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By Jameson Case | Monday, May 12, 2014
In this interview with IHI faculty member Lisa Schilling (pictured below), RN, MPH, National Vice President for Healthcare Performance Improvement at Kaiser Permanente (which you can also watch on video), she describes the keys to successfully improving quality while controlling costs. For more on quality improvement and cost reduction, attend IHI's new seminar, Applying Value Management to Health Care, on November 2–4, 2016.Watch video with Lisa Schilling on YouTubeQ What misconceptions do peop ... read full post


Tag(s): Cost of Care, Cost Containment and Clinical Risk Management, Quality, Cost, and Value, Cost Containment and Reduction, Quality and improvement, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Quality Improvement
By Maureen Bisognano | Friday, Nov 08, 2013
The following post by Derek Feeley, Executive Vice President, IHI, was originally published on HBR.org as part of the Leading Health Care Innovation online forum – a collaboration from the editors of Harvard Business Review and the New England Journal of Medicine. (http//blogs.hbr.org/2013/11/constraints-on-health-care-budgets-can-drive-quality/)In 1980, the national expenditure on health care in the United States was just over 9% of Gross Domestic Product. Today it accounts for nearly twice tha ... read full post


Tag(s): Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations, Chronic care, Cost Containment and Reduction, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP), Wellness, Public Health, Patient & Familiy Centered Care practce, Europe
By Maureen Bisognano | Monday, Oct 21, 2013
Health care leadership experts share their advice about four common pitfalls to avoid when you're under pressure to reduce health care costs.


Tag(s): Leadership, Cost Containment and Reduction, Cost of Care, Efficiency and Waste Reduction
By Maureen Bisognano | Thursday, Jun 13, 2013
The following is a guest post to the Leadership Blog by Don A. Goldmann, MD, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, IHI; Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; and Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health All of a sudden the dialogue has shifted from the cost of care to the price of care in the US — one wonders why this took so long, given the the data on magnitude and variability of prices revealed by Elizabeth Rosent ... read full post


Tag(s): Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations, Appropriate Use - Specialty Care, Cost Containment and Reduction, Specialty Care
By Maureen Bisognano | Friday, Apr 05, 2013
For years now, some of the most innovative work toward the Triple Aim has come from the folks at Bellin Health in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Under the leadership of George Kerwin, Pete Knox, Randy Van Straten, and others, Bellin is a creative, tenacious, and nimble organization. In our book, Pursuing the Triple Aim, Charlie Kenney and I devoted a chapter to Bellin’s innovative work. We described how George and his team not only reduced the cost of care for Bellin employees, but also measurably improv ... read full post


Tag(s): Leadership, Triple Aim for Populations, Triple Aim - The Best Care for the Whole Population at the Lowest Cost, Cost Containment and Reduction, Health Plan, Healthy Living, Improvement, Outcomes Improvement, Patient and Family Centered Care, Workforce Development, Workforce Satisfaction and Retention
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