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

Opioid Use Disorder: Challenges and Opportunities in Rural Communities
This fact sheet from The Pew Charitable Trusts describes some challenges rural communities face in providing access to evidence-based treatment and strategies used by federal and state agencies to enhance treatment capacity, including how one rural community responded to the opioid epidemic by addressing the specific needs of its residents.

Addressing Health Care’s Blindside in Albuquerque’s South Side
A case study from The Build Health Challenge describes the multisector collaboration in New Mexico to address chronic disease and self-management in the Albuquerque community through a referral tracking system, a mobile farmers market, and implementation of an integrated chronic disease management referral system to link clinics to community resources in order to improve health outcomes.

The Triple Aim and the Social Determinants of Health
Can you achieve the Triple Aim without addressing the social determinants of health? In a short video on IHI’s YouTube channel, Dr. Rishi Manchanda, Founder and CEO of HealthBegins, answers this question with one patient’s story as a powerful example of the impact of social determinants of health.

The Medicalization of Population Health: Who Will Stay Upstream?
This Milbank Quarterly article brings awareness to the ever-growing “medicalization” of health and the need to stay committed to addressing the upstream drivers of population health.

What People Get Wrong about Suicides on Tribal Lands
In a Huffington Post interview, Dr. Doreen Bird shares perspectives on how and why the conversation around mental health and Native Americans needs to change. She is an expert on mental health issues in tribal communities who hails from the Kewa Pueblo of New Mexico.

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