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By Tony Digioia | Thursday, Jun 30, 2016
Bundled payment is an increasingly common form of health care reimbursement. Those who agree to bundled payments assume financial risk for the cost of services and costs associated with preventable complications. Consequently, providers should understand the actual cost of the care they provide. But determining this is not easy.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value, Cost Containment and Reduction, Person- and Family-Centered Care
By Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey | Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016
With grant funding awarded by the Bill


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Maternal and Child Health, Africa, Large-Scale Improvement
By Mike Briddon | Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
In case you missed them, here is a collection of IHI's top five content picks from June 2016. They cover topics including sustaining improvement, the opioid crisis, improving primary care patient access, and a video comparing Lean and the IHI approach to quality improvement.


Tag(s): Quality Improvement, System and Process Improvement and Reliability, Triple Aim for Populations, Access, Primary Care, Lean
By Derek Feeley | Friday, Jun 24, 2016
IHI President and CEO Derek Feeley believes it’s a leader’s responsibility to ensure their staff members have a "line of sight," a direct connection from each person’s job to their organization’s mission and strategy. This, he asserts, is essential for effective decision making, to enhance staff satisfaction, and to minimize waste and procrastination.


Tag(s): Leadership, Workforce Satisfaction and Retention, Joy in Work, Efficiency and Waste Reduction
By Audrey Lampert | Thursday, Jun 23, 2016
Audrey Lampert of IHI Human Resources offers some tips on how to cut through the jargon to hire team members who are truly committed to improvement.


Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Leadership, Culture of Safety
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