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Building A Culture of Health

Encouraging a focus on health for all will lead to a healthy society. Wellness programs and health education could be the answer, but how can we create a care delivery system that prioritizes preventive care / keeping people healthy?

Rating the Raters - Strengths and Weaknesses Assessment of the Four Public Hospital Quality Rating Systems - 2a

Care Redesign

Rating the Raters: An Evaluation of Publicly Reported Hospital Quality Rating Systems

Some promising innovation is taking place among organizations that rate hospital performance, but major systemic change is needed in the field to ensure access to meaningful comparisons through better data and relevant metrics, and to establish integrated oversight through robust audits and peer review.

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Leadership

Defending the Term “Burnout”: A Useful Tool in the Quest to Ease Clinician Suffering

Health care leaders must take a preemptive approach to clinician well-being that is supported by all stakeholders and prioritized on an equal footing with essential clinical and financial measures.

Good Shepherd culturally competent hospice care home visit to the widow of a recently deceased patient

Care Redesign

Strangers No More: Culturally Competent Add-On Programs for Diverse Seniors

Creating specialized culturally competent programs to improve patient satisfaction and address the unique health care needs of older immigrants.

AI and Human Symbiosis - Angel Robot and a New Paradigm for Smart Health - John Yu talk still

New Marketplace

Angel Robot and a New Smart Health Paradigm

The Jingde Experiment’s Angel Robot illustrates how continuous, closed-loop learning symbiosis between doctor, AI, and patient can improve patient outcomes.

Epic OB Hemorrhage PPH Risk Assessment Tool and Alerts at PSJH - Preventing Maternal Death

Care Redesign

Improving Maternal Safety Through an EMR Risk Assessment

After a mother died of postpartum hemorrhage, Providence St. Joseph Health made organization-wide changes to prevent future maternal deaths and injuries.

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Leadership

How a State Advances Whole-Person Health Care

Pennsylvania addresses social determinants of health by bringing together managed care and social services organizations to expand access to vital resources.

Evolution of Health Care in China - Delivering Public Benefit at Enormous Scale - David Cook talk still

New Marketplace

China’s Health Care: Public Benefit, Enormous Scale

Though demand for health services in China has outpaced the development of management systems to provide those services, China has the goal, the means, and the commitment to change health care.

Michael Dowling and Charles Kenney headshots

Leadership

Rebooting Health Care: An Optimistic Outlook

The U.S. health care system may seem broken, but it’s on its way to greatness, according to the authors of Health Care Reboot. They discuss their optimism for U.S. health care reform, particularly on the social determinants of health, payment, consumerism, and technology.

VHA Whole Health System diagram

Care Redesign

Finding the Cause of the Crises: Opioids, Pain, Suicide, Obesity, and Other “Epidemics”

Until we redesign our health care system to address our patients’ personal determinants of health, we will continue to inadequately address our multiple chronic disease crises.

Support of Family and Friends Is More Effective Than Clinician Support in Realizing Health Goals - From the Patient Engagement Insights Report: Why No Single Health Incentive Works.

Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement Survey: Why No Single Health Incentive Works

Initiatives to improve patient engagement come in a variety of forms. While insurers, employers, and health care providers are all involved in using financial incentives and penalties for engagement efforts, improvement in health outcomes has been elusive. Achieving that ultimate goal will usually require a combination of financial and social approaches.

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