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Comagine Health has been awarded a contract with the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) to improve chronic disease self-management education (CDSME) in Nevada.

Our work will focus on establishing a hub in Nevada to support local chronic disease self-management program delivery organizations by increasing program reach, providing data management services, coordinating provider referrals and identifying additional opportunities for sustainable funding.

The ACL grant provides the funds needed to ensure programs and delivery partners are able to benefit from a coordinated network, clarify and streamline functions and roles of key partners, and improve the reach and…


Comagine Health is surveying Oregon Medicaid recipients about their health care on behalf of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). The purpose of the survey is to find out how people who have received mental health services through the Oregon Health Plan (OHP) feel about those services.

We are mailing survey invitations to randomly selected current and past patients. If you are chosen for the survey, you may complete it online or through the mail. This survey is completely voluntary and…

Comagine Health President and CEO Marc Bennett has been named by Utah Gov. Spencer Cox to the executive team charged with creating a framework for the new One Utah Health Collaborative. The initiative, launched by the governor in November, aims to reduce health care costs and improve equitable health outcomes. 

The time-bound committee will facilitate a collaborative process to set statewide health goals, create a governance structure, set benchmarks and establish accountability…

Comagine Health’s Physician Executive Awarded Steven E. Weinberger Award by the American College of Physicians
SEATTLE, Washington — Comagine Health’s physician executive John Vassall, MD, was recently awarded the Steven E. Weinberger Award by the American College of Physicians (ACP), the… more
Comagine Health's Oral Health Integration Work Part of Nature Article
Dr. Jeff Hummel, medical director of informatics for Comagine Health, was recently included in a Nature article about oral health. The article mentions Comagine Health’s work with… more
Comagine Health Contributes Article to Utah Dental Association
Dr. Jeff Hummel, medical director of informatics for Comagine Health, recently contributed an article in the Utah Dental Association newsletter that examined the relationship… more
Sixth Session of LTPAC Looking Beyond COVID-19 Series Deals with Drivers of ED Transfers
While emergency department transfers and hospital admissions/readmissions may be necessary to respond to a LTPAC facility resident’s urgent health crisis, data show that a… more
Recognizing Early Signs of Sepsis Critical to Survival
Sepsis is a life-threatening medical emergency resulting from the body’s response to infection. Early recognition of symptoms and timely intervention can mean the difference… more
Comagine Health Awarded Contract to Improve Chronic Disease Self-Management
New Work Expands Access to Chronic Disease Self-Management Education in Oregon  PORTLAND, Oregon — Comagine Health was recently awarded a contract with the federal… more
Chronic Kidney Disease: Decrease Risk and Prevent Progression to Manage Condition
Chronic kidney disease, which affects up to 37 million Americans each year, is known to be a risk multiplier for other afflictions, especially cardiovascular disease. Adults with… more
Fifth Session of LTPAC Looking Beyond COVID-19 Series Addresses Documenting Interventions and Resident Response to Care
Documentation in the medical record is essential. It provides a chronological record of the residents’ experiences while in your care, including the services provided to meet… more
Comagine Health’s Research and Evaluation Team Receives Funding to Study Drug Decriminalization
New Research Funded by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Portland, Ore. — Comagine Health, a leading national nonprofit health care consulting firm, received funding from the Chan… more
Chronic Kidney Disease: Early Diagnosis is Key
Early diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the primary care population allows clinicians to protect kidney health and prevent progression of the illness and the… more