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Protecting Hearts

hospital discharge during a reported 18-month period. Among Maine hospitals, the average 30-day readmission ... Alliance, Maine hospitals exceeded the goal of meeting and sustaining 95 percent adherence to the Measure of ...

Jul 03,2013

Improving Hospital Readmission Rates

and avoided 19 readmissions within 30 days of hospital discharge during a reported 18-month period. ... meeting and sustaining 95 percent adherence to the Measure of Ideal Care for heart failure for the five ...

Aug 07,2013

Flexibility in Technical Assistance

who could help meet AF4Q goals (e.g., performance measurement, public reporting, consumer engagement, ...

May 18,2015

Showing Impact

performance measurement, and public reporting; value-based purchasing necessarily had to follow these efforts. ...

May 14,2015

Lessons Learned from Alliances’ ROI Assessments

worked to ensure both the costs and benefits being measured accrued to the same stakeholder group. ... technical assistance and learning-by-doing proved fruitful. The Alliances’ final reports demonstrated an ...

May 14,2015

Paving the Path to Better Health in Humboldt County

Reports show that alumni of the program are hospitalized less, seek fewer doctor appointments, and save a reported $4 for every $1 they spend in health care. Developed by Dr. Kate Lorig of the Stanford Patient ... forward, we want to focus on assessing Patient Activation Measures to identify potential areas for ...

Oct 30,2013

The Next Generation of Quality Data

of the uses of health care measurement and reporting to address the needs of the whole person and the ... reported information aimed at improving the quality of health care. This is the other end of the ...

Oct 30,2013

Sustaining AF4Q Efforts

Alliances. Measuring and reporting the quality of care that doctors and hospitals deliver is a ... multiple sources for use in public reporting, quality improvement, and payment reform. Alliances were ...

May 14,2015

Partnering With Patients To Make Decisions About Colorectal Cancer Screening

providers in Minnesota publicly report rates of colorectal cancer screening as a quality measure, some may ... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But in Minnesota, MN Community Measurement has found ... felt they could make an informed decision. The White Bear Lake clinic staff reported that shared ...

Dec 19,2012

Fixing Matters of the Heart

the following success measures that evaluated progress from the ACC’s “See You in 7” toolkit: ... communication plan for heart failure patients, patient transportation guides, automated reporting of electronic ...

Oct 30,2013

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