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By Jack Lynch | Thursday, Feb 01, 2018
Main Line Health's CEO describes how his health system plans to make safety and quality outcomes “a direct reflection of equitable care delivery” in every patient encounter.

 

Tag(s): Leadership, Equitable Care Delivery, Patient Safety
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018
As IHI's Chief Operations and North America Programs Officer, Trissa Torres, MD, draws from her experience as part of an original Triple Aim prototyper and Pioneer ACO.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Quality, Cost, and Value, Equitable Care Delivery, Accountable Care Organization, Leadership
By Patricia Rutherford | Thursday, Jan 25, 2018
Failing to improve hospital-wide patient flow puts patients at risk for suboptimal care and potential harm. It also increases the burden on clinicians and hospital staff.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Patient Safety, Quality, Cost, and Value, Quality Improvement
By Jo Ann Endo | Monday, Jan 22, 2018
ACOs were designed to create risk sharing, and provide financial incentives to lower total cost of care for a population, but given the uncertain future of payment mechanisms, we should focus on value for patients that will work in any payment system.

 

Tag(s): Accountable Care Organization, Quality, Cost, and Value, Equitable Care Delivery, Joy in Work
By Tejal Gandhi | Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018
By following best practice protocols enabled through the use of health information and technology, ambulatory practices can reduce negative patient outcomes, more effectively diagnosis chronic disease, and prevent harm.

 

Tag(s): Electronic Health Record (EHR), Patient Safety, Primary Care, Community
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