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Making Patient Experience Meaningful

learned about ambulatory patient experience of care? Since its inception, the AF4Q program has explicitly called for the inclusion of measures of patient experience with ambulatory care alongside measures of clinical quality and safety. Across the United States health care system, there is a growing emphasis on ...

May 14,2015

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

services used are changing over time, both at the patient level and across settings of care.   ... leads to meaningful improvement in the delivery of patient care.   Determined to provide meaningful information and advance the quality and affordability of health care in its state, the Oregon ...

Dec 19,2012

Improving Equity of Care

efforts to improve care delivery, and (3) assist state agencies across the country in better preparing the ... equity in health care. Improving Health Care for Everyone Although the quality of health care is poor for ...

Mar 27,2014

May 2014 | Celebrate Evolution

understand health care cost variation across their own regions and provider groups, and also make comparisons ... The 16 communities and people who make up AF4Q challenge health care's status quo. They are ... up AF4Q challenge health care's status quo. They are testing new ideas—reimagining how we pay ...

May 15,2014

Shortening the Path to Better Care and Lower Costs

management of chronic conditions. The collaborative has its sights set on where health care should be and ... Quality (AF4Q) program, led by Better Health Greater Cleveland, is that better care leads to better health ... primary care have been diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart failure, all common cardiovascular ...

Oct 30,2013

Teaming up for Patient-Centered Care

coordination and communication across a patient’s full health care team and community supports. CCTs ... 2013-11-04 (All day) “The best way out of fragmented care is how we broker the architecture of care coordination,” said Dr. Barbara Crowley of Maine General Health. The Aligning Forces ...

Oct 30,2013

An Engine for Collective Impact

Public Access to Comprehensive and Trusted Data Sets Measuring and reporting the quality of care ... providing all stakeholders with access to comprehensive, trusted data on health care cost and quality; creating a unified, effective set of measures; driving an aligned vision for quality improvement; and ...

May 14,2015

patients' experience in the ambulatory care setting, as well as identifies implementation examples and available tools for leveraging patient experience data to improve the quality of care. Accompanying each section is a set of concise messages to assist in making the case to stakeholders for measuring and ...

Aug 01,2011

Simple Questions, Better Care

care delivery in inpatient and outpatient settings. "The race, ethnicity, and language data ... effectively identify and address potential disparities in the care they deliver. Today more than one-third ... will have a tremendous impact on health care providers and the patients they serve, and collecting ...

Jun 04,2014

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

compared provisions of generally recommended “effective careacross the Puget Sound region, the Alliance set its sights on developing measures of value in health care services. The Alliance highlighted ... Project ( ) has focused on regional variations in the quality of health care ...

Dec 19,2012

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