Story: Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta is experiencing growing rates of chronic diseases, persistent disparities in health access and outcomes, and rising costs. To avoid many different health needs assessments being conducted by a variety of community stakeholders, members of the Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI) came together to conduct a collective assessment of their regional health system.

During a series of public meetings, beginning in July 2012, ARCHI members began thinking about ways to improve the health of their community and the quality of their health system. To find answers, the ARCHI steering committee turned to ReThink Health, asking us to configure our Dynamics Model to represent key elements of the Atlanta health system. 

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