Facilitating Alcohol Screening & Treatment

A 9-month program, with 6 months of practice facilitation, for primary care practices to address unhealthy alcohol use. Learn More

Innovation Support Project

A support program for family medicine, internal medicine, pediatric, and OB/GYN practices who serve Medicaid patients.
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Integrated Care for Women & Babies

A pilot program working to integrate OB/GYN and substance use disorder treatment for women and babies.
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Opioid Management

A program training practices and providers about opioid use disorder and medication assisted treatment.
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Practice Innovation Program at CU

We sustain and grow collaboration through convening the Colorado Health Extension System (CHES) – a cooperative of practice transformation organizations, regional health connectors, State agencies, and other partners interested in health and healthcare in Colorado.

Upcoming Events
All Events

Northern Colorado MAT Forum Webinar
First Thursday of the Month
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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Induction Basics - Tips from the Trenches
Second Tuesday of the Month
7:30 am - 8:30 am

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Denver Health MAT Learning Collaborative
Third Wednesday of the Month
12:15p m - 1:15 pm


The Colorado Health Extension System creates a statewide infrastructure to support and coordinate practice transformation and to connect primary care to local organizations to achieve community health improvement goals.

Get to Know Your Team

Allied professionals working as a team to support practices and communities


Quality Improvement Coaches

  • Develop practice leaders that support a culture of improvement
  • Establish effective quality improvement teams
  • Identify and solve problems
  • Link to practices to transformation resources

Clinical Health Information
Technology Advisors

Technical and Data Processes Support

  • Support practice data capacity
  • Analyze and identify ways to improve practice data systems
  • Optimize workflows for data collection, reporting, and analysis

Regional Health

A Local Trusted Convener

  • Live in communities
  • Link practices to community and statewide resources
  • Listen for needs and opportunities
  • Strengthen community capacity to address local health problems
  • Develop relationships between community partners and academic health center programs

Are you a provider, practice, or organization looking to improve the health of your patients, families or community?