Allina Health and HealthPartners Collaboration Continues to Demonstrate Improved Quality and Lower Costs

Results from the second year of a unique collaboration between Allina Health and HealthPartners continue to show positive progress in improving health outcomes, patient experience and helping keep costs under control. This collaboration has saved $8 million in medical costs and has resulted in a 90 percent decrease in the medical cost trend over two years.

The collaboration, known as Northwest Metro Alliance, demonstrated continued progress by focusing on coordinating care across the two medical groups, applying evidence-based best practice guidelines consistently, creating personalized care plans for patients and by empowering patients to improve health.