Multi-stakeholder regional alliances have generally been successful with public reporting, but they have struggled with quality improvement. Regional health information exchanges have generally not used multi-stakeholder governance and have often been poorly connected with public reporting and quality improvement in their regions.
The three-part structure described here promises to advance quality improvement by putting hospitals and physicians in control of this activity.
- 1. Getting the Structure Right for Community-Wide Healthcare Improvement
- 2. Lessons for Reducing Disparities in Regional Quality Improvement Efforts
- 3. The Imperative to Promote Collaborative Consumer Engagement
- 4. That Was Then, This Is Now
- 5. The Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative
- 6. Barriers and Strategies to Align Stakeholders in Healthcare Alliances
- 7. Midterm Observations and Recommendations From the Evaluation of the Aligning Forces for Quality Initiative
- 8. Producing Public Reports of Physician Quality at the Community Level
- 9. Community-Level Interventions to Collect Race/Ethnicity and Language Data to Reduce Disparities
- 10. Approaches to Improving Healthcare Delivery by Multi-Stakeholder Alliances
- 11. Evaluating a Community-Based Program to Improve Healthcare Quality
- 12. Using Websites to Engage Consumers in Managing Their Health and Healthcare