Regional efforts to improve quality of care face particular challenges when addressing racial and ethnic disparities in health. Diverse populations have different needs and barriers, and the same quality improvement (QI) intervention can affect them variably.
Different approaches may be necessary to deliver high-quality healthcare to different populations.
- 1. Getting the Structure Right for Community-Wide Healthcare Improvement
- 2. Lessons for Reducing Disparities in Regional Quality Improvement Efforts
- 3. The Imperative to Promote Collaborative Consumer Engagement
- 4. That Was Then, This Is Now
- 5. The Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative
- 6. Barriers and Strategies to Align Stakeholders in Healthcare Alliances
- 7. Midterm Observations and Recommendations From the Evaluation of the Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative
- 8. Producing Public Reports of Physician Quality at the Community Level
- 9. Community-Level Interventions to Collect Race/Ethnicity and Language Data to Reduce Disparities
- 10. Approaches to Improving Healthcare Delivery by Multi-Stakeholder Alliances
- 11. Evaluating a Community-Based Program to Improve Healthcare Quality
- 12. Using Websites to Engage Consumers in Managing Their Health and Healthcare