Care Teams and Info Sharing in CRN

Keeping people’s information safe and secure is our number one priority.  But what does it mean to participate in a  “care team” in CRN? Many people hesitate to join a care team because they assume it means adding more to their already full workload. But joining a care team simply means you are invited to […]

Search for New Quality Health Network Executive Director/ CEO Begins

Award-winning health information exchange brings innovative and collaborative model On November 18, 2021, Dick Thompson announced his plan to step down as the executive director and CEO of Quality Health Network (QHN), kicking off a nationwide search to fill the position. A search committee identified by the QHN Board of Directors will lead the process. […]

Thompson Retiring from Quality Health Network after 17+ Years at Helm

Leadership drove award-winning innovations improving care for western Colorado through collaboration  Quality Health Network (QHN) announced today that long-time Executive Director and CEO, Dick Thompson, is stepping down from his role. Thompson has led the organization for more than 17 years and was at the helm when Quality Health Network launched one of the nation’s […]

CRN Exploding With Growth!

Growth is not always embraced, but in the case of Community Resource Network (CRN) growth is essential and is happening in big ways. It’s been just over a year since CRN was successfully launched and we’re happy to announce CRN use is exploding in the West Mountain and Delta County regions. “We’re hearing time and […]

Like No Other: Our Unique Consent Model

Did you know that CRN has robust data access controls, which include client consent, roles and permissions, and data compliance standards to make sure personal data is secure and seen only by those who have the proper security clearance to view it? CRN also provides the individual with choices on how to share data with their […]

Interview with a CRN Community Champion

Leslie Sparks joined the Community Resource Network (CRN) team recently and we sat down to talk about what she is doing in the Delta area to connect people to CRN. Building the collaborative infrastructure for CRN seems challenging. What will you consider a “win” at the end of the day? At the end of the day […]

Dr. Joe: Medical expert on county’s pandemic response

Recently, our board vice-chair, Dr. Joe Adranga, was named “Citizen of the Year.” Read the full story below BY ANNA LYNN WINFREY Dr. Joseph Adragna was 5 years old when he decided that he wanted to be a doctor. His mother was in the hospital with breast cancer and he quickly grew to respect the […]

We’ve Got You Covered: New Link Between QHN and UHIN!

Western Colorado’s Quality Health Network (QHN) and the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) are pleased to announce that we have now linked our two health information exchanges more tightly together to improve patient outcomes, improve efficiencies, and help reduce costs.  The coverage areas of the two organizations include many parts of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, […]

Great News! An Update On Data Received From Area Jails

QHN participants can now receive ADTs and CCDs from the health staff supporting Pitkin and Montrose jails to help you better care for your patients. This is in addition to Mesa County jail, where health staff supporting the jail has been sending crucial data to QHN since 2019. Health staff in the criminal justice system often […]

Winner of the 2021 QHN User Survey!

Congratulations to Rebecka Parry at Family Physicians of Western Colorado for winning a brand new iPad after taking our 2021 User Survey! We put all 465 names in to a wheel spinner and picked the winner at a QHN staff meeting.  On behalf of everyone here at QHN, we want to say a big thank […]