IMG_20150925_073803_289Care Coordinators Jodi Wagner and Rose Breslin had the opportunity to represent Vibrant Health Family Clinics at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minneapolis Minnesota on September 24th in honor of the Minnesota Community Measurement’s 10th Anniversary to accept the Leadership in Health Care Innovation Award.  Winning organizations were selected from their innovative and impactful uses of MNCM data, measures and/or reports.  Vibrant Health Family Clinics submitted a nomination explaining how to improve access to care for uninsured patients while increasing the number of patients compliant with medications, labs and follow-up visits.  Vibrant Health identified that many of our patients with poorly managed diabetes and vascular disease were also uninsured.  We worked with community services and business office staff to create a resource packet for uninsured patients, as well as established a process to provide them to those patients.  There were more than 100 packets handed out within the first year.  Vibrant Health Family Clinics was one of five organizations that were selected for this honorable award.