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Charting a Path for Health Care Payment Reform: Recommendations for the Field

professionals, government and philanthropy developed a set of high-level recommendations outlining the next steps ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Report

Advancing Primary Care: Opportunities to Support Care Delivery Redesign in Practices Serving Medicaid and Racially and Ethnically Diverse Patients

alliances better target efforts to improve care delivery; and (3) assist state agencies across the country ... Primary care is at a crossroads. Practices are transforming from procedure-based, physician-centric care delivery to more advanced primary care models that put patients and their families at the center. These ...

Aug 16,2012

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

Quality Field Notes: Public Reporting

Community Measurement (MNCM) developed a set of measures for diabetes care called the D5 , which illustrates ... health care and provide models for national reform. The latest topic in this series focuses on public ... pioneered the implementation of these types of organizations, and successfully transformed health care ...

May 18,2015


Patient Experience of Care: Inventory of Improvement Resources

ambulatory care settings and hospitals. This inventory was developed by the Shaller Consulting Group, which ... are available to support health care organizations in determining what they need to do to improve ... Jul (Measurement & Reporting, Patient-Centered Care) ...

Jun 13,2013

Resource Type: Tool/Utility

Physicians In Nonprimary Care and Small Practices and Those Age 55 and Older Lag in Adopting Electronic Health Record Systems

This research found that although trends in adoption of electronic health record systems across geographic regions converged from 2002 through 2011, adoption continued to lag for non–primary care ... (Ambulatory Care, Health Information Technology (HIT)) ...

Jun 22,2012

Resource Type: Article/Commentary/Opinion

Moving on Patient Centered Care

Over 200 faces in health care quality gathered in Phoenix, AZ on November 18-20, 2009 for the Aligning Forces National Meeting . Attendees reflected on the tremendous progress occurring in Alliances across ... the quality of care provided in the United States. ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Presentation

Case for Patient Experience

reporting data on patients' experience in the ambulatory care setting, as well as identifies ... care. Accompanying each section is a set of concise messages to assist in making the case to ... (brief) (Patient-Centered Care) ...

Sep 09,2011


Communicating About Quality Health Care

and communications consultants crafted a set of basic messages that explain the problems with health care quality, highlight the types of solutions AF4Q is pursuing and call people to action. Dozens of ... health care providers. Based on their reactions, a second round of messages were edited and selected to ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: How-to

Lessons Learned: Engaging Consumers to Improve Ambulatory Care

ambulatory care.  While each approach is different, each communities’ effort demonstrate that engaging consumers across the continuum of quality improvement can help communities move toward a health care system ... advise and affect decision-making within their local health care systems. A report from Aligning Forces ...

Mar 09,2012

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

Collaborating with Medicaid to Improve Health Care Two Multi-Payer Alliances

interested in advancing multi-payer efforts to improve quality across the health care system. ... Lessons Learned This brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies profiles two multi-payer quality improvement ...

Jan 30,2013

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

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