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

Housing and Health: An Overview of the Literature
An article in Health Affairs explains how health systems can improve health outcomes and decrease health care costs by investing in select housing interventions. Four pathways by which housing can impact health are described.

A Balanced Investment Portfolio for Equitable Health and Wellbeing
This Health Affairs article discusses the importance of having a balanced US health investment portfolio to yield both greater value and more equitable population health and wellbeing. Tools and methods to help achieve this balance are also described.

The Triple Aim Must Overcome the Triple Threat
IHI developed the Triple Aim in 2007 to guide health policy. This JAMA Forum piece warns of three major threats that stand in the way of the Triple Aim: health disparities, revenue, and politicization.

Key Themes for Advancing Trauma-Informed Care
The Advancing Trauma-Informed Care initiative convened innovators in the field to build on existing trauma-informed efforts and share lessons nationally. Authors from The Urban Institute describe their implementation analysis to better understand how participating pilot sites adapted clinical and organizational practices, distilling key themes for advancing trauma-informed care.

North Carolina’s Innovative Medicaid Demonstration to Improve Health Outcomes
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved North Carolina’s Medicaid reform demonstration to test a managed care delivery system in an effort to increase the quality and reduce the cost of health care. This Health Affairs article outlines the plan to pilot enhanced case management (ECM) services to address issues like housing instability, transportation insecurity, food security, interpersonal violence, and toxic stress.

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