Moving from Volume to Value at IHI National Forum

December 9-12, 2018
Orlando, FL

Moving from Volume to Value is a featured topic track at the 2018 IHI National Forum.

Quality, Cost, and Value

Our goal: Encourage, empower, and enable health care delivery systems to provide truly value-based care that ensures the best health care. We strive to call out and address disparities in health and health care wherever they exist. More >>

In the Spotlight

Wasted Health Spending: Who’s Picking Up the Tab?
This Health Affairs Blog post uses a market-specific approach to analyze waste in the US health care system and identifies further areas for research and policy.

Providers Work to Create a Culture of Team-Based Care
This article in Modern Healthcare discusses the challenges health care organizations face in creating a culture of team-based care and provides examples of success from providers.

Will Alternative Payment Models Help or Hurt Vulnerable Populations?
This NEJM Catalyst article describes how several studies have found that value-based payment programs and alternative payment models disproportionately penalize providers who care for patients with complex needs. The author concludes that understanding possible consequences of these payment models is key to ensuring that providers do not avoid caring for high-risk populations.

Payment Reform in Transition: Scaling ACOs for Success
This Health Affairs Blog post discusses the challenges facing small accountable care organizations (ACOs) and offers the alternative of “collaborative ACOs” as a possible solution to better predict shared savings.

To Enlist Physicians in Reducing Costs, Show Them the Costs
This Harvard Business Review article explores cost transparency in health care and opportunities to enlist physicians’ help in providing high-value clinical care.


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