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The Trenton Health Team collaborates to improve health outcomes and contain costs

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The Trenton Health Team is a community health improvement collaborative serving Trenton, NJ. The collaborative is an innovative partnership among St. Francis Medical Center, Capital Health, Henry J. Austin Health Center and the Department of Health and Human Services of the City of Trenton. The vision of the Trenton Health Team is to make Trenton the healthiest city in the state. Our mission is to transform healthcare for the city by forming a committed partnership with the community to expand access to high quality, coordinated, cost-effective healthcare.

Current Open Positions

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Participate Now to Assess Our Community’s Health

Trenton Health Team is working with the Greater Mercer Public Health Partnership to update our community health needs assessment, which was completed in 2013. Please complete a brief survey to have your voice heard! The survey is open from September 8 to October 2nd, 2015. Click here to log in.

Trenton Health Team Named One of New Jersey’s First Medicaid ACOs

Trenton Health Team (THT) has been approved by the State of New Jersey to form a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (ACO) serving the Trenton community as part of a three-year demonstration project. An ACO is a healthcare model that has the three-part goal of improving health outcomes, lowering healthcare cost and improving the patient’s experience of receiving care. THT’s Medicaid ACO will achieve those goals through continuing and expanding upon the community collaboration that has defined our work for the past ten years.

Please click here for a copy of our press release and click here for a copy of our fact sheet.

Making Trenton the Healthiest City Requires Looking Beyond Health

The Trenton Health Team’s efforts to address Trenton’s health challenges requires navigating a web of interconnected human needs, with the forces of economics, policy and politics tugging at the threads. THT is navigating Trenton’s health challenges with five community health improvement committees...Read More

Our Announcements

 June 30, 2015 Trenton Health Team Certified as Medicaid Accountable Care Organization
 June 18, 2015 Trenton Health Team Names New Executive Director
 May 28, 2015 Trenton Health Team Is Joined By Mayor Jackson In Presenting Grant Awards to Faith-Based Organizations for Programming to Improve Health
 April 29, 2015 Capital City’s Service Provides Gather for Kick-Off of Training Program Hosted by Trenton Health Team; Focus Is Trauma-Informed Care
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Featured Latest News       Star Ledger   NJ Spotlight   Readmission News

 November 9, 2015 NJ Medicaid ACOs and Look-alikes Learn From Minnesota
 August 25, 2015 New Jersey’s Approach To Medicaid ACOs Is An Experiment Worth Watching
 August 4, 2015 Clinical decision support: no longer just a nice-to-have
 July 2, 2015 State wants to know why some N.J. Medicaid patients cost so much to treat
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Community Health Improvement Plan for Trenton

Results of the Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), posted below, were used to drive the development of our Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), which includes realistic, measurable goals to address the emerging priorities uncovered by the CHNA.

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Health Priorities Identified
for Trenton

THT engaged Trenton residents as collaborators in an unprecedented way, using a combination of health data ansd resident feedback to establish health priorities for the city. The Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) describes those priorities, which will be used to establish a Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP).

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People are talking
about Trenton Health Team

Mary O'Dowd

NJ Department of Health

'Healthcare reform in Trenton began two years ago when The Trenton Health Team…'
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Carolyn Daniels

Director, Minority Health Office
NJ Department of Health

'The work of the THT is crucially important for the racial and ethnic minority…'
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David Knowlton

NJ Health Care Quality Institute

'Patients in urban communities often wait weeks or months to see a doctor. Trenton...'
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Dr. Jeff Brenner

Camden Coalition

'Trenton Health Team is identifying people who probably haven't had a…'
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