A Community Health Connections Initiative

Regional Health Connector Model (RHC)


What is a Regional Health Connector?

  • A resident of the community who works full-time to improve the coordination of systems that keep us healthy.
  • Builds and strengthens networks of primary care, public health, human services, and community organizations working to improve health.
  • Selected and hired by community-based health organizations throughout the state.

Why this Initiative is Needed

What Does a Regional Health Connector do?

  • Connects primary care with community-based behavioral health and social services.
  • Develops unique projects to advance community health.
    • Community Resource Network
  • Partners with clinical quality improvement teams to help practices prepare for new models of care and reach their goals.
  • Recommends reliable resources to improve health outcomes.
  • Serves Region 12: Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, and Summit Counties


How Does a Regional Health Connector Work With You?

  • Connects you with partners interested in reaching similar goals
  • Engages you in developing and measuring projects that address what keeps us healthy in and outside the doctor's office.
  • Identifies innovative action steps for your practice or organization.

Learn more about our partners and
how your group, agency or organization
can get involved.


Contact us to join an initiative.