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Aims of the Partnership to Reimagine Health Care

Comagine Health’s Partnership to Reimagine Health Care is part of a national initiative to improve care for people with Medicare while reducing provider burden. We’re working alongside long-term and post-acute care facilities, health systems, hospitals, primary care and specialty providers, community organizations, and patients and their families to achieve five bold aims.

Decrease Opioid Misuse and Improve Behavioral Health Outcomes

  • Reduce opioid-related harms, including deaths, by 7% through pain management and opioid use best practices and decreased opioid prescribing
  • Increase access to behavioral health services, including treatment for opioid use disorder, by more than 15%
 

Increase Patient Safety

  • Reduce dangerous health care-related infections through appropriate antibiotic prescribing and strategies to prevent, track and monitor infections
  • Reduce injuries from medications by more than 6%
 

Prevent and Manage Diabetes, Heart Disease and Kidney Disease

  • Prevent 1 million heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events through:
    • Blood pressure control, cholesterol management, smoking cessation and aspirin use when appropriate
    • Evidence-based strategies like cardiac rehabilitation after cardiovascular events and blood pressure monitoring outside medical settings
  • Prevent more than 25,000 people from developing diabetes through evidence-based programs and proactive screening
  • Improve care and prevent complications for more than 230,000 people with diabetes
  • Increase risk assessment and screening for chronic kidney disease
  • Prevent progression of chronic kidney disease in more than 230,000 individuals by improving their care
 

Increase Quality of Care Transitions

  • Reduce injuries from medications by more than 6%
  • Reduce avoidable hospital admissions by more than 4% and avoidable readmissions by more than 5%
  • Reduce unnecessary emergency department visits by more than 12%
 

Improve Quality of Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Facilities

  • Improve the overall quality of LTPAC facilities by 11%
  • Reduce injuries from medications by more than 15%
  • Reduce health care-related infections through appropriate antibiotic prescribing and strategies to prevent, track and monitor infections
  • Reduce avoidable emergency department visits and hospital readmissions in short-stay LTPAC facility residents