January 1, 2005 | Journal Article
Using Quality Improvement Methods to Improve Public Health Emergency Preparedness: PREPARE for Pandemic Influenza
January 7, 2009 | Story
Researchers demonstrate that a quality improvement (QI) collaborative model implemented in public health departments can improve their emergency preparedness and performance overall.
February 1, 2009 | Issue Brief
To explore the question of what constitutes quality in a health care encounter from the patient perspective, Mathematica Policy Research conducted focus groups with African Americans, Latinos, Asian Indians, and whites.
March 30, 2009 | Chart
A report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project shows that the supply of hospital beds and doctors varies widely from region to region across the United States, and the variations have nothing to do with the level of care patients want or need.
March 1, 2009 | Report
These snapshots describe how each of the AF4Q communities is improving care for all patients by advancing performance measurement and public reporting, consumer engagement, and quality improvement.
June 30, 2001 | Program Results Report
Between 1997 and 1998, investigators at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, carried out a study exploring whether physician participation in shaping corporate policy in for-profit managed care companies has a positive impact on patient care.
August 1, 2001 | Program Results Report
The New Jersey Department of Health and Social Services developed, implemented and tested a quality improvement program in 20 of New Jersey's approximately 360 nursing homes.
November 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Using an established taxonomy of health networks and systems, these authors examined whether there was a nationwide trend away from the vertical and horizontal arrangements that serve as the backbone to organized delivery systems.
February 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
This project supported the formation of the Rochester Health Commission in 1996, which was designed to assist major health care stakeholders in Rochester (physicians, hospitals, insurers, business and industry, labor, government, and consumers) in improving the quality of and access to health care.
April 1, 2000 | Program Results Report
The Center for Health Management Research at Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., organized a project to study the nature and extent of research conducted by health care systems and alliances.