Story: Pueblo, Colorado

In 2010, a group of Pueblo’s veteran health leaders decided to take action by committing to the Triple Aim of better care for individuals, better health for populations, and lower per capita costs. Rather than seeking incremental change, members of the Pueblo Triple Aim Coalition wanted first to concentrate on the big picture and clarify the group’s governance, structure, and strategy—all critical to sustaining long-term collaborative work. With the goal of creating sustainable improvements, the Coalition’s leaders began working with ReThink Health and our Dynamics Model.

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Story: Atlanta, Georgia

During a series of public meetings, beginning in July 2012, members of the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI) began thinking about ways to improve the health of their community and the quality of their health system. To find answers, the ARCHI steering committee turned to ReThink Health, asking us to configure our Dynamics Model to represent key elements of the Atlanta health system. 

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Health Transformation is Possible and Necessary

The Latest from ReThink Health In the August issue of Health Affairs, ReThink Health demonstrates that select, combined investments in both clinical and population-level initiatives, along with sustainable long-term financing strategies, have the potential to dramatically reduce costs, improve health, boost productivity, and increase health equity over the next 25 years. Using our ReThink Health Dynamics […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Dynamics Model

What is the ReThink Health Dynamics Model? The ReThink Health Dynamics Model is an empirically based, computer simulation that provides a realistic representation of a regional health system. The model is a tool that can help regional leaders determine what interventions could do the most to save lives, save money, improve quality, increase social equity, […]

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Scaling the ReThink Health Dynamics Model

ReThink Health was one of three finalists in the 2014 Social Impact Exchange Business Plan Competition. Watch the video of Bobby Milstein’s presentation to grantmakers and nonprofit leaders in which he shows how the ReThink Health Dynamics Model helps community leaders and educators make smarter investments in health, health care, and community vitality.

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Summary of the ReThink Health Dynamics Model

The primary purpose of the ReThink Health Dynamic model is to support multi-stakeholder planning and strategy design, not to forecast specific outcomes. Planners may use this tool to examine uncertainties and explore opportunities for change—as well as the stakes of inaction. Read a summary of the model.

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