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In addition to individual initiatives around the SHIP priority areas, the strategies supporting SHIP Implementation also have broader statewide impacts through a variety of major projects.

Check back frequently as we continue to document how the SHIP Implementation shapes Illinois health improvement statewide.

Regional Health Improvement Collaborative

A Regional Health Improvement Collaborative (RHIC) is a local model that integrates “population management” and community health using the 10 Essential Public Health Services. Through this initiative, Illinois aims to promote healthcare delivery systems transformation, and advance progress towards achieving the triple aim: better health for the population, better care for individuals, and lower per capita costs. Read more...

We Choose Health

We Choose Health is a multi-year project to improve health in Illinois through policy-driven obesity and tobacco prevention at the community level. Read more

Provider-Plan-Payer Alliance for Health

Illinois was recently awarded a Model Design grant from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovations (CMMI) for the development of a State Health Care Innovation Plan. Through these grants, CMMI is encouraging states to develop multi-payer approaches that send a consistent signal to providers and consumers incentivizing healthy behaviors, safe environments, and appropriate community supports linked to high quality care through accountable and comprehensive delivery systems. Read more

Health Transformation Summits

The State Health Improvement Plan Health Transformation Summits occurred between October and December of 2014. The goal was for participants to build existing networks, and create new connections. Read more...