March 13, 2013
All too often, the weakest link in a patient’s care is the transition from one setting to another. To overcome these challenges, AF4Q communities are defining the obstacles to improving care transitions and designing initiatives to combat them.
December 1, 2011
This article reports the results of three nationwide surveys of health plans regarding their efforts to improve the provision of culturally and linguistically appropriate services for their members
Care About Your Care is a national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality of care.
April 8, 2013
Newton-Wellesley Hospital implemented a variety of initiatives focused on improving its discharge process. Two critical components of the project included streamlining its data collection and enhancing communication between hospital staff.
February 27, 2013
Medina hospital created a readmissions database and set up a new workflow process to target heart failure patients with education to avoid a readmission to the hospital. Over 18 months, readmissions were reduced by 9 percent.
October 5, 2010
Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine statement.
November 24, 2008
From August 2005 through January 2007, GMMB provided strategic communications support to members of the National Health Plan Collaborative.
March 1, 2003
From 2000 to 2001, the Foundation for Island Health developed a business plan and continued work toward a pilot community-based health care system on Martha's Vineyard.
May 28, 2008
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners convened a meeting to explore the role of regional health care collaboratives in promoting quality in health care.