| Wednesday, Jul 01, 2020
One health system has saved over $6 million in waste while reducing safety events by about 70 percent. They did it by prioritizing patient safety and putting the needs of patients, consumers, and frontline clinicians first.
| Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020
The Camden Coalition popularized the idea of "hotspotting," the strategic use of data to reallocate resources to a small subset of patients with complex needs. A recent study of the model was disappointing, but not without a great deal of learning for improving care.
| 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.
| Tuesday, Nov 05, 2019
While some care may be unavoidably expensive, many people have needs that could be met more effectively, efficiently, and at lower cost by a better-designed health care system. Pursuing the Triple Aim compels us to look for improvement opportunities we may not have considered before.
| 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.