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By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Sep 28, 2018
How can health care organizations make meaningful advancements in improving population health? They can use their community benefit resources to develop local, sustainable systems to give patients access to healthy, affordable food.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Population Health
By Liane Wardlow | Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
When seniors experience an acute medical event, calling 911 is not always be advisable. Providing acute care in the home may be the best way to provide safer, less costly care that better matches patients' wishes.

 

Tag(s): Patient Safety, Home Care, Avoidable ED Visits, Population Health, Quality, Cost, and Value
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Aug 24, 2018
Paramedics regularly provide services in home settings and can be an ideal resource for delivering safe home care. This case study describes a program that partners paramedics with health care providers to improve home care safety, health outcomes, and patient experience while also reducing costs.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Patient Safety, Home Care, Avoidable ED Visits, Population Health, Quality, Cost, and Value
By IHI Multimedia Team | Friday, Jun 22, 2018
Many complex care programs do not take advantage of the special training of social workers as part of their interprofessional care teams.

 

Tag(s): Complex Needs, cost, Population Health, Quality Improvement
By Jo Ann Endo | Friday, Feb 02, 2018
Hospitals and health systems must partner with others in their community to make lasting improvements in population health.

 

Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Community, Population Health
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