services for the benefit of the members and communities they serve.
“The pandemic shows the critical need to make health data meaningful at local, regional, state and national levels,” said Dick Thompson, Executive Director and CEO of QHN. “We provide necessary and essential products and services specifically for organizations – typically smaller ones – that don’t have access to the resources or capabilities to build the infrastructure that larger organizations can.”
“Both organizations offer complementary services and have a strong reputation built on delivering innovative, high-quality solutions,” said Jason Greer, CEO of CCMCN. “Our joint efforts will allow us to do more for existing customers, while opening up new opportunities to strengthen our support for communities and government agencies.”
QHN has successfully served rural suppliers in the west Colorado, covering 100% of hospitals and more than 90% of providers in the region. CCMCN supports Federal Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), Critical Access Hospitals, Regional Accountable Entities and Health Alliances through Colorado with data, care coordination and analytics solutions.
As part of the exploration of integration, Marc Lassauxcurrently Chief Technology Officer of QHN, will serve as Acting General Manager of QHN effective in April 2following the retirement of Dick Thompson.
“QHN is successful because we have focused on our mission and values, and that will continue to drive us through this exciting process,” said Lassaux. “I am grateful to Dick for his leadership to QHN and throughout our state and for the foundation he provided. This foundation is essential in helping us look to the future working with a great organization like CCMCN.”
For additional questions and media requests, please contact QHN Meinhart Charity at (970) 248-0033 or CCMCN Michael Feldmiller at (720) 925-5391.
About Quality Health Network (QHN)
QHN is an award-winning, non-profit community partnership established in 2004 to facilitate the availability of information to optimize the health of our communities. Our unique technologies for extending HIE services, including social data through the Community Resource Network (CRN), help participants in our network improve holistic care of the person. http://www.qualityhealthnetwork.org
About the Colorado Community Managed Care Network (CCMCN)
The Colorado Community Managed Care Network (CCMCN) is a nonprofit organization governed by 20 Section 330-funded Community Health Centers (CHCs). The CCMCN network provides care to approximately 35% of from colorado Medicaid population and one in eight Colorado residents. The CCMCN supports the Colorado safety net by providing data management, care coordination, data analytics and performance improvement systems for organizations across the state. CCMCN’s mission is to provide services that enable its members and their community partners to succeed as efficient, effective and accountable systems of care. http://www.ccmcn.com
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