New Report: Creating a Care Delivery System to Achieve the Triple Aim


Hospitals and health care systems are striving to achieve the Triple Aim—improving the patient experience, improving the health of populations and reducing the cost of health care. To achieve these goals, hospital leaders are designing new care delivery systems. Adoption of these new systems can be... read more

Topics: Quality and Patient Safety, Access and Coverage
Tags: quality care, patient safety, Triple Aim, access, culture of safety, leadership, patient and family engagement, care coordination

Report: Access to care improving, but state variation persists

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The uninsured rate declined in 42 states in 2014, and adults in 21 states were less likely to go without care due to cost, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund. The share of low-income adults who were uninsured dropped at least three percentage points in every state except Maine, where it... read more

Topic: Access and Coverage
Tags: quality, patient safety, Coverage, access

Burwell to hospitals: Your partnership key to better quality, value

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Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell today called on hospital leaders to work with her department on Medicare payment reforms that are linked to better quality and value. “You can send no stronger message on the value of payment reform than to set your own targets,” Burwell... read more

Topics: Access and Coverage, Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: quality care, accountable care organizations, patient safety, Medicare, Coverage

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