Arkansas Center for Health Improvement

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The list below contains ACHI projects which fall under the categories selected in the left sidebar.

Projects - Current

Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative - PCMH Case Studies How are health care providers meeting the challenges and taking advantage of the opportunities presented by the Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative? ACHI staff went into the field to answer that question through one-on-one interviews with trailblazers who are successfully transforming their practices to Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative Video This video describes the who, what, when and where of Arkansas’s novel, multi-payer approach to creating a sustainable health care delivery system designed to improve the quality of care people receive and at the same time contain rising costs.
Arkansas Health Care Workforce: An Overview As the state embarks upon health care system transformation, including expanding health insurance coverage to more Arkansans, payment improvement, increased use and enhancement of health information technology, workforce development is a crucial component of a viable, efficient health care system.
Arkansas Health System Improvement Directed by Governor MIke Beebe and led by ACHI Director and Arkansas Surgeon General, Dr. Joe Thompson, the Arkansas Health System Improvement Initiative is a collaborative project with four primary focus areas that has led to the development of innovative solutions for improving health and health care in our state.
Arkansas Patient Centered Medical Homes: Comparison to Other State Programs May 2016 This brief outlines PCMH background and core principles, provides an overview of state PCMH activity, and offers a comparison of Arkansas’s program to those in other states.

Projects - Past

Emergency Department Use Analysis Through its partnership with the Employee Benefits Division (EBD) at the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, ACHI conducted an analysis of emergency department claims filed by EBD members for 2010 and 2011.
State Coverage Institute—Governor’s Implementation Group A team of key government executives and legislative leaders was selected to form what later became known as the Governor's Implementation Group with a goal of providing support for undertaking health care reform initiatives.

Arkansas Center for Health Improvement
1401 West Capitol
Suite 300 (Victory Building)
Little Rock, AR 72201