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  • National Academy of Medicine » Creating High-Value Health Care Consumers: Toward Increased Transparency and Value
    system is absent As it stands even proactive consumers who take it upon themselves to seek cost and quality information are often frustrated As we ve seen in recent examples in the media consumers who contact providers seeking information on the costs of specific procedures frequently cannot find answers or find that price estimates given by different providers can vary by as much as a factor of 10 Read more

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Creating a Culture to Promote Shared Decision Making at Group Health
    DAs improves the quality of patient decision making and potentially reduces unwarranted variations in care mitigating unnecessary health expenditures Unfortunately little is known about how DAs affect patient satisfaction and health care use and few health systems have attempted large scale implementation of DAs to support shared decision making SDM Read more by topic Education Health Care Reform Public Health Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations
    reformed high performing health system must work toward the fundamental goal of reducing disparities to zero To do that all systems must provide the best care possible to society s most vulnerable members Read more by topic Affordable Care Act Quality and Patient Safety Select Populations and Health Disparities Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Ounces of Prevention: Health Impact Assessments Can Help Improve Public Policy, Health Outcomes
    mother told me that they lived in a run down apartment with dusty carpeting and mold ridden walls I remember asking the attending physician only half joking whether there was a way to write a prescription for a new apartment Read more by topic Children Youth and Familes Diseases Health Care Reform Public Health Select Populations and Health Disparities Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Analytics in Support of Health Care Transformation
    vision Many changes will be necessary to achieve that future perhaps summarized best in Don Berwick s Triple Aim for health care improved population health improved patient experience in health care and reduction in per capita cost Read more by topic Quality and Patient Safety Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Transforming the Public Health System: What Are We Learning?
    of the United States Health Care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act ACA little has been said about the many opportunities in the ACA for population health systems improvement that will present as the result of moving to an environment where a substantial portion of the population has a health insurance card The governmental public health system has three core functions as defined in a 1988 report by the Institute of Medicine IOM These functions are to assess the health of the community lead and promote evidenced based policies that are in the public s interest and assure the availability of community and personal health services that are viewed by their constituents as appropriate and necessary These public health functions will not change with health reform but many of their component activities will as the health system is transformed Read more by topic Coverage and Access Health Services Quality and Patient Safety Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National Academy of Medicine NAM The Perspective is intended to help inform and stimulate discussion It has not been subjected to the review

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  • National Academy of Medicine » The Lean Approach to Health Care: Safety, Quality, and Cost
    changes in how we managed the medical center We focused on three things 1 the safety of patients while in our care 2 the quality of the care we provided and 3 the cost of delivering care These three elements were we knew inextricably tied together We would have to concentrate on all three to make Virginia Mason the place we knew it could and should be Read more by

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Rapid Evidence Adoption to Improve Health Outcomes
    base for improving outcomes the absence of a reliable evidence implementation capacity means that the health system regularly and systematically fails to produce better outcomes due to lack of rapid reliable implementation of evidence based practices Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center focused on transforming the evidence adoption paradigm by scanning for new evidence with low uptake e g less than 10 percent and implementing high reliability interventions to rapidly increase evidence adoption to greater than 90 percent within 6 months First we established a horizon scanning process for reviewing major journals and systematic reviews for new evidence We then identified evidence adoption targets based on criteria such as current rate of evidence use prevalence of condition and estimated health impact Once a target was identified an improvement team was formed which used the model for improvement to outline key drivers and tested interventions in rapid cycle Read more by topic Health Care Workforce Quality and Patient Safety Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National Academy of Medicine NAM The Perspective is intended to help inform and stimulate discussion It has not

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