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By John Gauthier | Monday, May 05, 2014
Amy Reid is a Senior Research Associate on the Results and Evaluation team at IHI and Don Goldmann, MD, is IHI’s Chief Scientific and Medical Officer. Reid and Goldmann are members of IHI’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and are passionate about health equity.In the United States, the National Quality Forum (NQF) is considering when and how to use risk adjustment for sociodemographic factors to assess quality of care, while balancing the need to make health inequities visible and hold the healt ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Triple Aim for Populations, Health Equity, equity, Equitable Care Delivery, Mobile Health Map, innovation, innovation with value in healthcare
By John Gauthier | Thursday, May 01, 2014
The University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) is a participant in the IHI Conversation Ready Health Care Community. In this interview, KUMC Vice President of Performance Improvement Terry Rusconi describes the particular challenges an academic medical center like theirs faces when trying to provide high-quality, end-of-life care.

 

Tag(s): The Conversation Project, Conversation Ready, Memberships, Networks, and Collaboratives, Hospice, End of Life Care, End of Life discussions, Palliative Care, palliative care/Infusion Therapy, Palliative Care Nursing, Palliative medicine, Advance care planning, Advance Directives, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Person-Centered Care
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