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

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.

National Standards in Addiction Treatment
Almost 200 people die every day from substance use overdoses. In this MEDPAGE Today article, Dr. Paul Early, president-elect of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, calls on the US health care system to adopt a standardized and outcomes-based addiction care guideline.

How One Pediatrician Found Herself at the Center of Flint’s Water Crisis
Pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was a panelist for the December 2018 IHI National Forum keynote featuring women who are leading the charge in health care to advocate for social justice issues. This FierceHealthcare article provides a brief overview of her remarks concerning the Flint, Michigan, water crisis and why clinician advocates are so vital to population health.

4 Ways to Make Patients Better Partners in Their Care
Enhancing patient experience and outcomes are core tenets of the IHI Triple Aim. This FierceHealthcare article summarizes four guidelines put forth by the American College of Physicians to help physicians drive toward this aim through patient-centered care.

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.


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