September 25, 2013
Culture of Health
Not only does the Flip the Clinic idea seem to meet a clear and broad need for new thinking about health care delivery, but it may just offer a necessary inspiration for doing some hard but necessary work in changing it.
February 4, 2013
The practice of patient-centered care remains in its developmental stages—hampered, in part, by limited evidence of its effectiveness.
September 1, 2012
Achieving a meaningful definition and shared understanding of consumer engagement is a critical step in making real progress as the nation works to transform its health care system to make care more efficient, affordable, effective, and patient-cent ...
October 11, 2011
This short infographic video describes insurance market reforms taking place under health reform.
March 1, 2010
The Aligning Forces for Quality evaluation is investigating capacity building within the AF4Q alliances. The purpose of this research summary is to present preliminary findings on this topic based on qualitative data collected from interviews conducted with key stakeholders in four AF4Q alliances that were early entrants to the initiative.
January 1, 2010
This installment of LegalNotes focuses on the concept of "meaningful use" of electronic health records and the key considerations that will underlie proposed rules.
December 17, 2009
The major reform proposals' intent to increase coverage may address some of the racial and ethnic disparities that continue to exist in the U.S. health care system. With so much focus on national health reform, this article reminds readers of both the challenges of and opportunities for equity in its implementation.
July 1, 2009
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.
March 27, 2003
Program Results Report
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.
December 1, 2012
Greater use of patient-centered medical home processes were not associated with patients’ perception of care according to this study.