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Removing Blind Spots: Seeing All the Data Supports High-Value,Patient-Centered Care

leads to meaningful improvement in the delivery of patient care.   Determined to provide ... include information on emergency department (ED) use, hospitalizations, use of imaging services, pharmacy ... to provide this information. “By providing claims based reports on utilization of services, we ...

Dec 19,2012

Getting Back to the Basics to Prevent Heart Disease

risk factors for heart disease and improve their overall quality of life. “What we have here is ... program brings the community together. The benefits will go beyond improving the quality of life for the ... along with the complimentary services from a certified personalized trainer. Each participant is ...

May 09,2013

Community Conversations Help Residents Take Charge of Their Health

residents the opportunity to initiate improvement projects and make their neighborhoods more healthy, ... for further discussion and solution implementation included youth services, transportation, and access ... vegetables and took the initiative to establish a van service for the community. “They were tired of being ...

May 09,2013

Better Patient Care Through Primary Care Transformation

for actions that will lead to lower costs and improved quality in Oregon’s health care system. As part ... standards, recognizes, and promotes the development of patient-centered primary care homes to improve care across the board and bring down health care costs. To help primary care practices improve care and meet ...

May 09,2013

September 2014 | Forming Innovative Partnerships

crucial part in transforming health care, hospitals improving care from the emergency department to ... employers is key to improving the quality of care. However, there has been some resistance among employers ... &nbsp;</div> <div> To address this issue, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)approved a ...

Sep 09,2014

Spotlight on West Michigan

related conditions with care managers. These care managers connect these patients with community services ... transformation in West Michigan designed to improve care for this vulnerable population.</div> ... &nbsp;</div> <div> The Michigan Center for Clinical Systems Improvement (Mi-CCSI), working with the West ...

Aug 11,2014

Protecting Hearts

improvement, including putting systems in place to ensure that heart failure patients are discharged with the ... organizations, such as Area Agencies on Aging, to ensure that patients have access to needed social services and ...

Jul 03,2013

Market Analysis

large employers to catalyze improvements to how we pay for health services and to promote better and higher-value care in the United States.  [2] Strategic ...

May 14,2015

The Power of Partnership in Achieving Payment Reform Sustainability

on the fee-for-service model of care in which separate payments are made to individual providers for individual services. This approach is associated with more fragmented care. Now, the New Mexico Alliance, New ... the federal government as an approach that stands to improve the quality of care for patients, ...

Dec 02,2013

Planning for Health

assessment, counties then create a community health improvement plan—this is how a county will address the problems identified during the assessment phase. Both components are essential to improving public health. ... each hospital service area. In August, P² hosted a webinar to explain further the types of support ...

Oct 30,2013

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