Leading Healthcare Alliance Announces Shared Health Coalition: Together for Public Health

Oakland, California, 9 Nov 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, AHIP, Alliance of Community Health Plans, American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and Kaiser Permanente announced the Common Health Coalition: Together for Public Health. Common Health Coalition is focused on Translating the hard-won lessons and successes of the COVID-19 pandemic response. into a strategy that can be implemented This will help strengthen cooperation between the public health system and the U.S. public health system. The coalition is the result of a shared public health commitment made. March 2023 by five founding member organizations

In early 2024, the Coalition will publish recommendations informed by a technical advisory group of subject matter experts. and an advisory council of public health leaders. The recommendations will focus on four priority areas: spearhead greater coordination between public health and health care systems; shared building A well-maintained emergency preparedness plan Creating national standards for health care data that help identify health disparities. and modernize the detection of infectious diseases. The development of these recommendations was facilitated by ChangeLab Solutions, a national nonprofit that uses legal and policy tools to advance health equity.

past new york city Health Commissioner Dave A. Chokshi, MD, MSc, is president of the Common Health Coalition. Dr. Chokshi is an intern at Bellevue Hospital and a public health leader who is the first Sternberg Family Professor of Leadership. City University of New York (Kuni). Most recently, Dr. Chokshi served as the 43rd Health Commissioner of new york city… From 2020-2022, he led the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the historic campaign to vaccinate more than 6 million New Yorkers.

Chelsea CiprianoMPH serves as managing director of the coalition. Cipriano most recently held leadership positions at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the NYC Mayor’s Office, and she previously held federal positions at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The work of the coalition is informed by an advisory council of public health leaders chaired by the president. George C. BenjaminM.D., executive director of the American Public Health Association, and J. Nadine GraziaMD, MSCE, President and CEO of Trust for America’s Health

“Now is the time to rethink the health system. Health care and public health no longer work in parallel. But we join hands with health as a common goal. and health equality is a common good,” it said. Dr. Chokshi. “Throughout the COVID-19 outbreak Our healthcare and public health institutions are collaborating in ways we’ve never seen before. We must integrate best practices and other innovations into our nation’s core infrastructure. Leaders at Kaiser Permanente, AMA, AHA ACHP, and AHIP are stepping up to make this vision a reality. And I am honored to serve as chair of the Common Health Coalition.”

“Lessons we learned from the COVID-19 pandemic It is still as urgent as ever. and health care and public health institutions are ready to take action,” it said. Bechara ChucareMD, Coalition Steering Committee Member and Senior Vice President and Chief Public Health Officer at Kaiser Permanente“Supporting strong public health systems is an important part of Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to promoting health equity and improving the health of our members, and the Common Health Coalition is a powerful vehicle for advancing that mission. ”

“AHIP is honored to be part of this important coalition. It focuses on learning from our collective experiences responding to the COVID pandemic. and bringing together public health and health care systems to strengthen cooperation and develop health equity,” it said. Kate BerryGoverning Board Member and Senior Vice President of Clinical Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at AHIP“We are committed to making health care accessible and affordable for everyone. And we look forward to working with the coalition to continue providing better health advice.”

“Partnership and collaboration are an important part of our DNA at Alliance of Community Health Plans, from the way our teams work cross-functionally with each other. Our not-for-profit payers and providers are aligned with our member companies and with our like-minded network. partner organizations both in D.C. and across the country We understand that we are all stronger when we join together and work together,” it said. Dan JonesGoverning Board Member and Senior Vice President of Federal Affairs at the Alliance of Community Health Plans “We are proud to be part of the Common Health Coalition and pursue opportunities to build stronger partnerships between public and health care systems. The goal is to advance health equity and proactive preparedness.”

“As the pandemic shows, Hospitals are often forced to fill gaps in our healthcare infrastructure. Hospitals are always ready to help, though. In good times and bad We cannot bear this burden alone. This is why AHA and our members have long been involved in building partnerships. improve cooperation and support a strong public health sector more flexible and responsive,” it said. Michelle HoodSupervisory board member and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of AHA.“AHA is proud to be a founding partner of the Common Health Coalition, joining these other national organizations to improve collaboration and increase support for this critical component of our nation’s health care system.”

“AMA is excited to work with our coalition partners. To support a shared vision of a strong health system stronger and be better prepared,” he said. President Grandma Jesse M. EhrenfeldMD., miles per hour“For too long, our health system has been underfunded. There are not enough personnel. and lack the necessary data infrastructure and interoperability needed to respond quickly to public health emergencies. That’s why we’ve brought together healthcare leaders and decision makers to connect on a common thread. An actionable intervention agenda to strengthen the link between public health and the healthcare sector. With the work of the united front We believe we can build a stronger public health system and a healthier future for all.”

For more information, visit CommonHealthCoalition.org.

contact: Hilary Costa
[email protected]

Kaiser news source Permanente

#Leading #Healthcare #Alliance #Announces #Shared #Health #Coalition #Public #Health
Image Source : www.prnewswire.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Proudly Design by WD Royo