Population Health at IHI National Forum

December 9-12, 2018
Orlando, FL

Population Health is a featured topic track at the 2018 IHI National Forum.

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

What’s the Connection Between Residential Segregation and Health?
This Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Blog post describes the effects of residential segregation in the United States and opportunities communities have to decrease health risks that result from segregation.

Are Partnerships with Rideshare Companies Improving Access to Care?
Health care organizations are partnering with transportation companies like Uber and Lyft to improve access to care. This article describes the opportunity for health care organizations to leverage existing consumer technology platforms and the impact of such partnerships on the future of health care.

Learnings from a Large-Scale Emergency Care Management Program
In this NEJM Catalyst case study, New York City Health + Hospitals describes their emergency department care management program implemented in six EDs. You may also be interested in IHI’s program, Perfecting Emergency Department Operations.

Health Disparities: Reality Drives Perception
In this Journal of General Internal Medicine editorial, Joseph Betancourt discusses a study that found a recent decrease in the prevalence of blacks experiencing discrimination in health. Yet, historical reality continues to drive negative perceptions and mistrust of the health care system. He offers several strategies for health care providers to change that reality.

Communities Driving Health Equity
This National Academy of Medicine spotlight video series highlights three diverse communities in the US that are advancing health equity by addressing environmental, social, economic, and structural challenges that may impact a resident’s health.

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