There are few aspects of your life as important as your healthcare. You deserve to be an active participant in it.
The Iowa Healthcare Collaborative is committed to raising the standard of care across the board.
The information provided is for patients and providers alike, since everyone is a part of the healthcare team.
Public information on the healthcare quality of Iowa hospitals
Patient and Family Resources
Resources for patients, their families, and the community
Be a Champion for Your Health
Evaluate all aspects of your own health, from prevention to care to recovery
Healthcare Quality and Safety Award
Awards for excellence in improving the healthcare quality of any facility- hospital, clinic, or public facility
Health insurance is a critical part of maintaining your health. There are a myriad of options, including private and public payers, this can be confusing. Fortunately, there are tools to help figure it out.
Find out what the gameplan is for care in the state of Iowa in these different areas.
What is healthcare transformation, anyway?
How is it changing?
Prior to reform, providers were paid on how many patients they saw, not how well they cared for them.
While in the midst of transformation, we are all working to find the best way to prevent disease and reimburse providers on the quality of their work.
Why does it matter?
- Increased quality of care
- Increased safety in healthcare
- Improvement in value
- More person-centered care
- Lowered costs, less spending
What can I do?
Be fully aware of what you qualify for and how to use it.
Don't be a stranger to the resources at your disposal.
The most important cog in YOUR health is YOU.
Can't find what you're looking for?
Contact the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative staff with any questions or concerns you have!
Disclaimer: It is not the intention of the IHC or any of the organizations listed on this web page to provide specific medical advice. Rather, the resources and tools listed here can be used by consumers, patients, and families to make more informed decisions about their health and healthcare. The IHC does not provide specific medical advice and the IHC urges you to talk with your healthcare providers when discussing personal questions, issues, and information from the resources provided on this web site. Read the full disclaimer.