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

Population Health: The “North Star” of the Triple Aim
In this US News & World Report article, IHI’s Ninon Lewis describes the IHI Triple Aim and the challenges health care organizations face with balancing all three elements of the framework, a decade after it was first introduced.

Accelerating Population Health Improvement
Pathways to Population Health aims to help health care organizations accelerate their individual and collective efforts to improve population health. Visit the website to learn more and join other change agents from across the US in advancing health, well-being, and equity within communities. Join the free WIHI on June 7 to learn more about Pathways to Population Health.

California Becomes the First State to Prescribe Food as Medicine
This Huffington Post article describes a new California pilot program, Food Is Medicine, which provides special diet meals to Medicaid patients. The aim is to help these patients manage their medical conditions, and to reimagine medical care to also include social services that impact health.

Equity Lessons for Organizational Leaders
Marcus Littles, founder and senior partner of Frontline Solutions, shares key lessons and next steps on the journey for organization leaders aiming to advance equity: “Equity is not merely what we do or how we think. Equity is the character and culture that our organization seeks to embody.” Don’t miss the IHI White Paper, Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations.

The Business Case for Racial Equity: A Strategy for Growth
This W.K. Kellogg Foundation report released a new estimate for the economic value of racial equity in the US, placing that figure at $8 trillion by 2050. The proposed path forward focuses on five domains of opportunity: housing, education, health, criminal justice, and employment and entrepreneurship.

   

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