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Spotlight on Wisconsin

payment models hold the promise of driving down health care costs while improving health care quality. As ... &nbsp;</div> <div> &ldquo;Fee-for-service has eroded the patient-doctor relationship. With [the ... Collaborative for Healthcare Quality (WCHQ), leader of the AF4Q initiative in Wisconsin, has improved its ...

Oct 16,2014

Anything But Routine- Lovelace Westside Hospital Transforms Care at the Bedside

meaningful patient interaction or evaluating and improving patient satisfaction. The care team at ... determined to devote the time and attention necessary to improve the quality of care and patients’ ... developed and led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ...

Dec 17,2012

Spotlight on Maine

A Holistic Approach to Improving Health Care ... to improve quality of care for this population an even higher priority.</p> <p>Addressing ... will help BHHs improve the health status of our entire community and serve as a beacon to other ...

Jun 18,2014

Consumer Voices Matter

positively correlated with improved clinical outcomes.   “Before AF4Q encouraged the Alliance to ... from this survey, which was fielded by the Center for the Study of Special Services (CSS) on behalf of ... and respectful the medical group’s office staff is—saw a statistically significant improvement from ...

May 07,2014

Taking Asthma Care to New Heights

the Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium (KCQIC), helped facilitate Kansas City Teams Up for ... improvement for KCQIC. “Without effectively communicating the students’ assessment and clinical results to ... and caregivers, these programs provide comprehensive steps to improve asthma control in infants and ...

May 07,2014

The Empowered Patient

quantity of health services. They know there is a wealth of available resources to help them learn more ... encouraging optimal health for all through high-quality health care services at the lowest cost. Alliance for ... factors, treatment options, and opportunities to improve health. The right care, delivered in the right ...

May 09,2013

The Evolving Role of the Consumer Voice in Transforming Industry

as an integral component of the very services and products they offer. Forging partnerships where ... social outreach services at Dell, came to Dell as a disgruntled customer. He quickly was brought on board to help Dell better partner with customers to improve their experience. Many of the lessons he shared ...

Feb 21,2014

Cost Measures

of an average or an estimate, overall price of service or total cost of care, or out-of-pocket cost ... medical services or resources. Despite these challenges, several Alliances developed creative methods ... Foundation and the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI), are calculating and reporting total ...

May 14,2015

AF4Q Greater Boston teams up with Consumer Reports to Releases Patient Experience Data

what to expect and ask for at the doctor’s office to improve their own care and strengthen the ... nonprofit rates thousands of products and services annually. Founded in 1936, Consumer Reports has more than ...

Jun 06,2012

Characteristics of Sustainable Efforts

provides consulting  and transitional leadership  services to nonprofits,  foundations, health ... program  that funds new, collaborative,  creative solutions to improve health for vulnerable  ...

Jun 06,2013

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