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By Bonnie Geld | Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Optimizing case management will become more important for managing hospital flow as organizations restart services put on hold while caring for COVID-19 patients.

 

Tag(s): Coronavirus (COVID-19), quality cost and value, Discharge Planning, Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Efficiency and Waste Reduction
By Karen Murrell | Thursday, Jan 09, 2020
An emergency physician counters the myths and misunderstandings that can get in the way of improving patient flow in the hospitals.

 

Tag(s): Flow - Moving Patients, Information and Materials Through Hospitals, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, ED - Emergency Department, Quality Improvement, Quality, Cost, and Value
By Mike Briddon | Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
There’s no shortage of ideas coming your way. As you read that first sentence, two or three emails may have just forced their way into your overcrowded in-box. So how do you know which ideas are worth your time? Which ones will leave some sort of an imprint (even a very small one) on you? This is our annual effort to help you cut through the clutter.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Joy in Work, Culture of Safety, Tools, Improvement Capability, Equitable Care Delivery, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Cost Containment and Reduction, Maternal and Child Health, Age-Friendly Health Systems, What Matters, Triple Aim for Populations
By Molly Bogan | Friday, Sep 20, 2019
A significant proportion of US health care spending can be defined as waste because it doesn't add value for patients or families. A new IHI Leadership Alliance framework offers ideas for identifying and eliminating this waste.

 

Tag(s): Quality Improvement, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Quality, Cost, and Value
By Molly Bogan | Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019
How do evolving approaches to cost affect health equity, joy in work, and shared decision-making? IHI’s Molly Bogan, a leader of work on lowering health care costs while maintaining or improving quality for patients, shares insights on health care’s transition from fee-for-service to value-based care in a new interview.

 

Tag(s): quality cost and value, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Quality Improvement, Accountable Care Organization, Avoidable ED Visits, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Complex Needs, Joy in Work, Quality, Cost, and Value
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