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Green Light on Quality Improvement

Forces for Quality. “We look to the health care organizations to provide the expertise, and we facilitate ... members and stakeholders gather for bimonthly meetings to share best practices, and this open dialogue has ... care organizations with sophisticated data analysts, can download clear and simple spreadsheets. For ...

May 07,2014


reporting requirements for pay-for-performance, public reporting, and certification. [1] ... understand the value of such efforts, and many have succeeded in convincing practices to survey patients for ... & Medicaid Services and the National Committee for Quality Assurance—that now favor a version of the ...

May 14,2015

The Power of Partnership in Achieving Payment Reform Sustainability

administrative overlap and inefficiencies, and elevate quality. Bundled payment also can align incentives for ... pay for a medical service and didn't have a good outcome? Outside of medicine you can ask for a ... landscape takes time and hard work, but what made the process smoother for the New Mexico Alliance was a ...

Dec 02,2013

Is More Always Better? Puget Sound probes one of the most important questions in health care

which drives costs up and quality down. While the results are eye opening, few who provide and pay for ... choices and (2) comparing the composition of services providers deliver for similar treatments. The ... the quantity and type of services for a particular treatment vary among delivery systems. The Alliance ...

Dec 19,2012

The Value of a Good Night’s Sleep

own bed? Hospital readmissions are costly for the health care system and stressful for patients and ... and reducing per capita costs of care. The triple aim framework, developed by the Institute for ... attention. Four Quality Improvement Organizations, organizations funded by the Centers for Medicare and ...

May 09,2013

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