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How is practice coaching a resource for ambulatory practice improvement?

In ARHQ’s Decision Brief: Primary Care Quality Improvement No. 1 , the authors state that “primary care now has a significant, and perhaps unprecedented, opportunity to emphasize QI and practice ... are successful, there is a need to build and sustain the ability of primary care practices to engage ...

Nov 25,2013

Improving Patient Safety

Checkup reports on health care across the Puget Sound region and is developed in partnership with medical ... 2013-08-07 (All day) Reducing the wasteful use of health care is a major ... information they need to emphasize cost and quality of health care.   In 2009, 16 hospitals in ...

Aug 08,2013

Taking the Next Step in Patient Experience

Massachusetts consumers with reliable and useful information about primary care physicians. Together, MHQP and Consumer Reports released patient experience ratings of nearly 500 primary care physician practices in ... encouraging consumers, and creating opportunities for them to become more involved in their health care ...

Oct 30,2013

SCPA Improves Quality and Reduces Super-Utilizer Re-Hospitalizations

difficult in a fragmented care setting. Aligning Forces for Quality South Central Pennsylvania (AF4Q ... Hospital Care Wed, 2014-03-26 (All day) Certain patients present a health care conundrum. ...

Mar 27,2014

Finding Value in Data

coordinated across points of care and can detect discrepancies. Users receive real time and administrative ... Phil Kalin at the Center for Improving Value in Health Care (CIVHC), which administers and all-payer ... Slides Annette DuBard of Community Care of North ...

Jun 06,2013

Target Your Audience

engaging consumers must recognize that the health care system is only one set of tools consumers use to ... for support. Some have little or no experience with the health care system, while others ... several other AF4Q Alliances.   Alliances engaged consumers in their health and health care through ...

May 14,2015

The State of Partnering With The States

a variety of settings that include acute care, home care, managed care, and multiple community-based ... healthcCare at Johns Hopkins Medicine, moderated the session.   Strong partnerships with ... Colmers shared his outlook on the Affordable Care Act. “The ACA is going to have major effects, especially ...

Jun 04,2013

Evolve: Bringing Data to Life for Healthier Communities

“Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood” to improve care coordination across different areas of care. This year, PCR ... Ambulatory Care ... Health Care Foundation released a report of surgical rates of 13 procedures for selected hospital ...

May 07,2014

The DOCTOR Project Is...In

Ambulatory Care Measurement & Reporting ... Johnson Foundation, the DOCTOR Project is a new initiative that will involve 10 communities across the ... delivering high-quality health care. The project will be led by MN Community Measurement, the leader of the ...

May 21,2014

Prepare for Problems

Documenting and sharing impact that resonates with stakeholders can help counteract common barriers and challenges, particularly in the practice setting. Although stakeholder pushback and ... patient-centered changes to care may improve care processes and related patient outcomes.   ...

May 14,2015

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