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Leadership Development for Social Change

the country, as well as exciting new opportunities and innovative strategies that continue to improve ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Presentation

Best Practice for Engaging Consumers in Organization Leadership

incorporated into the leadership of organizational design and governance to yield patient-centered policies and ... of the Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) program. Given their organizational structure and goals, ... in organizational leadership. The geographically diverse experiences of these groups offer a range of ...

Jan 13,2015

Resource Type: Lessons Learned

Developing Front-Line Nursing Managers to Lead Innovation and Improvement [Toolkit]

strategies for manager self-assessment and development, and a four-pronged strategy for developing transformational leadership skills. This How-to Guide is divided into three sections: ...

Sep 20,2011


Ingredients for Organizational Sustainability - Sustainability Workshop March 2013

do; identifying a scope of activities to articulate a value proposition; developing an ROI model to document the value proposition; identify an appropriate funding model; increase organizational effectiveness; match governance to the Alliance's desired future state; and evolve over time as the ...

Apr 03,2013

Resource Type: Tool/Utility

Maximizing the Role of Consumer Leaders

accelerate their work to improve health care quality and equity by developing a structure in which consumer leaders can influence important decisions, develop effective strategies, and mobilize their peers. Effective leadership begins with a clear understanding of roles and an ability to negotiate authority and ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: How-to

In Any Language: Improving the quality and availability of language services in hospitals

organizational and procedural changes that took place in the hospitals to support and sustain improvements on ... Any Language: Improving the Quality and Availability of Language Services  is the final report of the ... experiences of 10 participating hospitals and showcases some of the proven practices that were implemented to ...

Aug 01,2011

Resource Type: Report

Oregon: Working with Consumers to Tackle Low Back Pain

Health Authority, Oregon Health Leadership Council, and the Center for Evidence-Based Policy at Oregon Health and Science University to develop an Oregon-specific, evidence-based guideline to help practitioners evaluate and manage low back pain. But this Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) Alliance realized that consumers ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

EHRs Are Not Enough: Essential Elements for Using Electronic Tools for Improvement

 HealthBridge is recognized as one of the nation’s largest, most advanced and most financially sustainable ... 2010 recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation HIT Development Fund grant. In addition, HealthBridge is an organizational lead for Greater Cincinnati’s Beacon Community grant from the Office of the ...

Jan 31,2012

Resource Type: Presentation

Engaging Consumers in Payment Reform Efforts That Impact Care Delivery Practices

Efforts to engage patients and consumers in decisions about their care have evolved to incorporating consumer input and feedback on organizational decisions on how that care is received. Consumers now ... and even public policy development. Attempts to engage consumers in the specific discussions of ...

Mar 19,2014

Resource Type: Primer/Brief

South Central Pennsylvania: Aligning Lean Techniques and Patient Partners

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 Collaborative (Collaborative) where he and his team of practice coaches deploy into 16 local primary care ...

May 21,2012

Resource Type: Bright Spot

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