Individuals and Families

Managing Your Health and Wellness

Think of the daily choices you make that impact your health and well-being. Your eating and exercise habits probably come to mind. You also make choices affecting your health every time you schedule a doctor’s appointment or bring medication home from the pharmacy. At some point you may need to decide which hospital to go to for surgery or maternal care. Take advantage of our resources to make good decisions leading to better health and safer care.

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  • Search for care
  • Get cost estimates
  • View Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
  • and more!

QualityPath

QualityPath identifies hospitals and doctors that – when working together – are at or above national standards for delivering quality care.

Four Things to Know about The Alliance

New to The Alliance? Learn how The Alliance helps you save money on your out-of-pocket costs.

NCCN® Guidelines

People with cancer and their caregivers can get easy-to-understand treatment guidelines on The Alliance website thanks to the National Comprehensive Care Network® (NCCN).

The patient guidelines will help you talk with your doctors about treatment options. NCCN patient guidelines are available online here.

Healthy Living Resources

  • Community Supported Agriculture
  • Patient Safety Toolkit
  • Diabetes Information

News for Individuals and Families

News You Can Use: Research Ranks Well-Being by State
News You Can Use: Research Ranks Well-Being by State
The release of the 2015 well-being index produced by Gallup-Healthways reports overall positive trends from the past year ...
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On My Mind
On My Mind: The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for Better and Cheaper Health Care
For years, we've heard that health care in our region is low cost (at least by comparison) and high quality ...
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On My Mind
On My Mind: Dealing with Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease
Over the last year, my sister and I helped our mom move to Madison from Rockford, Ill. where she lived ...
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Consumer Reports
Myths about Antibiotics
No, antibiotics won't help with the cold or flu. Here's more information to debunk that myth – plus five more ...
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antibiotic resistance
Almost Half of Americans don’t Understand Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
When it comes to the growing threat of superbugs, far too many Americans just don't get it ...
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Valerie Shields
QualityPath Experience Success Story: Knee Surgery Patient says it was ‘Amazing’
Valerie was one of our early QualityPath patients. She recently shared her story so other potential patients will know what ...
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