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Spotlight on Greater Boston

Patient-Centered Care <div> Patient ... Foundation’s signature effort to lift the quality of health care in 16 diverse communities, reduce racial and ethnic disparities, and provide models for national reform. AF4Q brings together people who get care ...

Dec 03,2014

June 2014 | Patient Experience Matters

partner with patients to improve patient experience and clinical indicators of quality care. AF4Q communities work on a variety of projects that promote patient-centered care and improve patient experience. ... which measures patients&rsquo; experiences with local primary care providers. Known as Your Voice ...

Jun 11,2014

How does a practice coach assess a practice to determine areas of need and focus?

designed for specific improvement activities, such as patient-centered medical home (PCMH) or chronic illness care. The Practice Facilitation Handbook provides a list of assessments by content area for ... Capacity Rating Scale (Ambulatory Care, Community Organization - Ambulatory ...

Oct 17,2013

How can practice coaches assist practice leaders in identifying potential future reimbursement and incentives associated with QI initiatives?

accountability in inpatient care are being tested in primary care, with a rapid increase in the number of practices pursuing patient-centered medical home recognition or accreditation processes. Health plans and ... activities. Given the financing and structure of primary care, building interest and motivation to participate ...

Oct 17,2013

SCPA: Challenging Fragmented Care

patient-centered medical homes, while some are using a model where patients stay within the current primary care ... 2013-11-04 Certain patients present a health care conundrum. “Super-utilizers” account for only five percent of patients, but they accrue more than 60 percent of health care costs. ...

Oct 30,2013

July 2014 | Improving Diabetes Care

readiness for becoming a patient-centered medical home.</p> ... This edition of Spotlight showcases examples of AF4Q's work to improve the quality of care for ... Improving Diabetes Care In the United States, approximately 25.8 million people ...

Jul 09,2014

patient-centered care. Coaches help practices collect and interpret quality data, identify and improvement goals, ... health care system are taking and adapting enterprising improvement approaches developed in other ... previous stints at Frito-Lay and General Mills, serves as the coordinator for AF4Q–SCPA’s Planned Care ...

May 21,2012

National Meeting, November 2010 (Orlando, FL)

Incentives: Ingredients for Improving Quality and Ensuring Patient Centered Care Moderator: Christine ... Moderator: Nikki Highsmith, Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) Welcome - Anne Weiss, RWJF ... to a Quality-Focused, More Cost-Effective Health Care System - Peter Orszag, Council on Foreign ...

May 24,2012

Reducing Readmissions November Quality Forum

of video ethnography techniques to more fully understand patients' experiences in health care, an essential step in providing patient-centered care.  


Improving Diabetes Care Across the Spectrum

improvement to three AF4Q programs: the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Collaborative, the Patient ... care by focusing on care both in and outside of the doctors’ office. Primary care practices in SCPA ... of sensation can lead to amputation. Other practices improved their coordination of care for diabetic ...

Aug 08,2013

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