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
New Release of County Health Rankings Data
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, provides comparative data on health — including length and quality of life, health behaviors, clinical care, and social and economic factors — at the county and states levels throughout the US. Guidance, tools, and resources are also offered to help communities take action to improve health. The health rankings are being used by communities engaged in the 100 Million Healthier Lives initiative as well as others around the country to both identify and close the gaps in health for their populations.
#BlackLivesMatter — A Challenge to the Medical and Public Health Communities
In this NEJM Perspective, Dr. Marry Bassett, New York City’s Commissioner of Health, argues that health professionals should be accountable not just for caring for individual patients, but also for “fighting the racism — both institutional and interpersonal — that contributes to poor health in the first place.” Equity is a fundamental principle of the 100 Million Healthier Lives Campaign, which invites you to join them.
A clinic is redesigning its processes to identify and treat those at risk for complications related to diabetes, provide better access to care, and reduce the spread of this condition. In this blog post, Contra Costa Regional Medical Center diabetes educator, Yahya Abdolcader, shares why he’s personally invested in the work he is doing in an underserved community in California that is at high risk for diabetes.
Why More Practices Are Merging Behavioral Health and Primary Care
A new podcast from The Commonwealth Fund explores the challenges and benefits of coordinating physical and mental health services through interviews with experts at the University of Washington, The Commonwealth Fund, and Manatt, Phelps and Phillips. IHI’s Collaborative on Optimize Primary Care Teams to Meet Patients' Medical AND Behavioral Needs is currently enrolling organizations committed to improving the delivery of integrated services for patients and communities.
Upcoming Educational Programs
Optimize Primary Care Teams to Meet Patients' Medical AND Behavioral Needs
Now enrolling teams | A 12-month Collaborative
20th Annual International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare
April 21-24 | London, England
Impacting Outcomes and Costs for Patients with Complex Needs
April 23-24 | Denver, CO
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