Drive the Triple Aim, simultaneously improving the health of the population, enhancing the experience and outcomes of the patient, and reducing per capita cost of care for the benefit of communities.
The Triple Aim framework serves as the foundation for organizations and communities to successfully navigate the transition from a focus on health care to optimizing health for individuals and populations.
In the Spotlight
Making Sense of the Social Determinants of Health
In an IHI Blog post, Dr. Rishi Manchanda explains some common misunderstandings about the social determinants of health. He also describes the link between health care’s role in addressing the social and environmental factors that influence health with pursuit of the Triple Aim and joy in work.Population Health: One Community Initiative Builds Body, Mind, and Spirit
This blog post describes the Claremont Healthy Village Initiative, an example of what population health should strive toward: A vibrant neighborhood where a healthy lifestyle is possible, founded on resident-organizational relationships, collaborative programming, earned trust, and shared funding.Lessons Learned about Reducing Maternal Mortality in Rural Settings
In an IHI Blog post, a physician describes how, despite scarce resources in her rural hospital, their improvement team managed to reduce the maternal mortality rate to zero for over a year.New Initiative to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Disparities in Maternal Health
In a blog post, IHI faculty Dr. Neel Shah debunks many assumptions about the current crisis of maternal morbidity and mortality in the US. The Better Maternal Outcomes Rapid Improvement Network, a
free IHI-led initiative that begins in May
, will focus on improving outcomes for women and babies in the US and reducing disparities in maternal health.
How Home Affects Health
This RWJF blog post argues that a safe, secure home is where health begins. To build more equitable, healthier communities, the author suggests that efforts are needed to help people afford a good place to live.