Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council
The Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council serves as a key resource for feedback and recommendations to IDPH, the legislature, and other stakeholders on health care transformation initiatives in Iowa. Additionally, the Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council and Office of Health Care Transformation (OHCT) staff:
- Convenes stakeholders and leaders in Iowa to streamline efforts that support state-level and community-level integration and focus on reducing fragmentation of the health care system.
- Encourages partnerships and synergy between community health care partners in Iowa who are working on new system-level models to provide better health care at lower costs by focusing on shifting from volume to value-based health care.
- Leads discussions on the transformation of the health care system to a patient-centered infrastructure that integrates and coordinates services and supports to address social determinant's of health and meeting population health goals.
- Provides a venue for education and information gathering for stakeholders and interested parties to learn about emerging health care initiatives across the state.
The next Patient-Centered Health Advisory Council will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 9:30 - 3:00 at the Polk County River Place.