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By Derek Feeley | Thursday, Jul 12, 2018
If we’re serious about pursuing the Triple Aim, we must apply our quality improvement skills to partnerships with communities to address the social determinants of health, including housing, education, and employment.


Tag(s): Leadership, Quality Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Community
By IHI Multimedia Team | Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Health care teams benefit from learning how to use quality improvement (QI) methods to improve their care. Likewise, nonprofit social service agencies can also gain from learning about QI to improve their services. The Poverty Outcomes and Improvement Network Team (POINT) initiative used the IHI Breakthrough Series Collaborative model to learn how to better serve their community.


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Large-Scale Improvement, Quality Improvement
By Corey Waller | Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
The worsening opioid crisis has pushed health care to develop interventions for treatment of opioid use disorder, but a persistent lack of addiction treatment presents a unique challenge for complex care programs.


Tag(s): Triple Aim for Populations, Cost Containment and Reduction, Behavioral Health
By America Bracho | Friday, Apr 06, 2018
America Bracho, MD, MPH, is the CEO of Latino Health Access, a center for health promotion and disease prevention in California. In this interview, she talks about how to look beyond the health care system for the answers to to chronic health problems like diabetes and obesity.


Tag(s): Chronic Condition, Equitable Care Delivery, Person- and Family-Centered Care, Triple Aim for Populations, Engage Patients and Families in Care, Engage Patients and Families in Improvement
By Michael Hanak | Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018
Rush University Medical Center decided to analyze their own data to see if there were disparities in the care they were providing. What they learned led them to find out more from patients and communities about how Rush could partner with others to provide better care to more people.


Tag(s): Equitable Care Delivery, Measurement for Improvement, Triple Aim for Populations, Pursuing Equity
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