December 1, 2012
In an effort to evaluate quality improvement (QI) programs, self-reported versus externally rated measures of QI success led to different results. This study suggests that, ideally, evaluations of QI efforts should use externally rated measures.
September 23, 2014
As states play a more active role in health care delivery system and payment reform, Medicaid programs have joined other public and private sector purchasers in measuring performance as part of value-based purchasing initiatives.
September 19, 2014
Program Results Report
Cure Violence puts trained outreach workers and "violence interrupters" in urban neighborhoods to engage youth and mediate high-risk conflicts before they turn violent. Born in Chicago, the public health approach has been widely replicated.
July 1, 2010
"On-boarding materials" to assist with recruiting and orienting consumer representatives to the work of Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q).
October 28, 2009
Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) tests innovative strategies for improving health care at the community level. These snapshots of success highlight one activity from each of the original 14 AF4Q communities and outline the steps involved, lessons learned and results of the activity.
January 30, 2005