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Applying a Team Approach to Patient Discharge

Patient-Centered Care Thu, 2012-12-13 (All day) St. Mary’s Medical Center, a 233-bed acute care ... that’s carried out by every staff member on every shift. St. Mary’s approach to patient-centered care is ...

Dec 13,2012

Paving the Path to Better Health in Humboldt County

reported $4 for every $1 they spend in health care. Developed by Dr. Kate Lorig of the Stanford Patient ... self-management tools, brainstorming, and goal setting. A unique feature of Our Pathway’s to Health is the peer ... participant in their own health and health care. The change can be as dramatic as that, or could simply be a ...

Oct 30,2013

Deploying Technical Assistance for Success

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to improve the quality and lower the cost of care in 16 diverse communities across the country. Collectively, these communities represented 37 million people and 31,000 primary care physicians. There were eight funding opportunities, with approximately $50 million in funding ...

May 18,2015

App Challenge

comparative quality care metrics across the country. The applications were required to pool data from Aligning Forces for Quality, the Foundation’s signature effort to improve the quality of health care in 16 ... incorporated Aligning Forces performance metrics to help users find quality care personalized to the searcher’s ...

May 02,2012

Bringing Price Transparency to Puget Sound

reduce the cost/price of health care. A new Alliance report is the first product that shows variation in ... went into an episode of care, including tests, professional services, and length of hospital stays. The ... show that there is at least a 240 percent difference in individual case prices across delivery systems ...

Oct 30,2013

National Program Office

achieve high-quality, patient-centered care in 16 communities across the country. Previously, she served ... The  Center for Health Care Quality within the Department of Health Policy  at The ... million commitment to improve the quality and equality of health care nationwide. Graham also holds an ...

Jan 09,2012

2012 May National Meeting - Agenda

Breakout set #2: Cultivating participation with purchasers/unions Sparking innovation ... waste Maternity Care Payment Strategies Catalyst for Payment Reform ... some new ones. 8-10am Breakout set #3: Cultivating participation by engaging ...

Mar 27,2012

Partnering With Patients To Make Decisions About Colorectal Cancer Screening

set out to train the staff of two primary care clinics to use shared decision-making techniques in ... care providers talk with patients about the benefits and risks of all their colorectal cancer screening ... clinicians should engage with the patient as a partner in making shared decisions about care, and that should ...

Dec 19,2012

The Next Generation of Quality Data

the Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation (Q Corp) that allows users to overlay disease incidence ... information can be used to assess how well different populations across the four-county Portland metro region ... are not within the health care system but are a combination of where we live, work, and recreate,” ...

Oct 30,2013

AF4Q Webinar - Aligning National, State and Regional Initiatives

Buying Value is an initiative of private health care purchasers—employers, leading business health organizations, and union health funds. The initiative seeks to achieve better care and ... model in health care with one based on quality, patient safety, and increased care coordination and ...


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