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Building a New Health Care System Around Community

services at the Eastern Area Agency on Aging. Walsh said her organization’s tens of thousands of ... language in letters and other materials. After the two organizations got together and changed the ...

May 09,2013

Getting the Scoop: How Alliances Can Work with the Media

public service announcements, totaling more than $150,000 in free radio advertising.   ... states to improve care in communities #AF4Q   ...

Jun 25,2013

Healthy Start, Healthy Future For All Program

student access to fresh drinking water, promoting healthier food options, and improving the health of ... among service providers and policy makers to inform on grant activities and to share the lessons ... done at a Elementary School 7 in Dunkirk, NY to improve the diet and exercise routine of students. At ...

Jan 09,2012

What are the benefits of personal health records?

a platform for personal health applications (mobile apps) for health improvement, decision-making about quality providers/services, and to support personalized medicine • Document ... care/prevention of medical errors and reduce unnecessary test duplication • Improve medication ...

Oct 02,2013

Spotlight on Oregon

forefront of improving transparency in health care. The foundation of this work is gathering and analyzing ... Assistance Programs (Medicaid Fee-for-Service) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Medicare Fee-for-Service through the Qualified Entity Program). Q Corp has also developed a provider directory that ...

Jul 29,2014

Got ED Overuse? Learn How One Community Successfully Redirected Patients to Primary Care Medical Homes (Webinar)

Medical College of Wisconsin and State, County and City health agencies.  Its mission is to improve ... Johnson Foundation HIT Development Fund award to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and is a 2010 recipient of the American Hospital Association’s NOVA Award for its efforts to improve ...


Paying for Health Care: What’s Working Today, and What Does the Future Hold?

spending. The current fee-for-service model can encourage unnecessary care, driving up costs as we pay for ... waste and improve quality by changing providers’ incentive structure. At the same time, we need to focus ... a commensurate improvement in the quality of care, the major purchasers of health care, including ...

Jun 24,2014


“consumers” for brevity)—in efforts to improve health and health care. Consumers bring a unique perspective to ... regional health improvement collaboratives can help shape and apply best practices for obtaining and using information about where to seek high-quality care, cultivating consumer demand for high-quality services from ...

May 14,2015

What role do employers play in reaching consumers?

The Memphis Alliance encourages businesses to view employees as full partners in improving health and ... later, the plan offers a $0 co-pay for preventive services. The employer also developed educational materials on how to access health care and use appropriate services at the appropriate time.    ...

Oct 02,2013

Caring for the Costliest Patients: Better Care, Better Settings

come in the form of home visits, a social worker’s services, and connections to community ... percent. How? An integrated care team connected to key community services ... West Michigan: Doing Better for Emergency Department Frequent Fliers SCPA Improves Quality ...

Jul 31,2014

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