Task Force on Health Care Analytics

The NCIOM Task Force on Health Care Analytics has been convened at the request of the Division of Health Benefits (DHB) at the NC Department of Health and Human Services. The Task Force will define and prioritize specific quality improvement measures of health and health care to be used by DHB to drive improvement in population health in North Carolina. The measures will encompass physical and behavioral health/ IDD, and will consider public health and social determinants. ... READ MORE

Essentials for Childhood Backbone Organization

Beginning this fall, the NCIOM will serve as the Backbone Organization for the implementation of the Task Force on Essentials for Childhood recommendations. ... READ MORE

Bridging Local Systems: Strategies for Behavioral Health and Social Services Collaboration

The Bridging Local Systems project is a collaborative effort between the NCIOM and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The primary goal of the project is to facilitate Regional Leadership Summits to engage county Division of Social Services (DSS) offices and Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organizations (LME/MCOs) in a dialogue exploring strengths, challenges, and strategies for improving the service interface related to children and youth served by the foster care program and older adults with disabilities. A Statewide Leadership Steering Committee will also be convened to consider shared lessons and recommendations for statewide action that arise from the regional summits. ... READ MORE

Task Force on All-Payer Claims Database

The NCIOM All-Payer Claims Database Task Force is funded by the Duke Endowment with the overarching goal of creating a set of recommendations for improving the sharing, dissemination, and use of health care claims data in North Carolina. ... READ MORE

Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

The work of this task force will focus on the 548,000 North Carolinian’s with substance dependence or abuse and the 1.4 million North Carolinians reporting serious psychological distress over the last year. The Task force will address issues from a global perspective and then focus discussion and recommendations on the needs of adolescents and older adults. ... READ MORE