Commonwealth Fund Report Finds that Coordinating Mechanisms, Shared Data are Key to Integrating Services

A recent Issue Brief from The Commonwealth Fund noted that states working to integrate health care, public health and social services must establish a coordinating mechanism – such as an interagency agreement and an office dedicated to integration – as … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Engagement Project Renewed

Stakeholder engagement is a central component of the Illinois Framework’s approach to change management, and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) has been the Framework’s primary partner for facilitating public participation since 2011. Thus far, more than 2,000 stakeholders have … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer speaks with Jon Stewart about the Need for Interoperability

Aneesh Chopra, who served as the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer under President Barack Obama, visited “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to discuss his new book “Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government.” In the interview, Mr. Chopra … Continue reading

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Stakeholders Invited to Learn More about Healthcare Transformation

The Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) is initiating a Resources Webinar Series.  This series will highlight state and community resources that align with and can support the Alliance for Health Innovation Plan.  The GOHIT Resources webinars will … Continue reading

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Governor launches Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT)

On Feb. 12, 2014, Governor Quinn released The Path to Transformation, an ambitious five-year plan to lower health costs by modernizing the state’s healthcare and human services delivery infrastructure. The centerpiece of the proposal is the 1115 Waiver, which consolidates … Continue reading

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