Triple Aim for Populations

Our goal: 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. More >>

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

Detroit Partnership Paves Way for Revitalization and Better Health
An innovative IHI Excursion program takes you behind the scenes of Detroit’s revival. Health care leaders there are working with others beyond the hospital walls to rethink how health care is delivered and have played a proactive role in leading change to improve the health of patients and communities. Learn how Detroit leaders have used a Lean methodology to utilize the city’s abundance of land, create job growth, ensure vibrant neighborhoods, build infrastructure, and engage communities.

Innovations in the Use of Information Technology Enhance Care Delivery
AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange highlights three examples of how mobile technology is being used to enhance care by identifying and supporting at-risk Medicare patients after discharge; using a mobile app to text information and reminders to diabetes patients; and by streamlining the administrative work of home health nurses to maximize the time they spend providing direct services to at-risk families.

A New Community Health Business Model
A featured article in Frontiers of Health Services Management by David Kindig and George Isham describes multisectoral community health business partnership models needed to coalesce action to improve the health of a population. They discuss the role that health care leaders can play in bringing together other medical and community organizations, government, schools, and businesses to make substantial changes in how they approach health and allocate resources.

Transforming Primary Care Practice and Education at Harvard Medical School
New approaches to delivering higher-quality care at lower cost and engaging trainees in care delivery at high-functioning primary care practices are outlined in a recent article in Academic Medicine. The article describes the work of the Harvard Medical School Academic Innovations Collaborative, a two-year effort that built on models developed by Qualis Health and IHI. Read the blog by IHI Director Cory Sevin to learn more about the Collaborative and its accomplishments.

Upcoming Educational Programs

Behavioral Health Integration: A Key Step Towards the Triple Aim
Begins August 14

Population Management Executive Development Program
September 29-October 1 | Palisades, NY

IHI Leadership Alliance
Begins Fall 2014

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