The Maine Health Management Coalition is engaged in health policy and health system transformation both in Maine and nationally. Staff members at the Coalition serve on numerous change-oriented organizations, including the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement and serves on the Board of Governors of the National Business Coalition on Health. She is also a member of the National Quality Forum’s Measure Application Partnership Committee.
In addition to its active participation in NRHI, NBCH, and NQF, MHMC has established national partnerships with both the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI), and the New Hampshire Citizen’s Health Initiative (CHI).
The Maine Health Management Coalition is also a Leapfrog Rollout State, which is a national initiative to increase the transparency of quality at individual hospitals. The Coalition is the only rollout participant to have achieved their 100% participation goal, and according to Leapfrog’s Executive Director, Leah Binder, the Coalition is “leading the nation in performance improvement.”