March 1, 2009 | Report
Health Care Markets
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.
March 25, 2009 | Report
Another group of reform plans relied mainly on market-based incentives and tax reforms to cover the uninsured. Generally speaking, these plans did not envision a substantially enlarged role for government beyond increased financing, but aimed instead to redesign and better align government subsidies and policies to promote more affordable health coverage. Mandates on individuals and firms are not featured.
April 1, 2009 | Evaluation
AF4Q alliances address three challenges to their data aggregation efforts: (1) developing partnerships needed to carry out data aggregation activities, (2) overcoming technical issues, and (3) securing financing.
April 1, 2009 | Issue Brief
This issue brief on dental care is part of a series examining healthcare costs and their consequences on farm and ranch families in the Great Plain states
May 12, 2009 | Evaluation
The following is a summary of feedback from key informants in the Aligning Forces for Quality sites regarding the Foundation-sponsored technical assistance they received during the initial years of the project.
Aligning Forces for Quality Sites Reveal Consumer Engagement Challenges for Chartered Value Exchanges
June 1, 2009 | Evaluation
Evaluation of initiatives to achieve meaningful consumer engagement on a large scale at the community level.
July 1, 2009 | Story
The Ohio Family Physician profiles the Cincinnati Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot and Co-pilot project in the Summer 2010 issue.
July 1, 2009 | Issue Brief
This policy brief addresses antitrust considerations that arise in health system transformation aimed at producing greater clinical integration and greater levels of information about the quality and cost of care.
April 17, 2008 | Story
"Disruptive innovations are technologies, processes or business models that bring to market products or services that are more affordable and simpler to use than what is currently available."