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By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Mar 03, 2017
Colorado’s Pueblo Triple Aim Corporation (PTAC) is an original IHI Triple Aim prototype community. Two PTAC representatives explain how the organization’s years of working in collaboration with multiple community stakeholders to tackle tough population health issues form the foundation of current efforts to address heroin addiction.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Public Health, Community, Summit - Office Practice and Community, Patient Safety
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The IRS reporting requirements — that tax-exempt hospitals create Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNAs) — provide a framework for evaluating health in communities, setting priorities, and taking action. The goal is for hospitals to use what they learn during the assessment process to focus their efforts where the community most needs it.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Equitable Care Delivery, Public Health, Community
By Maureen Bisognano | Friday, Feb 05, 2016
In many ways, Cuba is an exemplar of how to achieve the Triple Aim.Cuba spends just under $2,000 per person on health, and yet life expectancies are comparable to the United States (which spends about $9,000 per capita on health). The system is also far more equitable than ours in the US because everyone is guaranteed access to the same quality health care.I recently traveled there with a group of 14 health care executives who wanted to know what Cuba’s both positive and negative examples could ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Latin America, Public Health
By John Gauthier | Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
Nigel Deen is a Research Assistant, Innovation, at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. Last week, members of IHI’s Diversity and Inclusion Council traveled along the East Coast highlighting the positive impact mobile health clinics have in their respective communities. At each stop, we were amazed by the stories, the shared experiences, and the partnerships that these clinics have built within their communities. The tour proved to be a lens into work that has spanned decades; work that ex ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Mobile Health Map, Disparities, Equitable Care Delivery, equity, Population based management Medicare, Public Health, Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Community, community based access and care for underserved populations
By John Gauthier | Tuesday, Mar 04, 2014
Yesterday, we announced plans for IHI's Mobile Health Tour, a three-day glimpse at innovative health care providers who are bringing the right care, at the right time, to the right communities. We'll be talking about mobile clinics all week here at the IHI Blogs and over on Twitter and Facebook and, starting on Thursday, we’ll be bringing you live updates from the road. Today, we want to introduce you to the mobile health clinics that will be participating when the tour kicks off in Boston, Mas ... read full post

 

Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Mobile Health Map, Disparities, Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Triple Aim for Populations, Population Health, Public Health, Access
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