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By Ross Hamic | Monday, May 18, 2015
Louisiana has a high prevalence of chronic diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease. With a common vision to improve primary care delivery for patients with complex chronic conditions, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health formed the Louisiana Alliance for Better Health (LABH). Primary care physician Ross Hamic, MD, is a core team member for LABH’s participation in IHI’s ... read full post


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Chronic Condition, Cost Containment and Reduction, Data Reporting and Analysis, Collaboratives (IHI Breakthrough Series model), Engage Patients and Families in Care, Population Health, Primary Care, Regional Improvement, Complex Needs
By Kimberly Mitchell | Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone in Canada is using the Triple Aim to tackle the challenge of reducing the high health care costs typically associated with people with complex needs, and then reinvesting those savings to improve the health of the entire community. In this blog post, Jennifer Verma, Crispin Kontz, and Elina Farmanova describe the work underway at AHS-Edmonton. Jennifer Verma (left), Crispin Kontz (middle), and Elina Farmanova (right)A small proportion of patients living wit ... read full post


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, population management, Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Community, Cost Containment and Reduction, Regional Improvement, North America, Canada, Complex Needs
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