Expanding Peer Support and Recovery Visibility in Mesa County

Jackie Sievers In Mesa County, a powerful collaboration is changing the landscape and visibility of recovery efforts to support people with behavioral health and substance use disorder (SUD) issues. Jackie Sievers (RHC and Director of Community Recourse Network Implementation, Region 19) and Angie Bertrand (Executive Director, Peer 180 RCO (Recovery Community Organization)) have partnered to […]

Addressing Critical Resource Gaps in Our Community: the AHCM Project

In 2017, Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) and its provider-partners in Western Colorado began participating in the Accountable Health Communities Model (AHCM). RMHP partnered with QHN and CRN to create and administer the AHCM screener beginning in 2018. Although the Model is ending in April, providers can continue to screen using the AHCM screener. The […]

Keeping it Local- The CRN Way

With so many options for care coordination technology solutions on the market, why should a western Colorado organization choose CRN? Let’s look at why a local solution makes the most sense for your organization: Built by this community, for this community. CRN was built after nearly two years of listening to and working with you. […]

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 […]

Are You Living in Time Poverty?

“We helped a struggling family get access to housing in one-third of the time it normally takes to place someone.” That’s the success Loren Couch, a case manager at Homeward Bound, recently reported. Loren went on to say, “CRN’s simple electronic referral system not only saves our case managers time and effort but also helped […]

Built For You: 6 ways CRN is built to be different.

When it comes to care coordination tools, there are several options on the market, but we feel strongly that none of them come close to offering the extent of solutions you’ll find in CRN. Here are 6 things that set us apart. 1. Comprehensive Resource Directory. CRN Network Partners determine what information and instructions are […]

Screening and SDoH Solutions for a Healthier Community

For the past decade, our health system has taken bold steps toward whole-person health through the integration of behavioral health care. The next frontier is social health integration, and we’ve made exciting progress on that front starting with social needs screening and now progressing that vision with the Community Resource Network (CRN). The Centers for […]

Why a Community Collaboration Will Change Lives: Sarah’s Struggle

Hungry, desperate, and facing eviction, single mom Sarah can drive to the Hilltop Resource Center where they will refer her to the Grand Junction Housing Authority for help with a roof over her family’s heads, and they can direct her to the food bank to supplement the month’s grocery budget. But her doctor, who she […]

Community Resource Network Wins Second Place in National Health and Well-being Innovation Challenge

Western Colorado’s Community Resource Network Wins Second Place in National Health and Well-being Innovation Challenge New Addition to Award-Winning Quality Health Network’s Information Exchange Platform Fills the Gaps in Care ((Grand Junction, Colorado)) – Today, Quality Health Network (QHN), based in Grand Junction, Colo., announced its Community Resource Network (CRN) won national second place in […]