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Interpreters Bring Washington Hospital Closer to Peak Performance

deterrent to the safety and quality of care provided to persons with limited English proficiency (LEP). The ... interpreters at initial assessment and discharge for hospitalized patients with LEP. Allenmore Hospital, a ...

Sep 07,2011

(Webinar) Selecting and Reporting Hospital and Physician Measures for Three “Shoppable” Procedures

“Shoppable” care refers to those treatments for which – because of lead time ... Elective back surgery and knee and hip replacements are classic examples of “shoppable“ care ... Patrick Romano, MD, will review the state of hospital and physician-level quality measures related to each ...


Where should I incorporate consumers into my practice or hospital?

A Cincinnati hospital’s Patient Family Council , comprised of former patients and their family ... Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) have improved: the “communication with nurses” score rose from 69 percent to 88 percent, and “would definitely recommend the hospital ...

Oct 02,2013

January 2014 | Practice Coaching

hospital. To help primary care practices reach their potential, the Cleveland Alliance encourages adoption ... Today's edition of Spotlight showcases how practice coaching can help improve ambulatory care. Practice Coaches Light the Way Primary care is at a crossroads. Practices are ...

Jan 22,2014

New Mexico Kicks-Off Regional Transforming Care at the Bedside Initiative

Hospital Care Sun, 2011-07-17 (All day) In July, eight hospitals across New Mexico ... Minnesota, Western New York, Wisconsin, Oregon and Maine in this innovative program.  (Hospital Care ...

Aug 03,2011

Shaller Consulting Group

Shaller Consulting Group is a health care policy analysis and management consulting practice ... experience of care measurement, reporting, and improvement programs at the national and community level.   ... reporting, and improvement of ambulatory patient experience of care measures such as Consumer Assessment of ...

May 14,2015

HealthCare 21 Business Coalition

HealthCare 21 Business Coalition (HC21) is a non-profit member-driven organization committed to improving the quality and cost of health care in Tennessee and the surrounding region. HC21 ... cooperative relationships between employers, health plans, hospitals, and providers can produce positive and ...

May 14,2015

Caring for Health Care's Costliest Patients

Hospital Care Patient-Centered Care ... are reducing ER visits and hospitalizations for super-utilizers. In her new article, “Caring for ... (Ambulatory Care, Care Across Settings, Hospital Care, Patient-Centered Care) ...

Jan 29,2014

Improving Equity of Care

equity in health care. Improving Health Care for Everyone Although the quality of health care is poor for ... proficiency, continue to experience lower-quality health care. AF4Q communities work each day to address these ...

Mar 27,2014

December 2013 | The Consumer Perspective

of health care. That’s why AF4Q communities put patients’ needs center stage and are working to better engage patients in their own care and in broader quality improvement efforts. Explore more: ... and useful information about primary care physicians. Together, MHQP and <em>Consumer ...

Dec 13,2013

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