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By Steve Tierney | Friday, Mar 25, 2016
When it comes to how health care organizations are working (or coping or struggling) with EHRs, it’s an understatement to say that we live in interesting times. What we once hoped would be a transformative tool for health care improvement is too often a source of confusion, frustration, and — worst of all — potential harm to patients.

 

Tag(s): Electronic Health Record (EHR), Leadership, IHI Leadership Alliance, Data and Measurement, Data Reporting and Analysis
By Elizabeth Davis | Monday, Jun 22, 2015
In the year after enrollment, San Francisco Health Network's Complex Care Management patients had 52 percent fewer hospital days and 24 percent fewer ED visits. Elizabeth Davis, MD, explains what her team learned from participating in IHI's Better Health and Lower Costs for Patients with Complex Needs Collaborative.

 

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, Complex Needs
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 Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey | Friday, Apr 17, 2015
Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey, MD, MPH, is IHI Director of Project Fives Alive! in Ghana. In this post, he talks about some challenges and lessons learned from using data to support the project’s work across Ghana to reduce mortality of children under five years of age.

 

Tag(s): Improvement Capability, Quality Improvement, Data and Measurement, Data Reporting and Analysis, Large-Scale Improvement, Maternal and Child Health, Mortality Reduction, Project Fives Alive! in Ghana, Ghana, Africa, Africa
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