Karl Y. Bilimoria, John D. Birkmeyer, Helen Burstin, Justin B. Dimick, Karen E. Joynt Maddox, Allison R. Dahlke, John Oliver DeLancey & Peter J. Pronovost
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.
Co-founders of an integrative outpatient treatment center for mental health and addiction discuss the problematic lack of continuity of care between inpatient and outpatient and physical and mental health services.
Case Study by
Stephen Girolami, Trina Jellison & Courtney Jackson
After a mother died of postpartum hemorrhage, Providence St. Joseph Health made organization-wide changes to prevent future maternal deaths and injuries.
David J. Cook
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.
Case Study by
M. Justin Coffey & C. Edward Coffey
A simple and affordable tool to use at the point of care to drive value creation within clinical microsystems.
Teryl Nuckols, Scott Weingarten & Thomas M. Priselac
Academic medical centers must become as dedicated to advancing operational and clinical efficiency as they have been to advancing the science of medicine.
From measuring only what matters with the “give a darn” test to warnings about the streetlight effect and risk adjustment, here are six proposals for refining health care measurement.
How two thought leaders in the fields of home-based medical care, geriatrics, and palliative medicine advanced a quality-of-care agenda for homebound adults.
Judith F. Baumhauer
What if providers could predict whether a patient’s symptoms would improve from a particular treatment before investing cost and time into that treatment?
Sujatha Changolkar, David A. Asch, Mohan Balachandran, Kevin G. Volpp & Mitesh S. Patel
Leaders are finding that making higher-value choices easier through subtle changes to choice architecture can have an outsized impact on medical decision-making.