Population Health at IHI National Forum

December 9-12, 2018
Orlando, FL

Population Health is a featured topic track at the 2018 IHI National Forum.

Triple Aim for Populations

Our goal: Drive the Triple Aim, simultaneously improving the health of the population, enhancing the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reducing per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities. More >>
The Triple Aim framework serves as the foundation for organizations and communities to successfully navigate the transition from a focus on health care to optimizing health for individuals and populations.

In the Spotlight

An Update on Building and Measuring a Culture of Health
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s vision calls for everyone to “strive together to build a Culture of Health, enabling all in our diverse society to lead healthier lives.” A recent report and recorded webinar provide a progress update, including the Action Framework and 35 national measures that may guide cross-sector action.

Early Childhood Is Critical to Health Equity
In this Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report, learn about the barriers to health equity that begin early in life (structural and sustained racism, poverty), and promising strategies for overcoming them, including and extending beyond health care.

It Just Got a Lot Easier to Connect Health Data to Other Data
In this Next City article, learn about the City Health Dashboard — a new tool that brings together neighborhood data related to health with data on factors such as employment, housing, and chronic absenteeism.

Can QI Methods Help Combat Poverty?
This case study provides an overview of a multiyear regional effort to reduce poverty in Northeast Wisconsin by teaching nonprofit organizations how to use QI methods and tools to improve the services they provide to those in the community living in poverty.

Moving from a Sickness Model of Health Care to One of Well-Being
This interview in NEJM Catalyst discusses how there is more to health than the health care system, and addresses the importance of health care in supporting social needs.


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