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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 Jeffrey Selberg | Thursday, Mar 21, 2013
Guest post by Jeff Selberg and Clifford M. Marks. Further discussion of this entry and the issues can be found on WBUR’s CommonHealth Blog.  Steve Brill’s recent piece on the irrationality of health care costs has inspired so many disparate reactions, it feels almost like a health policy Rorschach: Some see a clear case for a single-payer system. Others point to all-payer rate setting. And many health care executives, as reflected in a response from the Healthcare Financial Management Associatio ... read full post


Tag(s): Leadership, Cost Containment and Reduction, Health Policy, Efficiency and Waste Reduction, Payment Reform, Outcomes Improvement
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