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Getting Greater Value for Your Health Care Benefits: Lessons for Success from Employers, Unions and Coalitions in Aligning Forces for Quality

-None- (Cost & Efficiency) ... and cost data. Panelists discussed how to educate employees about the importance of quality and cost ...

Dec 09,2011

Resource Type: Presentation

Composite Measures: A New Gold Standard in Diabetes Care

28 (Measurement & Reporting) ... direct and indirect costs.  Aligning Forces for Quality communities that have implemented customized ... simplify the challenges of chronic care management while improving efficiency and performance. ...

Feb 28,2014

Resource Type: Article/Commentary/Opinion

Physicians' Views of Comparative Information on Costs and Resource Use Findings and Implications for Report Developers

(Ambulatory Care, Measurement & Reporting) ... comparative data on health care costs and resource use, it is important to understand the perspective of all ... comparative information on provider-level costs and resource use.   ...

Jan 30,2013

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

Access to the Medical Record for Patients and Involved Providers: Transparency Through Electronic Tools

improve efficiency, decrease redundancy, and decrease cost. Health ...

Dec 28,2011


Custom Data License Template

(Measurement & Reporting) ... publically report NCQA benchmarks. Alliances will continue to receive the data at no cost ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Tool/Utility

Cincinnati: Program Spurs Improvements in Care Transitions

& Medicaid Services Innovation Center (CCMI). Her participation in the program brought an added bonus: reductions in readmissions and costs. AF4Q Bright ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

Reporting Resource Use Information to Consumers: Findings from Consumer Testing

are also reporting variations in the costs of care and in “resource use”—the extent to which providers ... efficiency.” Alliances are educating consumers about resource use or health care efficiency in two ways: 1) by ...

Jan 20,2015

Resource Type: Primer/Brief

The Process of Guided Care

Ghided Care is a practical, interdisciplinary model of health care designed to improve the quality of life and efficiency of resource use for persons with medically complex health ... physicians and other members of the care team to provide coordinated, patient-centered, cost-effective care ...

Nov 14,2011


Displays of Trend Data: Findings from the Field

(Measurement & Reporting) ... to facilitate improvement. Physicians—interviewed as part of related research on displaying cost and resource use information—reported that trends in costs, resource use, and quality measures provide ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned About Measuring and Reporting Physician Performance

(Measurement & Reporting) ... information that go into public reports of quality performance data. Improving quality and reducing costs ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

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