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Transitioning to Better Quality Care in Kansas City

& Medicaid (CMS). KCQIC, along with the additional CCTP participants, provides care transition ... program. Currently, readmissions from Medicare patients cost more than $26 billion dollars every year. The ... come together to improve quality, reduce costs, and improve patient experience.” ...

Oct 30,2013

Engaging Patients to Improve Health and Health Care

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Spotlight on Cincinnati

America’s most livable cities? The search is over! According to the Top 100 Best Places to Live by ... contributing to its community’s health with the development and advancement of the Community-Based Care Transitions Collaborative. The care Transitions program is a ...

Mar 11,2014

Ten Steps to Hot Spotting Guide - Webinar

identifying new strategies that lead to improved health outcomes at lower cost.     ... href="">   Informational Webinar: December 5, 2013   ... that lead to improved health outcomes at lower cost.       The ...


CVE Collaborative Business Models to Leverage Sustainability and Impact: Partnering with Accountable Care Organizations & Communities

quality and reduce costs.  CVE models to align with and support these changes provide opportunities ... href="">click here. How can CVEs and accountable care arrangements support each other? Accountable ... health care quality and reduce costs.  CVE models to align with and support these changes provide ...


A Patient-Centered Plan to Help Super-Utilizers

of patients causing more than 60 percent of health care costs. These “super-utilizer” patients make frequent trips to hospital emergency rooms or have repeated inpatient hospital stays, resulting in costly ... capita cost of health care. The effort focuses on five components: individuals and families redesign of ...

May 09,2013

Getting Greater Value for Your Health Care Benefits

and cost data. Panelists will also discuss how to educate employees about the importance of quality and cost. Anne Weiss, MPP, team director, Quality/Equality, and a senior program officer at ... drive their own value-based purchasing strategies, including using quality and cost data. Panelists will ...


Improving Care on the Front Lines | September 2013

dramatically drives up the total cost of their care. KC TUAC&amp;nbsp; provides free, evidence-based, ... programs in their system-owned practices.&amp;nbsp;</p> <p>Help fight diabetes and lower costs ... City&amp;rsquo;s area AF4Q Alliance, led by the Kansas City Quality Improvement Consortium (KCQIC), has teamed up ...

Sep 04,2013

November 2013 | Igniting Improvement

<p>Heart failure, with its health care services, medications, and effects on productivity, costs the nation ... Organization to form the Southeast Michigan &amp;ldquo;See You in 7&amp;rdquo; Hospital Collaborative. Early ... percent.&amp;nbsp;<a href="">Read the full ...

Nov 14,2013

June 2014 | Patient Experience Matters

which measures patients&amp;rsquo; experiences with local primary care providers. Known as Your Voice ... outcomes.</p> <p>&amp;ldquo;Before AF4Q encouraged the Alliance to undertake this work, patient experience was not a topic of serious discussion in our region,&amp;rdquo; said Susie Dade, deputy director for ...

Jun 11,2014

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